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San Antonio Zoo

San Antonio Zoo
3903 N St Mary's St San Antonio, TX 78212

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Detail Guests spend approximately 2-4 hours at the zoo.
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Handicap Accessible
Detail Cameras are Permitted
Detail Restaurant On-site
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This city is the home to tons of fun attractions, including the legendary San Antonio Zoo which sits on more than 50 acres and features more than 750 different animal species within the park. With animals from all around the globe, from alligators to zebras and giraffes and everything in between, there is sure to be an exhibit to please every member of the family. 

Inside the zoo, guests can meander through at their own leisure or climb aboard the zoo's very own historic trail, the Eagle Train. Guests here can expect to places such as:

  • Bear Corner

    : This area of the zoo is home to speckled bears and black bears.
  • Entry Point

    : This beautiful area is set apart with a flock of bright pink Carribean flamingos as well as two species of lemurs. 
  • Cat Grotto

    : Cat Grotto features caracals, black-footed cats, and clouded leopards.
  • Africa Plains

    : Rhinos, hoofstock, and storms call this plains area home. 
  • Savanna

    : Visit the zoo's beautiful giraffes, Cosmo, Brayden, and Alan. Zebras and birds are also housed here.
  • Outpost Amazonia

    : This area features an astounding 30 species including bats, fish, an ocelot, sloth, and glorious jaguars.
  • Nature Spot

    : Nature Spot is a great place for kiddos, allowing the little guests to run and play, dig, and even get wet. 
  • Big Cat Valley

    : Here, guests will see truly breathtaking lions. 
  • Gibbon Forest

    : Gibbons are absolutely adorable, and here, guests can see them climb and play in their naturally simulated environment. 
  • Hixon Bird House

    : See amazing birds from the southwest of America to Asian jungles.
  • Africa Live!

    : This part of the zoo is home to okapi, African wild dogs, an aviary, mongoose, and fish.
  • Friedrich Aquarium

    : Take a dip into the marine world at this gorgeous aquarium.
  • Fun Farm

    : The fun farm petting zoo features pigs, goats, and more.
  • Amphibia!

    : Amphibians are some of the most interesting animals, and here you can find salamanders, frogs, toads and more. 
  • Reptile House

    : This area features snakes, lizards, turtles, and more.

Complete with an interactive butterfly garden, amazing shows, and a petting zoo, the zoo leaves little to be desired. The entire family will have a blast on your family vacation when they are watching their favorite animals and enjoy learning about the animal kingdom along the way. 

Rides and Attractions at the Zoo

  • Zootennial Carousel

    : Pick your favorite animal - from bearded dragons to bald eagles - and hop on for a fun family-friendly ride on the carousel! This colorful ride is awesome for all ages. 
  • Zoo Train

    : See the zoo from new perspectives aboard the Zoo Train. This train will give some unique views of the animals and the park and is a fun addition to your day. 
  • Butterflies! Caterpillar Flight School

    : Learn all about the intriguing process of transformation at this butterfly aviary. Guests will be able to get up-close to colorful butterflies and learn all about metamorphosis. 
  • Lory Landing

    : Get up-close-and-personal with some of the most colorful creatures at the zoo - lorikeets! In this tropical paradise, visitors can feed and interact with these beautiful birds. 

About Your Ticket

Zoo admission is available as part of the Explorer Pass which allows you to combine 3, 4, or 5 activities with one simple pass. Check out the Explorer Pass for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions for San Antonio Zoo:
  • What is included in the admission price for San Antonio Zoo?
    Includes full-day admission to the zoo.
  • Approximately how long could a customer plan to spend at San Antonio Zoo?
    Guests spend about 2-4 hours here.
  • What amenities are available?
    There is a gift shop, eateries, ATMs, and more here.
  • Are wheelchairs and strollers available? Is there a rental fee?
    Yes. Wheelchair - $10. Single Stroller - $13. Double Stroller $16.
  • Is parking available at San Antonio Zoo? Is it free?
    Paid parking is available at Brackenridge Park and the San Antonio Water System lot on select weekends.