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The Texas Zoo

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The zoo is well kept. The staff are very friendly and helpful. My kids loved it. I would recommend... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Victoria, Texas
Still Recovering from Harvey

I hear that the place was great before, but still recovering from hurricane Harvey. I loved the... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
Derek D
Houston, Texas
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  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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110 Memorial Dr, Victoria, TX 77901-6334
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 29 July 2013

This is not your big city zoo! It's small and you can see everything in one to two hours. The zoo is well kept and animals are housed in nice exhibits. A fun stop in the morning.

4  Thank DarrellW2012
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This is a small-town zoo that looks to operate on a limited budget. Most of the animals are native to Texas, but they do have a few big cats and monkeys. The highlight of the visit were the Peacocks. My wife is crazy about Peacocks...More

2  Thank retphcs
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

You know, it’s cool. Close in access to all the fun animals and they have a good scary snake collection.

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The zoo is well kept. The staff are very friendly and helpful. My kids loved it. I would recommend anyone coming to Victoria to stop by

Thank frosenquest
Reviewed 29 June 2018

I hear that the place was great before, but still recovering from hurricane Harvey. I loved the jaguar!. He's behind glass but very playful. Also nice Peacocks and monkeys.

Thank Derek D
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Brought my 4yr old and older teen. We had a blast. Not to big but bit to small perfect. My daughter and teen loved feeding the animals the most. My favorite was the bird sanctuary. It had the biggest seagull I have ever seen!

1  Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 3 April 2018

My 2 year old niece was her for a visit and I took her there. She enjoyed it. It's just the right size to spend an hour or two and then go home. The are a variety of animals. There are places to sit and...More

3  Thank Thedaw39
Reviewed 21 December 2017

This zoo, is small, BUT its worth it. The prices aren't outrageous like other zoos. You can take your time to actually see all the exhibits without loads of people in the way. They even have a show so often when a couple zoo keepers...More

2  Thank Briana A
Reviewed 25 August 2017

I really enjoyed this zoo. It has a safari feel upon arrival at the front entrance with a wooden building. It was air conditioned inside the gift shop if you need to step in from the heat. The zoo animals were all great & friendly...More

2  Thank pnkgirl27
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This was a nice surprise. They brought out animals to pet. The lion and tiger exhibit was cool. The bird exhibit was creepy (in a good way) but the kids loved it. Nice little zoo! Would go again.

1  Thank cyn_mgmt1
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Stopped by here on a hot day, and really enjoyed the shade! The zoo is small, but you're right up on top of the exhibits, which is great with the big cats. The kids got a kick out of a raccoon who'd gotten into the...More

Thank Nystarn
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Im glad Victoria has a Zoo. I arrived there in time today to see them feed the 2 Lions (sisters). They were gorgeous animals and somewhat intimidating (as an adult i now understand their power). The workers who put on the show were nice and...More

Thank ColonelDancer
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