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San Antonio Zoo

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Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
San Antonio Zoo General Admission
from US$12.99*
San Antonio Zoo General Admission
from US$12.99*
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With more than 8,500 animals on 56 acres, there's plenty of fun for the whole family. The San Antonio Zoo was first established with a donation from George W. Brackenridg in the 1800s. Two of the first cageless exhibits in the U.S. opened here in...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
3903 N Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78212-3199
Uptown Broadway
+1 210-734-7184
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took my 15 month old grand baby to see the animals. He loved it and it was delightful for us to watch his joy!! San Antonio Zoo is clean and a great venue for a family outing. We rode the train, my daughter and...More

Thank Katherine L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went one morning while visiting SA with wife and were very impressed by Zoo as well as caring staff. Check local tourist papers for discount coupons as it's an even better deal.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a top-ten zoo. A great variety of animals to see. Really nice layout - I love how it's like a spoke and easy to go to different areas without having to walk all the way around. Feeding the animals was an experience we'll...More

Thank Robyn M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I liked how the zoo was clean. The animals looked well cared for and well fed. The food and drink were rather spendy

Thank Stu W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was obvious that this zoo was older and had not updated much. The exhibits were built so that it was rather difficult to see many of the animals, and the exhibit signage (which I really enjoy reading) was not great. It was also frustrating...More

1  Thank sidebones
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's okay. I prefer the San Diego Zoo's larger exhibits. I can't handle seeing monkeys in small cages with nothing to excite their minds like toys or games. They looked so depressed just pacing back and forth. That is not good. They really need to...More

Thank Stefanie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This zoo offers everything you could ask for. There are many different exhibits and educational displays. It's clean and well spaced out. The staff is extremely helpful and courteous. You could hit the entire place in one long day trip or space it out over...More

Thank Wendy J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are fans of zoos. The wildlife is always a thrill but here there are gardens and wonderful paths to view along the way.

Thank Ellen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When the S.A. Zoo was built, the architects visited the famed St. Louis zoo, and used the same general architectural layout for S.A. Although both have been remodeled and updated regularly, the S.A.Zoo has free parking and an admission fee, the opposite of St. Louis....More

Thank Stu K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the hot summer days even the animals look for a shade so be prepared to miss a few of them but even so, the ones you can see you will love and enjoy.

Thank 325karlar
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Cecilia R
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Response from mwhaley79 | Reviewed this property |
I have taken snacks for my kids before and have not had any problems. The food there is very pricey.
Kathy D
10 May 2018|
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Response from Bob A | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There are snack stands throughout the zoo and a sit-down restaurant.
Tommy K
27 April 2018|
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Response from mwhaley79 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. I assume they would list this on their website or I would recommend calling.