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San Antonio Zoo General Admission

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  • Admission to the San Antonio Zoo
  • See animals including giraffes, zebras, hippos, and armadillos
  • Learn about tigers, gibbons, and others at the daily talks
San Antonio Zoo General Admission
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Visit the San Antonio Zoo to see more than 3,000 animals from around the globe. Check out the largest collection of birds in the world; large animals including tigers, hippos, zebras, and elephants; a number of different monkeys; and daily talks by the experts. Ride a train around the beautifully landscaped grounds, or let the kids take a spin on the carousel, which features colorful native Texas animals.
What to Expect
Make your own way to the San Antonio Zoo to explore the diverse exhibits that feature animals from around the world.

In the Africa Live section, look through underwater viewing windows to watch hippos, crocodiles, and African cichlid fish in the water. Then head over to the African Plains to see Grevy's zebra, crowned cranes, ostriches, Marabou storks, topi antelopes, and more.

Get a feel for the rain forest at The Amazonia exhibit, which includes jaguar and ocelot, among other large and small cats, plus a number of different monkeys, such as cotton-topped tamarins, capuchins, marmosets, and white-faced saki monkeys.

The lush Cranes Of The World display is located on the zoo's existing waterway, providing visitors with the chance to experience the cranes' habitat. Other birds gather in the Hixon Bird House, including species from the American southwest (roadrunner, burrowing owl); the jungles of Asia (lesser green broadbill, fairy bluebird); South American rain forest (quetzal, tinamou, sun bittern); and the African bush (Taveta golden weaver, Egyptian plover, jacana).

Find out more about the some of the zoo's most popular animals during daily presentations (check the schedule for timing).

At the carousel, kids can catch a ride on native Texas animals such as a whooping crane, white-tailed deer, Texas horned lizard, and the jackalope, along with other creatures. The zoo train offers rides around the premises (additional expense), and refreshments are available for purchase at the cafe.
Reviews (26)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Well laid out

Family visit & grandad needs a mobility scooter! We arrived at 11.00 & the very few disabled parking facilities were already in use so he was dropped near building while car was parked further away. However mobility scooters were only available inside zoo!which meant crossing...More

Thank FayKayRay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Very nice Zoo

Not as big as other zoos I've visited, but still a very nice one. Good variety of animals. Lots of different primates and birds. The admission was affordable and the staff was friendly and informative. We especially enjoyed seeing the hippos swimming.

Thank Bucky D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Always a hit with the kids

We bought an annual pass and take our 2 1/2 year old twins once or twice a month. We try to arrive early before it gets too crowded. The zoo offers quite a selection of animal and is well laid out. The exhibits feel natural...More

Thank DownVegasTown
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great little Zoo!

My wife and I are both from Sydney so we like to think we have one of the better Zoos in the world in Taronga. That being said, we found San Antonio Zoo a wonderful experience. It is quite small so it doesn’t take a...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
First Rate Zoo

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
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21 July 2018|
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Response from Evans B | Reviewed this property |
With proper Hydration and loose clothing maybe a sunhat you should be okay, of course sunblock always helps too (LoL).
Yvonne C
9 July 2018|
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Response from Alejandro B | Reviewed this property |
You do but there is really no long wait times so unless you are getting a good deal online I wouldn't do it.
31 May 2018|
Response from dclaes46 |
Can we take water in with us?
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