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Austin Zoo

#39 of 325 things to do in Austin Features Animals
10807 Rawhide Trl, Austin, TX 78736-2716
+1 512-288-1490
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We had a really good time!

Visiting from Costa Rica ;) What I liked the most was the history of why & how this zoo/sanctuary... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
San Jose, Costa Rica
via mobile
An Ethical and Fun to Visit Zoo

This zoo is mainly comprised of rescued or previously unwanted animals. This is the only zoo in... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Austin, Texas
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Zoo in Austin featuring many animals.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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10807 Rawhide Trl, Austin, TX 78736-2716
+1 512-288-1490
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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Visiting from Costa Rica ;) What I liked the most was the history of why & how this zoo/sanctuary was born! Aside from that, my 2Y old daughter enjoyed it so much, since animals are really close and you can also feed some of them....More

Thank JuliyJavi
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This zoo is mainly comprised of rescued or previously unwanted animals. This is the only zoo in the area I will visit. They seem to take really good care of the animals. You can pay extra to by food tp feed certain animals. They do...More

1  Thank m7m72000
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The kids loved it at the Zoo. I personally don't like Zoo's but the little ones loved it. We took snacks for us all. But there is a food truck with basic stuff there and picnic tables. It's a nice walk around to kill a...More

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The Austin Zoo is an animal sanctuary and rescue organization. It is a small zoo which does not showcase animals or spend money on fancy enclosures, botanical gardens or exhibits. Their primary function is to assist animals in need, and I applaud them for that....More

Thank FriuliFan
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We spent the afternoon here with our 18 month grand-daughter. She absolutely loved it! It very enjoyable with a good bit of shade. Extremely friendly, primarily volunteer staff.

Thank Reeree767
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We had some time to kill before meeting up with friends and ended up at this spot. Cute zoo, smaller than I expected, but all the animals are rescued which pulled on my heart strings. Reading their stories was pretty amazing. Nice gift store with...More

Thank Jessica P
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I took our 4 and 2 year old grandkids here this morning and thoroughly enjoyed the place. Animals were clean especially the fluffy roosters and brushed goats and llamas. Kids loved feeding the animals. We enjoyed the antics of the frisky bears...More

1  Thank AZ_mom
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

It's a nice place to visit for a few hours. It's not your typical zoo. Alot of shade and benches I will go back

Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Ideal for a few hours of wandering through the animals with younger children as the actual size and layout of the property is not huge. There are many spots to let the little ones munch on a smack as they wander from animal to animal....More

Thank CarolTexas
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Cute place. Alot of animals and they were all out. I liked reading the stories of all the animals. Clean and well kept paths, shaded so it was not to hot. I would defiantly go back with my kids!

Thank Annetta H
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Pamela G F
3 April 2017|
Response from Apanda8 | Reviewed this property |
No outside animals allowed inside. It is on their website and a sign before you entered.
Pamela G F
3 April 2017|
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Response from RICHARD g | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not not I should think so Have a nice time