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San Antonio Zoo

San Antonio Zoo at Texas
3903 North Saint Mary's Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78212
Category: Family / Kids | Visit San Antonio Zoo Website

Visitng the San Antonio Zoo

Established in 1914, the San Antonio Zoo is recognized nationwide for its acclaimed breeding programs, innovative "cage-less" design. The Zoo's 56-acre expanse is home to over 9,000 animals, including white rhinos, hippos, jaguars, bears and snow leopards, and has received awards for its successful reproduction of whooping cranes. Kids love the children's zoo, Kronkosky's Tiny Tot Nature Sport, and families can explore AFRICA LIVE!, with safari-like exhibits. San Antonio Zoo also features the Zoo Train, Butterflies! Caterpillar Flight School and the Zootennial Carousel, as well as exciting animal encounters.



- Daily: 9:00am-5:00pm; Guests can stay until 6:00pm


- Members: Free; Military Discount: $2 off; Adults: $12; Senior Citizens (62+): $9.50; Children (3-11): $9.50; Children (<2): Free; Parking: Free; Zoo Train: $3.50; Butterflies!: $1.50; Lory Landing: $1.50; Zootennial Carousel Ride: $2.50


  • Zoo Boo
  • Zoobilation Ball
  • Zoo Run Relay
  • Kids' Zoo Run
  • Zoo la-la


  • Zoo Eagle Train
  • Butterflies! School
  • Lory Landing
  • Zootennial Carousel
  • Animal Encounters


What are the best things to do with kids?

Kids will find fun attractions to enjoy while at the Zoo. Beyond meeting 9,000 animals, your kiddo can also hop aboard the Zoo Train, experience the butterfly garden, feed the lories on Lory Landing, ride the Zootennial Carousel, and visit the separate children's zoo, Kronkosky's Tiny Tot Nature Sport.

Are visitors able to interact with animals?

The Zoo is home to over 9,000 animals representing 750 different species. From amphibians to mammals, you'll discover animals that are native and exotic. And, visitors can learn about the Zoo's coolest creatures through its exciting animal encounters program, including gibbons, king vultures, elephants, tigers, and hippos. Interactive and informative exhibits, such as Africa Live! and Amazonia, add to the experience. For a schedule, please visit

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