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Austin Zoo

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10807 Rawhide Trl, Austin, TX 78736-2716
+1 512-288-1490
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5-Star Rescue Zoo

This is not a big ticket, touristy zoo like San Diego. It has a very special mission: to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Penny T
Good visit for all

We didn't know what to expect as a rescue zoo and we were pleasantly surprised. It isn"t run like... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chris B
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Zoo in Austin featuring many animals.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“train ride” (36 reviews)
“rescued animals” (26 reviews)
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10807 Rawhide Trl, Austin, TX 78736-2716
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+1 512-288-1490
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"animal sanctuary"
in 34 reviews
"train ride"
in 36 reviews
"rescued animals"
in 26 reviews
"non profit"
in 18 reviews
"wide variety of animals"
in 6 reviews
"buy food to feed"
in 5 reviews
"money goes"
in 5 reviews
"large cats"
in 4 reviews
"rescue facility"
in 4 reviews
"hill country views"
in 4 reviews
"picnic area"
in 7 reviews
"beautiful peacocks"
in 4 reviews
"gift shop"
in 15 reviews
"few hours"
in 13 reviews
"nice place to visit"
in 5 reviews
"great for kids"
in 4 reviews
"austin area"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not a big ticket, touristy zoo like San Diego. It has a very special mission: to rehabilitate and care for abandoned, injured, and abused wildlife. The bear feeding and talk by keeper Matt was fascinating. We also really enjoyed the monkey feeding and...More

Thank Penny T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't know what to expect as a rescue zoo and we were pleasantly surprised. It isn"t run like the big zoos around the world but it has lots of beautiful animals. We were there during the big animals feeding and it was great to...More

Thank Chris B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, this is not a zoo in the traditional sense. However, it is a rescue center that has taken in a number of critters under various circumstances. For the nominal entry free, it is a good way to spend a few hours. I think that...More

1  Thank TyandAm
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We absolutely loved this place. We got there around noon, lunch time. Most the animals were up and moving and eating. I loved that they bring in these animals that need love and a home.

Thank Becky B
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

It’s best to get there right when they open to avoid the masses. My 2 year old loved running alongside the foxes and riding the train. We were there about 2 hours, which was enough time and worth the money spent. We had a great...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Love this place lots of animals roaming around It’s a non profit organization,tickets in Groupon has black out dates so read fine print

1  Thank Boyette N
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Great people doing good work. They specialize in rescue animals which made supporting it even better. Go support them, you'll enjoy it.

1  Thank sweatinginhouston1
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Nice lil zoo. My family loved it. Most of these animals are rescue animals. Peacocks roam free which is pretty cool. I seen foxes, wolves, hybrid wolves, bears, lions, tigers, and different monkeys, cougars, bobcats and a lil more. They don’t have rhinos, hippos, elephants,...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We enjoyed our Saturday afternoon at the Austin Zoo. This is a different zoo than what we usually experience in that all of the animals are rescue animals. Many of them were pets that owners surrendered, some from other zoos that were impacted from Hurricane...More

Thank Haddon P
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Excellent for little kids and kid like adults. A very nice walk, not too much, yet plenty of interesting animals to see. Very nice staff who will tell you the animals' history, habits and nature.

1  Thank KPNEAustin
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cglm2016
16 March 2018|
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Response from Boyette N | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is and there were birthday parties allowed on some areas.
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Pamela G F
3 April 2017|
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No outside animals allowed inside. It is on their website and a sign before you entered.
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Pamela G F
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Response from RICHARD g | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not not I should think so Have a nice time
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