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San Antonio Zoo

San Antonio Zoo

Zoo · Uptown Broadway
3903 N Saint Marys St (at Tuleta Dr), San Antonio, TX 78212, United States
Hours:
Closed until 9:00 AM tomorrow (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & MasterCard)

The San Antonio Zoo opened in 1914!

8.9/10

Based on 526 votes

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    Dawn R.
    "Loved watching the hippos under water...So many cool fish..."(5 Tips)
    Elle A.
    "Buy the Zoo membership, it's totally worth every visit!!"(2 Tips)
    Carlos D.
    "Don't miss the Butterfly exhibit when it is in season."(2 Tips)
    Scott A.
    "If you stay in the bird house to long you will get wet."(2 Tips)
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  • hippos
  • zoos
  • cute
  • café
  • discounts
  • popcorn
  • tater tots
  • quiet
  • family-friendly
  • duck
  • exhibits
  • bears
  • fish
  • nursing rooms
  • lunch
  • guinea pigs
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  • A G.

    Don't miss the Hippo they come from the deep

    A G · March 24
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  • Анна К.

    Great zoo: very green territory, very beautiful animals and hippo is a must see

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  • Sam M.

    Large zoo with fun facts about each animal.

    Sam Melnick · January 3
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  • James J.

    Great photo ops for the kids

    James Johnston · December 26, 2015
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  • James J.

    Great variety of animals and environments

    James Johnston · December 24, 2015
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  • Anna V.

    Having fun on the train

    Anna V · December 1, 2015
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  • Eilla S.

    Not the best zoo I've been to. Had a lot more fun at the Singapore Zoo instead.

    Eilla Sikén · October 13, 2015
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  • Clint L.

    My kids loved it - reminded me of being here when I Was their age

    Clint Lively · August 17, 2015
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  • Beverly A.

    Amazing zoo with many natural landscapes for animals.

    Beverly Albrecht · July 4, 2015
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  • Niki M.

    I love the train ride and so do my kids! It's a great family place!

    Niki Martinez · June 5, 2015
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  • Maeghan H.

    When I go I love to eat a popsicle or popcorn and feed the ducks! It's always nice to feed

    Maeghan H · February 2, 2015
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  • Andy S.

    take some snacks with you, the walking is exhausting.

    Andy SparroW · January 19, 2015
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  • Sharai G.

    Buy a souvenir cup and get cheap refills

    Sharai Gulley · August 25, 2014
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  • Lisa M.

    Love this place!

    Lisa Michelle · August 22, 2014
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  • Sadiq

    You will have a great three hours seeing active animals moving around except the Lion! Also, check out the train outside the zoo if you have kids. It is worth spending $3.50 for the train .

    Sadiq · August 7, 2014
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  • Tris S.

    Was nice, clean, people we're friendly and the exhibits were great!

    Tris Saucier · July 5, 2014
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  • RC J.

    Members evening at the zoo - much of the zoo is closed by 8, no food or other vending. Long lines for carousel and other special events. Not worth the trip.

    RC Johnson · June 6, 2014
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  • Erick M.

    Great place to bring your kids and spend the afternoon

    Erick Montez · June 5, 2014
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  • Monica B.

    Tot spot is an awesome, cool down spot with restrooms and a nursing room!

    Monica Barrera · June 1, 2014
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  • Jason B.

    They have really made it nice. The carousel is awesome looking!!!

    Jason Boone · June 1, 2014
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  • Carlos D.

    This 100 year old Zoo is amazing. Don't miss the Butterfly exhibit when it is in season.

    Carlos Dieter · April 23, 2014
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  • Jeffrey W.

    Nice so far

    Jeffrey Witherspoon · April 12, 2014
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  • Doug M.

    Very accessible with a clear route to visit all the parts of the park. No crowds early during the week. Typical fast food offerings in the new restaurant. Free parking!

    Doug Murphy · March 31, 2014
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  • Rebecca

    Must bring your little ones, bring lots of water tho, it's super long!! 😁🙊🐴🐘🐯

    Rebecca · February 27, 2014
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  • Yella .

    Bring water!

    Yella . · February 15, 2014
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  • Fatima A.

    Amazing place 😍

    Fatima Al Tamimi · February 9, 2014
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  • Andrew S.

    Its a Zoo. If you like animals and long walks its great. They have many places to eat that will gladly rip you off and give you school cafe food. Bonus tip bring your own lunch they allow it.

    Andrew Strange · December 10, 2013
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  • Kat P.

    Go early while it is still cool. Africa Live is a must see.

    Kat Prock · July 4, 2013
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  • Christina R.

    No lions i wanted to see lions

    Christina Renee · June 7, 2013
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  • Jennifer H.

    Membership was definitely worth it.

    Jennifer Harkness Reyna · June 2, 2013
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  • Abby L.

    Was broken hearted there were no giraffes or camels or sea lions or polar bears or jaguars. This zoo definitely needs lots of improvement.

    Abby Leveridge · May 27, 2013
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  • Rosey A.

    I know some of the vending machines are expensive, but, keep in mind that all proceeds go to support the zoo. :)

    Rosey Abuabara · May 20, 2013
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  • Angie R.

    Best to come as soon as it opens.. More animals are out due to less heat. Bring your own bottles of water! :-)

    Angie Rodriguez · May 18, 2013
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  • Charley M.

    Seriously? 7 handicapped spots? Way to serve your Veterans.

    Charley McCoy · May 1, 2013
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  • David A.

    Drink lots of water!!

    David Alldredge · April 7, 2013
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  • Christopher C.

    Plan to visit the Butterfly Exhibit late on the day, between 5 and 6. It is less crowded and the butterflies are less timid!

    Christopher Clearman · March 14, 2013
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  • Gina Q.

    As expected, the shows get packed! Make sure to get there fifteen minutes in advance.

    Gina Quattrochi · March 1, 2013
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  • Cindy A.

    An amazing place to spend the day. My grandson is 17 months old he could watch the monkeys play all day. There's nothing better than listening to him laugh.

    Cindy Abraham · November 16, 2012
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  • Babie 2.

    It wuz awesome!!!!

    Babie 210 · October 24, 2012
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  • Steven K.

    Don't go on a weekend, parking is horrible

    Steven Kissinger · October 4, 2012
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  • Michael B.

    This is a nice place 2 go 2 & see the monkeys in San Antonio.

    Michael B. · August 25, 2012
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  • P A.

    In the back by the prairie dog area Is a nice place for lunch.

    P A · June 6, 2012
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  • Michelle L.

    No giraffes :(

    Michelle Lawson · April 10, 2012
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  • Brenda P.

    Always go early, majority of the animals get more active right before lunch.

    Brenda Platt-Drucker · April 9, 2012
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  • Elle A.

    Buy the Zoo membership, it's totally worth every visit!!

    Elle Amoré · March 6, 2012
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  • Virginia S.

    The zoo is awesome this time of the year by season passes you'll save a fortune!!!

    Virginia Sorola · February 21, 2012
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  • Justin O.

    Check out the Goodfellow Tree Kangaroo. He is awesome. I mean who has ever seen a kangaroo in a tree.

    Justin Olson · February 10, 2012
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  • Vegan Patrick

    Save your money. Animal Prisons = ZOOS. This one needs some keeping up!

    Vegan Patrick · February 1, 2012
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  • Jovanna C.

    sit and feed the ducks by the PEARL BREWERY ENTRANCE OF THE river, for a peaceful lunch, or just to have fun with your loved ones...

    Jovanna Castoreno · January 28, 2012
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  • Stephanie G.

    Check out the grizzly, he likes attention ;)

    Stephanie G · January 11, 2012
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