Private Tours

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Have you ever wondered why tigers have white spots behind their ears or how high a serval can jump? Austin Zoo is excited to offer private tours as an enhancement to your Zoo experience. Come and learn the personal stories of many of our rescued animals as you are guided through our zoo on a 90 minute private tour. Enjoy learning about tigers, primates, lions, parrots and more!

Pricing

Tour Pricing includes Zoo admission.

  • $26 per adult (13+)
  • $18 per child (2-12)
  • $16 per person involved in educational tours such as Scout tours.

Maximum number of guests: 15

Advanced reservations are required. Email Toni at toni.austinzoo@gmail.com or call 512-288-1490 to schedule your tour. Payment is required at the time of reservation. Cancellations must be made 14 days in advance or payment will be forfeited.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is this behind-the-scenes?
  • No, we do not offer any behind-the-scenes access. Our rescued animals have private “bedrooms” where they can go in and out of as they please throughout the day. Only paid staff members are allowed in these areas.
  • Can I use a coupon for payment?
  • No. Passes, vouchers and coupons are not valid as payment for private tours.
  • Is the tour of the entire Zoo?
  • Yes, our tour guide will take you through the whole Zoo. Your payment includes enjoying our Zoo for the entire day, so feel free to spend time at our Zoo before and after your tour!
  • Can we request part of the tour to focus on a specific animal?
  • Yes, please be sure to discuss this at the time of booking so we may accommodate you.
  • What if it rains?
  • We are open rain or shine; however, you may reschedule your tour without penalty at any time. If you do not show up for your tour and do not contact us, your payment will be forfeited.
  • I am a member of Austin Zoo. Do I get a discount?
  • Yes, please be sure to mention this at the time of booking so we may apply the discount for you.