Welcome to Austin Zoo!


Our mission is to assist

animals in need through rescue,

rehabilitation and education. 


Located on the southwest edge of Austin, Texas, Austin Zoo draws visitors from around the world to learn about our rescued animals and spend quality time outdoors in the Texas Hill Country.

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Summer Camp 2020



Click HERE to register for camp!


Help Australia


Come join us this holiday weekend, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, as we raise funds to “Help Australia”.  We will be featuring Emu feedings, Galapagos Tortoise feedings, Capybara feedings, a photo op with Sky, our Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, a silent auction and a bake sale.
Even our animals are getting in on all the fun! Advance reservations for an animal feeding are recommended.
For additional information and to secure a spot for an animal feeding, please call our Gift Shop at 512-288-1490.
All proceeds go directly to our “Help Australia” fund.



Amplify Austin Day

Early giving for Amplify Austin Day is now open!
Make your gift today to join the local generosity movement. What is Amplify Austin? Amplify Austin Day, coming up on March 5th, is our city’s annual day of giving. The 24-hour period provides an easy and fun way for our entire community to give together while helping local nonprofits. You can donate to Austin Zoo today.
Simply click on the link HERE to donate!
We appreciate your support in helping our animals!

Daily Training & Enrichment Activities


All keeper talks are weather permitting and last approximately 15 minutes. *Tortoise, Primate and Alligator Keeper Talks are held only when the temperature is at least 60 degrees Fahrenheit at noon.

10:30am: Monday • Wednesday • Friday

10:30am: Sunday • Tuesday • Thursday • Saturday

11:30am: Daily

Galapagos Tortoise*
12:30pm: Daily

2:30: Tuesday • Saturday

*Primate, Tortoise, & Alligator talks only if over 60 degrees

Austin Zoo is proud to be a Zoological Association of America Accredited Facility.