Boo at the Zoo



Boo at the Zoo tickets are on sale!

Be sure to purchase yours today! Come join us for this spooktacularly fun evening for spooks and goblins of all ages.

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New Austin Zoo Operating Hours:


Open Monday through Friday from 9:30am – 5:00pm
Open Saturday, Sunday and Holidays from 9:30am – 6:00pm



Zoo Tots



Share the joy of animals at the zoo with your toddlers during a one-hour program using storybooks, crafts, and animal encounters.

Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:00AM*

*Note: Tuesday classes for Session 2: What If You Had… have been canceled

Ages 3-5 with an adult

$40 per 5-week session. Zoo members get free admission with program.


Click HERE to learn about all the exciting things going on in our Education department.


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

Welcome to the Austin Zoo!


About Us

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