San Antonio Zoo

Step into a world of wonder and discovery at San Antonio Zoo, a vibrant oasis packed with life and color. Nestled near downtown San Antonio and the scenic River Walk, it’s not just a zoo, but an unforgettable adventure that takes you on a thrilling journey across continents without ever leaving Texas.

Immerse yourself in our captivating habitats, where you can feed giraffes, interact with kangaroos, or even find yourself beneath a prowling jaguar in our innovative trail system. Our zoo is a living, breathing storybook, bringing nature’s most fascinating creatures up close and personal in a way that’s as educational as it is exhilarating.

Prepare to have your senses dazzled by our 4D theater, take a nostalgic ride on our charming train, or experience the magic of transformation in our enchanting Butterfly Rainforest. For our younger guests, enjoy Kiddie Park, America’s oldest children’s amusement park.

With over $100 million invested in enhancements since 2014, every corner of our zoo is designed to awaken curiosity and foster a deep appreciation for the natural world. The newly redesigned front entrance and H-E-B Plaza are home to unique attractions like the Lemur SkyTrail and the lovingly restored Monkey House, ensuring each visit is a new adventure.

Our dedication to conservation and education has earned us accreditation from multiple organizations. We welcome over a million visitors annually, each one leaving with a greater understanding and love for the incredible creatures we share our planet with.

Come join us on this wild ride and see for yourself why we’re more than just a zoo. We’re a place where memories are made, where families bond, and where the wild things are. Let’s make some roars together and show the world why San Antonio Zoo is the jewel of Texas!


Photos by Al Rendon.