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Visiting San Antonio Zoo

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Discover adventure and thrill with a unique experience with more than thousands of wild and ferocious creatures from every continent. San Antonio Zoo welcomes you with its open heart. Located in the Midtown of the city, the zoo features exotic wildlife creatures. Spread in a vast area of fifty-six acres, it allows a walk on the wild side of the park highlighting the deadliest and ferocious animals.

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Explore San Antonio Zoo

Explore San Antonio Zoo

Exhibits

Exhibits

Spread in the vast area of fifty-six acres, the San Antonio Zoo is home to more than seven hundred and fifty species of wildlife creatures. 'African Live' offers you to see the hippopotamus and Nile Crocodiles. It is the newest exhibit of the zoo with three phases. 'Amazonia' features flora and fauna of the South American region. 'Cat grotto' is a cave-like area that provides a walkway to its visitors. In this exhibition of the zoo, you will interact with small cats and northern treeshrew including fishing cats, clouded leopards, and black-footed cats. Walking uphill towards the 'Rift Valley'; the white rhinoceros, cheetah, lions, antelopes, and warthogs will highlight jaw-dropping glimpses.

Flights

Flights

The San Antonio Zoo allows you to experience an extravaganza of smooth feathers with explosive colours and astonishing antics. Spot the birds from across the world as they spar all around the zoological park. The entrance zone of the zoo features Coflamingo, Beni Iro Flamingo, Ooh flamingo, and Momoiro Pelicans. These beautiful, charming birds capture the attention of visitors. The 'Flights of Fancy' exhibits innocent and beautiful aerial creatures which come from warm climates of Asia, Africa, Australia, and South America.

Reptiles

Reptiles

Snakes and other reptiles are the most exciting creatures of the zoo. San Antonio Zoological Park consists of several ferocious animals including Furomoromonka, Mole, Okikibatsu, Red turtle, Musashi, Bear Tortoise, Ball Pier, Burmese Python, Armadillo Lizard, and African Crocodile. Visitors enjoy watching them when the artificial light convinces them to come out in the daylight.

Animal Care Centre

Animal Care Centre

San Antonio Zoo has an animal care centre which protects, conserves and preserves the endangered wildlife species.

San Antonio Zoo Tips and Tricks

How to Get Tickets?

Children under the age of two years get free entry into the park. Book the tickets for San Antonio Zoological Park through this website and get fantastic offers and the best new deals. Just click on the link provided on the site and reserve your tickets in advance. You can also purchase them from the counter located at the opening of the zoo.

How To Get Around?

Explore San Antonio Zoo on foot. It does not allow any vehicle inside the premises.

What Should I Wear?

Pack the apparels which protect you from heat and sun. Sunscreen and sunglasses are a must. Winter days are warm and sunny, but the nights are often cold, so carry jackets and overcoats. Prefer apparels that offer comfort. You need to walk a lot in the zoological park, wear flats and shoes as footwear. Jeans and cotton tees are an evergreen option. In addition to these; include sunglasses, wiping tissues, scarf, and umbrella in your luggage.

San Antonio Zoo Facts

Best Time to Visit

San Antonio Zoo opens from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on all the weekdays. It closes at 6:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. You can visit the zoological park throughout the year. However, November is the best month to explore with pleasant climatic conditions.

Currency

United States Dollars.

Will I Need a Guide?

No. This website provides enough information that you will require for this tour. It is the best guide.

How To Get There?

There are multiple modes in San Antonio to get around. Buses, subways, taxis, cabs, and light rail will be available on every tourist destination spot. The Light Rails are much economical than taxis and cabs. If you want to have a quick and comfortable trip, then prefer to travel in metros and subways. You can also hire self-driven vehicles for a leisure tour. Rental cars are readily available in the city. Usually, tourists prefer to have this only. However, nearby attractions are best to explore on foot. San Antonio can be reached by airplane, car, train, and bus. Located at the distance of twelve kilometres from downtown, city's airport is a hub of several global and domestic airlines. You can directly fly to San Antonio International Airport. San Antonio Zoo is situated five miles away from the airport. Hire or rent a vehicle and you will find yourself at the doorstep of the destination spot within ten minutes. Amtrak and Texas Eagle run the train for Chicago and Sunset Limited for Los Angeles. It is considered the most convenient mode to travel from neighbouring cities. You can also reach San Antonio by bus. Do not forget to enjoy the fascinating ride of River Taxi as the town is in the middle of Texas.

Additional Info

Carry a water bottle with you throughout the excursion. Be punctual. Arrive early to avoid skipping anything. Follow the park rules for a comfortable outing. The park prohibits the consumption of alcoholic beverages. Do not feed the animals without permission. Teasing, harming and disturbing the zoo animals is a punishable offence. It also restricts carrying eatables. You can take a water bottle inside the zoo. The zoological park allows photography, but it should not disturb or hamper the wildlife creatures. Take care of your valuable belongings. Try to carry credit and debit cards instead of money. Do not stock all the money in one place.

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