Hours & Admission
Regular Hours (February 1 – October 31)
Open daily from 9:30am – 6:00pm (No entry after 5:00pm)
The Gift Shop closes at 5:00pm
Winter Hours (November 1 – January 31)
Open daily from 9:30am – 5:30pm (No entry after 4:30pm)
Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day
The Gift Shop closes at 4:30pm
As always, you are welcome to bring in your own food and beverages.
As of March 1, our concession stand is open daily from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm and on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays until 5:00 pm, and offers drinks, snacks, and shaved ice. The concession stand accepts cash only.
As of January 1, 2013, our admission prices are as follows:
|Senior (age 60+)||$ 8.00|
|Child (age 2-12)||$ 6.00|
|Member Guest||$ 6.00|
|Animal Food (Goats, Sheep, Deer, Llamas)||$ 2.00|
We also have group rates available:
|Birthday Parties||$ 6.00 per person|
|Groups (15+ people scheduled in advance, please)||$ 6.00 per person|
|Field Trips (15+ school kids with chaperones)||$ 5.00 per person|
Please call the gift shop at (512) 288-1490 to schedule your birthday party, group, or field trip. In order to secure a discounted rate, a reservation must be made by your group with us in advance of your visit.
The train ride consists of a scenic ride through the hill country lasting about 20 minutes. Some of the zoo’s off display animals can be observed from the train as well, including our emus, alpacas, and longhorns.
Monday through Friday the train runs every hour, at the top of the hour, starting at 11:00 AM, until 3:00 PM. On Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays the train continues to run until 5:00 PM.
After June 10, 2013, the train will run until 5:00 pm on weekdays, just as it does on weekends.
The train costs $2.50 per person, children under 2 are free. Tickets are purchased at the station, and Visa and Mastercard are accepted in addition to cash.
Annual Membership Prices
Enjoy the fun of Austin Zoo & Animal Sanctuary all year. Pass holders receive unlimited visits for one year from the date of purchase as well as a 10% discount at the gift shop.
|Family of Four||$100.00|
We accept cash, Mastercard or Visa. We do not accept checks.
Prices are subject to change without notice. No refunds or rain checks.