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Austin Zoo & Animal Sanctuary
10808 Rawhide Trail, Austin, TX 78736
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Photography Class

July 18th, 2014

Join us at Austin Zoo & Animal Sanctuary for a wild photography class adventure that will teach you the basics of your DSLR camera and how to take amazing animal shots. Come spend the morning with us and the animals! Click here for more info!

New Venue for Parties

April 14th, 2014

Looking for a cool place to have a birthday party or special event? Look no farther than our Events Pavilion! This spacious 875 square foot indoor, temperature controlled venue is available for rental daily for $100.00 for a two hour time slot, 10 am to 12pm, 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm, and 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The space, located inside our Education Building, is ideal for Safari Greg shows and birthday parties. Call the Gift Shop at 512-288-1490 to reserve space today!

Weekly Activites

April 3rd, 2014

Encounter two new educational experiences with Audrey!

  • Storytime – Every Tuesday and Thursday at 11:15 am and 1:15 pm, Audrey, our education specialist, will read books from our gift shop to our wonderful zoo visitors in the Peacock Barn.

  • Toys for Animals – Help Audrey make toys for our animals every Monday at 1:30 pm and Wednesday at 11:30 am! You will learn all about what it takes to make a good “enrichment” for each of our animals.

Dates and times are subject to change. Check this area for the latest schedule. For more information, e-mail . Free of charge with regular paid Zoo admission.

Exotic Animal Talk

April 2nd, 2014

Thinking of a wolf hybrid as a pet? Wolf hybrids are not meant to be pets! Come find our why at our next Exotic Animal Presentation on July 5, 2014, at 1:30 pm.

Petting Corral Closed Until August

March 28th, 2014

Our Petting Corral will be closed until August 1, 2014. This refers to the area where you can go in and mingle with the goats and sheep. Animal food for goats, sheep, deer, and llamas will still be available to be fed to the animals through the fence.