February 1st, 2013
Concerned about the cost of parking when you plan your visit to our Zoo? Parking is always free to our guests.
Forget your stroller? No need to worry, we have strollers available for our guests free of charge on a first come, first served basis.
Do you need a wheelchair for a family member? We have one wheelchair available for guests. Please call in advance to reserve, 512-288-1490 and our Gift Shop staff members will be happy to assist you.
September 8th, 2012
Come visit Caeser and Kila, our two new tigers, housed next to the leopard enclosure. When they first arrived, they were uneasy and not ready to be around lots of people, but now they are socialized and ready to say hello to you and your family! Come say hi!
June 20th, 2012
We were chosen as one of five non-profits in the Austin area to be a Whole Foods Market Community Giving Day recipient! Austin Zoo and Animal Sanctuary received 1% of the net sales for June 21. We would like to say to Whole Foods and all their customers, thank you so much!
May 22nd, 2012
We are honored to announce the first place winner in our Snap Into Spring photo contest – Lucas N. Lucas. Lucas, using only his Fisher Price digital camera, won an Xbox and a Family Four Pack One-year membership. Congratulations Lucas, and thank you for taking such a great picture of Little Gal the Lory!
March 30th, 2012
We at the Austin Zoo would like to thank everyone who attended our Big Cats dinner, as well as those who made it possible by sponsoring. We especially want to thank those who showed their generosity by providing us with much needed donations! Special thanks to our presenting sponsor, Silicon Labs.