San Antonio Zoo

In the 1800s the San Antonio Zoo started out with a few animals at San Pedro Park. By 1914 Brackenridge Park became home to lions, bears, monkeys buffalo, deer, and elk. Since that time, the zoo has grown to more than 8,500 animals featuring exhibits such as the Hixon Bird House, Amazonia, Gibbon Forest, African Plains, the Nature Spot, Wild Wonders, Cranes of the World, Toadally, and Africa Live.

Other zoo attractions include Lory Landing, Animal & Guest Encounters, Butterflies, and Zoo Train.


San Antonio Zoo Coupons

As a member of the zoo, the military, or a group you can enjoy San Antonio Zoo discounts.

Membership: Zoo members will receive free year-round admission; express entrance privileges; special invitations to educational programs, birthday parties, exhibit openings, and member-only parties; free or discounted admission to zoos and aquariums across the US; discounts on gift shop and concession stand purchases; and a subscription to the News from the Zoo magazine.

Military: When you sign up as a member of the zoo, youíll receive 10% off your zoo membership. You must present your military I.D. to receive this discount.

Groups: of 20 or more persons are eligible for group rate discounts.


Hotels Near San Antonio Zoo:

There are many hotels located near the San Antonio Zoo. The Antonian, Econo Lodge and Suites, Red Roof Inn San Antonio Downtown, Crowne Plaza San Antonio Riverwalk, and Rodeway Inn Downtown San Antonio are just a few accommodation options. For the best deals visit,, or

Zoo Hours

San Antonio Zoo Hours:

The San Antonio Zoo opens everyday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Zoo Info

San Antonio Zoo Prices:
Adults (12-61): $12.00
Seniors (62+): $9.50
Kids (3-11): $9.50
Kids (0-2): Free
Handicapped (3-14): $6.00
Handicapped (15+): $7.50
Members: Free

Parking: Free

Groups: of 20 or more persons will receive a discount.


Phone Number: 210-734-7184

Directions: For directions, visit the general info section of the zooís website.


San Antonio Zoo Jobs:

The are full-time and part-time San Antonio Zoo jobs available from time to time. You can land a position as a gardener, craftsperson, assistant, counselor, ground sweeper, exhibit interpreter, concession clerk, train engineer, fun farm attendant, informal educator, or novelty clerk.For the most updated list of jobs, visit the jobs section of the zoo’s website.

Take a day trip to Boerne, Canyon Lake, Seguin, or Pleasanton. Enjoy outdoor art as you travel along the River Walk Museum. Continue your adventure at one of San Antonioís water parks. Some options include Kiddie Park, Aquatica at SeaWorld San Antonio, and Six Flags Fiesta Texas.