Zoo News and Updates


Adults & Families


Evening Adventure Tour

$20/Member adult; $15/Member child
$24/Nonmember adult; $19/Monmember child

Sep. 13, Oct. 10, Nov. 22
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Are you ready for an adventure? Join us after the Zoo closes for a special flashlight tour with Zoo experts.  You'll even get to meet an animal ambassador!
Do you have your own group of 15 or more participants?  Book a custom Adventure Tour today! For more information, please contact our Community Programs Coordinator at 210-734-7184, ext. 1503.



Tiny Tot Family Campouts

6:00 p.m. to 8:30 a.m.
$45/Member adult; $22/Member child
$55/Nonmember adult; $27/Nonmember child

Don't hesitate, this popular program fills quickly! Bring the family to a great campout experience inside the Zoo.  Complete with an open fire, sleeping outside in a tent, outdoor activities, campfire stories, animal encounters, and an evening Zoo tour. This fall join us for some Texas outdoor living fun at an earlier time of 6:00 p.m.

Ages 3-5 years:
Sep. 20
Oct. 4   
Oct. 18
Nov. 1

Ages 6-8 years:
Sep. 27
Oct. 11
Oct. 25
Nov. 8



Keeper Shadow

Ages 12 and up
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
$225 per participant

Join us to work one-on-one with a professional animal keeper and find out what it really takes to do the job. You’ll provide routine cleaning and maintenance of the animal habitats, prepare and feed diets, monitor health and well-being of the animals and fill out daily reports.  Areas include Mammals, Birds and Reptiles/Aquarium.  Most requests can be accomodated with at least 30 days notice by calling (210) 734-7184 ext. 1501.