Welcome to the Capital of Texas Zoo

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Zoo Tour






Zoo Tour
(Behind the Scenes Tour)


New at Capital of Texas Zoo!

The first and best program of it's kind in the Greater Austin area!
Ever wanted to feed a lemur? 
Pet a deer?
Slither with a giant snake?
Watch a large cat be fed?
Swim with a hippo? (just kidding, but fun to see & hear about Tank)
Come on one of our exciting and educational personalized tours!

Experienced zoo staff will lead a tour around the Zoo, for a unique hands-on learning experience like no other in the Austin area.  If you love animals, this is a tour you just can't miss.  Tours last about an hour and every tour will be different. 

Pet a python, feed a grape to a lemur! Watch the big cats get fed, or maybe even help give a baby animal it's bottle!  One of a kind tours conducted by experienced zoo staff! Exciting and unique!  Bring a camera and get ready to talk about this experience for the rest of your life!  Tours are available for adults as well as kids, 4 and up (when accompanied by a parent or guardian). 

Please note, no contact of any kind is allowed between the public and any large or dangerous animal. All tour participants are required to sign a release and waiver of liability. 

Tour numbers will be limited to about 15 people, so although you are welcome to just show up and take your chances. 

We recommend you reserve your spot at least 48 hours in advance
by email:  info@capitaloftexaszoo.org 
   or
by calling: 512-657-2682.  

Tour Scheduling 
Saturdays & Sundays at 1:00PM

Special Tours (alternate times)
With 6 or more people we will try to accommodate a time of your choosing.  

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