Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo
The Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo is a zoo located in New Braunfels, TX and since 1967 it has been one of the biggest must-see attractions in the San Antonio/Austin area. It is home to a large collection of snakes, exotic mammals, and reptiles. It is a fully accredited zoological park that houses over 500 different animals. One of the top priorities of the zoo is to provide an up-close and intimate experience with these animals.
Some of the animals that call AWSFZ home are the african bullfrog, african crested porcupine, american alligator, asian small clawed otter, binturong, black and white ruffed lemur, black mamba, blue headed macaw, blue throated conure, blue-throated macaw, burmese python, capybara, coati, common brown lemur, dromedary camel, fennec fox, golden conure, gopher snake, grant’s zebra, grey wolf, jaguar, morelet’s crocodile, mountain lion, north american bison, ostrich, peacock, pot-bellied pig, prairie dog, raven, red ruffed lemur, ring-tailed lemur, rock hyrax, rose breasted cockatoo, savannah monitor, scarlet macaw, siamese crocodile, six-banded armadillo, solomon island spiny monitor, spotted hyena, squirrel monkey, striped skunk, texas tortoise, warthog, white lion, white-cheeked gibbon, and more!
There are 7 daily events that include Tales of the Scales (10:30AM), Carnivore Feeding (11:30AM), Little Safari (12:30PM), Alligator Encounter (1:30PM), White Lion Feeding (2:30PM), Little Safari (3:30PM), and Tales of the Scales (4:30PM).
The zoo is great for a visit when vacationing in New Braunfels but is also great for birthday parties and field trips.
The zoo is open Monday through Sunday from 10:00am to 6:00pm.
While you’re enjoying your visit at the zoo you can stop by Two Rivers Mining Co, the zoo’s very own gemstone mine. You can pan for crystals, gemstones, fossils, and shark teeth, among many other rocks. They guarantee that every “miner” is able to find gemstones so everyone comes out a winner!
The zoo is located at 5640 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78132 and their phone number is 830-608-9270.