Austin October 30, 2018
Most People Don’t Know About This Underrated Zoo Hiding Just Outside Of Austin
Sloths and alligators and snakes, oh my! This isn’t your typical zoo. Head on out to New Braunfels and experience the most incredible roadside attraction in Central Texas. This Snake Farm is more than just the chorus to a Ray Wylie Hubbard song. It’s a thrilling outing for the entire family. Take a look at these incredible creatures up close and create memories you’ll never forget. Most people don’t know about this underrated zoo hiding just outside of Austin.
It's hard to miss this giant sign along I-35.
This place is far from a tourist trap. You won't want to pass it by. Come see why people have flocked to this attraction for over 50 years.
This humble reptile house grew into a full-fledged zoo in 2007.
Today, you can stop by and see over 500 different species of animals. Say hi to the lazy sloths and stare at the majestic African lions. This is the perfect place for a family outing, birthday party, or spontaneous day trip.
You could spend hours looking at all of the cuddly creatures.
Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo takes care of animals from all over the world. Here, you can see Australian dingos, Siamese crocodiles, African zebras, and South American squirrel monkeys.
The colorful birds are a crowd favorite.
Blue-throated macaws shine with vibrant colors, and the golden conures dazzle with their yellow hue.
Watch the alligators munch on their lunch.
Book an alligator encounter and see these aquatic reptiles up close. But this is just the beginning. Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo hosts dozens of thrilling events every single day. You can watch the zookeepers feed the lions and even hold a giant snake. If you're looking for something more cuddly, you can embark on a Little Safari. This event showcases the zoo's newest additions and lets you see the baby animals up close.
Of course, you can't leave without visiting the snakes.
That's what this place is famous for! Don't be afraid of these slithery snakes. These animals are majestic and gorgeous. If you're really excited about them, you can schedule and encounter with one.
This underrated gem is so much more than just a roadside attraction.
Visit Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo at 5640 IH-35 S. in New Braunfels, Texas. They're open every day from 10 am to 6 pm. To learn more about their animals and special events, visit their
Looking for more animal fun? Everyone in Austin should visit
this unique park at least once.