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Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo

Features Animals
5640 Ih S, New Braunfels, TX 78132
+1 830-608-9270
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Awesome zoo in New Braunfels!

We love the Snake Farm! My kids beg to go whenever we drive by. They have awesome exhibits... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amy W
via mobile

This place has been there for decades. Must be something to be there that long. Turns out they have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Davin D
San Antonio, Texas
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Two Attractions, One Admission:Mountain Lion CubsExciting Croc & Alligator ShowPetting ZooWorld's Largest RodentEndangered PrimatesMost Dangerous Snake in the WorldBirds of the WorldCarnivore Feeding ShowRattlesnake PitConcession StandGift ShopAnd much more!!Check web site for showtimes, vary according to season.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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5640 Ih S, New Braunfels, TX 78132
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love the Snake Farm! My kids beg to go whenever we drive by. They have awesome exhibits, including white lions, wolves, a petting zoo, many snakes (of course), and much more! Signs and enployee presentations make for a fun and informative visit! I highly...More

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has been there for decades. Must be something to be there that long. Turns out they have some pretty cool snakes. Then if you don't like reptiles this is a good place to visit. Cause all the reptiles are behind the glass. Go...More

Thank Davin D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't be fooled by the entry billboard which reads "Snake Farm". It's so much more and you can avoid this if you don't like reptiles by paying and walking straight through the building to the animals outside. The first exhibit that greets you are the...More

Thank Natalie H
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I'll make it short and sweet. I've always been a snake/reptile guy, since I was a kid. This place has the biggest collection of snakes, lizards and other creepy crawlies that I have ever seen, and that's before you go out back. The back has...More

Thank Rick W
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Had some out of town visitors with a couple pre teens. Decided to stop that his place that I had not been to in a dozen years. It wasn't so much then but it did look better than the first visit years ago. Pleasantly surprised,...More

Thank George C
Reviewed 8 November 2017

If you are a reptile lover kind of person, then this place is your place to visit. Great place to come and see the huge variety of reptile species. All animals are very well kept and maintained. The establishment is kept very clean and it...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Just off I-35 (southbound), take exit 182 and you'll quickly come up on this little hidden treasure. You walk in to immediately pay and be offered bags of animal feed and more reptiles than you can shake a stick at. They have ranked the 10...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017

If you like creatures this is a stop you must make and enjoy. I learned a great deal about snakes and animals alike. There is such a variety to visit with and they are friendly. Sorta!!!

Thank dickwehman
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This zoo, although interesting, leaves lots to be desired. Their snake collection is worth the while to visit but the rest of the place is nothing special.

Thank Maxito1938
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Great way to spend a day. So many creepy crawlers, petting zoo. The staff is great about answering questions you may have. Everyone will leave happy.

Thank Debi S
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Donna W
5 January 2018|
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Response from jsambo | Reviewed this property |
When we were there last summer they did. They are unbelievably gorgeous and appear healthy. Just breaks my heart that they live in a place like this!
Baley G
16 June 2017|
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Response from Leslie P | Reviewed this property |
Adults $12.75 Children $9.75
30 July 2016|
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Response from Tony_DiCapo | Reviewed this property |
Yes! all pet-able animals are running wild in the park and it seems they are just waiting for the train to ride through so they can get fed by the guests arriving.