The San Antonio Zoo, the nation’s third oldest zoo, houses over 8,500 animals of 779 species and is the only zoo in the country with a designated area for children age 5 and younger. Get close to one of nature’s largest mammals! Touch and even feed the Zoo’s two hippos during this truly unique behind-the-scenes interaction. Learn more and book the experience.
The San Antonio Aquarium, provides children and families access to the excitement and learning opportunities of the ocean. Exhibits include jelly fish, sea horses, crocodilia, rare and colorful corals, sharks, stingrays, and thousands of other species. In addition to marine life, guests can interact with tropical birds and friendly reptiles.
Natural Bridge Caverns is a vast limestone cavern carved over millions of years by underground water and features formations such as “soda straw” stalactites and waves of “cave ribbon” and hanging “chandeliers.” From May to October, watch millions of bats spiral out of Bracken Cave during the nightly Bracken Bat Flight. Cascade Caverns in Boerne is the only cavern in Texas with a 100-foot waterfall.
Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch offers a safari-like driving experience to view and photograph more than 500 animals from 40 species of native, exotic and endangered wildlife.
Wonder World Park in San Marcos boasts the nation’s only “earthquake cave” and includes an observation tower, anti-gravity house and petting park.