Zootennial Carousel



Open daily* during zoo hours.
*The Zootennial Carousel is subject to close due to weather.

With gleaming brass, and 60 stunning, hand-painted animals, the carousel features four Texas favorites—the endangered whooping crane, the white-tailed deer, the Texas horned lizard, and even the jackalope. Each animal on the carousel is unique and the Texas natives are joined by a menagerie of real and imaginary animals like the white ostrich, a seadragon, the hummingbird, a tiger shark, and a polar bear.

Sitting on an island, the custom-designed animal carousel is one more way that generations of children will be able to make lasting memories, at San Antonio Zoo.

Admission to San Antonio Zoo is separate and required for entry.

Redemption for Members who purchased unlimited carousel rides will occur at the carousel ticket booth.

Insider Tips

Cost: $3.00 per person.

Children under 42 inches tall must be accompanied by a paid adult.


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