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Austin Zoo Solar Eclipse Viewing

Apr 08, 2024

Eclipse Safari: A Celestial Adventure at Austin Zoo Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime celestial adventure as we gather at Austin Zoo to witness the awe-inspiring spectacle of a total solar eclipse! Positioned perfectly within the path of totality, Austin Zoo offers an ideal setting for experiencing this rare phenomenon in all its splendor. Event Highlights: Eclipse Viewing Visitors will have the opportunity to safely observe the progression of the solar eclipse through specially equipped solar viewing glasses. As the moon gradually obscures the sun, experience the remarkable transition from daylight to twilight and back again. While you’re here, don’t miss the chance to explore the diverse array of animal habitats at Austin Zoo before and after the eclipse. Delve into the wonders of science and nature as we offer eclipse-themed educational talks. All Aboard! Hop aboard the train for a ride through the beautiful scenery around the zoo property during your visit. Bring your own food and drinks and enjoy our Picnic Grove with plenty of space for you and your family to picnic during the event. Snacks and drinks are available for sale in the gift shop. Austin Zoo Family Pack Raffle - All visitors will be entered into a raffle to win a family fun pack including a family membership and Austin Zoo merchandise. Free souvenir poster for everyone to take home. Other souvenirs available in the Gift Shop. Included with your ticket for April 8th: - zoo admission for the day - safety glasses for viewing - free eclipse-themed educational talks - entry into the Austin Zoo Family Pack raffle - free souvenir poster Schedule: Austin Zoo opens 9:30 AM (Eclipse times approximate) Partial begins around 12:18 PM Totality begins around 1:35 PM Maximum totality around 1:37 PM Totality ends around 1:39 PM Partial ends around 2:57 PM Austin Zoo closes 5:00 PM Visit to purchase your tickets!
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10808 Rawhide Trail
Austin, TX 78736
Phone: 512-288-1490
Cost: tickets start at $18.95
Time: Gates open at 9:30am