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Zilker Zephyr Miniature Train

Neighbourhood: South Austin
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Address: 2100 Barton Springs Road, Zilker Park, Just across from the Barton Springs Pool, Austin, TX
Phone Number: +1 512-478-8286
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10:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 18:00
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Free ride for children on a miniature train that encircles Zilker Park.

Free ride for children on a miniature train that encircles Zilker Park.

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Our son is just getting to the age where he enjoys trains and amusement rides. We recently made a trip to Disneyland where he feel in love with Casey Jr. While I can assure you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 August 2016
Christopher C
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Houston, Texas
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119 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A great little train located in Barton Springs are of Zilker Park. Kids of all ages will enjoy the 20 minute train ride around the park that hugs the springs, through the park, and around the outskirts of Zilker Park.

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Thank RawwDogg
Austin, Texas
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675 reviews
339 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 359 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rode the train just to get a glimpse of the park beyond the streets and trails. It was an o.k. experience, and we saw workers setting up for the Tail of Lights (Christmas. But it was great fun for the little kids on the train, especially going through the 2 tunnels. The ride is 25 minutes long. The train... More 

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Thank capitollover
Sheboygan WI
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59 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Zilker zephyr train was the destination for our family of two grandparents, one parent and two 3-year-olds. Just a wonderful bonus that it's located in Zilker Park with all of the other things the park has to offer. On our day, the train wasn't leaving the station for a half an hour, so we just sat in the cars... More 

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Thank timebes
Timonium, Maryland
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136 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

West to Zilker Park on Wednesday and rode the Zilker Zephyr. 25 minute ride through the woods and two different tunnels. Kids loved it.

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Thank donandeileen
New York City, New York
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99 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This train ride is extremely cute and well-done. Our child was maybe just s little too old though he enjoyed the tour of the park and some of the slightly exciting tunnels.

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Thank NYCityCountryMouse
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Our son is just getting to the age where he enjoys trains and amusement rides. We recently made a trip to Disneyland where he feel in love with Casey Jr. While I can assure you, this is by no means on that level of ride, he had fun all the same and this train ride does last around 20 minutes.... More 

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Thank Christopher C
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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53 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We took our 2 year old on this and it was the perfect length. It isn't covered so make sure you've got sunscreen and hats. Park near the Barton Springs Pool for ease of finding the station. The playground is fun nearby for before and after.

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Thank lec1727
Baytown, Tx
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85 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

This kid's train is reasonably priced. It departs every 30 minutes, and is right next to the playground, Barton Springs entrance, and a little popsicle stand. The kids enjoyed playing and eating their frozen treats while waiting. The train is probably a 15 minute ride and goes quite a ways, over some cliffs, under a bridge,and around the park. We... More 

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Thank littlebit0863
Houston, Texas
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73 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Had a great time riding. $3 per adult, $2 per kid and 1 and under are free. It's about a 20 or 25 minute ride. Can get hot in some areas where it's not shaded. But it goes around a large portion of Zilker park including under a bridge right next to the water, thru the playground and in a... More 

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Thank cbaery08
Fort Worth, Texas
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52 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Parking can be crazy at Zilker park on the weekends. Also it's $5 to park on top of train tickets. My kid enjoyed the 15 minute ride and then we played on playground next to train depot.

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Thank Texas_USA_traveler

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