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Houston Zoo: Animal Exhibits, Interactive Experiences and Live Shows

Go on a live animal adventure with giant Galapagos tortoises, chimps, jaguars, red pandas, rhinos, okapi and forest giraffes at the Houston Zoo. Set in a lush, 55-acre tropical landscape, this immersive attraction offers stimulating exhibits with over 6,000 exotic animals. Enjoy a playground, petting zoo, bat cave and interactive shows. Attracting more than 1.9 million annual guests, the Houston Zoo brings the world's most remote natural wonders all to one place.


Prices -

Adults 12-64 - $17, Senior 65+ - $10.50, Children 2-11 - $13, Children 1 and Under - FREE

Hours -

Regular hours: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., Last entry 6 p.m.


  • Cool Nights
  • Spotlight on Species
  • Free Afternoons


  • Animal Exhibits
  • Interactive Experiences
  • Petting Zoo
  • Bat Cave
  • Playground
  • Aquarium


  • What type of exhibits will i find at the zoo?

    The Houston Zoo offers a number of fascinating exhibits for kids and adults. See over 200 species and 800 individual birds at the aviary. Get a close-up view of orangutans, monkeys and ring-tailed lemurs in the primate section. Marvel at colorful aquatic wonders in the the Kipp Aquarium. Shutter at the power of the lions, cougars and jaguars in the carnivore exhibit. With a complete collection of rare and exotic specimens, the Houston Zoo will keep you and the kids entertained for hours. 
  • Are there Zoo tours available I can book?

    The Houston Zoo offers one-of-a-kind tour experiences, featuring a behind-the-scenes insight into the back-of-house animal areas. Learn what it's like to be a zookeeper and enjoy an unforgettable up-close animal experience. Backstage tours cost $95 per person and are available for same-day purchase on site.

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