New @ The Zoo
Meet The Animals
These one-of-a-kind experiences include a behind-the-scenes peek into the back of house animal areas, a meet-the-keeper experience with an expert from the Zoo’s animal care team, and an unforgettable up-close and personal animal experience with the Zoo’s most prestigious animal ambassadors.
All Tours are 45 minutes
Times vary; see descriptions below
Zoo Members, per person $50
Non Members, per person $75 (includes Zoo admission)
Some tours are available for same-day purchase on site, some require advanced registration; see details of each tour below.
Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 713-533-6500.
Certain tours are accessible for guests using wheelchairs. They include Animal Nutrition Building, Bird Exhibits, Carruth Natural Encounters, Elephants, Rhinos, and Sea Lions.
If you or a member of your group uses a wheelchair, please contact 713-533-6550 or email email@example.com so we can make accommodations where possible. Service animals are not permitted on any behind-the-scenes tours.
Get ready to spend an exciting morning checking up on the Zoo’s animal residents during this exclusive behind-the-scenes experience. Shadow one of Houston’s busiest veterinarians as they make their rounds of the Zoo. Experience may include opportunity to watch live medical procedures.
8:00 – 11:00 a.m. Monday – Friday
Zoo Members, per person $200
Non-Members, per person $240
Advanced Registration Required