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Special Holiday Gift Offers

Give a Gift That’s Wild This Year

Looking for gift ideas for friends and family? We have something that is sure to be a hit with everyone on your shopping list. Enjoy a unique shopping experience without the typical holiday hassles. Proceeds directly benefit the Zoo and the care of our animals.

Holiday offers expire December 31, 2014 and may not be combined with any other offer.

Gift Zoo Memberships

What will you buy for your dad, a teacher, or that favorite aunt who really loves nature? We have the solution! Members receive unlimited FREE admission for 12 full months! So why not give a unique gift that will provide a year’s worth of memories?


Gift Membership Rates

$65.00 $55.25 Individual
$96.00 $81.60 Family
$106.00 $90.10 Family Plus
$106.00 $90.10 Grandparent
$159.00 $135.15 Supporting

Enter promotional code HXL15 at checkout to get your discount.


Ever fed a tiger some meat on a skewer, toss a fish to an otter, or come face to face with a rhino? These are just a few of the possibilities on a Tour at the Houston Zoo. Join us as you take an unforgettable look at the Zoo from the inside out!


Adopt an Animal

Sea Lions

This holiday season, forget trying to gift wrap a giraffe and give the gift of Adopt instead! Your loved one will be delighted to know that your contribution supports our animal care, education, and conservation programs.

$35.00 Advocate of the Animals
$60.00 Keeper of the Animals
$100.00 Protector of the Animals

Choose from 20 animals available for adoption!


Please note that adopt orders take up to seven business days to process, so please keep this in mind when ordering for the holidays. Additional shipping and handling charges apply.

Gift of Grub

With more than 6,000 animal residents, we have quite the wish list of food needs to fulfill every day. Join us in our 5th annual Gift of Grub campaign and help provide nourishing meals and enrichment treats to our animal family. To encourage and inspire giving, TXU Energy has generously offered to match any donation made to our Gift of Grub campaign, up to $50,000 through December 31!