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 (Elephants, Rhinos and the Cat Training Window), some require advanced registration; see details of each tour below.
Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 713-533-6550.
Please contact us at email@example.com or 713-533-6550 for details about the VIP Experience.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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