Nature Play Closed

Explore the Wild! will be closed through September 28 while we install an exciting new water feature.

Animal Encounter: Cheetah Walk

Animal Encounters are experiences you can schedule to add an extra-special memory to your Zoo visit. This exclusive experience is limited to just four people. If you have fewer than six in your party, you may be joined by other registrants, not to exceed six persons total.

Grab your walking shoes and join our keepers and animal ambassador cheetah on a morning trek before the Zoo opens to the public. Hear stories about our individuals and what Houston Zoo is doing to protect cheetahs in the wild.

Wednesdays from 8:15 – 9:00 a.m.

Members $195 per person
Non-Members $220 per person

Reserve your spot today – these tours book quickly! You must register for this experience in advance.
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Animal Encounter: Behind the Scenes at the Avian Conservation Building

Animal Encounters are experiences you can book ahead of time to add an extra-special memory to your Zoo visit. This exclusive experience is limited to just six people per experience. If you have fewer than six in your party, you may be joined by other registrants, not to exceed six persons total.

Join us in the first ever Houston Zoo behind-the-scenes tour of our Avian Conservation Building. Learn stories about what our keepers are doing in the wild to save birds as well as a fun opportunity to feed our chickens.

Mondays from 10:00 – 10:45 a.m.

Members $65 per person
Non-Members $90 per person

Reserve your spot today – these tours book quickly! You must register for this experience in advance.
Find Out More About This Animal Encounter

Camp Zoofari

This year, we will be offering school break camps for campers ages 4-14 during the holidays in November, December and January. Each camp will be an individual, single-day experience, around a theme of the week. Each day will have different opportunities and experiences. You can send a camper for just one day or the entire week!

Find Out More and Register

Camp Zoofari

This year, we will be offering school break camps for campers ages 4-14 during the holidays in November, December and January. Each camp will be an individual, single-day experience, around a theme of the week. Each day will have different opportunities and experiences. You can send a camper for just one day or the entire week!

Find Out More and Register

Camp Zoofari

This year, we will be offering school break camps for campers ages 4-14 during the holidays in November, December and January. Each camp will be an individual, single-day experience, around a theme of the week. Each day will have different opportunities and experiences. You can send a camper for just one day or the entire week!

Find Out More and Register

Camp Zoofari

This year, we will be offering school break camps for campers ages 4-14 during the holidays in November, December and January. Each camp will be an individual, single-day experience, around a theme of the week. Each day will have different opportunities and experiences. You can send a camper for just one day or the entire week!

Find Out More and Register

Camp Zoofari

This year, we will be offering school break camps for campers ages 4-14 during the holidays in November, December and January. Each camp will be an individual, single-day experience, around a theme of the week. Each day will have different opportunities and experiences. You can send a camper for just one day or the entire week!

Find Out More and Register

Camp Zoofari

This year, we will be offering school break camps for campers ages 4-14 during the holidays in November, December and January. Each camp will be an individual, single-day experience, around a theme of the week. Each day will have different opportunities and experiences. You can send a camper for just one day or the entire week!

Find Out More and Register

Camp Zoofari

This year, we will be offering school break camps for campers ages 4-14 during the holidays in November, December and January. Each camp will be an individual, single-day experience, around a theme of the week. Each day will have different opportunities and experiences. You can send a camper for just one day or the entire week!

Find Out More and Register

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Happy World Rhino Day! Celebrate with us tomorrow from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. to learn about rhinos at our Zoo and in the wild! There will be crafts and games for the kids, you can talk to our expert keepers, peruse through unique items for sale, with all proceeds going to the Houston Zoo’s rhino conservation efforts! ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy World Rhino Day! Celebrate with us tomorrow from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. to learn about rhinos at our Zoo and in the wild! There will be crafts and games for the kids, you can talk to our expert keepers, peruse through unique items for sale, with all proceeds going to the Houston Zoo’s rhino conservation efforts!

 

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