Get up close with some of your favorite Houston Zoo residents by booking one of these exclusive experiences. They come in two varieties; choose from Animal Encounters, with a focus on interacting with amazing animals, and Behind the Scenes Experiences, journeying to staff only areas of the Zoo along with the keepers who care for Zoo animals.
By participating in a Houston Zoo Animal Encounter, you help save animals in the wild!
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Looking to gift an Animal Encounter? Our Encounter gift certificates are great for auctions/event prizes, gifts for employees, holiday gifts and more. See details on each Encounter page below.