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Wildlife Travel

Join us as we explore exotic destinations, observe wild creatures in their natural habitats, and experience local cultures. Our travelers are guided by local wildlife experts and experienced zoo staff. They get immersed in wilderness landscapes and introduced to individuals who have taken on the task of safeguarding our planet’s precious biological diversity.

Our goal is to inspire through experience and education; so, please join us for a tour. It could very well turn out to be the adventure of a lifetime!

Have questions? Ready to sign up for a trip? Contact us! conservation@houstonzoo.org

Four Vacation Destinations - Check Back for New Offerings

Rwanda: Virunga’s Mountain Gorillas, Primates of Nyungwe and Wildlife of Akagera

June 15th to June 23rd, 2019
$8,455 per person double occupancy
$1,050 Single Traveler Supplement

Rwanda is home to the critically endangered mountain gorilla, where we can track these gentle giants and see the work the Zoo is doing to protect them. The mountain gorillas inhabit some of the most spectacular scenery on earth, high on the flanks of the Virunga Volcanoes.

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Galapagos: The Land of Darwin

July 21st to July 30th, 2019
$7,999 per person double occupancy
$2,499 Single Traveler Supplement

Swim with sea lions and walk among basking marine iguanas on a trip to the Galapagos Islands with the Houston Zoo. We’ll search for the giant Galapagos tortoises, blue-footed boobies and the unique and adorable little finch species.

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Brazil’s Jaguars, Otters and Anteaters of the Pantanal

JULY 19tH to JULY 27th, 2020
$7,999 per person double occupancy
$1,500 Single Traveler Supplement

The Pantanal, Brazil is the largest wetland in the world and is a refuge for incredible species like jaguar, tapir, giant anteater and the giant otter. Travel with one of the Zoo’s wildlife specialists to see many unique mammals and countless species of birds, meet with the Zoo’s Brazilian conservation leaders and witness how the Zoo and your trip is contributing to protecting this wildlife.

On this Brazilian safari you may see wild jaguars and family groups of giant otters playing. At Fazenda Baia des Pedras and Hotel Porto Jofre located in the Brazilian section of the Pantanal, you will also have the opportunity to spot numerous species like the marsh deer, pampas deer, capybara, caimans, howler monkeys, tapir, peccaries, toucans, jabiru stork and, of course, both red and yellow macaws, and the stunning hyacinth macaw.

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Falkland Islands: Penguins, Albatross, Marine Mammals and so much more!

DECEMBER 5tH to DECEMBER 12th, 2020
$5,999 per person double occupancy
$1,250 Single Traveler Supplement

The Falkland Islands, home to five species of penguins, are one of the last untouched wildlife wonders of the world. Unspoiled beaches, islands and cliffs provide a natural safe-haven for hundreds of species that have made the Falklands their home. Watch albatross soar gracefully through the air against a backdrop of beautiful blue sea and sky. Elephant Seals and Southern Sea Lions breed here, the possibilities for enjoying this extraordinary wildlife experience are endless, as are the photographic opportunities.

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