Houston Zoo

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  • Address: 6200 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030, USA, United States
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 1-7135336500
  • Ticket Price: 14 USD
  • Tags: Zoo, Family And Kids

About Houston Zoo, Houston

Your children and other tour companions will be amazed to visit the Houston Zoo. This zoological park is large and covers a sprawling area of 55 acres. The zoo keeps a large number of animals that crosses the number of 6000. The very zoo is famous for keeping various types of exotic animals and birds and reptiles. Some of the prime attractions of this zoo are African lion, Maned wolf, Malayan tiger, White rhinoceros and chimpanzee. The articulately designed aquarium of the zoo keeps pacific octopus, sea turtle, eel and piranhas. The Houston Zoo keeps birds such as Congo peafowl, Mariana fruit dove, Micronesian kingfisher, Green-winged macaw and Cassowaries. The zoo is clean and ideal for all. 

Houston Zoo Information

  • The ticket counter closes at 4pm.
  • Some of the buildings open at 10:00 am.
  • If you go by metro you will get 2 dollars off on your ticket to the zoo (Environment friendly).

How To reach Houston Zoo by Public Transport

  • Buses 292, 298 to stop - Cambridge St @ Ben Taub Loop

Restaurants Near Houston Zoo

  • Mc Donald’s
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill
  • Wan Fu

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Things to Know Before Visiting Houston Zoo

  • 95% of people who visit Houston include Houston Zoo in their plan

  • 38.55% of people start their Houston Zoo visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Houston Zoo

Monday, Thursday and Sunday

94.95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Houston Zoo

People normally club together Downtown Aquarium and Museum Of Natural Science while planning their visit to Houston Zoo.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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  • I absolutely loved my experience here. I bought tickets online for my best friend, her husband, and my goddaughter. Got through to get in so fast!!! The staff was so kind and knowledgeable. Of course we went during spring break, so it was wild. We got to see everything we could imagine, and then some. The animals all seem very happy and well taken care of. Their keepers seem to have great bonds with them, and it was very enjoyable. The best part for us adults were the food trucks/stands in different areas. I grabbed some of the street tacos and fell in absolute love! I would go back for those any day. Best zoo I've visited, hands down. There's so much more to see around it, as well. Will be coming back soon!!

  • I was positively amazed at all the animals. So glad they had a map to guide one around the zoo. It would be easy to get lost and go in circles. They also had labels and strategically placed map boards that let you know where you were making it easy to decide which way you wanted to go. I enjoyed my visit so much the time just flew by. Loved the aquarium too.

  • This place is beautiful. Every part of the design was made with love. There's trees and overhangs with fans everywhere that keep guests cool and out of the sun. The carousel is inexpensive and definitely worth the ride! The animals were standard but very easy to view and there were activity areas between holding areas for children to okay or have a photo op. The cafe had decent food but the staff were not very friendly. However, Sarah at the tickets window and the gift shop staff were quite friendly. The gift shop staff even offered to clean up the stuff my little one ripped off of the jewelry display.

  • Houston Zoo is wonderful and beautiful zoo. It's lovely to walk through, with so many large beautiful oak trees and many other beautiful plant life. Be sure to check out the birds (the indoor tropical birdhouse and the outdoor gardens). It is an often overlooked area, but so spectacular. The Houston Zoo is always working on expanding and improving the animal exhibits, so the animals always appear healthy and happy. The best thing about the Houston Zoo is that they put a lot of emphasis on education and conservation. Not only will you have fun seeing the animals, but you will learn so much! The Zoo does an amazing amount of conservation work around the world with international partners, and your visit contributes to that work! Very proud of our Houston Zoo.

  • A great way to spend the day and the kids will love it. The zoo is fairly big and it has plenty of animals to see. The University of Houston's cougar lives here as well. It is located near the museum district if you wanted to make a whole day out of it. There are places to eat inside if you wanted. Visiting during Christmas time is a good idea. The zoo does a nice job of decorating with lights and lots of people come out to see it every year.

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