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

Houston Zoo is zoological park located within Hermann Park in Houston. Houston Zoo 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 zoo is famous for keeping various types of exotic animals and birds and reptiles. Some of the prime attractions of Houston 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. Houston Zoo tour enjoy the Giraffe feeding, see the seven western lowland gorillas, discover African forest, Koolookambas, enjoy water park activities, Carousel rides and many more. Enjoy colorful houston zoo lights during 18th Nov. - 14th Jan. Best time to visit Houston zoo is in the morning. The zoo is clean and ideal for all. Your children and other tour companions will be amazed to visit the Houston Zoo.

  • 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).

Houston zoo price -

  • Child: USD 15
  • Adults: USD 19
  • Senior: USD12.50
  • Houston zoo tickets for members and children 1 and under: Free
  • Giraffe feeding price: USD 7

Houston zoo 2018 value pass -

  • Adult: USD 22.95
  • Child: USD 19.95

Wildlife Carousel tickets -

  • Members: USD 2
  • Non-Members: USD 3

Houston zoo lights tickets -

  • Value Nights: Member - USD 11.95, Non-Member - USD 16.95
  • Prime Nights: Member - USD 16.95, Non-Member - USD19.95

Houston zoo discount -

  • Houston zoo tickets after 4 pm(valid during 26th May 2018 - 3rd sep. 2018): Save USD 4 per tickets
  • Group of 50 or more - Save USD 4 for adult and USD 5 for child
  • Metro Discount - USD 2 off for adult and USD 1 off for Child
  • Houston Zoo free afternoon admission: Every month first Tuesday
  • Zoo Rack Card: USD 1 off

Houston zoo hours -

  • Everyday -  9 a.m. – 7 p.m
  • Giraffe Feeding timing: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. 
  • Tropical Bird House: 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • The Bug House opens at 9:30 a.m.
  • Petting Yard in the Children’s Zoo open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Kathrine McGovern Water Play Park Open April 1 – September 30: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m
  • Houston zoo lights hours: 6 pm – 10 pm 

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  • Houston Zoo Address: 6200 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030, USA, United States
  • Houston Zoo Contact Number: 1-7135336500
  • Houston Zoo Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Houston Zoo Price: 14 USD
  • Best time to visit Houston Zoo(preferred time): 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
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  • 74.93% of people who visit Houston include Houston Zoo in their plan

  • 68.15% of people start their Houston Zoo visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Houston Zoo

Monday, Tuesday and Sunday

84.83% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Houston Zoo

People normally club together Downtown Aquarium and Houston 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
  • We loved visiting the zoo. We haven't been in 7 years and it has changed a bit. There's lots of construction going on but it doesn't get in the way. Great family adventures to share. The elephants have a big area to use. The lions were majestic. I believe the Bald Eagle is getting a new area.

  • Absolutely golden! They have a wide variety of animals and the activities are super fun!! I recommend coming either early in the day or late. The animals are usually inside or asleep because it's so hot in the afternoon. Also this is an amazing date spot for anyone looking for a semi cheap but super fun interactive date!!

  • We thoroughly enjoyed our day at the zoo with our daughter and granddaughter. It has been so many years since we were last there. The Zoo has been greatly updated and the natural settings are such an improvement. We had a very pleasant lunch at the park restaurant. We look forward to the new Cafe and wetlands exhibit that will be coming soon.

  • A long time visitor to the zoo since the 90's. They've added so much and kept the grounds perfectly clean over the years. The Houston zoo rivals the San Diego zoo, and is by far the best zoo experience in Texas.

  • We love the Houston Zoo! The animals are very well cared for and the variety is diverse. You can feed giraffes, ride the carousel, and pet animals in the petting zoo. They also have seasonal activities like zoo boo and zoo lights that are fun for the entire family. Their summer special events like Lego animals and big bugs are always great ways to get engaged.

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  • I want information about the program of the zoo program during the Christmas season.

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    • Hi Nola. It is recommended that you contact the Houston Zoo to know about their Christmas programmes. You may call on (713) 533-6500 and ask for the details. 

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