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“A nice zoo”
Review of Houston Zoo

Houston Zoo
Ranked #18 of 335 things to do in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: The Houston Zoo provides a fun, unique, and inspirational experience fostering appreciation, knowledge, and care for the natural world. Essentially a small city encompassing a world of ecosystems and experiences, the Houston Zoo is made up of many moving parts. We have over 6000 permanent residents (our animals) for whom we provide housing, meals, medical care and, yes, even education! In addition, we have over 1.84 million guests each year who come to experience our incredible variety of animals and ecosystems, as well as attend special private and public events and entertainment. Our dedicated staff works around the clock to ensure that the Zoo is always running smoothly for the safety and well being of our residents and guests.
Useful Information: Baby buggy parking, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This was a nice zoo. There were a variety of animals from around the world and all seemed to be happy and healthy. There was a lot of construction and some of the park was closed down for renovation. However, there was a lot to see. It’s a good spot for a family or couples - and beers in the back zone was a nice addition. This was a fun activity while in Houston.

Thank Jeremy H
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Feeding the giraffes was the highlight of our visit but overall it was a great zoo and well worth the price of admission.

Thank RoseBC23
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We love the Houston Zoo! It's expansive, fun, and so engaging for families. The animals are well taken care of, the staff is knowledgable, and there are so many things to see and do.

Thank meggiesue414
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Has been a couple of years since we have been. Absolutely enjoyed the family day out. Always updating and keeping it nice. Food prices a bit costly but enjoyed the zoo animals, birds, and reptiles. Lot of shade while walking.

Thank oldfatman
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

The Houston zoo is a great place to take kids of all ages, even our two older girls in the group aged 14 & 15 really enjoyed it! There is some construction happening currently, but you don't even really notice it. The variety of animals to see was great, free parking across the street (but really busy on weekends), The only things is the "petting zoo" is only goats, nothing else...lol wish they had a few animals there. The elephants were fantastic as there is a little one that is quite entertaining. We had the CityPass, so the zoo was included in our list of activities...even though we have a zoo at home, was a great place to take the two groups of us.

Thank 4familytravels4fun
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