Hands-on animal fun at the upcoming Houston Aquarium and Animal Adventure.
Hands-on animal fun at the upcoming Houston Aquarium and Animal Adventure.

Houston Has a New Animal & Aquarium Adventure Coming to Town

There's a new interactive animal experience, zoo and aquarium coming to Houston, and it's promising to be a wild ride for animal lovers of all ages. Houston Aquarium and Animal Adventure isn't just an animal sanctuary, it's a hands-on animal encounter opening plus inflatable play land plus obstacle course adventure opening in northeast Houston that will have you coming back repeatedly for more.


Visitors will be able to pet and feed stingrays in this interactive exhibit.

Set to make its big debut in the Spring of 2020, Houston Aquarium & Animal Adventure will open on Beltway 8 just south of Humble in northeast Houston. Guests will be able to get up close and personal with all different types of animals in a more intimate setting than the typical zoo allows. Kids get hands-on with both aquatic and land animals through feeding and meet-and-greets, explore aviaries, and snap photos of different birds that may even fly over and land on your shoulder.

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That's not all the venue offers, though. Other attractions include an inflatable play area that can also be reserved for birthday parties, obstacle courses, a zipline through the trees, a ropes course, and even mermaids who swim through the water and also tell tales.

Touted as being the first center like this of its kind in the United States in terms of animal interactions, Houston Aquarium & Animal Adventure promises to offer a little bit of everything for visitors. It's going to be equal parts fun and educational and appeal to kids of all ages.

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Good to know: Annual passes are currently half off (as of this publish date) and the company's Facebook page is giving away lots of free passes through promotional posts and giveaways making it a steal to ensure your next animal and aquatic adventure!

All photos courtesy Houston Aquarium and Animal Adventure

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