Crocodile Encounter has the largest group of crocodiles on display in the state of Texas. Enjoy one of Houston's largest wildlife shows and find out what it's really like to live and work with the nations largest group of Nile crocodiles. A visit to Houston's only reptile zoo enables each visitor to experience wildlife in a safe, exciting, and educational fashion.
Things to See & Do
Watch crocodiles and alligators swim, sun and feed. Lively guides will actually bring the animals directly to you for a feeding demo.
Enjoy a Public tour - Public tours generally run daily at 9:30am and 6:30pm. Check the schedule as sometimes these times change.
Book a Family Tour in advance - Family Tours are by appointment only. Tours last between 1:15-1:45 minutes depending on the animals behavior and schedule for that day. You must call, text, or email and set up your time to visit Crocodile Encounter. Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to your tours start time. Tours start promptly at the scheduled time. Gates open 30 minutes prior to tour start time. **You may bring romaine lettuce(#1 choice), or other green vegetables for your tortoise feeding experience.
See other animals - In addition to crocodiles, the facility features numerous species of snakes, lizards, and turtles as well as a number of small mammals.
Book a party - Visitors have the option of having small crocs at an event at your own location (like a party or a gathering) or you can come in to see the big crocs at Crocodile Encounter.
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