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South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center Port Isabel
#1 of 13 Zoos & Aquariums in Texas Gulf Coast
The staff is energetic, friendly and helpful and the interactive aquariums are fun and informative.
When you arrive you are met by a large, friendly turtle and a feel/touch aquarium.
Sea Center Texas Lake Jackson
#2 of 13 Zoos & Aquariums in Texas Gulf Coast
Excellent opportunity to see saltwater fish being bred to be released in the Gulf of Mexico, touch ocean creatures in the touch tank, and view saltwater fish in an extra large aquarium -- ALL FREE.
Marine museum with touch tanks, an aquarium, a hatchery & outdoor wetlands with a boardwalk trail.
Houston Zoo Houston
#3 of 13 Zoos & Aquariums in Texas Gulf Coast
Hermann Park is adjacent to the zoo which enhances the setting and offers more activities and awesome scenery, which makes for a perfect day of fun and relaxation!
Other city's zoos get far more attention, but this beautiful gem has quietly provided families in Southeast Texas a wonderful educational and entertainment experience for generations, while maintaining one of the...
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Gladys Porter Zoo Brownsville
#4 of 13 Zoos & Aquariums in Texas Gulf Coast
Overall, this was a great zoo with so many lovely exhibits - contented animals, informative signage, easy to walk around, beautiful gardens, top notch really.
And for those of you that love exotic flora, the Gladys Porter Zoo is a contained botanical garden that showcases some of the worlds flora specimens as well as its fauna!
Texas State Aquarium Corpus Christi
#5 of 13 Zoos & Aquariums in Texas Gulf Coast
... Feline , American Eagle , Sting Rays , Sea Turtles , Dolphins that Perform , Sharks / Exhibits and touching of small sharks , River Otters , Lots of large Aquarium Exhibits Friendly Staff and a Large Gift shop .
This is the epitome all aquariums aspire to be- interactive exhibits, animal encounters, touch tanks, beautiful theme aquariums, and a new gallery about the Caribbean opening soon...plus there's a splash park, pie...
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Aquarium at Rockport Harbor Rockport
#6 of 13 Zoos & Aquariums in Texas Gulf Coast
In our short stop at the aquarium, we learned a lot about the local sea life and enjoyed all the dedicated volunteers there had to share with us.
Although small in comparison to larger aquariums in larger cities my wife and I both noted the meticulous care that had gone into both setting up the exhibits as well as maintaining the smaller aquariums containin...
The University of Texas Marine Science Institute Port Aransas
#7 of 13 Zoos & Aquariums in Texas Gulf Coast
There a few great exhibits inside including several aquariums with a wide variety of native fish, sea horses, urchins, and more.
There's an aquarium in the lobby that kept the kids entertained for almost a half hour.
Stingray Reef 215 Kipp Ave Kemah
#8 of 13 Zoos & Aquariums in Texas Gulf Coast
The aquarium is a little small but the stingray pool was pretty awesome lots of stingrays some really big ones too really fun time feeding them definitely need to go on the list of : cannot miss!!!!!
There were several aquariums with various sea life as well as a snake and a small crocodile.
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TGR Exotics Wildlife Park Spring
#9 of 13 Zoos & Aquariums in Texas Gulf Coast
You also get to view lots of interesting animals (lots of different primates, wart hogs, hyenas, etc) close-up, within a few feet, much closer than a normal zoo.
We had a great time getting close to animals that one can only see from afar in zoos.
Bayou Wildlife Zoo Alvin
#10 of 13 Zoos & Aquariums in Texas Gulf Coast
The park is absolutely lovely, there are amazing opportunities to see alligators, kangaroos, giraffes, water buffalos, rhinoceros, and many types of deer, zebra, camels, zonkey, donkey, along with petting zoo for...
There is a safari ride where you see many animal some come up to the tram to feed, there is also a petting zoo you can feed and pet the animals, there is also a pony ride.
The Texas Zoo Victoria
#11 of 13 Zoos & Aquariums in Texas Gulf Coast
Great Zoo! Perfect for all ages!
If you've got little ones, the Texas Zoo is a great place to spend a morning or afternoon exploring!
World Birding Center Harlingen
#12 of 13 Zoos & Aquariums in Texas Gulf Coast
Downtown Aquarium Houston
#13 of 13 Zoos & Aquariums in Texas Gulf Coast
Very cool place ... amazing, giant aquariums.. Great layout, delicious food and located in a great part of town.
Incredible venue for a 700+ attendees event and so many things to see and do at the aquarium, with a live band on stage, fun choo-choo train ride to the Shark Tank exhibit, interesting exhibits of sea-life, amusem...
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