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Hovatter's Wildlife Zoo, Kingwood

Categories: Zoos & Aquariums, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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3.2/5 based on 40+ reviews on the web
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  • All the animal exhibits are wonderful, except the outside the park ones such as the chimp one. It is way way way too small. I felt like crying seeing him looking like he was bored due to being locked ...  read more »
  • I have been going to hovatter's since I was a young girl. I always loved being up close and being able to feed the animals. This visit was nice. I was concerned about the alligator. The water is liter...  read more »
  • What a wonderful excursion! My adult daughter and I visited this afternoon and even though it was blistering hot - being on the ridge top there was a great breeze and lots of trees for shade. It's a l...  read more »
  • Very clean and respectful of the animals. Customer friendly and all sit areas are wonderful. The animals seem very content so it feels less of a zoo and more of an experience!
  • Small, friendly and very good to their animals. Cages are clean, animals are well maintained, owner is happy, friendly and very social.
  • You can get so much closer to the animals here than any other zoo around. You can also feed giraffes and most of the other animals! Great for kids!
  • This was the worst zoo I have ever been to! Their employees were terrible. For my daughters eleventh birthday she wanted to hold a monkey over there, because we read online to make sure it was available and we even called them. When we got there they were like "the monkey handlers not here." So my husband asked "so there's no possible way for her to hold the monkey?" They said "not unless you want your face scratched off, then you can hold it." My husband went "okay there you can hold it." Alyssa didn't want to anymore because the employees were so bad, she just wanted to leave. Later Alyssas friends heard them talking trash about us. Alyssa wanted to punch them. Later Alyssa started to cry. I totally recommend you don't go to Hovatters zoo. If I could give this place zero stars but I can't. Never give this place your money!
  • My husband and I are traveling bouncing to all kinds of zoos in different states. This zoo was a blast! You can feed almost everything and they have a variety of foods to choose from to feed them. The animals are all well cared for and happy. My favorite was the giraffes, we fed them more than once. The bear could catch the honey bars with his mouth!! A real treat! Small and growing but Well built and maintained! We will be coming back!! LOVED IT!
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