• Allison Hills

A Peek Inside the Houston Zoo Asante Society 🐍 🦙 🐘

Officially, the Asante Society at the Houston Zoo is a group of philanthropic individuals who help ensure the vitality and excellence of the Zoo while learning more about wildlife and wild places.  Having recently relocated to Houston, we were not aware of the Asante Society until a friend and colleague of my husband introduced us. It did not take us very long to decide to join!


Here is a video from a few of our favorite Asante Society Events:



In addition to some of the events pictured in the video, the Asante Society membership includes the following benefits:


👉🏼Unlimited complimentary Zoo admission for you and up to nine (9) guests per visit

👉🏼Kid Keeper privilege – enables you to send your children to the Zoo with an adult caregiver

👉🏼One private tour for member(s) and children of their household under age 18, includes VIP parking space.

👉🏼Unlimited rides on the Wildlife Carousel

👉🏼Priority registration for Camp Zoofari (for children or grandchildren of the household)

👉🏼20% discount in the Houston Zoo Gift Shops

👉🏼Admission for sixteen (16) to Zoobilee, the Zoo’s annual member appreciation event

👉🏼Recognition in the Zoo’s annual report

👉🏼Asante Society Zoo news alerts

👉🏼10% discount on facility rentals for private events or meetings (does not include Zoo-wide events or catering fees)

👉🏼Discounted general admission to the Zoo’s annual Feast with the Beasts event

👉🏼Free or discounted admission to more than 100 Zoos across the nation (check Discounts with Other Zoos for current participants)


Annual membership donations of $1,200 or more directly support the Zoo’s core programs: animal care, education, and conservation. Asante members get closer to their Houston Zoo through exclusive tours, events, and so much more!


Please let me know if you are interested in joining! I would be honored to connect you to a fantastic zoo representative (and would be equally honored to see you at the events!)