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Zoo Miami

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12400 SW 152nd St, Miami, FL 33177
+1 305-251-0400
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US$ 23.49*
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Zoo Miami Admission with Optional Safari Package
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US$ 89.00*
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Zoo Miami (also known as The Miami-Dade Zoological Park and Gardens) is the largest and oldest zoological garden in Florida, and the only sub-tropical zoo in the continental United States. The unique climate in South Florida allows us to keep a wide variety of animals from Asia, Australia and Africa, representing a broad mix of species that is unlike any other zoo in the country. Zoo Miami today occupies almost 750 acres, and is home to more than 3,000 animals representing over 500 different species. Of this population, more than 40 species are classified as endangered. The zoo also houses more than 1,000 species of trees, palms and other plants, and over 100 special exhibits showcasing a broad number of species and scientific topics. We are accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) which means we have passed a rigorous application and inspection process and meet or exceed the AZA's standards for animal health and welfare, fundraising, zoo staffing, and involvement in global conservation efforts. Zoo Miami is proud to be an active leader in many global wildlife and environmental conservation initiatives, and we are currently involved in over 36 projects taking place on six continents.
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  • Average9%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
12400 SW 152nd St, Miami, FL 33177
+1 305-251-0400
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I didn't know what to expect, but it was well done. Lots of walking, so wear comfy shoes and bring a hat and sunscreen. The lush tropical vegetation, and music playing throughout, little places to cool off and refreshments including beer. You can rent covered...More

Thank Donnalynn P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Miami Zoo is a great place to visit with the little ones. Try to go in the cooler months, since most activities are outdoor and very hot. There is a splash pad for the kids also so bring the bathing suits. The Everglades exhibition just...More

Thank Tatiana C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Miami zoo is a nice experience to all the people (young and adults) with a very good number of animals to visit and see. To save some time and money, try to find Grupon discounts, it will save you money and time to access...More

Thank Ranier M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Give the face that I've been to many zoos in my life, I can honestly say that this one was the best I had to opportunity of visiting. This massive park is the perfect place to spend the day with your loved ones with all...More

Thank _salmaeliela
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to make Zoo Miami a stop on our southern Florida trip. Man I am glad we did. By the size of the parking lots this place can be a very busy place but stopping on a 100 degree day in September, the lots...More

Thank jpwiii1958
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my 3 little boys (4, 7, 9) to Zoo Miami and it blew me away. I saw animals I had never even heard of. It was all laid out so beautifully too with water misters all over the place to keep cool and...More

Thank rebeccadw2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Everglades exhibit was amazing. You can swim with the seals or walk along the alligator infested pit. We have a great time.

Thank Elia L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This zoo is really big and has a lot of variety in animals, attractions and fun things to do. Lions, Tigers, Elephants, Hippos, Monkeys and lots more. In addition there are two great water parks for kids to cool off. It is such a big...More

Thank Inger A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First off, get here early becasue it's going to take you the entire day to get through the park. They have really improved the layout and exhibits in this zoo so that it is easier to travel through and see everything. You can get the...More

Thank Brooke S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our day here didn't start off on a good foot, we followed the satnav, choosing Miami Zoo. The SatNav took us to a residential area?? So 9 miles later and we arrived at the Zoo. Luckily for us, it was timed just right, as the...More

Thank LouLouTravel74
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Mig M
18 June 2017|
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Response from miacabrerm | Reviewed this property |
We have never taken the tram at the zoo, this zoo is very walkable, it's not that huge. However if you are finished early enough I guess it doesn't hurt to take the tram and get a bird's eye view of the zoo.
5 June 2017|
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Response from Greg M | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry but I am not knowledgeable about this subject
Kimberley M
18 May 2017|
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Response from ZooMiami | Property representative |
We do not offer camel rides anymore. But you can feed them, as well as our giraffes.

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