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Zoo Miami

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Address: 15th St, 12400 SW 152 St, Miami, FL 33177
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+1 305-251-0400
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Zoo Miami (also known as The Miami-Dade Zoological Park and Gardens) is the...

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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One of the best zoos in he world! Have taken the whole family and then one of the grandchildren.Can be warm in the summer. They are always opening new attractions!

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Palmetto Bay, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the best zoos in he world! Have taken the whole family and then one of the grandchildren.Can be warm in the summer. They are always opening new attractions!

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

perfect for family day. very big, animals have a lot of space. a lot of animals. can feed giraffes. great value!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I bought a 2 person membership and visited the zoo for the first time today with my husband. We arrived about 20 minutes after the park opened, on a Saturday, and found a great parking spot in the front. The zoo itself (pathways and rest areas) and the actual exibits seemed well maintained. I read some reviews mentioning trash in... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't miss this! This is a must for everyone to go, not once but several times in the year, reccomend when is not too hot.

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Ocoee, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OK so I had no idea and was totally il-prepared for my day at the zoo. This park is one of the biggest I've ever been to and I've been to many. Where comfortable shoes and breathable clothes. Get the bike or do 1/2 one day and 1/2 another day, sit and plan your day around the experiences because getting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent the day with family at the Zoo Miami today. What an awesome experience, all the animals in their natural habitat surrounded by lots of greens,trees and shade. All looked very happy and healthy as well. Great day......

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bought passes online w/discount, walked right in avoided long line...First impression: very helpful & friendly staff. Facilities clean and well kept. Whole zoo very clean and well maintained grounds (manicured). Animals all looked well cared for and many workers out and about. Very big, lots of walking, on a not really hot day, nice. Pedal rentals are available also a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful zoo, well laid out. Some what better enclosures than I have seen at some zoos. Wear you walking shoes or rent one of the 2 or 4 person bikes they have at the entrance. Big place, lot's of walking.Grandma and your 2 year old are not gonna make it.q We got in free with our Go Miami pass. I... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've visited Zoo Miami maybe 4 -5 times over the past 20 years or so. Every time I have planned to write a review but never have, until now. Reading through the reviews, I was tempted not to post, because it seems nobody has the same issue I do, but just in case somebody out there will be helped by... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This Zoo was really great. We had an awesome experience with our 2 year, and family includng senior citizens. Pace yourself, it's a huge zoo, hundreds of acres. It will be difficult to see evryting unless you're there for more than 6 hours or over multiple days, especially with a toddler. Definitely pay for the extras up front by getting... More 

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