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Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens

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Address: 1590 Goodlette Rd N, Naples, FL 34102-5260
Phone Number: +1 239-262-5409
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Much more than a walk-thru zoo, this historic tropical garden and...

Much more than a walk-thru zoo, this historic tropical garden and nationally accredited zoo features a full day of wildlife experiences to delight guests with the natural world to inspire the conservation of our planet's remaining wild areas and their wondrous inhabitants.

Discover the wonders of South America featuring a Giant anteater, Cotton-top tamarins, and more. Get wildly close to the Malayan tigers at viewing windows. Hand-feed the herd of giraffe plus enjoy your favorite animals like lions, monkeys, and bears. Naples Zoo is one of only four zoos in the nation to feature the fierce YouTube-favorites: African honey badgers. Plus discover rarely seen species including Malagasy fosas and 2 of less than 20 striped hyenas in the nation.

Ask those questions you've always wondered about at the Meet the Keeper Series. Be fascinated by rare creatures during premier wildlife shows. Cruise through islands of monkeys, lemurs, and apes. Watch our professional staff hand-feed American alligators while dispelling popular myths. Snap great photos and learn the facts behind the fiction at a venomous snake talk. It's wild fun from apes to zebras.

Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens is a nonprofit organization cooperating in conservation programs both in and outside the wild for endangered species. The zoo is nationally accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the organization that sets the highest standards for wildlife care, education, and conservation. The garden also holds accreditation by The Morton Register of Arboreta and is a member of the American Public Gardens Association.

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First visit after many years

This is a really nice, compact zoo with many interesting attractions. You can walk it in about 90 min. with stops to watch the animals, or longer if you time it to take in various... read more

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Nutley, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a really nice, compact zoo with many interesting attractions. You can walk it in about 90 min. with stops to watch the animals, or longer if you time it to take in various demonstrations presented by zoo personnel. We were there off season, so these were kind of minimal, but they were informative and educational. Highlights included a... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here with my sister while visiting my parents. Not much to do in Naples. This was a nice break. Small zoo but the animals are up close Enjoyed the day

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Byron Center, Michigan
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Took our 2 year old grandson and had a great day! He loved all the animals and the playground too. The monkey island tour and feeding the giraffe was the highlight! Well worth the price and it all goes to a great cause.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We live in Columbus, OH - home of one of THE best zoos in the country (and Jack Hanna - THE greatest zoo director and frequent guest on David Letterman). Needless to say our zoo expectations are tough to beat. For a smaller zoo, this place PACKS IT IN. Camel rides, giraffe feedings, a boat ride to see Lemur Island...... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is not like a big city Zoo, but it is very nice and well laid out. The people that work there are very knowledgeable about the animals and always willing to give information. I suggest following the schedule for the different shows to get the best experience. The Monkey Island Cruise was pretty cool and lasts about 10-15 minutes.... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a small zoo that do not have too many animals but the money raised by the zoo goes towards conservation projects around the globe. The zoo has great walkways through lush vegetation and plants. The staff are very passionate and knowledgable about the animals they care for. The young lady who gave the talk about UNO the blind... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Knowledgable enthusiastic keepers make this an excellent day out. The zoo is quite small in area but you can get quite close to the animals. They offer meet the keeper sessions throughout the day who deliver short informative talks on the anmals they care for and answer questions you have. Dont miss feeding the giraffes!! $5 well spent!

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Naples Zoo has always been wonderful and every year it just gets better. I'm amazed each time I return to see all the wonderful animals and exhibits in a small town

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent about 4 hours here on a Saturday morning with our kids = 2 & 3 years old. I don't know how anyone could rate this zoo with a "terrible" rating. The grounds and exhibits are really presented in a really nice way, with the walking paths going in and out and around of all the trees and plants.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Get ready for a lot of walking. This zoo is O.K. but don't expect too much. The most interesting feature are the giraffes which you are encouraged to feed. The gift shop is overpriced.

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