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“Great Looks at Fabulous Animals, Plus So Much More”
Review of Zoo Miami

Zoo Miami
Ranked #14 of 376 things to do in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for young children
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We have never been to the Miami Zoo so you could imagine how surprise we were when we got to the Zoo grounds and discovered what the Miami Zoo is all about. It is immense and well layout out for the visitors and the animals. Lots of signs leading you to the animal in their natural habitat .
There was a feeding of the giraffes ,Kids sliding in a tube in the alligator display. A bit scary for the kids and the adults. Kids loved it. Thought it was the best part of our visit.
There are strategically placed food venues . A bit costly but not unexpected. Lots of places to take good photographs with or without the Zoo inhabitancies.
There is a mono rail , boat rides in Swans and Ducks on the river, 4 passenger covers tricycles get toy around If needed a golf cart would pick you..
Gift shop had a few of the regular items you expect at Zoo, Logo Tee shirts, Stuff Animals and souvenirs.
If you have grandchildren visiting , or want to enjoy the perfectly laid out Zoo for easy traveling within the compound, their map comes in quite handy. More than once for us.
It did rain heavy for the early hour of the time we were there. But good things come to those that wait and we did.
for 1 1/2 hours it rained the minute we entered the park , We were fortune enough to be right at the Nourish 305 food emporium which we entered, bought our lunches, Stayed there while it rained. We then mapped out what we would see and when,
If you have never been to the Miami Zoo or did it ages ago, stop by you will be impressed.

Thank tom K
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We were pleasantly surprised when we visited Zoo Miami. They have great interactive kids activities and tunnels "inside" the exhibits and it was very interesting to learn how many acres the zoo encompasses (as compared to "larger" zoos). As with nearly everything in Miami, the "tropical" atmosphere adds to the experience.

Thank Cindy D
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This place is definetely worth a visit if you are in miami since the variety of animals is huge! My favorites were by far the monkeys though

Thank Ioannis P
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed everything we saw. Didn’t make it around the whole zoo. This place is big! We thought the direction signage could be better but don’t let that stop you there is plenty to enjoy

Thank tomanddebbie
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Horrible workers and servicemen. Do not care about patrons at all. Don't waste your time. If your child needs special food or service they couldn't care less.

Thank Yitzi K
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