Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Center, Nassau

3.5
#4 of 20 in Parks in Nassau
Visit Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Center, the first and only zoo in the Bahamas. Originally opened in 1937, the zoo now houses approximately 200 animals. In keeping with the zoo’s aim to promote conservation, it features a sanctuary and simulated natural habitats for a variety of endangered animals, including the Bahamian boa constrictor and Bahama parrot. A highlight of the zoo are the gorgeous Caribbean flamingoes and their famous trainer show, a must-see for any visitor. Hand-feed parrots or take an educational tour about wildlife conservation. Using our custom trip planner, Nassau attractions like Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Center can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We have an annual membership and they have nice programs for the kids. They also provide community resources and training on how to coexist with Bahamian wildlife.  more »
  • This zoo and gardens is the only one of its kind in the Bahamas. The lory parrot feeding and the flamingos are the highlights of the center. However, we enjoyed up close and personal time with the noi...  more »
  • This is a small zoo and botanical garden. Mostly birds but some mammals and a reptile or two. It was a shirt walk from the St. Albans Street neighborhood where we stayed. The lory parent feeding and t...  more »
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