Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Center, Nassau

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#3 of 18 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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  • When you go on vacation often the places you visit are full of tourists. This zoo is a local attraction so it has a wonderful mix of local residents and tourists. You get a feel for what it would be l...  more »
  • Went to the zoo with my wife to see flamingos. The zoo is compact, the staff is very nice and friendly. We spent 2 hours there, watched flamingos show and bird feeding. Parrots are fun as well. We too...  more »
  • A small zoo, which definitely needs a lot of money and soon! The enclosures are shaded by beautiful, lush vegetation, a definite highlight for the visit. Unfortunately, many cages are empty. Those tha...  more »

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