Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Center, Nassau

(3.6/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web)
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. Plan your visit to Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Center and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Nassau itinerary maker.
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  • Agree with most other reviews here. Flamingo show is the highlight. Those birds are totes adorbs! The Zoo itself is a tad small, but has a decent collection of local flora and fauna. Nice way to spend...  more »
  • Zoo is very small but dancing flamingos are incredible and everyone can take part in it. Terrific experience. With amazing garden. 
  • Please go so that they can make some money to improve! We didn't really like the zoo. We loved the marching flamingos and I guess this is why most people go. The show was very cute and we were enterta...  more »