Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Center, Nassau

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#3 of 18 in Parks in Nassau
Zoo / Aquarium Garden
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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  • Visited the gardens while on Coconut Cruisers bike tour. Small but well kept zoo. Be sure to go on the day they are having the flamingo show! Nice to do something other than shopping!  more »
  • I love flamingos and I heard about this quaint little zoo, where you get get up close and personal with them. It's a little out of the way, but I loved it. We took a taxi that we got over by the shopp...  more »
  • Great place to get to know the local wildlife, is a beautiful place to spend a morning. Bring water because it gets very hot! The only downside... they close at 5 or 6 pm I do not remember exactly... and all in Nassau so close at that time! What my family and I did was to use the morning for museums, zoo, shopping and already in the afternoon everything was closed we went to beautiful beaches
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