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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  • September 30, 2017
    I spent about half a day here with my partner and we really enjoyed it. There is a good range of animals to see, the white peacock was a particular highlight as well as the flamingos! It is small, and...  more »
  • September 26, 2017
    Well, walking through these gardens and zoo was a little like walking through an ancient ruin. You could tell what the Gardens once had been and were no more. The animals appeared to be well cared for...  more »
  • September 21, 2017
    Nice garden and zoo just outside Nassau. Marching flamingos are impressive. Gardens nice, too, and usually not crowded.  more »

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