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Jungle Island, Miami

(3.1/5 based on 1,500+ reviews on the web)
Interact with tropical birds, see a tiger show, or visit the Everglades Habitat to further explore Florida's ecosystems at Jungle Island. Such famous guests as Winston Churchill and President Jimmy Carter have visited this zoo, which originally opened in 1936 as Parrot Jungle. In addition to animal shows and exhibitions, the park also provides visitors with opportunities for live animal encounters at its petting zoo. A few of the zoo's most popular attractions are its Parrot Bowl, which hosts the Winged Wonders bird show, and a 408 kg (400 lb) liger (combination lion and tiger). To visit Jungle Island on your holiday in Miami, and find out what else Miami has to offer, use our Miami trip itinerary planner.
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  • Visited here with my wife during our South Florida vacation. The place was well kept and there were parrots and kangaroos available for interaction at no extra cost. More animal "experiences" are avai...  more »
  • We visited Jungle Island with a total of six kids ages 3-18. All ages had a good time. The groups favorite activities involved the direct interactions with animals from petting kangaroos, snakes and t...  more »
  • On the bus tour was mentioned repeatedly jungle Iceland is as great and unique. But it is not so special for the price by almost 50 USD. There are some beautiful birds in small Aviary and the Ligger, and alligators. For families with children, it is sure to win great but also a more expensive movies. You can also shoot with macaws and pet some animals.
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  • Went here as a guest on a work picnic function... really a nice place for children and families.... probably great for Tourists too, since I do find that tourists expect to pay a little bit more for things l, on Vacation... Overall a really nice place. All the staff were friendly, really nice older gentleman walking around made it apparent he loved what he does, working there. The layout of the animals around you, makes it unique.... I don't want to spoil anything... it's worth a visit.
  • I went on a Thursday back in September, and i must say i had such an awesome experience. From the moment i walked in i was greeted with kindness. The shows were great and being able to pet the animals were awesome. Thank you all for the great experience.
  • Back in a day we used to go to the old location smaller and super adorable. I'm getting used to this one. It doesn't have a feel of the big zoo that's I why I love it! The birds are really gorgeous. A fun place to spend a day with family!
  • Its nice overall with amazing animals and shows for the kids to learn about the different kinds of animals. But the admission of price is very expensive. I paid $48.00 for one ticket. And the vending machines are purely ridiculous highly priced. A Powerade or soda cost $4.00 freaking dollars.😡😡 Food prices suck big time! By the way parking is $10.00.
  • Very strange place. Extremely expensive tickets and, as result, just few people in a park. Dirty, scary and not friendly at all. Many cages and enclosures without birds or animals. Everything for extra price. Dirty restrooms. All cafe and restaurants was closed during working hours. And do not forget to bring your water or you pay 4 dollars per can inside this captivity!