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Zoo Miami, Miami

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#1 of 16 in Parks in Miami
Florida’s oldest zoological garden, Zoo Miami is home to over 2,000 animals across more than 100 exhibits. An air-conditioned monorail takes a loop around the zoo and is a comfortable and convenient way to get around the site, providing an aerial view of some exhibits. There are four main areas of the zoo: Asia, Africa, Amazon and beyond, and Australia. Those who want to experience animals up close can brush an Indian rhinoceros or feed a giraffe for an additional fee. For more information about the zoo and its animals, take a narrated tram ride or guided tour. For Zoo Miami and beyond, use our Miami family vacation planner to get the most from your Miami vacation.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Beautiful place, well organized! We were there with family child 2.5 years, we had a blast!
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  • August 14, 2017
    Have visited the zoo for years now but the last visit was most memorable.It was a hot day outside but the family was prepared by wearing comfortable shoes and clothing, and staying hydrated for this v...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    We are from out of town and bought a Groupon to go here. Highly recommended getting the bike it's a lot of of walking. We fed giraffes, saw Asian and Africa elephants, rode a camel, monorail, and caro...  more »
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  • July 1, 2017
    Loved it!!! The Zoo is clean, the staff is very attentive and knowledgeable. They will answer any questions that you may have about the Zoo and the animals. The animals look very healthy and have a great appearance. They have a water park for kids and a nice resting area. You have to come here!!!
  • June 27, 2017
    This is a great zoo. The animals look well cared for. It was blistering hot when I visited and we could have really used those misters around the park to be working. Unfortunately, 90% of the ones I stopped at didn't work. I don't know the usual times of the food kiosks around the park, but it would have been nice to have had a couple of those open.
  • June 3, 2017
    Love this Zoo. Mission Everglades is so interesting and fun it makes you realize how much wild life we have around us in Florida. My 4 yr old daughter loves going and seeing all the animals. The staff is knowledgable and friendly. Best thing to do is try to go when the exhibit is being feed... The interactions are amazing.
  • June 29, 2017
    I'm an annual member for the past three years. My kids love to visit there often just to play in the water park. The animal displays have a great variety of information, and often you can see a zookeeper there to answer your questions. The new addition of the Everglades is very educational and interesting.
  • May 11, 2017
    I would give it 4.5 stars! The only problems I have are there are not a lot of places to eat, and the vending machines through out the park should be able to take cards. Also, the bathrooms are scattered and hard to find when you really have to go. I LOVE this zoo, it's huge with a lot to see! I love the animals and the scenery. It really has some cool attention to detail, I love the Amazon and the new Everglades exhibits. I will be returning soon!! Great place!!

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