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Zoological Wildlife Foundation, Miami

4.5
#2 of 16 in Parks in Miami
Zoo / Aquarium Nature / Park
Housing numerous wild, exotic, and domestic animals, Zoological Wildlife Foundation offers one of the most personal animal encounters in South Florida. Reserve a tour, and get a chance to cuddle a baby tiger or get licked by an anteater. You can also feed a toucan, play with wolves, pet monkeys and lemurs, and have a photo session with a sloth. At this 10 ha (25 ac) zoo, you'll also see crocodiles, tigers, lions, large and small birds, and numerous other animals. You must reserve your tour in advance. Put Zoological Wildlife Foundation at the forefront of your travel plans using our Miami vacation builder.
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  • Before visiting Miami, we noted the ZWF as a potential extra activity if we had some spare time. We were so wrong, this should have been the first thing on our itinerary! It was the best thing we did ...  more »
  • The staff does their best to keep the bathrooms clean but the basins are built/installed in such a way that the entire area gets wet and disgusting,  more »
  • I am so happy that I went to the ZWF. Our tour guide Karina was awesome! she really gave a great tour about the animals and knew so much about them. I learned so much. The employees were super nice an...  more »
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  • The experience was awesome but we didn't interact with the animals for a long amount of time. It was kind of a quick in and out thing. Our tour guid was awesome though.
  • Honestly one of the greatest things you'll ever do. $80 for admission where you have interactions with little baby monkeys and owls and baby alligator as well as viewing countless animals. And then $120 for a once in a lifetime interaction with a baby tiger cub or lion cub. Unbeatable.
  • My wife and I absolutely LOVED our visit to the Zoological Wildlife Foundation and our hands on encounter with a tiger cub. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and you can tell they truly care about the welfare of the animals. A staff member used our iPhone to take pics and video of us, very much appreciated. Thank you for the one of a kind memories!
  • I came here with my young family. We had a great time. Looked after very well. The baby monkeys are the best thing by far. Crawling around you with there little nappies on and sat on your head and shoulders. Would definitely recommend. Taxi fare is expensive to out here so if you can snag a ride out with uber for cheap, that would be a good idea. Probably about 60% cheaper i found out AFTER. So definitely look into that. Anyways, everyone was happy and the kids loved their experience
  • I heard about this foundation through a friend, so I decided to try it on my birthday. My brother and I did the Special Wildlife Encounter and it was absolutely amazing. Our tour guide, Andrea, was fantastic. I would totally recommend her. We got to touch/hold/feed 15+ different animals. If you are an animal lover, you definitely need to visit.

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