Zoological Wildlife Foundation, Miami

4.5
#2 of 6 in Zoos & Aquariums in Miami
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. Using our international travel planner, Miami attractions like Zoological Wildlife Foundation can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I was 2 days ago from this beautiful place. I had a chance to stay in contact with a splendid lion cub ... a marvel kept beautifully by the children of the Centre (staff). I read in a review that there is a need for reservation, I went without, rang the Bell and was allowed to choose the route and the visit of 5 minutes with an animal of your choice. I have done 15 days on Safari in Kenya but only here can you do this experiment! The price is not exaggerated given that caring for animals comes at a price. Go and see!
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  • I wanted to give 4.5/5 stars because of the price, but overall this wildlife sanctuary is very good and does deserve 5 stars. $85 per person gets you a 1 hour tour of the grounds and their excellent c...  more »
  • After two years I made an encore visit to the ZWF with daughter number 2 in tow. Being the premier cat fan in the family it was no surprise that she was over the moon after her play session with Sarab...  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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