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Zoo Miami

1 Zoo Blvd, 12400 SW 152 St, Miami, FL 33177
305-251-0400
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Ranked #8 of 122 attractions in Miami
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Zoos
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Walking
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Sanctuary for endangered, rare and threatened animals including tigers, crocodiles and the infamous Komodo Dragon, plus special animal education... more » Owner description: Sanctuary for endangered, rare and threatened animals including tigers, crocodiles and the infamous Komodo Dragon, plus special animal education programs geared for children of all ages. « less
Useful Information: Activities for young children
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Winter Haven, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

This zoo has so many things to offer and see. They rent family bikes so it is easier to get around the park. They have many different themed areas so you can explore the animals in a more realistic setting for them. This place has been around for many years and with them keeping up with the new generations it... More

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We bought discounted tickets thru Groupon. They included Giraffe and bird feedings as well as souvenir soda cups. Best of all, our tickets included the Skyride shuttle which runs thru the whole zoo. The place is nice and clean. The bird Aviary is a must as well as the giant Galapagos turtles. If you don't want to ride the train... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Being such an open and pleasant-weather zoo, in fact, Metrozoo is the only zoo in the continental United States that has a subtropical climate, buildings are kept to a minimum for both exhibits and visitor services, and those that do exist are mostly low nondescript basic structures rather than exotically themed cultural recreations. (Only two of the animal habitats contain... More

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Boise, Idaho
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

It was a decently kept zoo. I went before I learned that zoo's are not the animal oasis they are made out to be so I can't give any zoo a good rating.

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Pontotoc, Mississippi
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We spent about 4 hours here. We seen all the animals . We had a map of the zoo that help us get around.. There was 52 animals on the map. The food there is a little pricey but good.

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Miami, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I think it is a very funny place for all family. It is big so I suggest to rent the bikes. I rather to go any time but summer! If you have membership in your local library, you can get free passes.

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Manaus, AM
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

It was a very nice visit. They have evrything a commom park has, but has some bike rentals that you can use with the family, so you can save the grandma's legs! Hehehe Anyway, really pleasant place, with so many "rare" animals.

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New York, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Great fun for the kids and the kids at heart. Only don't do it in July, the heat was unbelievable. Wished it had more interactive activities, but the animals were amazing.

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Akron, Ohio
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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This zoo is great!! Be prepared though - it is very large! the views of the animals are incredible though!! I couldn't believe how close we got and how much space there was to see the animals! we went on July 4th and it was awesome! Wasn't overly crowded but super hot!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I wasn't very excited to visit Zoo Miami. We go to the Bronx Zoo about once a month and just been there. I'm so glad we opted to visit Zoo Miami though. The zoo had a great variety of animals. They were really moving around - the elephants, rhinos, lions and gorilla's were really active and it was exciting to... More

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