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Jungle Island

Address: 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132
Phone Number: 305-400-7000
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$257*
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Jungle Island Miami VIP Safari Tour
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Ranked #24 of 88 Attractions in Miami
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Activities: Dining, Viewing wildlife, Birdwatching
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Jungle Island is located between downtown Miami and South Beach. The...
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Activities: Dining, Viewing wildlife, Birdwatching
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: Jungle Island is located between downtown Miami and South Beach. The park offers amazing animal exhibits, unique shows and up-close animal interactions unlike anywhere else.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 NEW

Im sitting here at the park and im really disturbed at the big cats that have sores on their backs and paws and their cage is WAY to small for 5 tigers to live in! The show the girl pushed the tiger in an overly aggressive way and shoved him on stage. The leopard was eating a raw chicken. Since... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 NEW

Jungle Island is a huge disappointment and an even bigger rip off. For a family of four it will cost you $200 plus and the entire park may take about an hour to get through. They charge you every chance they can to feed an animal, to look at an animal and we paid for two experiences only to be... More 

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NJ
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

Took a ship excursion on the on-off bus but it was soooo cold we got off at the Jungle Island stop out of desperation. We had zero expectations because we really didn't know much about it. It was clean and very well maintained and larger than we thought. Loved the white lion exhibit. They walked right up to the glass.... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
23 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

The best thing for us at Jungle Island was being able to see lots of animals up close and have photos taken with them. There are lots of parrots, monkeys, snakes anf baby crocodiles they let you pet and their photographers keep shooting so by the time you leave you can have 30-40 photos of you with animals. Those photos... More 

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

My son was getting pretty edgy while the girls were shopping so I took him to Jungle Island. He was fascinated! Perfect place to take your kids.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

We did the private tour with our teenage daughter. It was a great afternoon, definitely a one of a kind experience. Got to interact with lemurs, kangaroos, 90 year old turtles and more. Our guide Ryan kept it fun. Also checked out the bird show, which was awesome. Highly recommend going!

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JungleIsland, General Manager at Jungle Island, responded to this review

Dear Phil, Thank you for your great endorsement of our VIP tour. We are thrilled to learn you enjoyed this one-of-a-kind experience with your tour guide, Ryan. Please come visit us again during your next trip to Miami. Happy Holidays! Regards, Christopher Gould Managing Director More 

New Braunfels, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

My wife and I took the VIP Tour in 2014 and we had a fantastic time. This was a very unique experience for the both of us. Being able to spend time with lemurs close up was educational and fun. Placing your hands on the back of a tortoise that is nearly a century old will give you sense of... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

First off having to pay 10 dollars for parking just to get to park is ridiculous. There is nothing around ( other attractions) to make it worth the price. Then we had to wait in line 50 mins or more to get tickets because at best half the widows were manned at any given time. Erratically the employees would leave... More 

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JungleIsland, General Manager at Jungle Island, responded to this review

Guest feedback is extremely important to us and we appreciate you taking the time to give us yours. We will be sure to review our front of house experience. Meanwhile, please rest assured that our animal enclosures not only meet, yet exceed requirements set forth by the Zoological Association of America. Additionally, we provide enrichment to our animals throughout the... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Jungle island is located between South beach and downtown Miami. In my view it is a very old compact zoo with several kinds of animals. Good for spend half day with children.

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New York City, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This is essentially a zoo / petting zoo in the worst traditions of unreformed zoos from the 1950s. It is abundantly clear that nobody here cares about the animals. Instead, they care about squeezing every last penny out of you. From ridiculously expensive admission (I paid $110 for two adults and two kids including tax, and this was after a... More 

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JungleIsland, General Manager at Jungle Island, responded to this review

We are disappointed to learn of your unfavorable experience and feelings towards Jungle Island. Contrary to your belief, the well being of our animals is of the utmost importance to our team. Please feel free to reach out to me directly should you wish to discuss your concerns further. Regards, Christopher Gould Managing Director More 

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