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Address: 16225 Sw 172nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33187
Phone Number: +1 305-969-3696
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Description: ZWF Miami is the only zoo in South Florida with as many animal encounters...
ZWF Miami is the only zoo in South Florida with as many animal encounters. We carry more than 20 of exotic species at our facility with many available for interactive activities involving our guests. The five acre zoo houses everything from domestic animals and primates to large predatory birds and mammals. Some of our popular selection of exotic zoo animals are Gibbon Apes, Sloths, Lemurs, owls, snakes, Anteater, Lions, Snow Leopards, and mischievous Capuchin monkeys - like those used in many movies. The Zoological Wildlife Foundation offers intimate tours and private encounters by appointment. Contact us to schedule a special tour with our exotic animals! It's an experience you will never forget. Tours must be prepaid and booked in advance in order to guarantee your desired date and time. DIRECTIONS: Please use these directions. The GPS sends travelers via a dirt road. COMING FROM THE NORTH: Take Turnpike Heading South Exit: Eureka Drive - 184 street Make a right turn heading west until Krome Avenue (177 ave) Make a right heading North to 160 street. Make a right heading East for half mile to 172 ave. Make a right. We are on the left side about a half block down.
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Very good experience specially with young children they will love it !!! , expensive but worth it ,and they definitely need that to preserve the site , small group of people which... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

it was good , BUT not great like some of the reviews here mention and heres why it wasnt GREAT: 1- i feel its too pricey for 1 hr and 10 mins encounter with an animal 2- what took away from the experience was that its in the middle of NOWHERE unpaved roads, no signage , once you book your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Such a fun experience! Loved playing with the Amur Leopard. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Unique experience getting to feed and touch so many animals you see behind glass at zoos.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Very good experience specially with young children they will love it !!! , expensive but worth it ,and they definitely need that to preserve the site , small group of people which is good for the animals , do not crowd the site otherwise won't be the same

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Chula Vista, California
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This place was great to visit. Although it is definitely pricey, I and the rest of my family believe the experience was worth it. My family of four checked in and were met by the friendliest pup that looked like a fluffy bear. Once everyone else was signed in, we were greeted by our guide which led us under this... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Zoological Wildlife Foundation truly deserves its superstar ratings. Hidden away to the south of Miami, it is worth the drive and the money. My wife and I toured the facility with a group 9 people ranging from teenagers to seniors. The staff was accommodating, knowledgable, friendly and customer service oriented. They did their best to keep us comfortable and informed.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Didn't look like much at first when we drove up but it was an amazing experience....my 15 year old cynical son was speechless and even let me take pics of him with the animals. Guides were very knowledgeable, helpful and tried to include everyone. We interacted with all manner of wildlife and at the end had our personal interaction with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My girlfriend and I stayed in miami beach and were hesitate to make the hour trek there. But it was totally worth it. You likely won't have another experience like this anywhere! Bring a water and be prepared to be outside. And definitely don't forget your camera or gopro.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My daughter and I visited 6/24/15. After the visit, I placed ZWF on my bucket list and crossed off at the same time (didn't realize this would be on the list). We had an incredible tour/experience. Shout out to Carolina for making our visit special. My 14 year old was supposed to go to a waterpark the next day, but... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

was very fun for the kids and also adults, the camels ride was amazing and reasonable price, all animals are in very good shape and conditions. You should be wearing very confortable clothing and shoes and if you tired think about renting family bicycle

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Great way to spend time with your family with so many beautiful animals and caring experienced tour guides. We went during the Christmas vacation and the weather was perfect. We plan to go back next year.

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Address: 16225 Sw 172nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33187
Phone Number: +1 305-969-3696
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami

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