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Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens

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Address: 1590 Goodlette-Frank Road, Naples, FL 34102
Phone Number: +1 239-262-5409
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Description: Much more than a walk-thru zoo, this historic tropical garden and...
Much more than a walk-thru zoo, this historic tropical garden and nationally accredited zoo features a full day of wildlife experiences to delight guests with the natural world to inspire the conservation of our planet's remaining wild areas and their wondrous inhabitants. Discover the wonders of South America featuring a Giant anteater, Cotton-top tamarins, and more. Get wildly close to the Malayan tigers at viewing windows. Hand-feed the herd of giraffe plus enjoy your favorite animals like lions, monkeys, and bears. Naples Zoo is one of only four zoos in the nation to feature the fierce YouTube-favorites: African honey badgers. Plus discover rarely seen species including Malagasy fosas and 2 of less than 20 striped hyenas in the nation. Ask those questions you've always wondered about at the Meet the Keeper Series. Be fascinated by rare creatures during premier wildlife shows. Cruise through islands of monkeys, lemurs, and apes. Watch our professional staff hand-feed American alligators while dispelling popular myths. Snap great photos and learn the facts behind the fiction at a venomous snake talk. It's wild fun from apes to zebras. Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens is a nonprofit organization cooperating in conservation programs both in and outside the wild for endangered species. The zoo is nationally accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the organization that sets the highest standards for wildlife care, education, and conservation. The garden also holds accreditation by The Morton Register of Arboreta and is a member of the American Public Gardens Association.
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Very good family trip!

This is a lovely zoo. It's small enough that you can cover everything comfortably within 3-4 hours including a break for lunch. The giraffe feeding and camel rides were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

This is a lovely zoo. It's small enough that you can cover everything comfortably within 3-4 hours including a break for lunch. The giraffe feeding and camel rides were highlights as was the short boat trip around islands where the primates are located. They have lions, a tiger, bears and now some cheetahs! Lots of alligators but we missed the... More 

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Sidney, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I visited the zoo solo while my husband was working. It was very enjoyable, what stands out is how great the zoo staff was. They were very friendly and interactive with the visitors. The zoo is very clean and easy to navigate. I would love to go back!

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

For a small zoo, the collection of wild cats is very impressive. Naples Zoo also hosts a bachelor herd of giraffes and visitors can pay a fee to feed them. There are two gibbons on an island (a dark male and blonde female) that are really fun to watch, especially when they walk upright. A good place to watch them... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

What this zoo lacks in animals, it makes up for in commercialization. Tiny zoo. Few animals. The zoo had some animals that we don't have at my hometown zoo (in Cleveland). I've been to few zoos in my life, but maybe I am spoiled at my home zoo, which is constructed like an amusement park with a beautiful entrance, lovely... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

Support this smaller zoo -- Collier County residents did when it was threatened some years ago. As a local resident, I encourage you to visit on a cooler (not cold) day when the animals are more active. We saw the lion roar, giraffes and alligators being fed, plus many unusual other animals. The big "cats" are beautiful. The boat line... More 

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Kennebunk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

Loved the animal selection and the feel of it. Very laid back and friendly to families. There was little to dislike except there could have been a guide to help us et around.

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newyouk
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

If tou don't have children don't even bother to go.20.00 to get in and your out within the hour.If you have children there is a playground .If you want to feed the giraffe you have to pay and if you drop the lettuce to bad for you but the pick it up and give it back to the place where... More 

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Miami
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

We took the kids and they really enjoyed theirselves. I really liked the little "boat ride". It was a little too cool for me. I'll definitely go back in the warmer days.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Lovely landscaping, small and easily covered in a short time. There's not a lot of variety here--mostly large cats and a few other animals. You have to take a boat ride to see the monkeys, and the boat line was long the day we visited. The line was also long to feed the giraffes (extra cost). There were signs all... More 

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Lawrence, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Went to the zoo today, it was cool and some of the birds were away because it was too cool early in the day. Best to arrive early when its not crowded and the animals are just waking up. The monkeys are very vocal and active and were really fun to watch during the boat ride. The animals seem to... More 

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