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“Had a blast.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Zoo Miami

Zoo Miami
15th St, 12400 SW 152 St, Miami, FL 33177
305-251-0400
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Ranked #10 of 279 things to do in Miami
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Walking
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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 programs geared for children of all ages.
Useful Information: Activities for young children
Miami, Florida, United States
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“Had a blast.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

I loved the giraffe feeding. It was totally worth it. The food wasn't as expensive as I expected to be. I didn't like that you had to search deeply for the animals because most of them were hiding. It's a long park so you have to really know your way around to actually see everything. Overall, a nice place to enjoy your day with the family. There's a splashing area where kids can get wet and run around.

Visited September 2012
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“Very nice zoo!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Miami Metro Zoo is sooo nice! Animals have a lot of space and not in small cages. To walk the park you will need about 4 hours!

Visited November 2012
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“Huge the zoo”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

I would definitely recommend to rent bike in the zoo. It is really huge. I didn't and it was mistake. Save your time and feets

Visited January 2012
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“Not to be missed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

Having read previous reviews on this site we were not sure what to expect. It's fantastic! The animals are up close and personal and despite what others have said you do not need binoculars. Some are at a little distant but this simply means they have lots of space to enjoy and they do wander closer at times. You certainly do not need the bicycles, we walked the whole zoo comfortably in 5 hours - you will miss things if you cycle. Do feed the giraffes and visit the childrens' zoo, even if you don't have any! The staff are passionate and knowledgeable. The place is well laid out, really just one route to follow and designed so that you don't miss anything. VERY clean and the animals look happy and well looked after. Do check online though for coupons,

Visited November 2012
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“Beauties/Beast's and other rare creatures ……......”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

I, hubby and friend's went to the Zoo on a Saturday and it was not too crowded. My husband had the idea to start our trip counter-clockwise which was a great decision to get away from the crowd ;) The grounds are very well kept and the more than 1200 plant variety overwhelming beautiful. My favorite was the Aviary, Wings of Asia with all the different birds walking/flying around and that you can be so close-up with them. It was just sad that I didn’t have more time to spend there….so better be there when the Zoo opens;) I will definitely visit again!

Visited November 2012
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