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“A walk in the wild” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Zoo Miami

Zoo Miami
1 Zoo Blvd, 12400 SW 152 St, Miami, FL 33177
305-251-0400
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Ranked #9 of 122 attractions in Miami
Type: Zoos
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Walking
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Attraction Details
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
Lawrence, Kansas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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“A walk in the wild”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014 via mobile

This is a superlative attraction for all ages. The zoo is located on a large tract that looks and feels like a wild animal park. Separate areas are devoted to animals from Asia, Africa, Australia, and South America, and the cageless exhibits are located on expansive islands that leave the impression that you are out in the bush. Maybe it was the excellent weather and light crowd, but for whatever reason, animals were visible and active the day we visited, especially the Sumatran tiger and African elephants. The animal-motif playground and splash park will be a big hit with kids. Lakes and tropical vegetation contribute to the park atmosphere. Overall, a world-class zoo housing many endangered species.

Visited January 2014
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Peoria, Illinois
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“Best Zoo we've been to.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014 via mobile

Zoo Miami is by far the best zoo that we've been to. Our two year old just kept going and going with all of the exciting animals. The open concept enclosures gave him clear site lines for watching the animals move. We used our zoo pass from our local zoo and got half price admission plus 10% off on the gift shop and food stops. We could have easily spent an entire weekend at this zoo and not been bored.

Visited January 2014
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Miami, Florida
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“Kids love it”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I have a friend that goes every sunday with her child and still enjoy it. I have been there two times only and think is a great place for the family.

Visited February 2013
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Columbus, Ohio
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“awesome zoo !!!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

I really loved this zoo. My girlfriend and I travel all the time and everywhere we go we try and visit the zoo. That being said I think this is one of the best zoos ive ever been to except for the san diego zoo. The open concept is awesome it feels like you could just jump the rails and touch the animals. We watched the river otter show and it was great. They feed them fish and the otters went crazy especially the babies. We also rented the bikes which was 32 dollars for two hours which was worth it becasue the miami zoo is quite large and with the bikes we was able to cover a lot more.

Visited December 2013
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Karmiel
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“Great visit for kids”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

The animals are send to sleep at 5pm and the place is huge so if you want to see at least most of it you'll better get there very early . The variety of species is very large but some of them were alone with no partners and the look sad . The food patio is full of people and the tables are filthy as nobody cleans there.

Visited December 2013
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