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“Beautiful birds!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Jungle Island

Jungle Island
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132
305-400-7000
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Ranked #29 of 122 attractions in Miami
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Birdwatching, Dining
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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 older children, Activities for young children
Miami, Florida
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Beautiful birds!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Before we started the tour, we were given a photo opp for a fee to hold parrots in our hands. That was my favorite part of the entire tour! Plus we have the picture which went into the Jungle Parrot frame. Not complaining at all. It is a favorite! The parrots were so soft and lightweight and cuddlyI We enjoyed our walk thru the Jungle. Unfortunately, it was a very hot and humid day and not many places to sit to rest. There is a LOT of walking. You definitely need a lot of drinking water. It was disappointing to see that the birds were in such small cages. The white tiger did look very bored and was just laying around off in the distance so no great photos of him. Kids would love this place! All in all a fun experience.

Visited July 2012
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Maynard, MA
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“Fantastic!! VIP tour rocks”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

We had an awesome experience at Jungle Island -we did the VIP tour and it was amazing. We played/petted so many fabulous animals and learned so much. It was fabulous sitting in the room with the Lemurs while they crawled and jumped all around. We had a photographs taken and the photographer did an amazing job. I am highly suspicious of anyone who complains about incidents with animals as I am inclined to think that they weren't watching their children, also, one should ALWAYS know that an animal can quickly change behavior and one must always be on the look out
I loved this place! Staff was excellent

Visited November 2012
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17 attraction reviews
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“Have to go with Kids”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

Try to go, you will really enjoy your stay.
Try to see the animal shows as well the alligators and reptiles areas.

Visited September 2012
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Sarasota, Florida
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“Return of the Birds”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

You never even imagined birds came in such brilliant colors. Their appearance alone stuns. But then you get to see a bird show and can hear some of the birds talk. I think one even pushed a wheelbarrow when we went. It's especially fun for kids.

Visited December 2011
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Miami Beach, Florida
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Horrible place and staff”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

We do not recommend this place to any family. We had a serious incident involving one of the macaus in the feeding area close to the entrance (which is completely unsupervised). The bird caused serious injuries to my son which required immediate medical attention. Despite seeing a small child bleeding and crying in pain the staff (believe me!) was completely adamant to help us and show us the place designated to provide first aid treatment. Not only that but once in the office the insensitive treatment continued. Incredible! I could not believe the lack of sensitivity for a child. This is the time when we are still waiting for the Incident Report filed and that they said their insurance provider will send us. NEVER AGAIN.

Visited August 2012
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