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“Amazing place” 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 young children, Activities for older children
Bedminster, New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Amazing place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

It was so easy to reach this amazing place from our hotel in Miami beach , huge collection of lovely parrots , wild animals & extended scenes of wild life ,, it was just me & my wife (no kids ) still we had a lot of fun & interesting knowledge we needed , it was a beautiful day we spent there , people working there were so professional and services all around the place , we had lunch in the cafeteria there and took slot of pictures for an amazing memorable day ,,

Visited August 2013
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JungleIsland, Public Relations Manager at Jungle Island, responded to this review, September 9, 2013
Hi Ibrahim, Thank you for visiting and for sharing your memorable experience with Trip Advisor!
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“Soar with Wings!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Spend a day enjoying the tropical setting and the shows. Don't plan to rush as there is much ground to cover. The restaurant has a variety of offerings but you can also bring a picnic and find a shady spot. Kids of all ages will enjoy Jungle Island.

Visited December 2012
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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
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“Fun expirience for all ages”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

It was a fun afternoon at this place. The fact you could get so close and personal with the animals was definitely a great experience. There is so much to see and the shows were educational and entertaining. For someone who likes animals it is definitely a place to visit and very easy to get to. About 10 minutes from South beach and downtown Miami.

Visited August 2013
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JungleIsland, Public Relations Manager at Jungle Island, responded to this review, September 9, 2013
Thanks so much for visiting Jungle Island!
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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“Nice little zoo, especially if you're into birds”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Visited this quaint little zoo recently. If you love exotic birds, then you'll love this place. If you have kids there are lots of things for them to do here, as well. The best spot, in my opinion, is the manu experience. The little monkeys that roam around freely are adorable to watch and they let you get very close. There are also some lions, tigers, and an elephant. They have a small petting area for the kids. They do several shows throughout the day at differeing locations which I cannot review since I didn't partake in those. I recommend this if you have a couple of hours to spare and are into wildife.

Visited September 2013
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JungleIsland, Public Relations Manager at Jungle Island, responded to this review, September 9, 2013
Hi there! Thank you so much for visiting Jungle Island. We pride ourselves on the guests’ ability to get up-close to our amazing animals so we are thrilled that you found this to be the best part. Hopefully your travels will bring you back to Miami and to Jungle Island again soon.
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“A geat surprise”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We went here on the recommendation of the hotel conciergeto kill some time before we could check in, and it was a great surprise. We arrived just as it opened, so we had the park to ourselves for the hour or so. We walked around, fed the parrots and paid $5 extra to hand feed the kangaroos (which was my children's favorite part of the day). We timed it so that we could see all the shows and really enjoyed them. Some of the delivery of the information was a bit corny, but the animals themselves were really cool to see. This was a great place to visit for about 3 hours, and we would certainly go again!

Visited August 2013
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JungleIsland, Public Relations Manager at Jungle Island, responded to this review, September 9, 2013
Hi Dale. Thank you for visiting us! We’re glad that you enjoyed your Jungle Island experience and hope to have you visit us again soon!
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