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“What a great place for kids” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Jungle Island

Jungle Island
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132
305-400-7000
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$79*
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Miami City Tour and Jungle Island
Ranked #25 of 102 Attractions in Miami
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Activities: Dining, Viewing wildlife, Birdwatching
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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
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“What a great place for kids”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We had a very long layover at Miami airport (10 hours!). My boss had mentioned this place as a way to kill some time. It was perfect! We got there at opening time. Once we got in the gate we were offered the option of getting some pictures taken of us with a baby gator, parrots, etc. We had them all taken, and ended up buying a few poses on the way out. I was surprised at how good they came out.

We were able to walk around a bit then hit every single one of the shows. The shows are SO worth making it to. We were there on the same day as a lot of summer camps, but it didn't seem crowded once we were inside, and we easily found spots for all of the shows.

My 8 year old loved all of the parrots. You could walk right up to their perches and feed them. It was great! The whole place had shade, neat walkways through the palm trees and water, amazing shows, plenty of food and drinks to choose from, and a great gift shop at the end to pick up gifts and pictures. We spent about 6 hours here and have nothing but good things to say about the place.

Visited July 2013
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JungleIsland, Public Relations Manager at Jungle Island, responded to this review, September 9, 2013
Hi Lauren! Thanks for spending your layover time at Jungle Island. We are always thrilled to receive such positive feedback and are glad that you enjoyed your day in the Jungle. Hopefully your travels will bring you back to Miami and to Jungle Island again soon.
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“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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Miami, Florida
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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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JungleIsland, Public Relations Manager at Jungle Island, responded to this review, September 9, 2013
Thanks for visiting Jungle Island and for sharing a review with Trip Advisor.
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Vancouver, Canada
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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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“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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