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“Very Cool” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Jungle Island

Jungle Island
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132
305-400-7000
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Ranked #28 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
Marathon, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Very Cool”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

This is a great place to visit. Especially if you are into photography. The birds and scenery are full of color so your pictures really come out great. Kids love it and it's a nice way to spend a Sunday afternoon

Visited October 2012
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JungleIsland, Public Relations Manager at Jungle Island, responded to this review, October 16, 2013
Hi there! Thanks for visiting Jungle Island and for posting a review on Trip Advisor. Please feel free to share some of your photos on our Facebook page and we hope to see you again soon.
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Miami, FL
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20 attraction reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
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“If You Have Time to Spend”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

This zoo-like park is close to the cruise port, so it's not a bad place to spend some time before/after your cruise. I wouldn't really go for fun as it's much more expensive than ZooMiami.

Visited October 2012
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JungleIsland, Public Relations Manager at Jungle Island, responded to this review, October 16, 2013
Thank you for visiting Jungle Island!
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Miami
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“wow!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

such wonderful variety of birds and animals!!!

quite expensive to get in and they love selling you the photos they take

Visited August 2013
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JungleIsland, Public Relations Manager at Jungle Island, responded to this review, October 16, 2013
Thank you for visiting Jungle Island and for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor.
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Great Place for All Ages”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

This is a very unique place to take any and all family members and friends. The trainers really deserve the credit for the very positive, informative and entertaining way in which to learn about these animals. Seating for the various sessions is ample. There are ramps for stroller and wheelchair accessibility. There is food for sale on the premises. Water is a must as it gets quite hot walking around. Additionally, there is a fine gift store on the premises. Don't hesitate, just go! Extra bonus is that Florida residents get a discount on the entrance fee.

Visited July 2013
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JungleIsland, Public Relations Manager at Jungle Island, responded to this review, October 16, 2013
Hi there! Thank you for sharing your comments about your visit to Jungle Island. We appreciate you taking the time to not only visit but give us such a great review! We hope your travels bring you back to Miami soon.
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“Boring.....”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

To be fair let me start by saying that we went to Jungle Island on a Friday so it was rather quiet and perhaps that contributed to our experience. That being said, I remember going to the then named Parrot Jungle about a decade ago and that was entertaining but this new version doesn't seem to be so. It feels like a private zoo with a few, underline the FEW, attractions like the white lions but the overall experience fell way short of expectations specially considering the admission price that averages $35 per person plus, the gull, of charging an additional $8 for parking.

Our kid was bored and did not truly enjoyed the spaced out animals as one can expect on a humid South Florida day.

If you have the time and transportation I recommend Lion Safari in Palm Beach. It may be an hour drive but it has far more variety from the zoo, the rides and the water park.

Visited September 2013
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JungleIsland, Public Relations Manager at Jungle Island, responded to this review, October 16, 2013
Thank you for visiting Jungle Island and for your review on Trip Advisor. The park offers a wide variety of different shows and attractions that are frequently being updated. Additionally, we will be unveiling new events and exhibits that will hope to draw you back for a repeat visit.
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