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Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Center

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Address: Chippingham Road, Nassau, New Providence Island
Phone Number: 12423235806
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The Ardastra Gardens, Zoo & Conservation Centre is a peaceful 80...

The Ardastra Gardens, Zoo & Conservation Centre is a peaceful 80 year-old retreat spread over 4 acres of lush tropical gardens and is home to over 200 birds, reptiles and mammals. The Ardastra Gardens is home to a collection of endangered land animals and features the Bahamas National Bird, the beautiful and exotic Caribbean Flamingo. Here you will participate in the "Flamingo Experience", a unique show of the glory and antics of these incredible creatures together with an excellent narration of their story. You will also hand-feed the colourful and playful South Pacific Lory Parrots and have numerous photographic opportunities with "Toby" the Cockatoo, "Jackie" the Snake and "Freddy" the Peacock. While walking the Gardens, friendly and informed staff will answer questions while two-legged feathered friends will freely entertain. Light refreshments are available at the "Parrot Pit Stop". "Toby's Treasures" is filled with gifts/souvenirs so that you can take a piece of Ardastra home with you.

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Amazing variety of parrots, including Lola who spoke 😊. Animals including monkeys, goats & sheep u can feed, parrots u can feed, black Swan and wild cats; our teenager loved it 🤗

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing variety of parrots, including Lola who spoke 😊. Animals including monkeys, goats & sheep u can feed, parrots u can feed, black Swan and wild cats; our teenager loved it 🤗

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The park was a bit quiet when we visited but it is still great to see and interact with the animals. Great spot for families with kids too!

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They are trying but conditions are not good for the animals/birds at this center. They staff are making efforts and very friendly. They just need serious funding and improvements. This site has tremendous potential.

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Westminster, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucked away little zoo and gardens. Quiet and peaceful visit and enjoyed the eclectic collection of animals. Many seemed very lonely as they would call out in their own way for attention when we walked away from the cages. Clean and well kept environment and enjoyed the peaceful visit even though it was ver very hot!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiancé and I were lucky enough to be able to visit from Boston to the Bahamas for a week. When searching on places to visit near our hotel in Nassau and things to do we stumbled upon the Ardastra zoo. Us being the animal lovers that we are we just had to visit! The zoo was super close to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always wanted to see a flamingo in nature.However this place needs some renovation support from those companies who able to invest billions in Bahamas, they should invest in Local attraction more! Staff were really helpful, and they told us the Flamingo is pink because there are certain nutrition which gives the pink colour for Flamingos:D we had learn something... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This zoo is a very tropical kind of zoo. Since it is also a conservation center, there is a lot of foliage around you which makes it pretty cool in my opinion, very jungle like! We really liked feeding the birds its a great photo op. its probably the only place you'll ever get to see marching flamingos. It overall... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stay for the flamingo show and the bird feeding. Wonderful experience. My kids enjoyed the taking parrot we discovered who says hi, hello, bye bye.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a taxi from the cruise pier. The park is small-you only need 1-2 hours to see everything. There are walkways through nicely landscaped gardens. I don't think there are enough animals that I would consider this a zoo. The highlight was feeding the lori parakeets. They give you pieces of apples and the birds eat from your hand.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to take this shore excursion and so glad I did. The gardens were beautifully landscaped with tropical flowers and the birds were so colorful. Seeing the peacocks and flamingos just walking around was awesome and I got chosen to be in the arena while the flamingos performed was so exciting and so much fun.

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