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Zoo Miami

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Address: 15th St, 12400 SW 152 St, Miami, FL 33177
Phone Number: +1 305-251-0400
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Zoo Miami (also known as The Miami-Dade Zoological Park and Gardens) is the...

Zoo Miami (also known as The Miami-Dade Zoological Park and Gardens) is the largest and oldest zoological garden in Florida, and the only sub-tropical zoo in the continental United States.

The unique climate in South Florida allows us to keep a wide variety of animals from Asia, Australia and Africa, representing a broad mix of species that is unlike any other zoo in the country.

Zoo Miami today occupies almost 750 acres, and is home to more than 3,000 animals representing over 500 different species. Of this population, more than 40 species are classified as endangered. The zoo also houses more than 1,000 species of trees, palms and other plants, and over 100 special exhibits showcasing a broad number of species and scientific topics.

We are accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) which means we have passed a rigorous application and inspection process and meet or exceed the AZA's standards for animal health and welfare, fundraising, zoo staffing, and involvement in global conservation efforts.

Zoo Miami is proud to be an active leader in many global wildlife and environmental conservation initiatives, and we are currently involved in over 36 projects taking place on six continents.

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A Great Place to spend the day. You can walk or Rent a Surrey Bicycle. If You have a Favorite Animal, Zoo Miami probably has it. They have places to stop and Dine and check out... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 2, 2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2014

A Great Place to spend the day. You can walk or Rent a Surrey Bicycle. If You have a Favorite Animal, Zoo Miami probably has it. They have places to stop and Dine and check out the Animals. If Your Feet get tired They have a Air Conditioned Monorail that Circles the Zoo. Plan on Spending at least 1/2 day.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

The zoo miami takes more than 3 hours to see all the animals, plan your visit with confortable shoes, sunblock, a hat and lots of water. The best time of the year to go there is between december and march when the weather is not too hot and not too humid. If you come to south florida you must come... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Has enough entertainment for an entire day's outing for a reasonable price specially with the annual ticket.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2014

It's one of my daughter's favorite place to visit. we love to feed the giraffes. we do it every time we go.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2014

I always love taking my son to the Zoo. We have been there several times and every time we go its like the first time.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2014

a great place for showing our children's what really is wild animals and their characteristics. great entertaiment for all the family.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2014

one of the best Zoos i have ever been. lots of animals with lots of space to walk arround. I had the chance to fedd a Jiraph and saw a baby black rhino!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2014

Great day out with the kids, loved feeding the giraffes xx beautiful and well maintained park xx well timed shows and plenty rest facilities xx

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2014

I have two kids aged 10 and 12 and we love visiting zoos wherever available. I have to say I was very much impressed with the Miami Zoo this last summer. Having just visited the zoo in Washington DC, this was much better! We rented a bike for four people which was the best decision! Not only you do not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2014

I have been to dozens of zoos and this is one of my new favorites. It is massive so be prepared for lots of walking. As an alternate you can rent a four wheel bike (seats four people) or get an all day wristband for the monorail, which has four stops. Most of the exhibits are large open areas for... More 

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