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Jungle Island

#24 of 349 things to do in Miami Features Animals
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132-1611
+1 305-400-7000
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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.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“petting zoo” (77 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132-1611
+1 305-400-7000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for zoo this isn't the place for you. But if you're looking for a small intimate setting that gives you an opportunity to pet and feed animals, you will enjoy this. My grandson spent a lot of time in Kangaroo Konnection. He...More

1  Thank AlanaHurt
Management response:Responded 3 days ago

Alana, Thank you for such a wonderful review. I am very happy to hear that both you and your grandson were able to take advantage of the animal encounters that are included with our admission. We hope to see you back at Jungle Island soon!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my 7 year old and got to hold monkeys and parrots! Cool stuff and fun for kids...the shows were short and kind of rough but the facility and jungle makes up for it

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

IT takes a while to get a ticket while painful paying process. Guys you need to make it easier. Your system is so slow and believe me you can do it work properly in blink of an eye if you want it.More

Thank JP C
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Dear JP, I am very sorry that the ticketing experience you had with us did not meet your expectations. We thank you very much for your feedback. We are in the works to implement mobile ticketing systems very soon to help resolve this issue. Again,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are not interested in botanic/tropical plants you better not to visit Miami Jungle Island. It is the worse zoo ever. Kids were disappointed too much 😞 Only to see couple of monkeys and parots I paid $117 (for 1 adult and 2 kids)...More

Thank Gulbin C
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Dear Gulbin, I am very sorry to hear that you did not feel that Jungle Island met your expectations. We take our customer's experiences very seriously, in the hopes of using it to better our park's environment. We want our guests to leave satisfied and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow they sure know how to charge!!!!! Anyway it's different to Miami Zoo in that it's more jungle (hence name) and thus cooler. Much smaller but more interactive. Kids loved feeding the goats and the parrots. Also loads of summer camp children running out of...More

Thank KarlBahrain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived about 2pm. We were able to see all 3 shows. My six year old was excited about the bird show. The park was clean and the restrooms also. The park is small but small enough to enjoy for a afternoon. My husband is...More

Thank Darlene T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Jungle Island to fill some time between when our plane arrived and boarding a cruise ship. There were a lot of neat creatures to see and we also booked the Lemur experience which was incredible. The lemurs were super playful and didn't...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Jungle Island is a great day out, as long as you don't mind paying high prices! We paid extra for the Lemur experience which we really enjoyed, especially when one of them, Ricky, urinated all over my boyfriend!! We couldn't stop laughing, luckily it was...More

Thank Jane A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Despite turning up on a day when the rain was pretty heavy, even for a Brit, we still managed to have a great time. In fact, the rain probably helped to keep the crowds away, meaning we could wander about and frequently be alone with...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I actually visited for a function in the ballroom and it was really nice and spacious and working AC and very clean bathrooms. I was very impressed.

Thank Charlotte K
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Mig M
April 20, 2017|
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Response from JudANDKarin | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I suppose you have to ask these questions the Jungle site. Tnx
February 27, 2017|
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Response from JoAnne H | Reviewed this property |
I'm an animal lover having my 50th birthday this year and working through my animal encounter bucket list. I always include animal encounters into my family vacations. Although I love parrots, iguanas, and other more common wildlife species, I've experienced so many of these already and am excitingly looking for the less common ones to check off my bucket list. The sloths and lemurs would be new wonderful encounters for me, but I am particularly interested in whether there are opportunities to interact with orangutans. Can you please let me know if this is possible through the admission or through a paid encounter? I would be happy to schedule one with a donation as well. Also, it was not clear to me how the VIP tours may differ from a general admission plus lemur and sloth interaction. I am not interested in the VIP seats for shows so this is not an additional benefit that I would be willing to pay for. Any help in better explaining these in terms of encounters (differently from what is on the website) would be very helpful. Thank you in advance.
February 23, 2017|
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Response from Deborah K |
There are orangutans in an enclosure, but encounters are NOT possible. We did not purchase VIP tickets or animal encounters, so I have no further info on that.