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Zoological Wildlife Foundation

Features Animals
Open Now: 9:00 AM - 6:30 AM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:30 AM
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Best day ever!

This was the best day in my entire life! I loved every single second of it! The tour was super cool... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile
Best day of my life! I met Limbani :)

Best birthday present ever to have made a trip to ZWF Miami! I saw this chimp - LIMBANI on social... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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ZWF Miami is the only zoo in South Florida with as many animal encounters. We carry more than 40 exotic species at our facility with many available for interactive activities involving our guests. The five acre zoo houses everything from domestic...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
16225 SW 172 Ave, Miami, FL 33187-1320
+1 305-969-3696
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was the best day in my entire life! I loved every single second of it! The tour was super cool and our tour guide gave us a lot of information on the animals and how they take care of them. The best part was...More

Thank Nomad55388446627
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best birthday present ever to have made a trip to ZWF Miami! I saw this chimp - LIMBANI on social media in 2016 and instantly fell in love! I check out his pictures online every morning and think how adorable he is and never thought...More

Thank omega n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Sanctuary is phenomenal. The animals are happy and loved. Highly recommend booking any of the encounters not just a basic tour of the property.

Thank OliveraM1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was an amazing experience I would definitely go back!!! Our tour guide was very pleasant and answered all of our questions, and was very patient with us and our 6 year old son!!! My only complaint was I wanted to spend more time with...More

Thank 3Spoons
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do not miss this place! Spend the money it is totally worth every penny. We did the regular admission, AND the primate experience, baby tiger and got to go in and feed the sloths, baby monkees (several kinds of primates) and it was sooo coool.

Thank Grant S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely love this place and for so many reasons. The staff is incredible. Very knowledgeable and you can tell that they all really love the animals and take such good care of them. The animal experiences are amazing. Getting to interact and learnabout these...More

Thank Anthony J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A private reserve that lets you get much closer than any other place. You can just tour around and see the animals they have or request a five minute private time with some young animals. Lots of young people volunteer their time to feed and...More

Thank carefreecruiser
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unbelieveable!!! An amazing experience and the staff is so nice!! Got to meet hold and play with their new baby jaguar! Highly recommend

Thank Sheena K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You might think it's an expensive ticket to see the animals but it s not a normal zoo. You can interact with some rare animals. At first, I was shocked to see the caged animals, but after the tour I could see healthy and unstressed...More

1  Thank TathyK123
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Visited ZWF recently after seeing it on the TV show Big Papi Needs a Job - immediately went and made our reservations and were not disappointed. We had a private tour and even though our guide was new (only there about a month) he did...More

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aisha s
August 9, 2018|
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Response from Stephanie Y | Reviewed this property |
On their website it talks more specifically about what is included but it’s essentially a collection of all the add-on tours they have at the moment. A lot depends on the animals they currently have, their ages, and their... More
Kandee R
June 24, 2018|
Response from wcpic3 |
Hello,My wife and I visited ZWF in late march 2018 and had the 3 hour tour and with a guide present we were able to handle many of the animals including the white lion cub. We had a great time.
Jacqueline L
May 27, 2018|
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Response from topherashley | Reviewed this property |
Not during the tour, but at the end they may have a few animals for you to hold. You should call and ask about the day you are seeking.