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“City-style jungle”
Review of Jungle Island

Jungle Island
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Ranked #24 of 351 things to do in Miami
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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
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“City-style jungle”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Jungle Island is a bit of misnomer. This tourist attraction is on an island between Miami and Miami Beach in Biscayne Bay. But jungle? Well, it's a nicely landscaped walk in a pretty park with lots of parrots and some other animals. A bit disappointing. Size is small, all jungle paths are paved paths. But it is a nice "civilized city" version of a jungle, all within easy walking without breaking a sweat, unless you are there in July! I've been there a couple times. Best time is spring or fall or winter. Summer is quite hot and humid.

Visited December 2011
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Fort Myers, Florida
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“bright and beautiful”
Reviewed November 1, 2012

The garden and birds where great. It was exciting and enjoyable to walk through such a colorful and bright, natural tropical environment with the birds hanging out all over, and to be able to interact with the animals, and hold them. The shows where good and the place was clean.

Visited December 2011
Thank Maria M
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Sunrise, Florida
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Reviewed October 29, 2012

we took our children there for a family day trip and kid's loved it cause they got see many beautiful bird's and the big liger it's mother is a loin and his father is a tiger beautiful big cat

Thank Suzi V
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“You can feed the parrots!”
Reviewed October 27, 2012

Lots of friendly parrots that you can feed and pet. In fact lots of lovely animals to pet and shows to watch. I love visiting this place...it makes me smile :)

Visited October 2012
Thank Joanna H
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“Neat attraction in Miami”
Reviewed October 26, 2012 via mobile

I visited this cute zoo on a business trip to Miami. We had a great guide who took us through the major attractions. We were able to enter the kangaroo exhibit and visit with them up close ( the guide did tell us that this is not the type of temperament they would have in the wild)
They have a beautiful big cat exhibit that includes a majestic lion and white tigers.
They offer shows in their amphitheater with several animals at various times each day
Gift shop has a lot of fun souvenirs and trinkets.
Beautiful birds that they do a photo op with when you enter-pictures are ready for purchase on the way out.

Thank Hosbrook
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