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“Too expensive for what you get” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Jungle Island

Jungle Island
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$47.02*
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Jungle Island Miami
Ranked #21 of 324 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
El Salvador
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Too expensive for what you get”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2013

You pay more tan $35 per person (including 3 year old kids) and what you get is a small place, with poor variety of animals and awfull shows.

Visited October 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“We are back each year”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2013

This place is so special and great to go with kids. My 6 year old son loves it so much that we have to go twice in a week each time we are in Miami. It is not as big as the Miami Zoo and the navigation is therefore much easier. The shows are always interesting and we see animals that we did not even know existed. It is one of a kind, don't miss the Lemur experience where you are seated in a room and can touch them - I am not sure you can do that anywhere else!!

Visited October 2013
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Thank ysero
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JungleIsland, Public Relations Manager at Jungle Island, responded to this review, December 26, 2013
Thank you so much for your feedback! We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the park and hope that you visit us again soon!
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Elkton, Maryland
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Terrible”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2013

Rude service as soon as you enter the park your kids are rushed over to the parrots to get their picture taken. They do not ask your permission. No you cannot take a picture yourself they will stand on front of you and block your view. I confronted them about the situation and they said it was in the fine print in the map. There are no signs about it on the park regulations at the ticket counter. The girl just grabbed the animals from my kids and ran away when I pushed the issue. Tourist trap that uses your kids to make money on everything they can think of.

Visited October 2013
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3 Thank wattsdan
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JungleIsland, Public Relations Manager at Jungle Island, responded to this review, October 16, 2013
Hi Wattsdan – Thank you for visiting Jungle Island. We apologize for the less than stellar experience you had during your trip to the park. We take each review of Jungle Island very seriously and have forwarded your comments to our photo department so that they can address the issue immediately. While there are certain areas within the park that we do not allow personal photography, there is a proper way for our staff to address guests during these areas and we will make sure that the issues are addressed. We do hope that you will visit us again soon.
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Coral Gables, Florida
1 review
“THE BEST DAY EVER”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2013

I took a VIP tour at Jungle Island today and it was absolutely the best day I've had in Miami - and I've lived here for almost 3 years. It's a little pricey but was definitely worth the money. We got to feed the kangaroos, tortoises, a kookaburra, play with two baby capuchins, lemurs, and even pet the white collar of a condor. On top of that we just access to the park for the rest of the day. It was so amazing to get to interact with the animals in such an intimate setting. The tour guide, Ryan, is so incredibly kind and interested in the animals and you can tell he loves his job more than anything. If you ever have the opportunity to do the tour, or at least go to Jungle Island at all, I highly recommend it!

Visited October 2013
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Thank Bergy22
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JungleIsland, Public Relations Manager at Jungle Island, responded to this review, October 16, 2013
Hi there! Thank you so much for visiting Jungle Island and for posting your experience on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to see that you had a truly memorable experience during your trip and will be sure to share your comments with Ryan. Hopefully you will visit us again soon!
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CHICAGO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Pleasant surprise!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2013 via mobile

I was nor sure what to expect when.i came to visir here but pleasantly surprised how close you were able to get to all the attractions compared to cit zoo. Attended wild life show very informative and enterraining worth the trip out. Very fun and.family friendly.

Visited November 2012
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JungleIsland, Public Relations Manager at Jungle Island, responded to this review, October 16, 2013
Thank you for visiting Jungle Island! We are delighted to hear that we surpassed your expectations and hope that you will visit us again soon.
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