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“If you like animals, especialy parrots, MUST VISIT!!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Jungle Island

Jungle Island
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$46.99*
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Jungle Island Miami
Ranked #22 of 318 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
Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“If you like animals, especialy parrots, MUST VISIT!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Entrance is $35 each person, but you will not regret it. $8 parking/flat fee.
I was there with my wife, and I was amazed. It was such a huge place, and so many beautiful animals. The best thing for us was to feed the parrots. They have so many kinds. You can feed ones in the cage too. The best to feed the parrots was close to entrance. You buy birds food 25 cents, and get a full hand. Some parrots aren't in the cage, which you can feed as long as you like. We didn't see any shows, it was really for kids.
We were never in such a place, where you can see so many parrots and feed them. Very friendly and so funny!!!
Will go there again definitely!!!! Money well spend.

Visited October 2013
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1 Thank Rosi M
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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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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Few very interesting species exposed. Quite good contact with animals but you feel it is very commercial.

Visited October 2013
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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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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 stars 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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Turkey
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68 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“We are back each year”
5 of 5 stars 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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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
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Terrible”
1 of 5 stars 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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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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