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Zoo Miami today occupies almost 750 acres, and is home to more than 3,000 animals representing over 500 different species. Of this population, more than 40 species are classified as endangered. The zoo also houses more than 1,000 species of trees...more
There was so much to do at the zoo that it was almost overwhelming. We began by getting on the monorail and rode around to see the African exhibit. Unfortunately, it was almost impossible to understand what the narrator was saying. (We found that to...More
Took a ride down south to the Miami Zoo, We got the Summer Savings Pass ( Get it, its good till the end of September). It has been Very Hot and we got there as soon as it opened to take advantage of the early...More
We spent the entire day here and could’ve stayed another day! So clean and has to be one of the largest in the country. The plants are also very beautiful!
The food was excellent!!
Cannot wait to go back!
Our Aunty lives in Miami and treat us to a day at Zoo. Beautifully set out with lush greenery. Each area is in continents and staff (very knowledgeable) are dotted around at apt points to encourage and answer questions about the animals. Very educational in...More
We accidentally picked a very rainy morning for our zoo trip, it started pouring rain after we got there. But we were committed to seeing it so we went to the gift shop and got a $10 umbrella and braved the rain. The umbrella came...More
I really enjoy when a zoo looks natural with lots of green. This one was amazing. Really helps to keep it cooler and provide shade. Actually could of used some trimming of trees for the monorail ride. You see mostly trees and it's scratching the...More
The best idea we had was to take the bicycles to ride around the zoo! With the high heat and the distance to walk, the bikes turned out to save us sweat and time. They also served as an escape from the torrential rain!
Zoo Miami is, in my opinion, the best zoo in the state of Florida. However, the zoo is massive, and if you are able to, I highly recommend saving your visit for the fall or winter to help beat the Florida heat! Plus, the animals...More
Response from ZooMiami | Property representative |
We do not allow food or drinks inside the park. If you bring food, you may leave it at the reception desk and when you are ready to eat, you may store it in the lobby of the Administration Building with the... More
We do not allow food or drinks inside the park. If you bring food, you may leave it at the reception desk and when you are ready to eat, you may store it in the lobby of the Administration Building with the receptionist and then pick it up when you are ready to eat. Picnic tables are located outside the zoo entrance.
The general rule states that outside food and beverage are not allowed in the zoo.
One bottle of water per guest which includes commercial or reusable bottles. Exceptions to the rule include:
For children 2 and under.
Baby formulas and food.
Baby bottles and drinking cups for toddlers. Box and pouch drinks are permitted once the attached drinking straws are removed.
Individual snack portions for toddlers in a sandwich size bag.
Oversize bags, back packs, coolers and luggage are allowed but are subject to be searched. Guests are welcome to use the picnic area located at the front of the zoo to eat their food.
Guests who do not wish to return food items to their vehicles can store their belongings in crates located in the lobby in the Administration Building at the main entrance.