Zoo Miami

12400 S.W. 152nd St.
Miami, FL 33177- Map It
Phone: (305) 251-0400
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Zoo Miami, 12400 S.W. 152nd St. (Coral Reef Dr.), is a cageless zoo where animals roam in settings similar to their natural habitats. The spacious exhibits cover the continents of Africa, Asia, Australia and North and South America with such inhabitants as chimpanzees, elephants, Malayan sun bears, meerkats and Cuban crocodiles. The Amazon & Beyond exhibit is home to howler monkeys, river otters and jaguars. Winding paths in Wings of Asia lead visitors through exhibits of some 70 bird species. Also featured are Sumatran tigers and an African plains habitat with a feeding station that allows visitors to hand-feed giraffes. Florida: Mission Everglades showcases wildlife conservation and animals native to the area. Wildlife shows are presented daily in an amphitheater, and a children's zoo features Animal Tales presentations. Dr. Wilde's World showcases permanent and temporary exhibits. A tram traverses the zoo's 327 acres. Safari cycles, animal encounters and behind-the-scenes tours are available. Guided tours are available. Food is available.
$21.95; $17.95 (ages 3-12); $16.46 (ages 65+ with ID); $10.98 (military with ID). Tram tour $5.95. Giraffe or camel feeding or rhino encounter $5. Parrot feeding $3. Wildlife carousel $2.
Hours: Daily 10-5; last admission 1 hour before closing. Hours may vary for some attractions; phone ahead. Giraffe feeding and parrot feeding daily 11-4. Camel feeding daily at 11, 1 and 3. Rhino encounter daily at 11 and 2. Tram tours daily at noon, 1:30 and 3 (also Sat.-Sun. and holidays at 10:30). Phone ahead to confirm program schedule. Closed Thanksgiving 3-5 and Christmas 10-noon. Allow 3 hours minimum.