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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
This zoo is nothing special compared with the zoo's of other large cities (Tampa, DC, NYC). Making matters worse, the family-sized peddle carts are driven erratically by large numbers of guests. The carts in and of themselves are a genius idea, but with no lanes...More
Plan your day at Miami Zoo! Wear comfortable shoes and light clothing, a hat and sunglasses. Dont forget to lather on with sunblock! Although there are "misting" or cooling station throughout the park. It gets pretty hot out there and there is lots of walking....More
I am passionate about seeing how the structure of this place has progressed in 2 years. It's totally understandable to see large mammals lazily in this Florida heat and it's great to see how careful the zoo is with them. It is certainly a very...More
Although I am not a big fan of animals in captivity, this is a nice zoo to visit. They have added some rides including a boat ride in the Everglades exhibit. They have bicycles to ride around the zoo. The tram and monorail is outdated...More
The Miami Zoo is a family fun adventure. See the elephants, escape to South America's rainforest, ride a 4 seated bicycle. Cool off with the misters. We have a great zoo in Miami, with an amazing array of wild animals. I highly recommend it to...More
We went on Monday. Maybe because it was Columbus Day, we had the zoo almost to ourselves. Very nice zoo. Animals look healthy. Very friendly zoo workers. Many very cool viewing areas for kids and adults too, if you don't mind crawling or crouching down....More
No matter which part of Miami you reside, a drive to Zoo Miami is worth the trip. Spread out over many acres, Zoo Miami is very popular with youngsters and their families alike. Visit the animals on display by leisurely walking or energetically strolling the...More
Zoo is very spread out. Lots of walking on hot Miami days. There are kids pools and places for them to run through sprinklers. Feeding the birds at one exhibit is a highlight but get there early when it opens otherwise birds are not as...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.