Zoo Miami, formerly known as Miami MetroZoo, is the largest and oldest zoological garden in Florida. There are four main exhibit sections in the zoo; Asia, Africa, Amazon and Beyond and Australia. Pelican Cove, a large pond fed by a waterfall, contains various types of pelicans and waterfowl and lies adjacent to the ticket booths and Island Trader, the zoo’s gift shop. Dr. Wilde’s World is an indoor, seasonal, interactive exhibit that resides at the junction of the zoo’s main pathways. The property includes a large lake, called Lake Iguana.

An air-conditioned monorail that loops around the zoo’s premises, provides both an aerial view of the zoo and a convenient way to move between sections.[13] The monorail has four stations; the first is in-between Asia and Australia, the second is located in the former, and the final two are in Africa.

Narrated tram rides and guided tours are given daily.  Print your Zoo Miami coupons and discount tickets here.  Click Here for directions.

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  • "Very nice Zoo!"

    Reviewed 23 January 2017

    Very good infra-structure (restrooms, fast-food restaurants), variety of animals is excellent, great service and price. Good option to go with children. Get there early as it is going to take you 3-4...

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  • "A Great Zoo and a Great Price"

    Reviewed 19 January 2017

    This is one of the better zoos I have seen. The animals are spread out so plan to take a very long walk or rent their bikes (all carry 2 to 6 passengers). The admission price is a steal compared to...

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  • "Still getting better"

    Reviewed 18 January 2017

    Went with the family spent all day there and only saw 1/2 for the zoo unless your a power walker I suggest making this a 2 day trip or renting a bike at the entrance.

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1 Zoo Boulevard 12400 SW 152 Street, Miami, FL 33177    

Phone: (305) 251-0400    

Open: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

(Entrance gates & ticket booths close at 4 p.m.)