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Zoo Miami

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Come Visit

Welcome to the Zoo! 

Zoo Miami (also known as The Miami-Dade Zoological Park and Gardens) is the largest and oldest zoological garden in Florida and the only sub-tropical zoo in the continental United States. Here are some helpful tips for your visit:

Things to know before you visit!
  • Due to daily capacity, we recommend purchasing one-day tickets online.
  • Black Rhino is under construction for future improvements.
  • Safari Tram Tours are now available only on weekends. 
  • In order to prepare for our night event on June 17 the zoo will be closing at 4 p.m.  (last ticket sold at 3p.m.) All activities will also be closing early or have modified times.
woman and children feeding giraffes at Zoo Miami
Zoo Miami's lush, tropical, open-air exhibits replicate the animals' natural habitats and allow you to enjoy beautiful and endangered wildlife at a safe, yet remarkably close range.

Upcoming Events

There's always something great going on!

Come and Explore

Our animals are grouped according to their geographic territories, with species that live together peacefully in the wild placed in exhibits together here at the zoo.

Zoo Miami was established in 1948 1948

Year established

family touring the zoo 750

Acres of land

rhinos +500

Animal species

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Plant species

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Special exhibits

African elephant

Conservation Efforts

Zoo Miami is proud to be an active leader in many global wildlife and environmental conservation initiatives, and we are currently involved in over 36 projects taking place on six continents.

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Become a Member

Enjoy free admission, exclusive events and deals throughout the year, discounts inside the Zoo and more! Plus, your membership helps support our mission in conservation and education, making your Zoo better for you.
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