Zoo Miami is the largest and oldest zoo in Florida. Based in southwest Miami, it is the only zoo with a solely tropical focus. The zoo offers a substantial walking path, which is over three miles long if walked fully. Zoo Miami has more than a hundred different exhibits, and takes up a whopping 740 acres of land.
With more than two thousand animals on its campus, Zoo Miami will keep you entertained for hours! And, with special coupons and discounts, visiting the zoo can be cheaper than you think.
Online Tickets: If you purchase your tickets online, you can save $4 off regular admission price.
Child Discount: For those 3-12, a discount of $4 off regular admission is available at the front gate.
Senior Discount: For those older than 64, a 25% discount is offered.
AAA Members: With a valid membership, you can receive $1 up to four regular admissions.
Groups: If scheduled in advance, groups of 10 or more can receive discounts between 10% and 25%. Call in advance with your group number to receive the specific discount.
Military: Reduced rates for tickets to the zoo are available for people with valid military IDs. With your ID, you can receive 50% your ticket, and 25% family tickets.
Travel Agents: 10% discount for up to four regular admissions.
Miami-Dade County Employees: Employees can receive $4 off regular admission, and $2 off child admission with a valid ID.
Tour Operators: Special rates are available for tour operators and motor coach drivers. Inquire directly with Zoo Miami for eligible rates.
Zoo Miami opened in 1948 for $270 dollars. Now, the zoo has more than 500 different species of animals on close to 800 acres of land. It is continually voted as one of the top 25 zoos in the country, and is continuing to expand into 2013. Notable exhibits include:
Amazon and Beyond
Zoo Miami partners with both local and global organizations to promote conservation efforts. The Zoo is a leader in butterfly conservation, helping to repair threatened species in North America. Zoo Miami also works to increase populations of clouded leopards and fishing cats.
Want to know what to expect at the Zoo Miami? Check out this tour video.