Zoo Miami in Miami, FL
12400 SW 152 Street • Miami, FL 33177
Meet and learn about all types of animals at Zoo Miami. From wild, tropical birds to larger than life giraffes, you’ll find all sorts of fascinating animals here. Families can feed giraffes, take a camel ride, meet a rhino, play in one of our water areas, and more. While you’re there, don’t forget to learn about the zoo’s global conservation efforts!
Is the Safari Tram Tour included in the general admission ticket?
No, this is an extra $5.95 plus tax and can be purchased at the ticket booth.
Is the Monorail included?
No, this costs $3.50 per person. Please note the monorail is currently closed for repairs and trams are being used in its place. You can board these trams downstairs at any of the four monorail stations.
How much is it to rent the Safari Cycle?
They offer the small 2 hour rentals for $26 with additional hours for $13 + tax (accommodates 3 adults and 2 small children). The large cycles are $36 for 2 hours and $18 + tax for additional hours.
What are your hours of operation?
Weekdays we are open from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; weekends and holidays we are open from 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Ticket booths close daily at 4 p.m. Some animals start going in for the night at 5 p.m. Our hours of operations vary on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
How much is parking?
Parking is FREE!
How big is Zoo Miami?
We are comprised of 740 acres, 346 of which are developed and house the zoo. This translates into over three miles of walkways. Most of the undeveloped land, which surrounds the zoo, is endangered and federally protected.
How long does it take to get around?
It depends whether you walk, rent a safari cycle, take a tram tour, or the monorail. The average visit takes about four hours, but for some people one 8-hour day is not enough.
Do you offer stroller rentals?
Yes, single strollers are $8 double strollers are $10 + tax.
Do you have places to eat and do you have kosher meals?
We have concession stands throughout and they serve regular and vegetarian foods; we do not serve kosher meals but you may bring your own, picnic tables are located outside the zoo entrance.
May I bring food and drinks inside the park?
We do not allow food or drinks inside the park. 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, backpacks, 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.
What is the weather at the zoo today?
While we cannot determine what the weather is going to be at any given moment, your best bet is to visit www.weather.com, type in zip code 33177, and get accurate information.
Can we feed the animals?
Zoo Miami has various animal feedings for the public such as parrots, rhino and giraffe. We also have Meet the Zookeeper talks throughout the day where you can listen to keepers talk about their animals and watch them feed them. Our animals are on strict diets and can only eat the food prepared for them by their keepers and our veterinarians.
Can you rent a golf cart?
No. Golf carts are restricted for staff, VIP tours, and special tours, such as the wildlife tour.
Are you handicap accessible?
Yes. All exhibits, concessions, and modes of transportation are handicap accessible. Additionally, service animals are allowed inside Zoo Miami.
Do you offer wheelchair rentals?
Yes, wheelchairs are $8 and ECV’s are $30 + tax per day.