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Zoo Miami Admission Tickets

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  • Explore Zoo Miami in Florida, the 5th largest zoo in the US, on this self-guided adventure.
  • Encounter over 3,000 fascinating animals and 1,200 plant species representing diverse habitats of Africa, Asia, the Amazon rainforest, and Australia.
  • Feed giraffes at the Samburu feeding station, meet a zookeeper, and cool off later at the half jungle-half water playground.
  • Explore on foot or rent a safari cycle to see the Asian aviary with free-flying birds, the Amazon rainforest, and Florida exhibits featuring their native animals.
  • Upgrade your visit with a delicious lunch basket offering food options, a refreshing drink, and a 10% discount on gifts from the zoo shop.
  • Explore Zoo Miami in Florida, the 5th largest zoo in the US, on this self-guided adventure.
  • Encounter over 3,000 fascinating animals and 1,200 plant species representing diverse habitats of Africa, Asia, the Amazon rainforest, and Australia.
  • Feed giraffes at the Samburu feeding station, meet a zookeeper, and cool off later at the half jungle-half water playground.
  • Explore on foot or rent a safari cycle to see the Asian aviary with free-flying birds, the Amazon rainforest, and Florida exhibits featuring their native animals.
  • Upgrade your visit with a delicious lunch basket offering food options, a refreshing drink, and a 10% discount on gifts from the zoo shop.

Inclusions

  • Entry to Zoo Miami
  • Wildlife presentations in the amphitheater
  • Interactive exhibits and the botanical collection
  • Water and jungle playground areas for kids
  • One Meal voucher valued up to $12.99 (if option is selected) (See menu here)
  • Souvenir cup with fountain drink (Optional)
  • 10% off on gift shop purchases (Optional)

Exclusions

  • Interactive animal experiences and rides
  • Guided tour
  • Tip: Don't miss Goliath, the zoo's oldest resident, a giant tortoise who weighs an impressive 500 pounds.
  • Zoo Miami offers wheelchairs and Electronic Convenience Vehicles for rent.
  • To ensure availability, especially on weekends and holidays, it is highly recommended to reserve strollers, and wheelchairs (both manual and motorized) before your visit.
  • Due to venue restrictions, pets cannot tag along for this experience. However, your guide dogs are welcome at the zoo.
  • A typical exploration of the zoo takes 4-5 hours. If you don’t wish to explore on foot, safari cycle rentals are available for an additional fee.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Hop-On Hop-Off Tours
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Big Bus: 1/2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Tour of Miami

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  • Enjoy a 1 or 2-day, unlimited hop-on hop-off bus tour of Miami and get the freedom to customize your itinerary on the go.
  • Choose from 10 popular stops across 1 route and enjoy the flexibility of exploring the city at your own pace.
  • Learn about the city with an audio guide in 5 languages aboard the open-top double-decker bus with 360-degree views.
  • Experience the lively atmosphere of South Beach's Ocean Drive on a panoramic night tour or upgrade to enjoy a Millionaire’s Row Cruise with your hop-on hop-off pass.
  • Discover iconic landmarks like Freedom Tower, Little Havana Domino Park, Wynwood Walls, Lincoln Road, and the vibrant colors of the Art Deco District.
  • Enjoy a 1 or 2-day, unlimited hop-on hop-off bus tour of Miami and get the freedom to customize your itinerary on the go.
  • Choose from 10 popular stops across 1 route and enjoy the flexibility of exploring the city at your own pace.
  • Learn about the city with an audio guide in 5 languages aboard the open-top double-decker bus with 360-degree views.
  • Experience the lively atmosphere of South Beach's Ocean Drive on a panoramic night tour or upgrade to enjoy a Millionaire’s Row Cruise with your hop-on hop-off pass.
  • Discover iconic landmarks like Freedom Tower, Little Havana Domino Park, Wynwood Walls, Lincoln Road, and the vibrant colors of the Art Deco District.

Inclusions

Discover Pass: 1-Day

  • 1-day unlimited HOHO pass
  • Audio guide in 5 languages

Essential Pass: 2-Days

  • Millionaire’s Row Cruise
  • Miami Island Queen or night tour (choose one)
  • 1-hour bike rental
  • 2-day unlimited HOHO pass
  • Audio guide in 5 languages

Explore Pass: 2-Days

  • Everglades Tour Experience
  • Millionaire’s Row Cruise
  • 1-hour bike rental
  • 2-day unlimited HOHO pass
  • Audio guide in 5 languages

Panoramic Night Tour

  • 75-90 minute panoramic Miami night tour
  • Live commentary in English

Red Loop

  • First Bus from Bayside Marketplace: 9am
  • Last Bus from Bayside Marketplace: 4pm
  • Frequency: Every 30 Minutes
  • Popular Stops: South Beach, Wynwood Walls, Little Havana

Please click here for the detailed route map and boarding points.

Millionaire’s Boat Cruise

  • Daily: 11am to 6pm from Stop 1– Bayside Marketplace
  • Duration: 90 min
  • Frequency: Every hour

Panoramic Night Tour

  • Daily: 8pm from Stop #1 (Bayside Marketplace)
  • Full Circuit Time: 75–90 minutes (approx.)
  • Frequency: 1 tour per evening
  • Tip: When visiting Wynwood Walls, experience the creative and culinary scene at Wynwood Yard. This is a popular outdoor space with food trucks, bars, live music, and events.
  • The audio guide is available in English, Spanish, , Portuguese, French and German.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Combo (Save 5%): Zoo Miami + Big Bus Miami Hop-On Hop-Off Tickets

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  • Double your Miami fun! This money-saving combo includes entry to Zoo Miami and a 1-day hop-on, hop-off pass with 10 iconic stops.
  • Explore Zoo Miami's diverse residents spanning 500+ species like jaguars, lions, penguins, and more with this immersive self-paced tour.
  • Crawl into a tunnel in a scary crocodile habitat and see a simulated rainforest. The zoo also screens a wildlife film and hosts a fun water jungle park.
  • Equipped with a multilingual audio guide and the option to hop with no limits, this 1-day double-decker bus tour shows you Miami’s top sites in a flash.
  • Experience Miami like a local with stops close to the sights! Mingle with Cuban locals at Little Havana, uncover Freedom Tower's Cuban refugee history, and more.
  • Double your Miami fun! This money-saving combo includes entry to Zoo Miami and a 1-day hop-on, hop-off pass with 10 iconic stops.
  • Explore Zoo Miami's diverse residents spanning 500+ species like jaguars, lions, penguins, and more with this immersive self-paced tour.
  • Crawl into a tunnel in a scary crocodile habitat and see a simulated rainforest. The zoo also screens a wildlife film and hosts a fun water jungle park.
  • Equipped with a multilingual audio guide and the option to hop with no limits, this 1-day double-decker bus tour shows you Miami’s top sites in a flash.
  • Experience Miami like a local with stops close to the sights! Mingle with Cuban locals at Little Havana, uncover Freedom Tower's Cuban refugee history, and more.

Inclusions

Zoo Miami

  • Entry to Zoo Miami
  • Wildlife presentations in the amphitheater
  • Access to interactive exhibits and the botanical collection
  • Access to water and jungle playground areas for kids

Big Bus Miami

  • 1-day unlimited hop-on hop-off pass
  • Audio guide in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French and German

Exclusions

Zoo Miami

  • Interactive animal experiences and rides
  • Guided tour

Big Bus Miami

  • First bus: 9am from Bayside Marketplace
  • Last bus: 4pm from Bayside Marketplace
  • Frequency: Every 30 minutes
  • Popular stops: South Beach, Wynwood Walls, Little Havana

Please click here for the detailed route map and boarding points.

Zoo Miami

  • Tip: Rent a safari cycle to easily navigate the large zoo grounds. These 4-wheeled bikes provide a fun, eco-friendly way to cover more ground.
  • Due to venue restrictions, pets cannot tag along for this experience. However, your guide dogs are welcome at the zoo.
  • This experience is wheelchair and pram/stroller accessible.
  • To ensure availability, especially on weekends and holidays, it is highly recommended to reserve strollers, and wheelchairs (both manual and motorized) before your visit.

Big Bus Miami

  • Tip: At the Little Havana stop, venture beyond Calle Ocho (8th Street) to discover authentic Cuban restaurants, family-owned shops, and hidden parks.
  • Please note that large items of luggage like suitcases are not permitted on the bus.
  • The Big Bus Miami fleet may not be fully wheelchair accessible. Please contact Big Bus Miami at least 48 hours before your tour, so that accommodations can be made on the bus.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
MiamiZoo Miami

Zoo Miami | Animal encounters you can’t forget

One of the oldest and largest zoos in Florida, Zoo Miami is a wild adventure you won’t want to miss! The zoo is home to over 3,000 animals from around the world including the Sumatran Tiger, Malayan Tapirs, Asian elephants and more! It is more than just a zoo though. Zoo Miami is also a botanical garden with around 1,000 unique plant species. On this page, we show your Zoo Miami ticket options, tips to plan your visit, highlights to look out for, & more!

Finding your way around the Zoo Miami tickets guide

  1. Why visit Zoo Miami
  2. Things to know before booking your Zoo Miami tickets
  3. Which Zoo Miami ticket is best for you
  4. Exhibits you can explore at Zoo Miamii
  5. Zoo Miami’s vibrant botanical gardens
  6. The residents of Zoo Miami
  7. Must-try experiences at the zoo
  8. Plan your visit
  9. Zoo Miami map
  10. Frequently asked questions about Zoo Miami

Things to know before booking your Zoo Miami tickets

If you’re planning to visit the zoo in Miami, we’ve got you covered with all the information you need to know before you buy your Zoo Miami tickets.

  • Explore the different ticket options available to Zoo Miami. You can opt for general admission tickets or packages that include a lunch basket, souvenirs and 10% off on gift shop purchases.
  • If you’re taking along children under 12 years, look out for the discount available while purchasing tickets online.
  • Since Zoo Miami is an outdoor venue, check the weather forecast for your planned visit day before booking your tickets. 
  • South Florida can be very hot and rainy, especially during summer, so plan accordingly with sunscreen, hats, or rain gear.
  • The zoo has several picnic areas so make use of them to enhance your visit with a fun family meal-time.
  • Zoo Miami is large and can take a long time to cover. Plan your route around the zoo beforehand to make sure you catch all your favorite animals and don’t miss out on the special shows and feeding activities.

Which Zoo Miami ticket is best for you

Zoo Miami

If you're budget-conscious

These tickets offer you a good bang for your buck at Zoo Miami. You get access to Zoo Miami’s presentations and exhibits at a price that is easier on your wallet.

  • Wildlife presentations in the amphitheater: Yes
  • Interactive exhibits: Yes
  • Botanical collection: Yes
  • Water and jungle playground areas for kids: Yes
  • Meal voucher: No
  • Souvenir cup with fountain drink: No
  • 10% off for gift shop: No

Recommended ticket:

Zoo Entry ticket

Zoo Miami

If you want to make a day out of it

Make your day at Zoo Miami a little bit more special with a fabulous lunch curated just for you apart from your general admission tickets. 

  • Wildlife presentations in the amphitheater: Yes
  • Interactive exhibits: Yes
  • Botanical collection: Yes
  • Water and jungle playground areas for kids: Yes
  • Meal voucher: Yes
  • Souvenir cup with fountain drink: Yes
  • 10% off for gift shop: Yes

Recommended ticket:

Zoo Entry + Lunch Basket

Zoo Miami’s vibrant botanical gardens

Zoo Miami

Palms Galore

Stroll along this enchanting promenade with more than 180 palm tree that stand tall above you majestically.

Zoo Miami

Florida Natives

Discover a variety of Florida native trees including Live Oak, Mahogany, Gumbo Limbo, and Bald Cypress.

Zoo Miami

Bee Garden

Be prepared to see a variety of colored bee houses and plants native to the Everglades in this garden designed to attract different species of bees.

Zoo Miami

Browse Gardens

This garden helps offer a continuous supply of home-grown branches and leaves that are used as feed for animals such as koalas, giraffes and rhinos.

Zoo Miami

Bromeliad Collection

Marvel at the Bromeliads that can flourish year-round in tropical climates and also thrive in more extreme climates.

Zoo Miami

Butterfly Gardens

Walk right into magic as you explore the Butterfly Gardens which houses shrubs and trees that attract butterflies, hummingbirds, and other pollinators.

Zoo Miami

Fern Collection

Get to know why ferns are an under-appreciated hero in the natural world. These ancient plants offer shelter, shade, erosion control, and microhabitats that support other species.

Zoo Miami

Succulent Garden

Succulents and cacti from around the world are planted in this exhibit to showcase their resilience and power to withstand extreme weather conditions.

Plan your visit

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Zoo Miami

Open hours: Daily from 10am - 5pm

Last entry: The last ticket will be sold at 4pm

Duration: The visit to Zoo Miami may take around 4 - 5 hours.

Best time to visit: Visit Zoo Miami from November to April for more temperate weather that averages between 23°C and 27°C, making it more comfortable to explore the expansive outdoor space. The animals are also generally more active in cooler weather.

*On select dates for night events, the zoo will close early.

Address: 12400 SW 152 Street, Miami, FL 33177.

Nearby landmark: Miami-Dade Military Museum | 0.4 miles

  • By bus: Take the Route 252 Coral Reef MAX bus that will leave you right at the Zoo Miami entrance.
    Nearest stop:  Zoo Miami main entrance
  • By metro: Take the Line 2400 trains south bound to the Dadeland South Metrorail Station from where you can catch the Coral Reef MAX bus that will drop you off at the entrance to Zoo Miami.
    Nearest station: Dadeland South Metrorail Station | 31 minutes drive
  • By car: Zoo Miami is about 20 miles from Miami International Airport and can take around 25 minutes by car. There is paid parking available at the venue.

Zoo Miami
  • Zoo Miami is wheelchair accessible with special ramps and access stations.
  • There are wheelchairs available to rent at the venue. Reserve strollers, wheelchairs, and motorized wheelchairs so that they don’t sell out.
  • There are wheelchair accessible trams, golf carts and special accessible boats that enable wheelchair users to enjoy the several zoo tours.
  • While service animals are welcome, emotional support animals are not considered service animals by the zoo.
  • The zoo offers sensory backpacks for those that need them. You can find these at the Zoo Base along with a Sensory friendly map that lets you know where all the quiet zones are across the zoo.
Zoo Miami
  • The Zoo has a number of restaurants and dining outlets to make sure you are nourished throughout your visit.
  • Restrooms are available throughout the venue.
  • There is a gift shop at the zoo from where you can pick up themed-memorabilia including toys, plush animals, apparel and jewelry.
  • Free WiFi is available around the main dining areas.
  • There are bikes available on rent to reduce the amount of time you spend walking around the large zoo.
  • First aid is available at the zoo.
Zoo Miami
  • Be careful of how you handle animals. Do not harass or harm them in any way.
  • Avoid feeding the animals unless it is part of a feeding activity supervised by the zoo staff.
  • Don’t cross any barriers between you and the areas where animals are kept.
  • You cannot bring straws, balloons, skateboards, skates, bicycles, scooters, radios, glass containers, fireworks, balls, and frisbees to the zoo. 
  • Pets are not allowed in the zoo.
  • Do not pick any plants or leaves. 
  • Speak nicely.  Vulgar, profane or disrespectful language is not allowed. 
  • Food and beverages cannot be brought into the Zoo. 
  • There are designated smoking areas. Do not smoke outside of these areas.
Zoo Miami

You’re probably going to want to stop for a snack between your adventures. All you need to refuel is available right inside Zoo Miami! Check out these cafes and restaurants in the zoo premises.

  • Nourish 305
  • Ellie's Café  
  • Miami BGR
  • Miami Ice
  • Oasis Grill
  • Oasis Outpost 
Zoo Miami

Buy yourself all things wild at Zoo Miami's gift shop. Pick up fun themed-memorabilia from plush animals to educational toys and more!

Heads up: The gift shop is completely bag free for wildlife conservation. We suggest you get a tote from home to keep all your souvenirs in. Don’t worry if you’ve forgotten your bags at home though, they have reusable bags for purchase.

Zoo Miami
  • Expect a lot of walking as Zoo Miami is quite expansive. Comfortable footwear and light weight sports clothes will make your experience more pleasant.
  • Miami can get very hot, especially in the summer months. Carry a water bottle, which you can refill at stations around the zoo to stay hydrated throughout your visit.
  • Do not forget your sunscreen! The sun can be intense. Wear sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses to protect yourself from UV rays while exploring the outdoor exhibits.
  • Avoid the midday heat if you can. Arrive earlier in the day when the zoo opens.
  • For families with small children, consider renting strollers or a safari cycle. These can make the trip easier and more enjoyable for young kids.
  • Pack snacks for your zoo visit. You might find yourself famished between exhibits and a quick snack can keep you going.
Zoo Miami
  • Gold Coast Railroad Museum: Located adjacent to Zoo Miami, this museum offers a glimpse into historic railroad cars and memorabilia, including a ride on a real steam engine.
  • Larry and Penny Thompson Park: Right next to Zoo Miami, this large park offers camping facilities, a freshwater lake for swimming, and bike trails.
  • Everglades National Park: This iconic national park offers a variety of outdoor activities including hiking, biking, canoeing, and wildlife viewing.
  • Coral Castle Museum: This intriguing outdoor museum created by a single man from over 1,100 tons of coral rock is a testament to ingenuity and mystery.
  • Monkey Jungle: A unique park where the humans are caged and the monkeys run wild. It's a fun spot for families to learn about primate conservation.

Zoo Miami map

Frequently asked questions about Zoo Miami

What does the general admission ticket include?

The general admission ticket includes access to all standard exhibits and public areas of the zoo.

Does Zoo Miami offer any discounts on tickets?

Yes, children under 12 can get tickets at a discounted rate.

Do I need to print my tickets, or can I use my phone?

You can use your mobile phone to present your tickets at the entrance, as they have scanners that can read tickets from a screen.

Can I leave the zoo and re-enter on the same day with my ticket?

Yes, Zoo Miami allows re-entry on the same day. Keep your ticket handy for re-entry.

When is Zoo Miami open?

Zoo Miami is open daily from 10am to 5pm.

Can I bring my own food and drinks to Zoo Miami?

Yes, you can bring your own food and non-alcoholic beverages, but glass containers and alcohol are not permitted inside.

Is there parking available at Zoo Miami?

Yes, there is ample parking available at Zoo Miami, and parking is free for visitors.

Are pets allowed in Zoo Miami?

Pets are not allowed within the zoo grounds, with the exception of service animals.

Can I rent strollers or wheelchairs at Zoo Miami?

Yes, strollers, wheelchairs, and electric scooters are available for rent on a first-come, first-served basis.

What kind of shows and activities can I expect at Zoo Miami?

Zoo Miami hosts a variety of shows and activities, including animal feedings, zoo keeper talks, and interactive wildlife presentations.

Is Zoo Miami accessible for visitors with disabilities?

Yes, the zoo is designed to be fully accessible for visitors with disabilities. There are accessible pathways and exhibits throughout.