It’s known that kids love animals and there’s nothing better for then than a nice visit to an animal park. In Miami there are several animal parks and also there is a beautiful metro zoo for enjoying of everybody. These natural atmosphere parks are a good option for a close encounter with the wild life and exotic species in their natural habitat. Kids would be able to interact with some animals and learn about animals’ habits, ecology and the importance of the existence of these species in our planet.
The 740-acre zoo allows children and parents travel throughout major continents of our planets, Asia, Africa and Australia and to meet a wide variety of species such as koalas, kangaroos, bears and more.
Admission tickets: Adults $11.50 & children $6.75. Open daily from 9:30am to 5:30pm.
Address: 12400 S.W. 152nd Street
Miami, FL 33177
Everglades Alligator Farm
This farm gathers thousands of gators of different types and sizes, kids will just be thrilled by this adventure. Everglades Alligator Farm, one of Homestead's busiest attractions draws tourist and camera crews from all over the world. This privately owned attraction is a real working alligator farm, according to owners, Charles and Deborah Thibos.
Admission tickets: Adults $19.00, children (4-11) $11.00 & children under 4 years free. Open daily from 9am to 6pm.
Address: 40351 S.W. 192nd Avenue
Florida City, FL 33034
Children will encounter the funniest friends, the monkeys, in a quite genuine habitat, a lush tropical rain forest environment. Kids will interact we a large variety of exotic monkeys.
Admission tickets: Adults $25.95 & children $19.95. Open daily from 9am to 5:30pm.
Address: 14805 S.W. 216 Street
Miami, FL 33170
Everglades Safari Park
This park is probably the largest most complete attractions concerning the everglades. You will have the opportunity to observe the everglades from all possible angles, trails, airboat rides, alligator shows etc.
Admission tickets: Adults $20.00 & children $10.00. Open daily from 9am to 5pm.
Address: 26700 S.W. 8th Street
Miami, FL 33194