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Welcome to our Zoo Miami eStore where you can purchase your tickets online without having to wait in line! Select type of tickets and quantity, input your information, print out your tickets, give them to the ticket taker, and you're in!
Animal Encounters
Connect with our ambassador animals and zookeepers during up close and personal animal encounters!

What to know before you book:
  • Check-in must be made at the tram booth.
  • Depending on animal health requirements, guests ages two and older may be required to wear a CDC recommended face covering or they will not be allowed to participate. If needed, the face covering will be provided by Zoo Miami during the encounter.
  • Closed-toe shoes are required.
  • Service animals are not permitted.
  • Touching of the animals is not permitted unless advised by Zoo Miami staff.
  • Children five years old and under must be carried or held by the hand of an adult in their group.
In order to prepare for our night events on Feb 17 the zoo will be closing at 4 p.m. (last ticket sold at 3p.m.)

Restrictions: One paying participant must be at least 18 years old per group.

Black Bear Encounter
Price: $23.36
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Meet North America’s most prolific bear! With their shaggy fur, sharp claws, and shared love of treats these bears are sure to be excited to see you and their keepers for an up-close opportunity to see characteristics that help this species thrive all across the continent



Only available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 10:45 a.m. 

$25 (tax included) per person; Ages 3 and older, 2 and under are free.  Zoo admission is not included with this ticket.

Restrictions: One paying participant must be at least 18 years old per group.  

ZOO MIAMI MEMBER: Black Bear Encounter
Regular Price: $23.36
Online Sale Price: $21.50
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Meet North America’s most prolific bear! With their shaggy fur, sharp claws, and shared love of treats these bears are sure to be excited to see you and their keepers for an up-close opportunity to see characteristics that help this species thrive all across the continent



Only available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 10:45 a.m. 

$23 (tax included) per person for Zoo Miami Members; Ages 3 and older, 2 and under are free.  Zoo admission is not included with this ticket.

The Zoo Miami member must be present when you redeem this ticket. Must present Zoo membership and ID at ticket booth.

Restrictions: One paying participant must be at least 18 years old per group.  

Greater One-horned Rhino Encounter
Price: $32.71
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Get face-to-face with one of the largest land animals in the world! This encounter will leave you with a lasting impression as you get up-close and pose for photos with a magnificent greater one-horned rhino.



Only available on Monday, Friday, Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 p.m. 

$35 (tax included) per person; Zoo admission is not included with this ticket.

Restrictions: One paying participant must be at least 18 years old per group. Must be at least 42 inches to participate. 

ZOO MIAMI MEM: Greater One-horned Rhino Encounter
Regular Price: $32.71
Online Sale Price: $30.84
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Get face-to-face with one of the largest land animals in the world! This encounter will leave you with a lasting impression as you get up-close and pose for photos with a magnificent greater one-horned rhino.




Only available on Monday, Friday, Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 p.m. 

$33 (tax included) per person for Zoo Miami Members; Zoo admission is not included with this ticket.

The Zoo Miami member must be present when you redeem this ticket. Must present Zoo membership and ID at ticket booth.

Restrictions: One paying participant must be at least 18 years old per group. Must be at least 42 inches to participate. 

Kiwi Encounter
Price: $23.36
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Travel to the back areas of the zoo to meet a bird (not the fruit!). A bird considered one of New Zealand’s national treasures! This flightless bird with tiny wings and a long narrow beak will steal your heart as you spend time with him and his keepers in a one of a kind experience you’ll be sure to cherish forever.


Only available on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturday and Sunday at 12:30 p.m.

$25 (tax included) per person; Ages 3 and older, 2 and under are free.  Zoo admission is not included with this ticket.

Restrictions: One paying participant must be at least 18 years old per group.  

ZOO MIAMI MEMBER: Kiwi Encounter
Regular Price: $23.36
Online Sale Price: $21.50
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Travel to the back areas of the zoo to meet a bird (not the fruit!). A bird considered one of New Zealand’s national treasures! This flightless bird with tiny wings and a long narrow beak will steal your heart as you spend time with him and his keepers in a one of a kind experience you’ll be sure to cherish forever.


Only available on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturday and Sunday at 12:30 p.m.

$23 (tax included) per person for Zoo Miami Members; Ages 3 and older, 2 and under are free.  Zoo admission is not included with this ticket.

The Zoo Miami member must be present when you redeem this ticket. Must present Zoo membership and ID at ticket booth.

Restrictions: One paying participant must be at least 18 years old per group.  

Pygmy Hippo Encounter
Price: $23.36
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Small, yet mighty, come visit our pygmy hippos. When behind-the-scenes, you’ll have the opportunity to meet this unique species from the keepers that take care of them and find out what makes a hippopotamus hip!

Available Daily at 2:00 p.m. 

$25 (tax included) per person; Ages 3 and older, 2 and under are free.  Zoo admission is not included with this ticket.

Restrictions: One paying participant must be at least 18 years old per group.  

ZOO MIAMI MEMBER: Pygmy Hippo Encounter
Regular Price: $23.36
Online Sale Price: $21.50
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Small, yet mighty, come visit our pygmy hippos. When behind-the-scenes, you’ll have the opportunity to meet this unique species from the keepers that take care of them and find out what makes a hippopotamus hip!

Available Daily at 2:00 p.m. 

$23 (tax included) per person for Zoo Miami Members; Ages 3 and older, 2 and under are free.  Zoo admission is not included with this ticket.

The Zoo Miami member must be present when you redeem this ticket. Must present Zoo membership and ID at ticket booth.

Restrictions: One paying participant must be at least 18 years old per group.  

Tortoise Encounter
Price: $23.36
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Walk among giants as you explore the Galapagos tortoise habitat. During your encounter, you will get up-close and personal while learning all about our tortoises, their habitat, and the conservation efforts to protect them. As they walk in slow-motion, you will have plenty of Time to take the perfect photo!

Only available on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 a.m. - Depending on the temperature some Tortoise Encounters may be cancelled.

$25 (tax included) per person; Ages 3 and older, 2 and under are free.  Zoo admission is not included with this ticket.

Restrictions: One paying participant must be at least 18 years old per group. Guest must be Ambulatory to participate in this encounter.

ZOO MIAMI MEMBER: Tortoise Encounter
Regular Price: $23.36
Online Sale Price: $21.50
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Walk among giants as you explore the Galapagos tortoise habitat. During your encounter, you will get up-close and personal while learning all about our tortoises, their habitat, and the conservation efforts to protect them. As they walk in slow-motion, you will have plenty of Time to take the perfect photo!

Only available on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 a.m. - Depending on the temperature some Tortoise Encounters may be cancelled.

$23 (tax included) per person for Zoo Miami Members; Ages 3 and older, 2 and under are free.  Zoo admission is not included with this ticket.

The Zoo Miami member must be present when you redeem this ticket. Must present Zoo membership and ID at ticket booth.

Restrictions: One paying participant must be at least 18 years old per group.  Guest must be Ambulatory to participate in this encounter.

 

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