Welcome
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!
 
WE ARE NOW OPEN
We look forward to seeing you!!


 
Admission
We look forward to seeing you at the Zoo! We are managing the number of guests entering the Zoo each day. You are now required to choose your date of visit when purchasing your ticket.

We are open everyday of the year from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (except on Thanksgiving and Christmas which have reduced hours). We recommend coming early to enjoy all we have to offer.

Proceed directly to turnstiles with your online tickets.

Adult Admission
Price: $22.95
Ages 13 and older.

You must choose your date of visit on the next screen. 

 

Child Admission
Price: $18.95
Ages 3 - 12

Children 2 and younger are free, and no admission ticket is required.

You must choose your date of visit on the next screen. 

 
 
VIP Tours

Book a VIP Tour
 

VIP  Experience
Enjoy a two-hour golf cart tour amongst lushly landscaped public walkways with your own personal tour guide! As a VIP, your guide will give you the inside scoop on our incredible animals!

Price: $99.95 plus tax per person.

Includes: Zoo Admission, 2 hour private tour on a golf cart with a tour guide,  Food Basket* with fries, and a souvenir cup.

*Food Basket Options:
-Burger
-Chicken Tenders
-Hot dog
-Deli wrap
-BBQ pulled pork
-Handcrafted salad 

Restrictions: Minimum of two guests are required. Maximum of five guests are allowed on the tour. One paying participant must be at least 18 years old. 

Due to limited capacity, NO REFUNDS will be issued.
 
TOUR CANCELLATION POLICY: Tour cancellations must be made in writing and sent to ZooTours@miamidade.gov be sure to include the name of the main contact on the reservation and your order number. If cancelled five or more days prior to your tour date, a full refund will be issued. If cancelled within one to five days of your tour date, a 50% refund will be issued. If cancelled on the day of your tour,  no refund will be issued.


 
Rentals
For a cool way to see Zoo Miami, rent a Safari Cycle for the whole family and pedal your way around. Small cycles can accommodate up to 2 adults and 2 small children (ages 1 - 4 years), while the large cycles can accommodate up to 4 adults and 2 small children (ages 1 - 4 years). The minimum age to rent and operate a Safari Cycle is 21. We also offer single strollers, double strollers, wheelchairs and ECVs (Electric Convenience Vehicles).
These items are only available online and quantities are limited.
No refunds or date changes after 10 a.m. the day BEFORE your reservation.

When picking up your rented item, you are required to leave a valid driver's license or State issued ID for each item that is rented. Your ID will be returned to you when you return the rented item. You are not allowed to leave the following forms of ID with us (passport, gun license, military ID, resident card or federal card).

Small Safari Cycle - Flat Rate up to 3 Hours
Price: $50.47
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Please choose your rental date and time slot on the next screen.

Small cycle accommodates up to 2 adults and 2 small children (ages 1 - 4 years). At least 2 pedalers are recommended.

The minimum age to rent and operate a Safari Cycle is 21 years old.

Please pick up your cycle 30 minutes prior to your chosen time slot. 

These items are only available online and quantities are limited.
No refunds or date changes after 10 a.m. the day BEFORE your reservation.


If you keep the cycle longer than the selected 3-hour time slot, you will be charged $20 per each additional hour.  No refunds for unused time.

Large Safari Cycle - Flat Rate up to 3 Hours
Price: $64.49
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Please choose your rental date and time slot on the next screen.

Large cycle accommodates up to 4 adults and 2 small children (ages 1 - 4 years). At least 3 pedalers are recommended.

The minimum age to rent and operate a Safari Cycle is 21 years old.

Please pick up your cycle 30 minutes prior to your chosen time slot.

These items are only available online and quantities are limited.
No refunds or date changes after 10 a.m. the day BEFORE your reservation.

 

If you keep the cycle longer than the selected 3-hour time slot, you will be charged $25 per each additional hour.  No refunds for unused time.

Single Stroller
Price: $10.28
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Please choose your rental date on the next screen.

All day rental.

No refunds for unused time.

These items are only available online and quantities are limited.
No refunds or date changes after 10 a.m. the day BEFORE your reservation.

Double Stroller
Price: $12.15
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Please choose your rental date on the next screen.

All day rental.

No refunds for unused time.

These items are only available online and quantities are limited.
No refunds or date changes after 10 a.m. the day BEFORE your reservation.

Wheelchair
Price: $10.28
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Please choose your rental date on the next screen.

All day rental.

No refunds for unused time.

These items are only available online and quantities are limited.
No refunds or date changes after 10 a.m. the day BEFORE your reservation.

ECV (Electric Convenience Vehicle)
Price: $32.71
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Please choose your rental date on the next screen.

All day rental.

Can only be rented and operated by a responsible adult.

No refunds for unused time.

These items are only available online and quantities are limited.
No refunds or date changes after 10 a.m. the day BEFORE your reservation.

 
Tortoise Encounter

Book a tortoise encounter
 
Walk among these prehistoric giants as you explore the Galapagos Tortoise habitat with a Zoo Miami team member. During your 15-minute tour, you will get up-close and personal while learning all about these giant tortoises, their habitat and the conservation efforts being made to protect these gentle giants. As they walk in slow-motion they give you enough time to take the perfect selfie!

Only available on Wednesdays and Sundays at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. - Depending on the temperature some Tortoise Encounters may be cancelled.

$15 per person; Ages 3 and older, 2 and under are free.  Zoo admission is not included with this ticket.

Minimum of 2, maximum of 9 of the same group per morning or afternoon session.

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

ENCOUNTER CANCELLATION POLICY: Encounter cancellations must be made in writing and sent to zoomiami@miamidade.gov be sure to include the name of the main contact on the reservation and your order number. If cancelled five or more days prior to your encounter date, a full refund will be issued. If cancelled after five days of your tour date, no refund will be issued. If participants arrive 15 minutes past their scheduled time the tour will be cancelled and no refunds will be granted.

Participants must meet at the tortoise habitat 10 minutes before their scheduled time. If participants are late, the time will be deducted from their encounter time. Encounters are done at the discretion of the animal care team. Encounters are animal and weather permitting and not guaranteed. Participants who are not following instructions provided by Zoo Miami team members will be asked to leave the encounter and will not receive a refund.
 

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

Black Bear Encounter
Price: $23.36
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, 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
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.  

Kiwi Encounter
Price: $23.36
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, and Thursdays 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: Kiwi Encounter
Regular Price: $23.36
Online Sale Price: $21.50
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, and Thursdays 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.  

Pygmy Hippo Encounter
Price: $23.36
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
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
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 Mondays, Fridays, 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
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 Mondays, Fridays, 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.

 
Virtual Offerings

Virtual Greetings
Price: $30.00
Koalas, Elephants, and Giraffes… oh my! Have your favorite Zoo Miami animal make your next special occasion a WILD one! Whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, or just because.

Choose from:
Alligator, Clouded Leopard, Eagle, Elephant, Giraffe, Koala or tell us your favorite Zoo Miami animal!

After your order is complete, one of our team members will contact you to confirm the details of your order.
We will then create a 20 second pre-recoded greeting personalized just for you!

Greetings will be sent via email as an MP4 within seven days. Please choose desired delivery date on the next page and complete the questions on the following page or contact us at zoosales@miamidade.gov for further information.  

 
Zoo Doo Compost
Zoo Doo is made from exotic animal waste (elephants, rhinos and bantengs to be exact) and recycled yard debris found right here at Zoo Miami. Purchase your Zoo Doo online.

Picking-up Your Zoo Doo Compost
Pickup your Zoo Doo Bucket at Gate 2 daily between the hours of 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Print or present your online voucher on your mobile phone. Barcode(s) must be visible if picking up at Gate 2. Cashiers will be able to lookup your order at the Ticketing Building if you are having trouble opening your online voucher. If picking-up a Zoo Doo Scoop, 72 hour notice is required. Please arrive at Gate 2 Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. For alternate days and times, please contact our Composting Operations Manager, Yvette Jones, at Yvette.Jones@miamidade.gov or 305-251-0400, ext. 5084963. Please provide us with a 72 hour notice. Limit 3 scoops per week per person.

Directions to Gate 2
When driving down on SW 124 Ave, make your second right. There will be a sign for Gate 2, Staff and Deliveries, and Gold Coast Rail

Zoo Doo Bucket
Price: $12.95
Zoo Doo Bucket (5 gal)

Pickup at Gate 2 daily between the hours of 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

Zoo Doo Scoop
Price: $30.00
Zoo Doo Scoop (1 cubic yard).

Must come with an empty pickup truck in order to load the scoop. Zoo Miami staff will load the truck for you.

Please arrive at Gate 2 Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. For alternate days and times, please contact our Composting Operations Manager, Yvette Jones, at Yvette.Jones@miamidade.gov or 305-251-0400, ext. 5084963.

Please provide us with a 72 hour notice. Limit 3 scoops per week per person. 
 

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