Parrot Jungle and Gardens
11000 SW 57 Avenue, Miami.
Adults $12.95; children $8.95.
An exotic bird sanctuary, wildlife habitat and botantical garden. Here you
will find 100's of varieties of birds and plants. Also, ape exhibits, wildlife
shows, and alligators. More
12400 SW 152 Street, Miami.
Adults $8; children $4.
A giant zoo with more than 250 species and 60 major animal exhibits. The zoo
also has a wildlife amphitheater with three shows daily. More
Miccosukee Indian Village
US 41 ( Tamiami Trail) West
Attractions include alligator wrestling, crafts, demonstartions, a small
museum featuring the history of the tribe, and airboats rides. Music and arts
festivals are held in July and December.
Museum of Science and Space Transit Planetarium
3280 S. Miami Ave
The exhibits on coral reefs and the Everglades here are especially
enlightening. There is also a participatory science arcade, a wildlife center
housing more than 150 live animals, and a natural history collection with
cases of fossils and butterflies. Kids love the hands on exhibits and
mini-shows. The Planetarium has several daily shows, explaining what's new in
Fairchild Tropical Garden
10901 Old Cutler Road, Miami.
Admission $8, children under 13 free.
An extensive botanical garden with a vast collection of rare tropical plants,
a rain forest display, and sunken garden.
4805 SW 216 Street, Miami.
Adults $11.50; Children 4-12 $6.
See a colony of monkeys living in a topical jungle. Shows are held throughout
the day. Shows include Wild Monkey Swimming Pool, Ape Encounter, and Hangin'
4400 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne.
Adults $19.95. Children 3-9 $14.95.
Home to more than 10,000 sea creatures, a killer whale, and dolphin superstar
Flipper. South Florida's largest marine aquarium. More
Everglades National Park
25 miles west of Miami on the Tamiami Trail.
Admission is $10 per car.
A 1.4 million acre park complete with endangered species and many species of
birds and animals. Boats tours are available.
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