Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Last ticket sold at 4:00 PM

Know Before You Visit


Purchase tickets online

Tickets that require a photo ID to receive a discount, such as military, reciprocal zoo members, senior citizens, etc., must be purchased onsite at the Ticketing Building. Due to limited capacity, we recommend that you arrive when the zoo first opens at 10 a.m.


Members are no longer required to make a reservation online. If you are bringing a guest that is not included on your membership, you may purchase their discounted ticket below. If you plan on renting a cycle, stroller, wheelchair, or ECV (Electric Conveyance Vehicle) we recommend doing that prior to your visit below. 

  • Guests that need to make changes to their tickets should contact or 305-251-0400, ext. 0, 24 hours before their scheduled visit date.
  • It is required for guests ages 2 and older to wear masks inside all indoor facilities, even if vaccinated. It is recommended for guests ages 2 and older to wear masks outdoors. 
  • Masks will be available onsite for purchase at various price points, while supplies last. Masks are available online today at
  • Rent safari cycles, strollers, wheelchairs, and motorized wheelchairs online at Limited quantities will be available.
    • We recommend reserving Safari Cycles, strollers, wheelchairs, and motorized wheelchairs prior to your visit as they are likely to sell out, especially on weekends and holidays. The Safari Cycle base price is for a 3 hour rental. Safari Cycle rental times are available in 15-minute intervals, from 10:15 a.m. to 12 p.m. and then from 1:15 p.m. to 2 p.m. If a time slot is unavailable online, that means it is sold out. Please pick up your cycle 30 minutes prior to your chosen time slot.

    • Indoor buildings (including the gift shop) are open. Masks are required to be worn inside all indoor facilities, even if vaccinated. 
    • The following experiences are currently open:
    • The following experiences are currently closed:
    • No outside food is permitted inside the zoo. Reusable water bottles are encouraged and guests can refill them throughout the zoo.
    • Food concession stands will be open. 
    • Parking is free.


    • Daily capacity.
      • Non-members are highly encouraged to purchase tickets online to control capacity and minimize touchpoints for entry. 
    • Hand sanitizing stations will be located throughout the zoo.
    • We will maintain our high standards of cleanliness and are adding additional measures such as cleaning high-touch surfaces throughout the day.
    • Safari cycles, strollers, wheelchairs, and motorized scooters will be sanitized after every use.

    As part of the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces we have taken enhanced health and safety measures - for you, our other Guests, and Staff.  You must follow all posted instructions while visiting any of our locations.   

    An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advises that older adults and persons with underlying medical conditions have an increased risk of severe illness and are especially vulnerable,  but everyone is potentially at risk for contracting the disease. 


    By visiting this public space you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. 

    For more information please visit 

    Where should you go for more information on COVID-19?

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the best resource for useful, factual, and up-to-date information on the virus.


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