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. 

  • Tickets can be purchased for up to 10 guests per transaction. Groups of more than 10 are discouraged, therefore discounts for groups of more than 10 are not currently offered.
  • Guests that need to make changes to their tickets should contact or 305-251-0400, ext. 0, 24 hours before their scheduled visit date.
  • Guests ages 2 and older are required to wear a CDC recommended face-covering to enter Zoo Miami and at all times both indoors and outdoors, effective July 2nd .
  • Masks will be available onsite for purchase at various price points, while supplies last. Masks are available online today at
  • One-way pathways where social distancing cannot be easily practiced have been created at the following locations (Miami-Dade County’s Moving To A New Normal Handbook):
    • Amazon and Beyond
    • Critter Connection
    • Florida: Mission Everglades
  • Rent safari cycles, strollers, wheelchairs, and motorized scooters online at Limited quantities will be available.
    • We recommend reserving Safari Cycles, strollers, wheelchairs, and motorized scooters prior to your visit as they are likely to sell out, especially on weekends and holidays. Once Safari Cycles are sold out, the Rentals Team will begin a waitlist onsite (first-come, first-served) at 12 p.m. for Safari Cycles that are scheduled to return at 1 p.m. There is no guarantee Cycles will return at this time and wait times can be up to two hours. We ask guests to plan their day accordingly.

  • Indoor buildings (including the gift shop) are open.
  • 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. Seating areas at these locations are placed at a minimum of 6 feet apart to allow for social distancing.
  • Parking is free.


  • Limited daily capacity.
    • Non-members are highly encouraged to purchase tickets online to control capacity and minimize touchpoints for entry.
  • All Zoo Miami team members and volunteers will be required to wear face coverings while working. 
  • Signage indicating a minimum of 6 foot spacing in lines.
  • 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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