Zoos in Miami

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Miami
- 3 entertaining shows feature some of the wildest animals from around the globe. From the most lethal bird to some of the most deadly snakes. One of the family places to visit if you're looking for fun things to do in Miami with kids.
Key Biscayne
Miami Seaquarium Camp includes fun-filled days of education and conservation, daily animal interactions, shows, field and art activities and so much more! One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Florida
Miami
Our Mission is to encourage an appreciation for the world's wildlife and to help conserve it for future generations.
Monkey Jungle
(20 Miles)
Miami
Home to nearly 400 primates, most running free on a 30 acre reserve. It is one of the few protected habitats for endangered primates in the United States and the only one that the general public can explore.
Davie
A 60 acre botanical garden and wildlife sanctuary including Free-flight Aviary and Bird of Prey Center, plus narrated tram tour. Come hand feed a flamingo!
Homestead
Alligator shows, snake shows and alligator feedings, there is something going on every hour on the Farm. The Everglades Alligator Farm is currently home to about 2,000 alligators of all sizes. The smaller alligators are kept in growout pens and the ...
Coconut Creek
Visitors of all ages can enjoy a hectic rainbow of live exotic butterflies, spot hummingbirds and hear macaws, visit the Live Bug Zoo and explore the world of caterpillars.
Dolphins Plus
(51 Miles)
Key Largo
Key Largo's original swim with the dolphins program! Call us today to sign up for the dolphin experience of a lifetime!
Palm Beach Zoo
(61 Miles)
West Palm Beach
The Palm Beach Zoo is a unique cultural and educational resource welcoming all members of the community, the region and the thousands of visitors who come to enjoy the many treasures of South Florida. Situated on 23 lushly planted acres in West Palm ...
Loxahatchee
The only petting zoo in town. 100 Animals, 20 acres of fun, pony rides, petting zoo, hayrides and farm animals. Good for the whole family!
Loxahatchee
Lion Country Safari is involved in the captive breeding of a number of threatened or endangered species, including: Southern White Rhinoceros and Chimpanzee. Lion Country Safari is a licensed rehabilitation facility, taking in injured wildlife ...
Acreage
With limited groups of twenty and by rsvp this is a great place for families to come and see wildlife like never before. No where can you get so close to amazing and beautiful carnivores so rare and beautiful as these. Along with some education great...
Naples
Open to the public 365 days a year-(except in severe weather) The sanctuary offers a 2.25 mile boardwalk that winds through the swamp- A 1 mile short-cut is also available. There is an admission charge to enter.
Boulevard Stuart
Facilities include Game Fishing Lagoon, Children's Activity Pavilion, Rays on the Reef Ray Pavilion, Nature Trails, Touch Tank Pavilion and the Frances Langford Visitors Center.
Naples
A nationally accredited zoo and historic tropical garden featuring a full day of fun activities including a cruise through natural island habitats for monkeys. Much more than a walk through zoo, a variety of fun and educational presentations are offe...
Gatorama
(105 Miles)
Palmdale
One of Gatorama's main attractions for visitors and professional photographers is the natural Florida scenery in which these prehistoric beasts sunbathe in the warm tropical climate. Giant oak trees and palm trees cover the fifteen acre attraction. V...
Fort Pierce
A beautiful waterfront environmental, education and wildlife viewing center in Florida's Fort Pierce where kids can get up close to the endangered Florida manatee, as well as other wonderful creatures of the oceans.
Key West
Perhaps one of the most unique aquariums in the world. Come and see for yourself the beautiful indigenous sea-creatures of Key West and the Florida Keys. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Florida Keys fo...
Key West
Walk through a magical and inviting environment filled with hundred of the most beautiful winged creatures in nature. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in West Key for kids.
Brevard Zoo
(171 Miles)
Melbourne
Small zoo whose mission is Wildlife Conservation Through Education And Participation. An inspiring, fascinating and fun visit.
Sarasota
From its humble beginnings in tiny shed in a small Florida town, Mote Marine Laboratory has expanded to include a 10.5-acre campus in Sarasota, Fla., with field stations and public exhibits in Key West and field stations in Summerland Key and Charlot...
Sarasota
Sarasota Jungle Gardens is one of the oldest continuously operating attractions in the State of Florida. Open to the public in December of 1940, the "Gardens" has retained its old Florida charm and very little has changed over the past sixty-eight ye...
Gatorland
(191 Miles)
Orlando
A one-of-a-kind, protected habitat where adventures lurk around every corner! Internationally known as the Alligator Capital of the World, Gatorland's 110-acre theme park and nature conservatory is ideal for families.
Discovery Cove
(196 Miles)
Orlando
Come and swim with dolphins at this idyllic setting.
Seaworld
(197 Miles)
Orlando
SeaWorld takes you on a one-of-a-kind journey to the wonders that exist beyond the ocean's door. A place where up-close encounters connect you to the energy, excitement, and mystery of the sea and sea life. A world of fascinating days, captivating ni...
Legoland Florida
(177 Miles)
Winter Haven
Part of the iconic them park chain and offers their usual high standard of entertainment for families, with walk through and interactive creations plus rides, play areas and more.
Wonderworks
(198 Miles)
Orlando
An amusement park for the mind with over 100 interactive exhibits for visitors of all ages to experience. The most eye-catching feature is the attraction’s dramatic exterior; a three-story tall, classically designed building that appears to have la...
Walt Disney World
(5)
(200 Miles)
Orlando
Disneyland has eight different lands, with over 40 attractions designed to appeal to guests of all ages. This park is for the young as well as the young at heart. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in...
Grapeland
(2 Miles)
Miami
In the Shipwreck Island where toddlers ages 5 and under can find shallow waters that allow for safe but fun play time. The large bucket at the top will sound a horn when it is about to topple sending a shower of water that children and adults love to...
Pompano Beach
Calypso Cove features three pools including a plunge pool, which you can slide into from either an enclosed or open slide (our safety rules state that all slide riders must be a minimum of 48" tall, and less than 300lbs). The zero-depth pool is a bea...
Coral Springs
A waterpark for serious swimmers and divers, this offers 50-meter and 25-meter competition pools with a heating and cooling system, a diving well equipped for spring board and platform diving, and an acclimation pool.
Boca Raton
Features include 2 four-story high water slides, 897-foot lazy river ride, lily pad walk and an interactive children's water playground.
Royal Palm Beach
Features include 2 four-story high water slides, 897-foot lazy river ride, lily pad walk and an interactive children's water playground.
Islamorada
You can swim with dolphins, sea lions, and stingrays in their natural salt water lagoons through the interactive swim programs. The lagoons, and lush, tropical gardens at are home to Atlantic bottlenose dolphins, California sea lions, sea turtles, tr...
West Palm Beach
Rapids Water Park is South Florida's premiere family water park from the Keys to Orlando. The park features a full-day of fun for the entire family - whether you make a splash in the cool blue waves, take a thrilling plunge down the waterslides, or j...
Stuart
Facilities include a beach entry 7,326-square foot water playground full of interactive jets and other features; 2 differing 4 storey waterslides and 1000 ft lazy river ride.
Cape Coral
When you're looking for fun in the sun, Sun Splash Family Waterpark Sun Splash Family Waterpark is the perfect place to make a splash in SW Florida! Good place to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Florida.
Lake Buena Vista
Thrilling water rides and fun drops....a fun way to spend a hot summers day!
Aquatica Florida
(196 Miles)
Orlando
Aquatica is a waterpark with rides from serene to extreme, up-close animal encounters and 80,000 square ft. of wide, sandy beach. Here, the parks signature attraction, Dolphin Plunge, sends riders down 250 feet of clear tubes through a lagoon with bl...
Wet N Wild
(200 Miles)
Orlando
Wet 'n Wild - Orlando, voted by Amusement Business magazine as America's number - one water park, features a full-day of fun for the entire family. Honored by Aquatic's International as the first true water park, Wet 'n Wild's world-class signature t...
Miami Beach
Now departing from the heart of South Beach, our amphibious vehicles provide a once in a lifetime journey of the famous Miami landmarks before a dramatic "Splashdown" into beautiful Biscayne Bay for a close up look at the many homes of the "Rich & Fa...
Weston
Feel the excitement and learn the history of Florida's most remarkable treasure - the Everglades.
Delray Beach
Delray Yacht Cruises offers affordable family fun all year long! Enjoy our 2-hour sightseeing cruises, brunches & dinner cruises. Private charters available for your special events, too!
Riviera Beach
Sightseeing tours in South Florida for the whole family.
Cape coral
Banana Bay Tour Company is dedicated to high quality ecological tourism. We invite you to come join us on one of our Dolphin and Ecological tours and experience nature as it happens. We are committed to being a nature friendly eco-tour operation
Kayaks Etc
(129 Miles)
Vero Beach
Take a tour with Kayeks etc and explore the Florida connecting with nature.
Key West
Hop aboard one of the trolleys and you'll experience Transportainment. Friendly conductors narrate the tour with a fascinating and fun mix of trivia and humorous stories. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do i...
Kissimmee
Glide through the wetlands viewing Florida's native wildlife traveling at speeds of up to 45 miles per hour.
Sarasota
What a great day for kids (from 2-102)! Come with us as we explore the Sea Life by kayak...in small groups, unlike the other corporate "megaphone" tour companies in Sarasota and the barrier islands. Se manatees, dolphins, horse conchs, exotic bird...
Calypso Kayaking
(183 Miles)
Cocoa
Guided kayak tours on the Indian River Lagoon. Get an up close encounter with nature. You will see manatee and dolphin just a few feet from your Kayak. great for all skill levels. Rentals are available Singles, doubles and fishing kayaks

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Fun places to visit in Miami with kids

Florida is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of Florida's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in Florida with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

There are so many fun places to go with kids in Florida - The Sunshine State - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), great historical places of interest and tourist attractions, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look above, lots of the best things to do with children in FL