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Free Jungle Island garden admission expires soon, Miami

In just a short time the free Garden Admission promotion to Jungle Island expires. This deal allows access to see all of the animals on exhibit, the Everglades habitat and shows, as well as the playground.

Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. This promotion is good through Monday, Aug. 5, 2024, and tickets must be reserved one week in advance.

Current animals on exhibit include the lemur, flamingo, sloth, capybara, rabbits and wallaby, snakes, birds and many more. Visit for more details.


This special promo price must be booked online. Only a limited number of free bookings will be allowed daily. When you click “buy tickets” and select a date, it will tell you if it is available; if not, you can select another day.

Make sure you read through the requirements, like making sure everyone wears closed-toe shoes, etc.

Photographs and selfies are allowed, so make sure your phone is charged.

The playground includes a spiderweb climb, climbing ropes, a balance beam, plus a slide to wooden bridges. 

Credit: Jungle Island playground, Miami

Interactive Education Presentations are at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Click here to get tickets.

This is a really good deal, since regular admission for a child is $22.95 and $36.95 for an adult, plus animal “up close and personal” VIP tours and encounters start at an additional $22.95-up.

Jungle Island is at 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132.

Note: Exhibits may be closed during bad weather.

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Mary Lou Cruz

About Mary Lou Cruz

I worked at the South Florida Sun Sentinel for 21 years, as an Advertising Special Sections Writer; Editorial Systems Editor in Technology; and Editorial Assistant in the Newsroom. Before my newspaper career, I worked in the airline and travel industry and I have lived in Brazil, Puerto Rico and vacationed in more than 25 countries. Originally, I'm from Maryland. I moved to Florida in 1984 and raised my daughter in Miami. Email:

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