Zoo Miami REopening

Zoo Miami Reopening This Week

Zoo Miami is an open sanctuary for many families in Miami, which is why they are excited to reopen their doors to members on May 27th and to the public on June 1st. With safety a their top priority, they will implement limited capacity and safety requirements that follow the Miami-Dade County Executive Orders and “New Normal” Guidelines.

Check out what they are doing to ensure a safe reopening below, or head to their website to read it on their website: https://www.zoomiami.org/know-before-you-visit



  • Limited daily capacity.
  • All Zoo Miami team members and volunteers will be required to wear face coverings while working.
  • Employees working with guests will have their temperature checked daily before their work shift.
  • Minimum of 6 foot spacing in lines.
  • Hand sanitizing stations located throughout the zoo.
  • Maintain our high standards of cleanliness.
  • Safari cycles, strollers, wheelchairs, and motorized scooters will be sanitized after every use.



  • Purchase tickets online at shop.zoomiami.org.
  • Members are free, but will need to make a reservation online.
  • Guests and members that need to make changes to their tickets should contact [email protected] or 305-251-0400, ext. 0, 24 hours before their scheduled visit date.
  • Guests ages 2 and older are required to wear a face covering to enter
    Zoo Miami.
  • One-way pathways have been created where social distancing cannot be easily practiced.
  • Rent safari cycles, strollers, wheelchairs, and motorized scooters online at shop.zoomiami.org. Limited quantities available.
  • Indoor buildings will be open at 50% capacity. Guests ages 2 and older are required to wear a face covering to enter any indoor building.
  • The following experiences are currently closed: Animal feedings (camel, giraffe, parrot, and rhino), Playgrounds, Rides (carousel, Lostman’s River Boat Rides, paddle boats), Waterplay areas, Zookeeper talks and presentations.
  • No outside food is permitted inside the zoo.
  • Food concession stands will be open. Seating areas at these locations are placed a minimum of 6 feet apart to allow for social distancing.

Photo credit: Ron Magill Conservation Endowment

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