Description

Jungle Island, located on Watson Island is a bird sanctuary, botanical garden and a habitat for other wild animals and is definitely worth a visit when in Miami. Housing over 1000 birds in tropical forest settings, some of which take part in shows that...more

Miami, USA

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Jungle Island, located on Watson Island is a bird sanctuary, botanical garden and a habitat for other wild animals and is definitely worth a visit when in Miami. Housing over 1000 birds in tropical forest settings, some of which take part in shows that are held daily, this impressive island is definitely an interesting place to visit with the family. Besides its numerous bird population, the islands other occupants include animals like baboons, alligators, tigers, monkeys, orangutans and more. However the most unique creature housed at the site is the largest cat in the world, the liger, a mixed breed of lion and tiger. Another rare creature featured at Jungle Island is the rare white alligator. Other parts of the park worth exploring include the botanical garden that contains a range of exotic plants. Featuring a variety of interesting shows with all the bird life, animals and plants, Jungle Island has much to offer its visitors.

Ticket Price

Adults - $34.95 Children - $26.95

Opening Hour

10am-5pm (hour’s subject to change)

Recommended Visit Duration

Around 3 hours or more

Suitable For

Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children

Must See

The liger and the rare white alligator are definitely the highlight of a visit to Jungle Island. The shows and specials event are quite impressive too.

Prayer Facilities

Muslim tourists visiting Jungle Island will not find prayer facilities within its premises, however they might be able to locate a clean and quiet area to offer their prayers. They could also ask the locals to direct them to a nearby mosque if and when necessary as the city is known to house several mosques.  

Halal Food

Although the site does have a café, Muslim visitors may not be able find Halal cuisine that they could snack on. Unless they choose vegetarian or seafood options, Muslim visitors may have to go out of Jungle Island to locate Halal restaurants. Since the city of Miami is known to house a number of Halal restaurants, Muslim tourists will not find it difficult to locate a good Halal restaurant to dine at. 

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