Trip Advisor Award for Zoo Miami



MIAMI, FL – (June 4, 2015) – Zoo Miami is proud to announce that TripAdvisor has honored it with a 2015 “Certificate of Excellence” award and a “Hall of Fame” certificate.

The “Certificate of Excellence” award is a result of consistently receiving excellent reviews from TripAdvisor travelers on  Zoo Miami received the “Certificate of Excellence” award in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014, making 2015 the fifth consecutive year.  As a result of being awarded for excellence for five years, Zoo Miami is now also a first-time TripAdvisor “Hall of Fame” winner.  It also happens to be the first year this award has been distributed. 

“We are delighted to have won yet another Certificate of Excellence award for our sustained excellence.  The Hall of Fame award is an extra special distinction that we are extremely proud of and will celebrate,” said Zoo Miami Director Carol Kruse.

Other popular Miami-Dade destinations operated by the Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department that received the “Certificate of Excellence” award include: Amelia Earhart Park, Crandon Tennis Center, Deering Estate at Cutler, Fruit and Spice Park, and Haulover Beach Park.

About Zoo Miami

Rated one of the top ten zoos in the U.S. and one of the top 20 zoos in the world by, Zoo Miami houses more than 3,000 animals in natural habitats and provides visitors the feel of a safari. Guests can enjoy animals like okapis, giant river otters, elephants and rhinos in large open air exhibits; a giraffe feeding station; camel rides; an Indian rhino encounter; Australian parrot feeding; meet and greets with mascots, the Zoo Squad; tram tours; family cycles; water play areas; a monorail and large exhibits like Amazon & Beyond. 

Zoo Miami is located at 12400 SW 152nd St., Miami, FL 33177. General Zoo Admission is: $17.95/adult, plus tax and $13.95/child (3-12) plus tax. Children under two, Zoo members and parking are free. Zoo Miami’s hours are 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on weekdays and 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. on weekends and holidays; ticket booths close at 4 p.m. For more information please visit or call 305-251-0400.

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Media Contact:
Zoological Society of Florida/Zoo Miami
Cindy Castelblanco
Office: (305) 255-5551