Exhibits & Shows
Jungle Island’s three entertaining shows feature some of the wildest animals from around the globe. From the world’s most lethal bird to some of the most amazing animals you will have to see to believe.
*schedules subject to change
Times: Monday - Friday 11:00am, 2:15pm & Weekends 4:15pm
Times: Monday - Friday 12:45pm & 4pm | Saturday & Sunday 12:45pm, 3:30pm & 5:40pm
Wild Encounter is an upclose, uncaged, unbelievable interaction with the worlds rarest big cats & their human companions. This show features many rare and unique varieties of big cats, including four fantastic colors of tigers. Throughout the year, a rotating cast of big cats make appearances in the Jungle Theater from tigers to Black Panthers, Lynx to Spotted Leopards to Cougars. And of course, there is always an assortment of cuddly cubs who are sure to bring a smile to your face. Other animals join the cast of Tale of the Tiger including Orangutans, Chimpanzees, Binturongs, Gibbons, Capuchins, Lemurs and more!
This incredible presentation of big cats is produced by T.I.G.E.R.S., The Institute of Greatly Endangered and Rare Species, an international big cat conservation educational organization. After each show, guests can purchase special, upclose photographs with tiger cubs or primates.
Dr. Wasabi's Wild Adventures
Times: Monday-Friday : 12pm & 3:15pm | Saturday & Sunday 12pm, 2:15pm, & 4:55pm
Dr. Wasabi’s Wild Adventures in the Serpentarium® takes an audience full of research assistants on a wild safari adventure through the animal kingdom. Guests will meet the wild wonders Dr. Wasabi has found from his world travels – from an African crested porcupine to an alligator snapping turtle; lemurs to African penguins.
Smile! And don’t forget to take a famous picture with one of our beautiful and colorful parrots.
Times: 11am-1pm and 3pm-4pm
Fashioned after the clay cliffs in Manu, Peru. This is an interactive experience with Squirrel Monkeys, free-flying macaws and parrots as well as other exotic animals. A brief presentation on the habits and habitats of these animals will be given by one of our Animal Care Trainers who will remain present to answer questions relating to this exhibit.
Come experience the hilarious actions and reactions of Jake and Hanna, our amazing and smart orangutans. Saimang and gibbons swing into action. Upside down, right side up, left, right, top and bottom, they move with amazing agility and surprising speed. Their antics and tactics will delight and astound you. Enjoy a ten-minute presentation about our rambunctious and entertaining primates. A question-and-answer session by one of our Primate experts will follow.
Times: 11:30am and 2pm (Weekdays) 11:30am, 2pm, 3:30pm (Weekends)
Come meet and interact with our cuddly Kangaroos!
Times: Weekdays 11am to 4pm ; Weekends: 11am to 5:30pm
Come pet and feed our petting barn animals. Makes for a wonderful memory and some wonderful pictures!
La Playa (Open Seasonally)
**Operating Hours: subject to change weather permitting. Now Closed
Jungle Island's own private beach where you can relax under the sun, all while the kids romp on an inflatable water slide or bounce house. Miami's only private beach in a public facility, La Playa boasts magnificent views of downtown Miami and Biscayne Bay. Stop by to stay cool and relaxed in between one of Jungle Island's fun animal shows.
Everglades Habitat & Walk
Make your way across a true replica of the Florida Everglades, complete with beautiful flora and fauna from the region.
Feed our birds around the park
Many of our magnificent birds enjoy being fed by you, our guests. You’ll find them along our jungle paths with food dispensers at each location.
Interact with Trainers and Animals
As you wonder through the park, you’ll encounter our trainers who host an assortment of animals. Touch, ask questions, and make friends.
Times: See penguins after each Dr. Wasabi Wild Adventure Show
Our South African penguins are so adorable. Come see our fluffy little friends swim and waddle around their penguin pool.
It’s your time to monkey around. Frolic on slides and crawl tubes.
You’ll be astonished at the size of these giant tortoises. Some males grow to 500 pounds and can live for 150 years.