Today in the Park
Hours for Monday, December 22
10am - 5pm
10am - 6pm
Go wild this holiday season with a wildlife celebration at Jungle Island. Wild Holidays is a two-week family-friendly affair featuring Joy to the World holiday village, candy cane jungle, holiday-themed animal shows, daily animal parade, reindeer games, scavenger hunts, arts & crafts, face-painting, story time and more. Wild Holidays at Jungle Island takes place daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., December 20, 2014-January 4, 2015. Visit any participating South Florida Burger King to pick-up a $6 off admission discount coupon to Jungle Island. For more information, call 305-400-7000 or click here.
Winter Camp-Deck the Halls with Apes and Monkeys
9am - 4pm
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 deadly snakes found anywhere, these are animals you will have to see to believe.
Location: Parrot Bowl
Presented in the Parrot Bowl, Winged Wonders captivates audiences with some of the most beautiful, playful, and dangerous birds from all over the world. Enjoy some laughs from our feathered chatter boxes, catch the thrill of a huge vulture flying inches above your head, and be amazed as a six-foot tall Cassowary swallows an apple—whole. Before the show, be sure to lookout for Pinky, the iconic cockatoo who has been entertaining audiences for decades by riding his high-wire bicycle.
Location: Jungle Theater
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. 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
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 a baby alpaca to an alligator snapping turtle; baby Hamadryas baboons to African penguins.