Known as the "Cruise Capital of the World," the Port of Miami offers the most convenient cruising distances aboard the largest year-round home based fleet. The Port provides the ultimate passenger facilities and gives vacationers the opportunity to conveniently extend their warm weather vacation experiences into the Greater Miami area.
One of the world’s great zoos, Zoo Miami houses more than 900 wild animals in a cageless setting that closely approximates the animals’ natural habitats and gives visitors the sense of embarking on an international safari.
Butterfly World in Coconut Creek is the first park of its kind in the Western Hemisphere and the largest butterfly park in the World. Many years of research, combined with careful planning and control, have created the right conditions for thousands of butterflies to fly, court, feed and bask in the sunlight as you walk among them! Because most of these butterflies are bred at Butterfly World, you will also be able to witness their entire life cycle and marvel at unusual caterpillars and pupae.
Located in Florida City, Everglades Outpost is one of the only facilities of its kind dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of wild and exotic wildlife. During your visit, get up close with tigers, Florida panthers, bears, alligators, king cobras, and more! Learn about their stories, specie backgrounds, and interesting character traits.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is a superb, 33 ha (83 acre) botanic garden with extensive collections of rare tropical plants including palms, cycads and flowering trees and vines. Behind the seemingly natural beauty of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden lies a carefully orchestrated blend of art and science.
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park is the nation's first UNDERWATER park! Formed in the 1960s, Pennekamp Park represents over 100 square miles of mangrove shoreline, grass flats and of course our famous coral reef. Adjacent to Pennekamp (and extending its boundaries into international waters) is the Key Largo National Marine Sanctuary. Both these pristine coral reef areas are protected by law against environmental abuse, guaranteeing this beautiful resource will last for many generations.
Jungle Island combines Miami's historic landmark with a contemporary theme park. Featuring some of the globe's most exotic and marvelous animals such as the largest crocodile in the New World and the famous flamingos highlighted in Miami-Vice, Jungle Island is also home to playful baby orangutans, amazing tigers and countless vibrant parrots of every genus. The three featured animal shows thrill guests for four hours as they stroll along the 1.35 miles of winding trails. The park boasts some of the most unusual flora found in the world, from the extraordinary African Sausage Tree to one of the rarest collections of Cycads. Guests are truly immersed in a lush, tropical jungle.
Located on a 38-acre tropical paradise with spectacular skyline views in South Florida. Welcome to Miami Seaquarium®, a place where dolphins walk on water and killer whales fly through the air. Sea lions delight children of all ages and endangered sea turtles and manatees find a safe haven. Enjoy a world-class marine-life entertainment park with eight different marine animal shows and astonishing daily presentations.