A nationally accredited zoo that is home to a wide variety of unique and exotic animals such as the endangered African wild ... More
A nationally accredited zoo that is home to a wide variety of unique and exotic animals such as the endangered African wild dogs or an Asian deer that barks and eats meat. A natural path that is almost a mile in length winds past many rare and beautiful animals which reside within a 52 acre jungle of exotic plants that was first planted in 1919.
you must get here early to see all the shows and make sure you go onthe day that they feed the alligators since they are only fed twice a week i believe and its the most fun to watch also get to the feeding way before it starts because it can get really crowded AND YOU WANT A GREAT VIEW also i love the boat ride to see the monkey island again get there early if your visiting don't go the first saturday of the month because its extremely crowded due to the fact that the day is free to residents. wear sun block and bring a stroller for the kids they can get hot and tired walking in the sun and cold drinks top keep them hydrated.
Naples Zoo is unlike any other Zoo I have visited. The Zoo was built on a botanical garden, most of which is still intact, so the exhibits are built around this wonderful atmosphere. It is a pleasure walking from exhibit to exhibit and seeing the variety of trees and lush vegetation. Don't miss the small boat (no waves!) trip around the islands that house gibbons and other mammals. And, the highlight is the shows held throughout the day in the (covered) outdoor amphitheater. This small zoo packs in a lot! You will be glad you visited.
I recently visited the Naples Zoo on a breezy spring day. The weather was great, as it almost always is in Naples, and I got to see all the animals on exhibit (most zoos you can't see where the animals are in their enclosure). The lions were playful and the alligators were laying out getting sun. The cruise to see all the monkeys was great and it was nice to sit down and relax. I would recommend anyone visiting Naples to stop by the zoo for the day or even the afternoon (with their low prices you can go without feeling like you're losing money if you don't stay all day). Its just great. I will be going back soon.
My wife and I enjoy the Naples Zoo. We now live 90 miles away and still take friends there 2-3 times a year, so we can see what is new, and to show off an attraction that will be a hit everytime. This is a great day, and lots of fun.
We've been going to Fort Myers for years and usually make the trip down to Naples and the Zoo has been one of our regular stops. Over the years, it's been Caribbean Gardens and Jungle Larry's but now its simply Naples Zoo. This year we saw their new leopard exhibit and were thrilled. My son stood face to face with a black leopard. Anyway, make sure you do the cruise to see the islands of monkeys and at least one of the shows.
Overall a nice quiet walk and the sites weren't bad, there were some renovations when i went but overall this is a good place to spend an afternoon, yes it does smell sometimes but its a zoo(duhh), they dont have running showers and soap on a rope. Eat breakfast or lunch before going to cut the cost of purchasing food, and if its hot bring an umbrella, not for rain but to keep shade over your head and the little ones, so go and have a nice afternoon...
This is not a big city zoo with lots of walking so you can do this in one day. And we saw stuff we'd never even heard of before. Binturongs? Siamangs? Cool stuff.
But the shows and cruise are the best. This is our third time so I guess I'd recommend it. Kids (and me) love the boat ride to see the monkeys. We also liked the predator show with the video - especially the ocelots. Missed the new snake show when we were walking through the gardens, but I hope to go back and see it next time. My son is into tigers, so he really liked talking to the tiger keeper.
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