Parrot Jungle and Gardens Groundbreaking on Miami island

Parrot Jungle and Gardens will be moving to a new location and re-opening in late 2002 if all goes well with construction on Watson Island, Miami, FL. The groundbreaking will be held on March 21.

According to the press release: "Parrot Jungle and Gardens has a rich history in Miami dating back to 1936. The Watson Island project is 6 1/2 years in the making. The new $47 million park will be a lush tropical jungle nestled on 16.5 acres of Watson Island. The property rests on the North side of the McArthur Causeway. The park will feature some of the most popular elements of the existing facility along with some exciting new features like the Serpentarium, a 1,000-seat banquet facility and an Everglades exhibit to name a just a few."

[03/18/2001]
Address:
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL
Directions:
I-95 exit 2D onto I-395 east. Go over the bridge, then make first right onto Parrot Jungle Trail, Follow the road around and under the causeway to the parking garage on the left-hand side.
Hours:
Daily 10-5 (Call to verify)
Phone:
305-400-7000
Admission:
Adults $50, 3-10 $37, plus parking.
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