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What to see in MarcoIsland – Local attractions – Naples Zoo

Published on June 29, 2017 by Teresa Luber

06/29/2017

Naples Zoo
1590 Goodlette Road
Naples, Fl 34102
Zooline: (239) 262-5409

Hours: Open 7 days a week
Monday through Sunday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
(Last Ticket Sold at 4:00pm)

Area: 43 acres

Naples Zoo is a nationally accredited zoo and charitable institution that features a full day of fun activities. Plan your trip to the zoo, today!

The Naples Zoo is laid out with a 1 mile long that winds through botanical gardens past the main exhibits. The main exhibits are:

Alligator Bay – provides a home to the zoo’s American alligators. This lake is also home to many native species including herons.

African Oasis – This area houses many African animals including crested porcupines, Dorcas gazelles, greater kudus, miniature zebu, impala, African gray parrots, and leopard tortoises. The Giraffe Preview Exhibit showcases a herd of giraffes that can be hand-feed by guests.

Leopard Rock – home to both spotted and black leopards.

Lake Victoria – contains several islands that are home to the zoo’s primates. Visitors can view the primates up close by taking a short Primate Expedition Cruise around the lake on one of the zoo’s catamarans. The majority of the species on these islands are endangered in the wild.

Lion’s Lair – is a mesh fenced area that is home to the zoo’s lions.

Fosas of Madagascar – is home to fossas. Naples Zoo is the only zoo in the Southeast that houses fossas. The fossa is a cat-like, carnivorous mammal endemic to Madagascar.

Black Bear Hammock – is home to black bears, and consists of two separate habitats: one a natural environment and one a back yard. Viewing for both areas is from behind glass. It is the largest black bear exhibit east of the Mississippi River.

Tiger Forest – a bamboo forest habitat for the zoo’s Malayan tigers. The Naples Zoo is a participating member of the Association of Zoos & Aquariums Species Survival Plan for this species.

Backyard Habitat – a section of the gardens set aside and certified by the National Wildlife Federation in their Backyard Wildlife Habitat (BWH) program. It includes a pool where visitors can feed the fish.

Panther exhibit – home to Uno a Florida Panther. The big cat was found after having been shot between the eyes at close range and left for dead. After being nursed back to health he was brought to the zoo and put on exhibit in a environment similar to what would be his wild habitat of mostly wetlands.

There are other exhibits throughout the zoo for hyenas, Parma wallaby, blackbuck, muntjac, yellow-backed duikers, honey badgers, cheetahs, coyotes and macaws.

Admission Prices: Your admission supports wildlife at the Naples Zoo and in the wild.
As a nonprofit institution, no tax is charged on admission.

Adults ages (13*- 64) $22.95
Seniors (ages 65 and up) $21.95
Children (ages 3 – 12) $14.95
Children ages 2 and under Free
Parking Free

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We are Larry and Teresa Luber from Kingsport, TN. Teresa grew up near Bristol, VA and Larry in the St. Louis area. We both love to travel and Marco Island has become our favorite destination. Larry and I fell in love with Marco Island several years ago and we vacation here frequently. It is the one "magical" place where we can totally relax and each time we leave the island we want to come back. We are excited to share the Marco Island experience with you!
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