- $45 for one Brewmaster ticket to Brew at the Zoo ($70 value)
Brew at the Zoo takes place on Saturday, May 7, and Brewmaster tickets allow early entry at 7 p.m. as well as a commemorative souvenir and exclusive beer tappings. The event includes more than 100 craft beers, music–including a performance by two time Grammy Award winning hip hop band Arrested Development (“Mr. Wendal”, “People Everyday”), food vendors, and a new and much improved entrance from last year.
Ticket holders also get into Zoo Miami for free 5/8–5/15/16, or 50% off admission to Zoo Miami through 9/30/16. Ticket holders have option of redeeming tickets for up to $30 credit on annual zoo membership through end of September 2016. Offers not valid with other discounts or coupons. Valid only for Miami New Times Brew at the Zoo 2016. Not valid for Zoo Miami admission.
Imagine standing eye level with a giraffe, holding out your arm for parrots to land on, or touching the head of an endangered rhino. At Zoo Miami, these experiences happen every day, fulfilling the institution's mission of encouraging the conservation of wildlife. More than 3,000 animals—from chimps to tigers—populate the African, Asian, and Australian lobes of the zoo. Many of the individual exhibitions don't use cages, but are instead bound by moats throughout more than three miles of walking trails. This setup allows guests to get closer to animals as they romp in their habitats. More than 1,200 plant species populate these habitats, which are re-creations of the animals' native environments.
Guests can use free WiFi to download a free mobile app for iPhones and Androids. The app then delivers functions such as location beacons so that family members keep track of one another, show times, and GPS-enabled maps that show the nearest dining venue or restroom. Transportation options within the zoo range from an air-conditioned monorail to tram tours, which provide insights such as which animals have recently had babies, what they named the babies, and each baby's first word. Developed specifically for kids, a children's zoo offers camel encounters and a playground.