Hope Zoo

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Hope Zoo, located in the vibrant capital city of Kingston, is a must-visit destination for animal lovers and families seeking an enriching day out.

Spanning 60 acres within the lush grounds of Hope Gardens, the zoo is home to a diverse collection of over 900 animals, representing more than 60 species from Jamaica and around the world.

From the majestic African lion to the playful Jamaican iguana, visitors can enjoy up-close encounters with a wide variety of wildlife.

The zoo's beautifully landscaped enclosures provide naturalistic habitats that ensure the animals’ well-being while offering an immersive and educational experience for guests of all ages.

In addition to its impressive animal exhibits, Hope Zoo features engaging attractions and activities designed to entertain and educate.

The zoo's petting area allows children to interact with friendly farm animals, while informative signage and guided tours provide insights into the conservation efforts and natural behaviours of the zoo's residents.

The lush botanical gardens, picnic areas and playgrounds create a perfect setting for a relaxing and enjoyable day.

With its commitment to conservation, education and recreation, Hope Zoo is an essential destination for anyone looking to explore Jamaica's natural heritage and wildlife.

Steeped in history, Hope Zoo has been an integral part of Jamaica's cultural landscape since its establishment in 1961.

Originally conceived as part of the Hope Gardens project, the zoo has evolved significantly over the decades.

In the early years, it was a modest facility focused on local wildlife.

However, through continuous development and modernization efforts, Hope Zoo has expanded its collection and improved its infrastructure to become a leading zoological park in the Caribbean.

Today, it stands as a testament to Jamaica's dedication to wildlife conservation and environmental education, providing a sanctuary for endangered species and a cherished attraction for both locals and tourists.

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Hope Garden, Old Hope Road, Kingston, Jamaica

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  • Monday
    10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Tuesday
    10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Wednesday
    10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Thursday
    10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Friday
    10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Saturday
    10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Sunday
    10:00 am - 05:00 pm

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