Ardastra Gardens, Zoo And Conservation Centre

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  • Address: Chippingham Road, Nassau, New Providence, Nassau, The Bahamas
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-2423235806
  • Ticket Price: 18 BSD
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Zoo, Family And Kids, Conservation Centre

Ardastra Gardens, Zoo And Conservation Centre - Review

Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Center is the first zoo in Nassau -established in 1982 by Mr. Norman Solomon. The Zoo is home to the Caribbean Flamingo- the national bird of the Bahamas that were brought here in the 1950’s to breed the species that was almost on the verge on being endangered.

The gardens date back to the 1930’s and were the brainchild of Hedley Vivian Edwards- a Jamaican horticulturist.

Today, the zoo is home to 300 animals that thrive here amidst the gorgeous landscaped gardens. The tranquil atmosphere completes the charm of the place and if you are a nature lover, the place promises to offer a peaceful time. When here don’t forget to feed the Parrots- a must if you are visiting with children!

Ardastra Gardens, Zoo And Conservation Centre Ticket Prices

  • For group prices, visit the official website.

General Admission: (day pass)

  • Adults: Bahamian Dollars 18
  • Ages 4-12: Bahamian Dollars 9
  • Age 3 and under: Free

Resident with ID: (day pass)

  • Adults: Bahamian Dollars 14
  • Ages 4-12: Bahamian Dollars 7
  • Age 3 and under: Free

Ardastra Gardens, Zoo And Conservation Centre Opening and Closing Hours

  • Last admission at 4.00 pm.
  • You can hand-feed playful lory parrots at 11:00 am, 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm.
  • Flamingo show at: 10:30 am, 2:15 pm and 4:00 pm

How To reach Ardastra Gardens, Zoo And Conservation Centre by Public Transport

  • Ferry terminal: P.I.F.T, Atlantis Bridge (Around 7 kilometers)
  • By taking a Jitney (minibus).
  • By Taxi
  • By renting a Car/ Scooter/ Bike.
  • On foot

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TripHobo Highlights for Ardastra Gardens, Zoo And Conservation Centre

  • Ardastra Gardens, Zoo And Conservation Centre Address: Chippingham Road, Nassau, New Providence, Nassau, The Bahamas
  • Ardastra Gardens, Zoo And Conservation Centre Contact Number: +1-2423235806
  • Ardastra Gardens, Zoo And Conservation Centre Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Ardastra Gardens, Zoo And Conservation Centre Price: 18 BSD
  • Best time to visit Ardastra Gardens, Zoo And Conservation Centre(preferred time): 09:30 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Ardastra Gardens, Zoo And Conservation Centre: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 54.58% of people who visit Nassau include Ardastra Gardens, Zoo And Conservation Centre in their plan

  • 75.54% of people start their Ardastra Gardens, Zoo And Conservation Centre visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Ardastra Gardens, Zoo And Conservation Centre

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90.4% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Ardastra Gardens, Zoo And Conservation Centre

People normally club together Christ Church Cathedral and Arawak Cay while planning their visit to Ardastra Gardens, Zoo And Conservation Centre.

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  • We loved it! My daughter loves flamingos and got to be a trainer. It was cute. We had a lit of fun and thought the zoo was nice, animals were well cared for. The nicest thing though was there were local school children that were integral parts of the experience. One of them spoke at the flamingo show and others were around the zoo and spoke to guests about other animals and answered questions. They were extremely knowlegeable and well spoken.

  • Had a great time. Friendly staff and we had a blast hand feeding the birds. My son was chosen to be in the flamingo show. A fun way to spend the day ashore.

  • Nice zoological experience with a laid back Bahamian vibe. Fun for the kids with animal "experiences" such as parrot feeding, flamingo marching shows, and casual learning. Worth a trip for families or bird lovers in need of a change of pace from typical beach activities.

  • This this is an amazing little Zoo in the heart of the Bahamas. What's so amazing about this is you can get so close to the animals and take such good pictures. Get an idea of how they really look like. My daughter and I loved going here even though it rained so hard on us.

  • Please continue to support the zoo! I took my class to visit on a field trip. The children enjoyed themselves and the staff was so welcoming and accommodating.

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