Get excited to visit a favorite Tampa Bay Area attraction! Come see why The Florida Aquarium is a top USA TODAY ranked aquarium in North America and a TripAdvisor top 10 Aquarium in the country.
The Florida Aquarium mission is to entertain, educate, and inspire stewardship of the natural environment.
The Florida Aquarium experience is designed to take you on a journey, starting with a drop of water from one of Florida’s many freshwater springs, all the way out to the open waters of the Florida Keys.
Things to see & experience at the Florida Aquarium:
Come see a variety of sea creatures including sharks, jellyfish, turtles, and many more. You’ll also see a large simulated wetlands environment located under a tall glass atrium, shallow bays, and beaches, and a coral reef ecosystem encompassed in half a million gallons of natural seawater.
Have your kids bring their swimming suits to experience the aquarium’s outdoor water play zone! The zero-depth water area features water dump buckets, spray zones, and a designated water play area for toddlers.
Wild Dolphin Cruise
Take an exciting 75-minute cruise experience aboard a 72-foot catamaran (guided by one of The Florida Aquarium’s experienced naturalists) to see Tampa Bay wildlife!
Penguins: Backstage Pass
11:30 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00p.m. Daily
An exclusive 20-minute VIP experience behind the scenes interaction with their African penguins!
Save with a Tampa Bay CityPASS
CityPASS saves 50% or more off admission to The Florida Aquarium combined with 4 more
Top Tampa Bay attractions: Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay, Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo,
Clearwater Marine Aquarium, and Chihuly Collection OR Museum of Science & Industry
(MOSI). This special combo pass is valid for 9-days. Buy CityPASS online for immediate delivery
to your mobile device.