Florida Aquarium

701 Channelside Dr Tampa, FL 33602 (813) 273-4000

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Come see why The Florida Aquarium is one of the top aquariums in the country! Experience sharks, alligators, penguins and much more! Immerse yourself in interactive programs like Dive with the Sharks, Shark Swim and Swim with the Fishes or take a Wild Dolphin Tour on board the Bay Spirit II, a 72-foot powered catamaran. Special Behind the Scenes experiences like Penguins: Backstage Pass are unique and exciting as you come face to beak with our adorable penguins. After exploring all the exhibits inside, splash away at the Aquarium's new water play area, The Splash Pad!

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Style: Casual
  • Days/Hours of Operation: 9:30am - 5:00pm
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Private/Group Room
  • Total Restaurant Capacity: 200
  • Full Bar
  • Full Facility Rental Available
  • Major Credit Cards Accepted

Things to Do & See

  • Admission Prices: Adults - $24.95 Seniors (60+) - $22.95 Children under 12 - $19.95 Children 2 & under - Free
  • Days/Hours of Operation: 9:30am - 5:00pm (Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas)
  • Average length of Stay/Tour: Stay 3 hours
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  • Total Square Footage: 200000
  • Total Capacity (Reception): 3000
  • Total Number of Meeting Rooms: 3
  • Internet Access in Meeting Rooms
  • Wireless Access in Meeting Rooms
  • Inhouse Catering
  • Liquor License
  • Outdoor Facilities Sq Ft: 20000
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Outdoor Facilities
  • Largest Meeting Room Sq Ft: 2000
  • Largest Theatre Capacity: 250
  • Largest Classroom Capacity: 60
  • Largest Banquet Capacity: 300
  • Largest Reception Capacity: 3,000

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  • LGBT Friendly
Florida Aquarium’s Guppyween

Florida Aquarium’s Guppyween

10/29/2016 - 10/30/2016

Join The Florida Aquarium for their annual Guppyween Halloween event. Trick-or-treat among over 20,000 sea creatures, making for the perfect family-friendly Halloween event. Entertainment and treats...

Taste of the Championship

Taste of the Championship


Attendees of the Taste of the Championship sample gourmet food and beverages representing geographic regions from around the country. Proceeds from the event support the College Football Playoff...

$3 off per adult, up to 6 discounted admissions.

$3 off per adult, up to 6 discounted admissions.

$3 Off General Aquarium Admission (Code 810). Present Deal Guide at Florida Aquarium ticket booth to receive discount. Offer cannot be combined with any other discount, event or add-on program. Limit...