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The Florida Aquarium is located in downtown Tampa on the waterfront, conveniently on the streetcar line. The 200,000 sq. ft. air-conditioned space has more than 14,000 animals from Florida and beyond. Start in Wetlands Trail with its mangrove forest and large aviary with free flying birds. See river otters, alligators, sea turtles, stingrays, wondrous leafy sea dragons, reef fish, eels, sharks and more throughout the aquarium! In addition, Journey to Madagascar features animals endemic to that unique island such as ring tailed lemurs and hissing cockroaches. Enjoy three touch pools: Stingrays, Moon Jellies, and animals with no bones. Other highlights are the 500,000-gallon Coral Reef habitat, Waves of Wonder gallery that tells a conservation story, plus Penguin Meet & Greet. Outdoor Plaza features Splash Pad (with wet and dry play zones for small children) and 4-D Theater (for 3-D short films that have surprise elements). All included with general admission! Fun activities are available at an additional cost including Wild Dolphin Cruise, Behind the Scenes Tour, Penguin Backstage Pass, Dive/Swim with the Sharks, Swim with the Fishes, and more! The Florida Aquarium is a 501(C)(3) not-for-profit attraction devoted to entertaining, educating, and inspiring visitors to be advocates for marine life conservation. Open daily 9:30 to 5:00. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas day. Learn more at www.flaquarium.org.
The Florida Aquarium is located in downtown Tampa on the waterfront, conveniently on the streetcar line. The 200,000 sq. ft. air-conditioned space has more than 14,000 animals from Florida and beyond. Start in Wetlands Trail with its mangrove forest and large aviary with free flying birds. See river otters, alligators, sea turtles, stingrays, wondrous leafy sea dragons, reef fish, eels, sharks and more throughout the aquarium! In addition, Journey to Madagascar features animals endemic to that unique island such as ring tailed lemurs and hissing cockroaches. Enjoy three touch pools: Stingrays, Moon Jellies, and animals with no bones. Other highlights are the 500,000-gallon Coral Reef habitat, Waves of Wonder gallery that tells a conservation story, plus Penguin Meet & Greet. Outdoor Plaza features Splash Pad (with wet and dry play zones for small children) and 4-D Theater (for 3-D short films that have surprise elements). All included with general admission! Fun activities are available at an additional cost including Wild Dolphin Cruise, Behind the Scenes Tour, Penguin Backstage Pass, Dive/Swim with the Sharks, Swim with the Fishes, and more! The Florida Aquarium is a 501(C)(3) not-for-profit attraction devoted to entertaining, educating, and inspiring visitors to be advocates for marine life conservation. Open daily 9:30 to 5:00. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas day. Learn more at www.flaquarium.org.

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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 Facility Rental Available
  • Major Credit Cards Accepted
  • Self Park
  • Self Parking Charge
  • Admission Prices: Dynamic - varies by date of purchase and date of visit.
  • Days/Hours of Operation: 9:30am - 5:00pm (Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas)
  • Average length of Stay/Tour: Stay 3 hours
  • Credit Cards:
    • American Express
    • Mastercard
    • VISA
    • Discover

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