When you purchase tickets in advance you not only save money,
you can bypass the lines and come directly into the Aquarium. Tickets purchased online
do not need to be printed and can be presented on mobile device at main entrance.


Wild Dolphin Cruise

Join us aboard the Bay Spirit II for a 75 minute cruise experience (guided by one of The Florida Aquarium’s experienced naturalists) to see Tampa Bay wildlife! Aboard our 72-foot catamaran, view the incredible ecosystem of Tampa Bay and the abundance of wildlife that calls it home. Learn more about our Wild Dolphin Cruise. 

*Please Note: Wild Dolphin Cruises leave the Aquarium daily - weather permitting. Boarding begins 15 minutes prior to scheduled departure. 


Admission / Wild Dolphin Cruise Combo

Combo Value

 Online Price
Adults $49.90 $39.95
Seniors 60+ $44.90 $37.95
Children (ages 3 - 11) $40.90 $34.95
Children 2 & under Free Free



Behind the Scenes Tour

Have you ever wondered how we manage to care for 20,000 animals and plants from around the world?  How do we keep the water so clean and clear?  What do our animals eat and how are their meals prepared?  How big is our largest aquarium?   On this 1-hour behind the scenes tour, you’ll find out from Aquarium experts.  You will even get an up-close encounter with a special animal ambassador, a photo opportunity you won’t want to miss! Learn more about going behind the scenes.


Admission / Behind the Scenes Combo

Combo Value

 Online Price
Adults $35.95 $33.95
Seniors 60+ $32.95 $31.95
Children (ages 3 - 11) $30.95 $29.95
Children 2 & under Free Free



Additional Ticket Options


Regular hours 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Days.
Parking is $6 per day.

Ticket purchases help support education, research and conservation programs.