We are excited to announce that The Splash Pad, our outdoor children's wet and dry play area, will open on Friday, June 16th! We apologize for any inconvenience as we complete this awesome combination of downtime and playtime experiences. Click here to learn more.


Sea what's swimming your way today

Text CORAL to 56512 to receive texts about fun experiences and animal encounters happening during your visit to the Aquarium!*

Trail Talks
Ranger Station - Wetlands Trail
Experience a variety of presentations designed to
explore amazing connections with nature.
Discover what could be hiding in your own backyard!
See Ranger Station Chalkboard for details
12:15, 12:45, & 2:45
Secret Sea Life Superhero
Panoramic Viewing Window - Coral Reefs
Take part in an interactive game show at the bottom
of the sea and unmask a true ocean hero.
11:00, 1:30 & 3:15
Penguin Meet & Greet
Stingray Beach - Bays & Beaches
Join some of our African penguins at the beach, and
learn fascinating facts about this endangered species.
11:45 & 2:30
Stingray Feeding Talk
Stingray Beach - Bays & Beaches
Observe stingrays learning new behaviors during
their daily feeding.
Especially for Children!
“Tango” Character Meet & Greet
Schooling Fish - Ocean Commotion
Stop by and meet our loveable sea turtle character
Tango. She loves posing for pictures!
Sea Squirt Cove
Open 10:00-4:00
Ocean Commotion
Dive into our family-oriented area where you can
sink your teeth into reading and playing!
Storytime at
11:30, 2:00 & 3:45
“Rocky” Character Meet & Greet
Schooling Fish - Ocean Commotion
Stop by and meet our mischievous penguin
character “Rocky.” He might stand still for a photo!
*Schedule subject to change without notice. Call (813) 273-4000 to verify.  Standard text messaging rates apply.