NOTICE: Wild Dolphin Cruises are unavailable through Monday, Sept. 25 due to annual maintenance on the Bay Spirit II catamaran. The Bay Spirit II is expected to be up and running beginning Tuesday, Sept. 26. We apologize for any inconvenience.



The Florida Aquarium is happy to be part of Swaptember with our partners MOSI and Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo.  Swaptember allows members of these three attraction to "swap" membership privileges for use at any of the three participating attractions.

Swaptember occurs during the entire month of September. Here is some helpful information if you are going to be taking part in Swaptember:

Members must have their Membership card or temporary paperwork and a photo ID to gain access to any of the Swaptember partners. If you do not have your Membership card or temporary paperwork, please contact your Membership department to get paperwork prior to coming to your visit. Please note: Lowry Park Zoo's Zooper Pass and MOSI's Discovery Passport ticket holders do not qualify to participate in Swaptember. 
Parking is not included in Swaptember. MOSI and Lowry Park Zoo Members pay to park at The Florida Aquarium and The Florida Aquarium and Lowry Park Zoo members pay to park at MOSI.
If someone is not listed on the MOSI or Lowry Park Zoo Membership, they will not receive free entry.
A primary Member must be present when The Florida Aquarium membership is used to gain access to a Swaptember partner.
Guest Passes are not honored without a primary member present.
Swaptember partners do not offer discounts on food or beverages and there is no discount in the gift shop(s).
Please note that The Florida Aquarium Wild Dolphin Cruise is not available from September 8th through the 22nd for annual maintenance.
No outside food or beverages are allowed into The Florida Aquarium; this includes coolers (if you have severe food allergies, contact The Florida Aquarium Guest Services in advance 813-273-4201).

If you have any questions regarding Swaptember please contact the Membership department at 813-273-4030. Thank you for being a Member and we look forward to a wonderful Swaptember.