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.



Come see why The Florida Aquarium is ranked in the top 10 Aquariums in the country by and ranked in the top 5 "Kid-Friendly Aquariums" by Parents Magazine!



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Wetlands Trail

Come explore the exciting Wetlands Trail where you’ll take a journey through swamps where alligators wade, pass streams where otters play while free-flighted birds soar above. Continue down the trail and you’ll encounter a species that is not native to Florida; two 14-foot Burmese Pythons. Learn how this invasive species arrived in Florida and how they are an ecological threat to the environment.

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Journey to Madagascar

Leaping Lemurs and Hissing Cockroaches! Adventure awaits at our newst exhibit, Journey to Madagascar.Get face to face with ring-tailed lemurs, pop up into an exhibit filled with hissing cockroaches, see colorful chameleons and much more!


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    Bays and Beaches

    Discover more than 20,000 aquatic plants and animals both native to Florida and from around the world! In Bays and Beaches discover the wonderful world of aquatic animals that live as our neighbors in Tampa Bay and along our shores.

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    Coral Reef

    The Coral Reef Gallery is a one-of-a-kind view into one of the most beautiful and diverse ecosystems in the world - a habitat normally explored only by experienced divers. The gallery simulates a 60-foot dive starting in shallow-water reefs and descending to deeper waters. Each viewing window presents a micro habitat which changes as the depth increases.
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    Ocean Commotion

    Finally, our newest gallery, Ocean Commotion, gives you a close encounter with some of the most amazing animals found in our oceans. Meet Raldo, our intrepid reporter in the sea, as he interviews the six animated characters nominated for the coveted Golden Gill Award.



The Florida Aquarium showcases the aquatic animals and ecosystems of Florida and around the world. Far more than just an attraction, The Florida Aquarium is actively working around the state in research and conservation programs including coral propagation, underwater archaeology and animal rescue and rehabilitation.