Hours of Admission

Monday - Wednesday: 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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Santa Visits the Aquarium

Visit socially distant Santa at the Aquarium starting November 26 – 28. Santa will be available for photos inside of his “snow globe”, allowing families to safely visit with Santa!

November 26 | 5 – 7 PM
November 27 & 28 | 11 AM – 3 PM
December 4 & 5 | 11 AM – 3 PM
December 11 & 12 | 11 AM – 3 PM
December 18 & 19 | 11 AM – 3 PM

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Upcoming Holiday Hours

The Florida Aquarium will observe special holiday hours the week of Thanksgiving! Enjoy extended hours before and after Thanksgiving with us.

November 22 – 24 | Extended Hours 9:30 AM – 7 PM
November 25 Thanksgiving | Closed 
November 26 | Extended Hours 9:30 AM – 7 PM

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Track our Sea Turtles

Track Cassi and Epo! The Florida Aquarium invites you to track two rehabbed and released satellite tracked sea turtles.

Sea Turtle Tracking
Satellite Tagged Sea Turtle

Trail Talks

Join us for a *Trail Talk at the Rangers Station! Wander into the Wetlands Trail and head to the Rangers Station to tune in. This informal, educator led experience will dive into topics like Poison vs Venom, Most Extreme Predators, and Skull-A-Palooza!

Start Times: 10:15 AM, 11:45 AM, 1:15 PM, 2:45 PM
Length: 15-20 minutes with Q&A


*Capacity and touching of biofacts will be limited for safety purposes.

Woman presenting at the Rangers Station at The Florida Aquarium

Explore & Discover

Rated among the best aquariums in the US, The Florida Aquarium welcomes visitors to experience a wide variety of aquatic and terrestrial animals – including sea turtles, sharks, lemurs, otters – with the goal of building awareness and inspiring conservation action.

Explore Animal Habitats

Creating Positive Change

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Coral Conservation Program

The Florida Aquarium’s coral conservation program is scaled to have a significant impact on the restoration of the Florida Reef Tract! Learn more about all our conservation efforts.

Our Conservation Efforts
Sand Tiger Shark

Adopt an Animal

Species ambassadors play a critical role in conservation and you can too! Symbolic animal adoptions are just one way you can support The Florida Aquarium’s mission to protect the natural environment.

Adopt an Animal

Become A Member

Explore all the benefits of becoming a member, exclusive access, discounts and more!

Become A Member


Full year of unlimited visits to The Florida Aquarium.


Free parking during Aquarium hours and for member-only events.


Parking spaces are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Penguin (Ocean Advocate)

Invitations to exclusive member-only events, including sneak previews of new habitats and exhibits.


Discounts on Aquarium experiences, like the Wild Dolphin Cruise. More coming soon!