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Take to the Streets for Penguins

Join in our celebration of African Penguin Awareness Day and raise awareness of the importance of African penguins and their survival. Register for our Penguin Waddle down Channelside Drive to a family-friendly block party at the Aquarium.

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What's Happening

Now Open!

Connect to nature in a whole new way this summer when you visit our newest gallery – MORPH’D! Located in our new Mosaic Exhibit Hall, this gallery features 18 uniquely adapted species from around the globe – including axolotls, paddlefish, electric eels and more! Your perspective on life in the wild will be forever changed as you immerse yourself in the wonders of our natural world. A variety of exciting interactives will even allow you to experience some of these unique adaptations yourself!

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A Sea Turtle's Journey

Follow along with Kalan! This Loggerhead sea turtle was recently released back to the ocean after recovery at our Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Center. Kalan is one of many turtles that we have equipped with a satellite tag upon release in order to gain critical post-recovery data for future rehabilitation efforts. To learn more and track Kalan’s journey through the Gulf, click the link below!

Track Kalan

Spend Less, Experience More!

Save 52% on admission, plus experience four more top Tampa Bay attractions with CityPASS®! Visit the attractions at your own pace, in any order, over a 9-day period. One easy purchase and mobile ticket delivery saves you time & money. Advanced reservations are not required for CityPASS® guests; simply come inside to the Guest Services desk to secure your timed entry.

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Halloween Happenings!

The Florida Aquarium is proud to support our neighbor – the American Victory Ship for this year’s Halloween spectacular. Access Tampa’s premier authentic nautical haunted attraction through a special entrance at The Florida Aquarium.

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Guppyween Returns!

Come to The Florida Aquarium for a family-friendly Halloween celebration! Join us for Guppyween on Oct. 28 & 29! Find trick or treat stations throughout the Aquarium. Plus, Guppyween will feature a dance party, animal encounters, character appearances and more. Sensory Friendly Guppyween will take place on Oct. 28 from 8-9:30.

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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
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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!

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Full year of unlimited visits to The Florida Aquarium.

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!