Field Trips

Field Trips

AquaVentures 

The Florida Aquarium is excited to offer a variety of small group programs to meet the needs of teachers and schools.  Check out our in-person offerings below to learn more about these safe and exciting experiences. 

AquaVentures Catalog

VIRTUAL Programs 

We continue our mission to educate and inspire stewardship of the natural environment by diving into the world of virtual programs. If you are unable to visit the Aquarium, we offer a variety of education programs that engage students of all ages.

Virtual Programs

Planning your field trip

  • A reservation is required.
  • Group maximum of 30 people. Includes students and chaperones.
  • A minimum of one chaperone is required for every 10 students.
  • Field trips are self-guided with an option of adding an educational program (additional fees apply).
  • In alignment with CDC guidelines, all guests are required to wear a mask. 

Self-Guided Admission Prices

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Students $10.00 
Title 1 Students (Schools in Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco and Pinellas counties only.) $6.00
Hillsborough County Head Start Monday - Thursday: Free; Friday: $6


 

 

 

 

 

 

  • One chaperone is free for every 10 students.

  • Additional chaperones are the same per person rate as students.

  • Teachers and Aquarium Members are considered chaperones and included in the total chaperone count.

  • One full payment is accepted per group, individual payments are subject to general admission fees.

  • Admission to the Splash Pad / Outdoor Plaza is not included with discounted field trip admission.

  • One group of 30 is permitted per hour. Groups must arrive within their arrival window. 

Add an Education Program

Enhance your field trip by adding an educational program. Programs are available Monday - Friday, September - May. Specific programs are available during the summer. For an additional fun learning opportunity, print this scavenger hunt

Lunches

The Aquarium provides a shaded picnic area for field trip lunches. You are welcome to bring lunches in labeled coolers, or you may choose to pre-order lunch. Click here to access our school lunch order form. If pre-ordering lunches, orders must be placed at least two weeks prior to your scheduled visit. Please Note: the Aquarium's cafe can't accomodate groups individually purchasing lunches.

Need Buses?

Consider using our preferred education transportation partner ESCOT Bus Lines. Special rates for Hillsborough and Pinellas County. Call (727) 545-2088.

 

To schedule your field trip, please complete the following request form.

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Questions? Please Contact our Education Reservations Department at (813) 273-4015 or education@flaquarium.org.