Field Trips

Field Trips

an immersive classroom

Dive in to an amazing undersea experience with a field trip to The Florida Aquarium. With immersive educational programming in the Carol J. & Barney Barnett Learning Center, up-close animal encounters and Aquarium tours, it's sure to be a fun-filled aquatic learning experience. 

Planning your field trip

  • A reservation is required.
  • Group minimum of 15 people.
  • 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).

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.

Add an Education Program

Enhance your field trip by adding an educational program. View our AquaVentures, The Florida Aquarium's education program catalog to learn more. Programs are available Monday - Friday, September - May. Specific programs are available during the summer. Prices can be found on page 2.

Access AquaVentures Catalog

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.