Hours of Admission

Monday - Sunday: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Get Tickets

Cownose Cove Volunteer

Volunteer At Our Cownose Cove

Engage with guests at The Florida Aquarium’s Cownose Cove habitat located at Tampa Electric’s Manatee Viewing Center (MVC) in Apollo Beach, Florida. Provide insights into this graceful species during a stingray touch experience. Cownose Cove is staffed by The Florida Aquarium’s team members seven days a week throughout the entire season in which the MVC is open.

Manatee Viewing Center

The MVC is scheduled to open in November 2021.

Must be 18 years of age or older to volunteer at Cownose Cove and commit to the entire season which runs November through April with eight hours of volunteer time per month.

All new volunteers must also attend a training session. Dates to be determined.

Apply Now

Contact Us

Questions about becoming an education volunteer?

Send Us a Message