Swim & Dive

Immerse Yourself

Get up-close to our animals with a swim or dive experience in the Aquarium's largest habitat—the Coral Reef. Swim or dive side-by-side with many types of sea life native to Florida, including hundreds of reef fishes, a green sea turtle, moray eels, sand tiger sharks and much more. You bring a swimsuit and towel (optional: bring your own mask), and we'll provide the rest!

 

Swim with the Fishes

An in-water reef experience that gives guests (age 6 and older) a unique snorkel adventure above a replica of the Dry Tortugas, one of the Florida Keys' most beautiful coral reef dive sites.  SCUBA certification not required! This experience is recorded using small action cameras. Guests will receive a copy of this footage after the experience.

Swim with the Fishes runs at 9 a.m. daily. 

 

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Shark Swim

A snorkel-like experience alongside more than 1,000 fish including stingrays, barracudas, a sea turtle, and sand tiger sharks! This snorkel experience gives guests (age 9 and over) a unique aquatic adventure. SCUBA certification not required! This experience is recorded using small action cameras. Guests will receive a copy of this footage after the experience.

The Shark Swim runs at 1:45 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. daily. 

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Dive with the Sharks

An unforgettable dive experience for certified divers (age 15 and over). Come face to face with the Aquarium's sand tiger sharks! Take the plunge into the Aquarium's largest habitat, teeming with sharks, moray eels, barracuda, a green sea turtle and more! All gear is included with this amazing experience. This experience is recorded using small action cameras. Guests will receive a copy of this footage after the experience.

Dive with the Sharks runs at 9 a.m. daily. 

 

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OFFSITE Adventures

 

The Florida Aquarium Shipwreck Dive Adventure

Dive into the local waters of the Gulf of Mexico to explore spectacular shipwrecks off the coast of Fort Desoto National Park. Discover and uncover incredible history of the USS Narcissus and other shipwrecks! 

 

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