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

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Experience The Florida Aquarium!

More than just a visit enhancement, these exciting premium experiences introduce participants to animals and ecosystems in uniquely interesting ways. You’ll gain a broader understanding of the world around you and deeper appreciation for the animals that call it home – all while having the time of your life!

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Stingray Feeding Experience

Think you’ve got what it takes to be a stingray biologist? Join us for this unique two-part hands-on experience where you’ll learn about and help prepare food for our fever of rays before heading upstairs to Stringray Beach to feed them.

Penguin Encounter

Once you meet an African penguin during this interactive experience, you’ll undoubtedly be among the species biggest fans (if you aren’t already)! The animal care team is great, too!

young girl touching a penguin being held by an female aquarium staff member while mom takes photo
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Wild Dolphin Cruise

Set sail in search of wild dolphins aboard the Bay Spirit II! With the purchase of your general admission ticket, you have the option to complete your experience with this added excursion around Tampa Bay. We invite you to come aboard to complete your day of exploration!


SeaTREK is a guided underwater walking tour that takes place in our 15-foot deep Heart of the Sea habitat. Designed for non-divers 10 years of age or older, SeaTREK gives participants the opportunity to explore coral caves amongst the hundreds of fish, spotted eagle rays, bonnethead sharks, and loggerhead sea turtle who call it home.

loggerhead turtle swimming by two divers
illustration of downtown with white and yellow cockatoo, text reads Feathers in Flight illustration of downtown with white and yellow cockatoo, text reads Feathers in Flight May 24 to September 2, The Florida Aquarium

May 24 - September 2

Feathers in Flight

Soaring owls, singing parrots, majestic eagles, and many more feathered wonders will delight and educate guests during Feathers in Flight. Join us for this 30-minute presentation hosted by resident avian conservationist Joe Krathwohl, demonstrating free-flight natural behaviors, celebrating the diversity of species on our planet, and the importance of natural habitats. A limited engagement for the summer you won’t want to miss!

Presentation Schedule
Watch this dazzling display of feathered ambassadors in Feathers in Flight daily* at 11 AM, 1PM, and 3PM on the Rooftop Terrace until Labor Day. This presentation is included with your advance general admission tickets.

*This event is weather permitting, and the lineup is subject to change.

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