Hours of Admission

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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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!

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!

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loggerhead turtle swimming by two divers


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.