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

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Wild Dolphin Cruise

You’ve enjoyed the sea life inside the Aquarium. Now admire the wildlife outside aboard the Bay Spirit II, our 72-foot catamaran.

Get out on the waters of Tampa Bay where an experienced naturalist will serve as your guide to the natural beauty of the bay. Keep your eyes out for a variety of wildlife that calls Tampa Bay home – including bottlenose dolphins, countless native bird species and more. The Wild Dolphin Cruise is fun for the whole family!

Wild Dolphin Cruise Tickets

Adults: $17
Seniors: $16
Children (3-11): $15
Children 2 and under are free.

A General Admission ticket is required to purchase a ticket for the Wild Dolphin Cruise. Members receive a $5 discount on Wild Dolphin Cruise fares. Please log into your member account to receive the discount.

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Please note these important details regarding your cruise: 

  • The Bay Spirit II has limited accessibility for mobility devices

  •  Wristbands will be provided upon entry to the Aquarium; wristbands will be required to board the Bay Spirit II and will be provided upon entry to the Aquarium

  • The Wild Dolphin Cruise launch is located near The Splash Pad on the Outdoor Plaza.  Boarding will begin 10 minutes prior to departure

  • Snacks and beverages, including beer and wine, can be purchased on board

  • Stroller parking will be provided behind Corona Cove

  • Tickets for this experience are non-refundable

*Please note: Wild Dolphin Cruises leave the Aquarium daily – weather permitting. Boarding begins 10 minutes prior to scheduled departure.