Hours of Admission

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

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Directions & Parking

Getting to the Aquarium

The Florida Aquarium is located in downtown Tampa at Channelside.

The official parking lot for The Florida Aquarium is located next to the Aquarium in front of the Port of Tampa Bay main terminal. Entrance to the Aquarium’s parking lot is located north of the Aquarium off the east side of Channelside Drive at York Street. Aquarium Members can enjoy free parking. Designated accessible parking is available on a first-come, first-serve basis in The Florida Aquarium parking lot.

Parking Address

If you are driving and planning to park onsite, use the following street address for a direct route to
The Florida Aquarium parking lot: 1371-1387 E York St, Tampa, FL 33602.

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Directions

FROM THE EAST (ORLANDO & ATLANTIC COAST):

Take 1-4 West to exit 2.  Turn right onto N 22nd St. Turn left on E Adamo Drive. Turn left on Channelside Dr. Turn left onto E. York St. Turn right into The Florida Aquarium Parking lot.

FROM THE NORTH: 

Take I-75 South to I-275 South, Exit 45A. Turn left onto N Orange Avenue. Turn left on E. Twiggs. Turn right on Channelside Dr. Turn left onto E York St. Turn right into The Florida Aquarium Parking lot.

FROM THE SOUTH:

Take I-75 North. Take FL-618 Selmon Expressway, Take exit 9 toward the Port of Tampa. Turn left onto E Adamo Drive to N. 12 St. Turn left onto Channelside Drive. Turn Left onto E. York St. Turn right into The Florida Aquarium Parking lot.

FROM THE WEST:

Take I-275 North. Take exit 44 toward Downtown E.  Turn right on N Jefferson St. Turn left on N. Orange St/Pierce St. Turn left on Twiggs. Turn right on Channelside Drive. Turn Left onto E. York St. Turn right into The Florida Aquarium Parking lot.