The Florida Aquarium

The Florida Aquarium, Tampa: Hours, Address, The Florida Aquarium Reviews: 4/5

The Florida Aquarium
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9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
About
Go from tree level to sea level while being entertained and educated at The Florida Aquarium! With thousands of animals and plants including sharks, alligators, seahorses and more, you’re sure to have an amazing aquatic experience. Begin your Aquarium adventure on our Florida Wetlands Trail. Winding through a vast mangrove forest, you’ll encounter river otters, free-flying birds and native fish. Continue to the second floor of the Wetlands gallery and enter Journey to Madagascar. Filled with Ring-tailed Lemurs, hissing cockroaches and colorful chameleons,this exhibit captures the unique Island of Madagascar and the diverse animals that call it home. The next part on your journey will take you through Bays & Beaches where you’ll discover a Goliath Grouper and other species that call Tampa Bay home. As you travel onward you’ll descend deeper into aquatic environments where you’ll discover stingrays, reef fishes, sea turtles and our massive sand tiger sharks!
Suggested duration
2-3 hours
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from SGD 39.14
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boymomdfw
Dallas, TX1,400 contributions
Nice walk and lots of animals!
Jul 2021
The walk through the lemurs is the best part. I liked the mangrove area too. Lots of marine life upclose!
Written 1 August 2021
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Elaine S
Brooksville, FL2 contributions
Aquarium Trip with the Grands
The Aquarium was so fun and interesting. All the exhibits were well lit and had informative signs. There was always staff available to answer questions and to help with the flow of visitors.
The food was really too pricey!
Written 31 July 2021
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closeSpringHillFL_
Spring Hill FL.13 contributions
So…so…
Nice layout of the exhibits, but expected more displays and tanks on second level. First level
was mainly a large gift shop , aquarium map and open space. Was not able to take advantage
of the outside splash pad area and cafe since it was raining. Admission price was fair , but
more of a place for families with small children, not for seniors like us.
Written 30 July 2021
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Culture313721
4 contributions
Easy to use mobile tickets.
We loved the Aquarium. Be prepared for a ton of people. Everyone was wearing masks, but social distancing was impossible.
Written 25 July 2021
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Daydream653318
1 contribution
Tickets for the FLORIDA Aquarium
Jul 2021 • Family
The timeliness of purchasing the tickets and the ease of the Skip the Line process was efficient. It was very hot outside so we were happy not to stand in the long lines.
Written 25 July 2021
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Doug G
West Point, NE24 contributions
Air Conditioned Activity in Tampa
Jul 2021 • Family
The Aquarium is very neat. Lots of things to see. The Cafe for lunch was perfect. We enjoyed the cafeteria atmosphere. I would definitely recommend you add the dolphin boat ride to the day. Gave the experience completion.
Written 24 July 2021
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dary80
Miami, FL5 contributions
Best desicion
Jul 2021 • Couples
Best thing we did buy the tickets on line and skip the line because later there was a huge line since it was summer there were lots of people
Written 24 July 2021
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Kim M
Arlington, OH12 contributions
Great experience for younger kids
Jul 2021 • Family
Nice aquarium to visit for young kids. We loved the sea turtle! Kids loved the stingrays & being able to touch them. Nice place to visit on a hot day to if you need a break from the sun. Great splash pad out back. There even was a bar for parents if you wanted a drink.
Written 23 July 2021
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Jeana P
Raleigh494 contributions
Very nice amid COVID-19
There was a timed entry and masks required due to COVID-19, which made it a little less crowded. There were marks on the floor to direct visitors to physically distance themselves, which was not always adhered to and staff did not make an effort to correct those ignoring this important safety standard. As for the aquarium - very nice, well done. I did not think the price was unreasonable as these dollars help with the upkeep of the animals, fish and birds, keeping the lights on, and paying staff. However - the gift shop was a disappointment - the vast majority of items for sale catered to children. Not sure I would return but glad we stopped in.
Written 20 July 2021
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gloria3401
The Villages, FL10 contributions
Great time at the Aquarium
Jul 2021
Skip the line was perfect….walked right up, barcode scanned and went in. Aquarium was a lot of fun & interesting. 6year old grandson loving being able to touch some animals and the splash pad was great for running off some energy.
Written 19 July 2021
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Florida Aquarium

The Florida Aquarium is open:
  • Sun - Sat 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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The Florida Aquarium admission prices can vary. Entrance tickets currently cost S$38.35, while a popular guided tour starts around S$104.62 per person. See all 5 The Florida Aquarium tickets and tours on Tripadvisor

The Florida Aquarium can be crowded, so we recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 5 The Florida Aquarium tickets and tours on Tripadvisor