The Florida Aquarium

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The Florida Aquarium: Our most recommended tours and activities

  • Tampa: The Florida Aquarium Skip-the-Line Entrance

    1. Tampa: The Florida Aquarium Skip-the-Line Entrance

    Get close to many of Florida’s aquatic and terrestrial animals and ecosystems, as well as others from around the world at the Florida Aquarium. The Florida Aquarium works to protect and restore the blue planet on many conservation fronts, including research and rescue efforts that help restore Florida’s sea turtle and coral populations and to ensure that sharks continue to swim the seas. Your ticket allows you to access all of the exhibits, which feature diverse creatures and habitats.  1 of 4 places in the nation with a unique moon jellies touch pool experience, the Moon Bay exhibit allows for a close encounter with a hypnotically graceful ocean creature with surprising survival skills. On the Wetlands Trail, see species such as alligators, river otters, and even the invasive Burmese python. There is also a large aviary that allows birds to explore in a safe environment. Journey throug...

    Only thing we would loved to see was the sharks swimming above us which showed online

  • Tampa: ZooQuarium 1-Day Ticket

    2. Tampa: ZooQuarium 1-Day Ticket

    Receive double the fun in one day with full access to both the ZooTampa at Lowry Park and the Florida Aquarium in a single Price Ticket. Enjoy all-day access to the ZooTampa at Lowry Park which includes the family-friendly Water Play Areas, Carousel Circle, and Tiger Family Roller Coaster as well as their 5 Wildlife continent habitats: (Florida Wildlife, Asian Gardens, Wallaroo Station, Primate World, and Safari Africa). Then, head out to the Florida Aquarium to experience one of the top Aquariums in the United States with thousands of amazing sea creatures, terrestrial animals and plants. Explore all the Aquarium exhibits and daily scheduled activities, the outdoor plaza which includes The Splash Pad, Fins Bar, and the Four Ducks 4-D theater.

    We enjoyed our time at the zoo but unfortunately we did not get to redeem the aquarium portion because we tested positive for COVID-19. For this I gave it 4 stars because you have a short amount of time to redeem both vouchers.

  • Tampa Bay CityPASS®: Save 54% at 5 Top Attractions

    3. Tampa Bay CityPASS®: Save 54% at 5 Top Attractions

    Ride thrilling coasters and see amazing animals, inspiring art, fascinating science, and more with the Tampa Bay CityPASS ticket which includes admission to: 1. Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay Florida’s Coaster Capital, is the ultimate family adventure, providing unrivaled excitement for guests of every age with a unique blend of world-class thrill rides, live shows, games, restaurants and one of the nation’s largest zoos. 2. The Florida Aquarium See why The Florida Aquarium is one of the top aquariums in the country, with thousands of sea creatures, including sharks, alligators, otters, sea turtles, and more! Encounter ring-tailed lemurs, touch a moon jelly and explore the hidden creatures living in our oceans.  3. ZooTampa at Lowry Park Experience unforgettable natural connections and excitement at ZooTampa! Feel the rush of a macaw soarin...

    It was absolutely worth getting the City Pass to do all of these attractions. I’m so glad that I did! Each attraction was fun in their own right. I will warn, however, that the City Pass does not include parking fees. They charged me 25.00 to park at Busch Gardens.

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What people are saying about The Florida Aquarium

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 131 reviews

It was absolutely worth getting the City Pass to do all of these attractions. I’m so glad that I did! Each attraction was fun in their own right. I will warn, however, that the City Pass does not include parking fees. They charged me 25.00 to park at Busch Gardens.

Aquarium was cute and lots to keep the kids engaged. 4D movie was adorable too, make sure to check it out by the splash pad

Only thing we would loved to see was the sharks swimming above us which showed online

My grandson is 10 and insist on going every few years. Always pretty cool.

We had a great time at the aquarium and the discount made it even better.