The Florida Aquarium
Nationally ranked as a Top-5 Kid-Friendly Aquarium, The Florida Aquarium is a great family destination in downtown Tampa. Immerse yourself in interactive guest-dive programs like ‘Swim with the Fishes’ or ‘Dive with the Sharks’ where coming face to face with a 10 foot tiger shark happens daily.
The Florida Aquarium enables you to get up close to many of Florida’s aquatic and terrestrial animals and ecosystems, as well as others from around the world.
The Florida Aquarium is a large scale, 250,000-square-foot aquarium and is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. This means they are a leader in conservation and education, supporting programs for wildlife and having a strong educational component in the forms of summer camps, school…
One of the best Aquariums! Out door playground and water play area for kids. Florida wetland section that will WOW you! Salk water tanks that will blow you away! Pet the sting rays, great gift shop!
Great wall tank with sharks and a touch tank for small children plus several different types of seahorses.
Aquarium with sharks, penguins, stingray touch tanks, a wild dolphin cruise & a water playground
About: The Florida Aquarium is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit facility that aims to engage people through education, entertainment, conservation and research to inspire stewardship of our natural environment.
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