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Skip the Line: The Florida Aquarium in Tampa Bay Ticket

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Skip the Line: The Florida Aquarium in Tampa Bay Ticket

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Overview

Explore and learn about more than 9,000 sea creatures at the Florida Aquarium in downtown Tampa. Marvel at bamboo shark or a sea star. Discover reef fishes, tortoises and more from Florida’s waters. Discover the wetland wildlife of Florida including alligators and river otters; investigate the Indian Ocean in the 'Journey to Madagascar' exhibit, and learn about the aquarium's conservation efforts. Access to Splash Pad, ideal for younger children, and a 4-D theater experience are included.
  • The Florida Aquarium is located in downtown Tampa
  • See thousands of sea animals and plants
  • Enjoy live animal encounters, and a complete program schedule daily
  • Access to Splash Pad and the 4-D theater are included with your admission ticket
  • Hands-on experience with rays in a 5,000 gallon touch pool
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Infants 0-2 are free
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Parking fee - $10.35 per vehicle
The Florida Aquarium is one of the top aquariums in the country, with over 9,000 aquatic creatures, including sharks, otters, alligators and many more. Walk along the Wetlands Trail past alligator-infested waters to the river streams where otters play and explore.

Then stroll along the Bays & Beaches habitats and touch a variety of different species of stingrays and sharks at a touch pool called Stingray Beach. Look for white-spotted bamboo sharks, southern rays and more. Check out Waves of Wonder, a colorful exhibit with unique jellies, colorful clownfish, a pacific octopus, and more. And don’t forget to check out the outdoor water fun zone for children called Splash Pad. Check out the one-of-a-kind view at the Coral Reef Gallery, one of the most beautiful and diverse ecosystems in the world.
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The Florida Aquarium
The Florida Aquarium offers a unique look at all that swims, floats, and crawls in and around Florida waters and beyond. The 200,000 square-feet attraction is home to more than 9,000 animals. Follow the journey from a single drop of rain to the deep waters where the ocean’s top predators are found. Along the way see river otters, alligators, stingrays, seahorses and pipefishes, fascinating jellies (commonly called jellyfish), lion fish, sea turtles, sharks and more! There is a 500,000 gallon floor-to-ceiling Coral Reef tank, 3 touch pools, plus multiple other exhibits. Watch your children enjoy an outdoor play area (Splash Pad) with wet and dry zones, or see a short film in our 4-D Theater-- all included with general admission! The Florida Aquarium is conveniently located in downtown Tampa, along the trolley line, and between 2 cruise ship terminals. COVID-19: Additional processes and limited access may be in place.
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Strollers and wheelchairs are available at the ticket counter for an additional fee; quantities are limited.
  • Infants 0-2 are free
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Official parking is located 1 block north next to The Florida Aquarium. The cost is $10.35 per vehicle, payable by major credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express) at pay stations located throughout the lot. Guests may have the option to pay via mobile apps, including the ParkMobile app.
  • Please note: your ticket is active for up to 48 hours after your originally purchased date and time of visit as long as your original ticket is valid (has not been used and Aquarium barcode has not been scanned).
  • Most travelers can participate
  • OPERATED BY The Florida Aquarium
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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star-3
Odd layout
Carly_F
, May 2022
I found the aquarium kind of boring. The layout was weird, and hard to get around. But, the animals were really cool!
star-3
The water park was great...
Karen_B
, May 2022
The water park was great for the younger kids. It was the only place that wasn’t insanely crowded. The rest of the facility was so crowded that small children couldn’t get to the front to see the wild life.
star-4
great family visit
KAREN_B
, May 2022
very clean and temperature lots to see ...good signs and information nice good .... website very good and easy to use ........
star-3
As 2 adults, going to...
TYLER_H
, Apr 2022
As 2 adults, going to this aquarium was underwhelming. I expected something bigger and more exciting. It was pretty boring over all if I’m being honest. I think the best part was getting a caricature done
star-5
It was so informative and...
Tony_J
, Apr 2022
It was so informative and relaxing seeing and learning about the world around us. Loved how well the aquarium was laid out and the emphasis on Florida’s wetlands.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Loved it!
Sara_C
, Apr 2022
Loved our experience! Favorite part was that huge fish “neighborhood” just sit there and wait for a crowd to move on and the music, the view into their day is the best way to end the day.
star-5
Good visit
Janet_B
, Mar 2022
Very clean, really nice variety of animals to view. It was easy to get tickets on line. Many places to take great photos.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-1
Terrible
Shauna_W
, Mar 2022
I didn’t get to go because u guys didn’t want to Chan the date for me and I called like 12 hours after getting the tickets
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-4
Enjoy
Nathan_B
, Feb 2022
There was a 100% cancellation fee 🥲 I’m happy we went. My daughter had a great time and the aquarium was very nice. It had plenty of Florida history to see and learn about.
star-5
Wonderful day!
Ruth_M
, Nov 2021
Even though it was raining, we enjoyed all the beautiful exhibits and learning about the different creatures God created!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-3
Enjoyed the aquarium ...
marcy_b
, Oct 2021
Enjoyed the aquarium however I only had a confirmation code which is not what they wanted. I had to go to guest services inorder to get in.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Will be back again
Marlyne_D
, Oct 2021
My daughter had a wonderful birthday she loved the Florida aquarium, walking around Looking at the animals and the water area, love it
star-5
We were there during...
Francisco_R
, Oct 2021
We were there during morning feeding time and it was nice to see some of the species active. All exhibits were great
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Great aquarium!
Joe_W
, Oct 2021
My wife is a retired teacher and went to a few aquariums on field trips over the years and said this one was by far the best she’s seen. Very well done and would visit it again.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-3
Nice experience
Nickole_S
, Sep 2021
This was a great experience but was very crowded and loud. The aquarium was spacious and very colorful!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Best aquarium experience that's to Viator
Ana
, Sep 2021
Very easy to get tickets with absolutely great discounts .Skipping the line was amazing to allow us to have more time to enjoy
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Nice
Janette_T
, Aug 2021
Went we did the dolphins cruise. Plus the aquarium was good as well. Will recommend it to my friends and family
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Exelente
Alexander_L
, Aug 2021
Very smooth entrance very nice aquarium everything runs good family enjoy .happy with the purchase . Thank u
star-5
Great Day!!
Lois_T
, Aug 2021
The coral exhibit is just beautiful!!! The whole facility is educational with well written explanations. Highly recommend.
star-5
Great experience
arslan_m
, Aug 2021
Great experience. Getting the tickets online saved us from waiting in the line. Very smooth process of verifying your online ticket at the entrance

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