Marine & Aquatic Attractions

Florida is home to several sea life attractions where visitors can explore and learn about marine ecosystems and interact with various sea creatures.

Miami Seaquarium

Situated on Virginia Key in Miami, the Miami Seaquarium is a marine park that provides educational and interactive experiences. Visitors can enjoy live shows featuring dolphins, killer whales, and sea lions. The park also offers opportunities to swim with dolphins, encounter sea turtles, and explore exhibits showcasing various marine species.

The Florida Aquarium

Located in Tampa, The Florida Aquarium is a premier sea life attraction that features exhibits representing different marine habitats. Visitors can explore coral reefs, mangroves, and wetlands, and encounter a variety of marine creatures, including sharks, penguins, otters, and lemurs. The aquarium also offers a Wild Dolphin Cruise to observe wild dolphins in their natural habitat.

Gulf World Marine Park

Gulf World Marine Park is located in Panama City Beach and offers interactive experiences with marine life. Visitors can attend live shows featuring dolphins, sea lions, and tropical birds. The park also offers interactive encounters with stingrays, sea turtles, and various fish species.

Key West Aquarium

Situated in Key West, the Key West Aquarium is one of Florida’s oldest aquariums, showcasing marine life found in the surrounding waters. Visitors can observe sharks, rays, turtles, and a variety of tropical fish. The aquarium also offers interactive touch tanks where guests can have hands-on experiences with sea creatures.

Dolphin Research Center

While primarily focused on dolphin research and conservation, the Dolphin Research Center in Grassy Key also offers educational programs and interactive experiences for visitors. Guests can participate in dolphin encounters, learn about dolphin behavior, and observe their intelligence and agility during live presentations.

Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park is located in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, and provides visitors with opportunities to learn about and interact with marine animals. The park offers live animal shows, dolphin encounters, and exhibits featuring sea turtles, seals, rays, and more.


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