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Clearwater Marine Aquarium

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Address: 249 Windward Passage, Clearwater, FL 33767
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+1 727-441-1790
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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As a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, Clearwater Marine Aquarium's...

As a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, Clearwater Marine Aquarium's mission is to restore and preserve our marine environment. We accomplish our mission through leadership in education, research, and the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of marine life.

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US$ 21.89*
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Clearwater Marine Aquarium General Admission
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US$ 78.98*
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Clearwater Marine Aquarium Day Trip from Orlando
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We did the behind the scenes tour and the sea life safari boat tour as well. The behind the scenes was fun but there wasn't much going on in the hospital itself, which was a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The scientific and marine wildlife rescue work done here is excellent and they must be congratulated on that. I can only hope that they continue on. However, and very respectfully, the touristic value of the facility is highly overblown (the place is small and not particularly entertaining), in my opinion. The reason is obviously the Winter (dolphin tale) movie.They even... More 

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Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My 12 year old is interested in animal training, so she did the trainer for the day program. This program is 3 hours long and is limited to 3 participants. Each participant can have a another participant accompany them behind the scenes for $50, but that person cannot interact with the animals. You can take pictures whenever the official photographer... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed your visit to the aquarium, particularly the animal hospital and seeing the dolphins. Friendly and knowledgeable staff!

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have a young daughter obsessed with the dolphin tale movies. She was so excited to get to see Winter in person. Amazing facility get to see hospital and all the great work they are doing. Loved seeing the wall of hope all about how Winter has inspired people. Also love their message of rescue rehab and release.

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Thank Marykate H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Keep up the good work guys. Amazing what you do with all the rescued animals. Great to see winter and hope too!!!

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Thank Mike T
Howards Grove, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited CMA March 2017 during our Spring Break trip. We had a fantastic time. We did the Behind the Scenes Tour & Dolphin Adventure Boat tour. We also visited another Big Name Animal Park in Orlando and it was not even close to the personal experience you get here. Would totally recommend to anyone and we will definitely be... More 

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Stoughton, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were not sure what to expect, thinking we might be handicapped as we did not see Dolphins Tale. Yet, we love to help support a humane and caring institute and enjoyed hearing Winter's tale and seeing her when she allowed. We enjoyed Nicholas' antics the most as far as dolphin interaction. Another plus was taking the Sea Safari boat... More 

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Stafford Springs, Connecticut
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this is a small 'rehab' aquarium pretty much dedicated to healing animals.Its nice for what it is but not like a real aquarium. The cost is very high for what you are seeing which is not much especially during peak season. They are using the dolphins from the movies as a crowd getter but you really don't see that much... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We did the behind the scenes tour and the sea life safari boat tour as well. The behind the scenes was fun but there wasn't much going on in the hospital itself, which was a bummer for our kids. We enjoyed the boat tour and saw some dolphin swimming. It was fun to get to see Winter as well.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a nice visit on Easter. Seeing Winter, Hope, and Nicholas was fun. We did the aquarium, dolphin boat ride and back stage pass. I'm not sure the backstage pass is a must do, in fact it's not. It's looking at a hallway of pics. The dolphin tour was great, I would do it again. We had great guides

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