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Clearwater Marine Aquarium

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249 Windward Passage, Clearwater, FL 33767-2244
+1 727-441-1790
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Clearwater Marine Aquarium General Admission
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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.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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249 Windward Passage, Clearwater, FL 33767-2244
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"behind the scenes"
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in 139 reviews
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in 110 reviews
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in 103 reviews
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"dolphin show"
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"general admission"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We started our day with Ray and the “Behind the scenes tour”! He was very knowledgeable and my mom and I learned a lot about all the work that goes into the daily operations. We enjoyed walking through the facility and seeing all the exhibits....More

Thank jamestreylopez
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited during a construction period at the aquarium and still had a fantastic time. The staff was knowledgeable and helpful, the boat tour was amazing and the behind the scenes tour was very educational.

Thank Bianca T
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited the Aquarium in July, the cause is great, the staff helpful, upbeat and courteous however the museum is not as great as all the hype that surrounds it.

Thank 276vanj
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Don't waste your money. If you aren't a die hard Dolphin Tale fan, this place is underwhelming. $70 and we were done in 30 min. It's a rip off.

1  Thank Justine B
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is an animal rescue place that may be good for those who are fans of Winter, the dolphin for whom a movie was made documenting her new artificial tail or those who want to see marine animals rescued from fishing hooks, lines, nets, and...More

1  Thank John D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having seen both Dolphin Tale movies, we were so excited to see Winter & Hope. The facility is much bigger than expected, with many signs referencing the filming scenes that made it famous. Winter and Hope are obviously the stars but there are sea turtles,...More

Thank jlmn0221
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Hope and Winter and got to watch them play, also a special mention for Wally the otter, soooo cute! The aquarium has staff all over the place to answer questions about the animals and we thought that the best thing about this place is...More

1  Thank JRoberts80
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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so pleased to see that you enjoyed your visit with us at Clearwater Marine Aquarium! Thank you so much for your kind words, and your support of our work and mission!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter watched the movie dolphin tales and wanted to visit Winter. They have talks and activities about every 30 min to hour , my daughter never got bored. They are growing and have more things to see. We visited about 3 years ago with...More

Thank rashaancg
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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for coming back to see us at Clearwater Marine Aquarium! We are so pleased to see that you enjoyed your return visit, and all the changes we've gone through since your last visit!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I took our daughter to the Clearwater aquarium this week. I read some of the reviews about being disappointed which seems that they do not understand the point of this facility. This is a rehabilitation hospital for sick, injured, and sea life...More

Thank kmccure1980
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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words! We are so pleased to see that you enjoyed your visit to Clearwater Marine Aquarium!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here on our way out of town and we are glad we did. They offer multiple educational shows throughout the day, touch tanks and exhibits. Not a massive, newer facility but well taken care of and the volunteers/staff are very pleasant. Great for...More

Thank Alesa S
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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words, Alesa! We appreciate your support of our work and mission very much!

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