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Clearwater Marine Aquarium

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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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...more
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249 Windward Passage, Clearwater, FL 33767-2244
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve wanted to visit this place since the first Dolphin Tale movie came out and it did not disappoint. The staff was available to answer questions and they had it set up so you could see different aspects of their care. It seemed like there...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jess9603
Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked away thinking “ I just paid all that for so little” I know these people are here to help animals, but I just wasn’t impressed. Paid 10 bux for a 30 minute tops experience, that’s including the time it took me to walk from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dave H
Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're sorry to see that Clearwater Marine Aquarium wasn't quite what you expected, Dave. Our mission differs from a traditional aquarium, in that we focus on the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of marine life. The only resident animals we have are those who have been...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WE stopped in and saw Winter, Hope, and Nicholas. Layout is great with plenty of walking. Impressive Gift shop but a little pricey. Nice ti see a rehab location for marine animals.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for visiting us at Clearwater Marine Aquarium! We're so happy to see that you enjoyed your day!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By aquarium standards, CMA is small. It's also perhaps one of the more unique venues in Florida. They get a lot of attention because of the famous dolphin residents popularized in some movies the last couple years, though it offers so much more. Located in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are so happy to see that you enjoyed your day with us at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, learning about our resident animals, our work, and our mission! Your support means the world to us!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time at the aquarium, listened to some of the animal talks. We talked to one of the Dolphin/shark trainers (Kaleigh) and she was amazing! She talked with my kids for about 30 min, and after finding out my son is super...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kate T
Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, Kate! We're so happy to see that you had such a wonderful visit with us at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, and that Kaylee was able to spend some extra time with the kids at Shark Pass!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The aquarium is more a rehabilitation center for the species. We liked it a lot! Specially with Fernando, who explained to us some information in Spanish. We liked the trivia with the divers all dressed in Christmas attires. All the personnel was very kind. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved it, but if you are expecting a traditional aquarium, you may be disappointed. This is a rehabilitation facility that only keeps the animals that can't be released back into the wild. All of the staff was friendly and knowledgeable, especially Fernando.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for visiting us at Clearwater Marine Aquarium! We're so happy to see that you enjoyed your day with us, learning about our work and mission!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed touring the Aquarium. Especially Fernando, he was very informative and great with our daughter!!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are delighted to see that you and your daughter had a wonderful visit with us (and Fernando) at Clearwater Marine Aquarium!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clearwater Marine Aquarium hosted an amazing event for Local Veterans and their Families. The show with Nicholas was the highlight. Thank you to all the staff and volunteers for their support and dedication.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your support of our work and mission at Clearwater Marine Aquarium!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fernando was WONDERFUL. The whole experience was a lot of fun. We learned a lot about the animals and how they were rescued which is very different from a traditional aquarium but definitely somewhere to go when in Clearwater! Imformative, fun and interactive. Very cool...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mollie S
Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words, Mollie! We are so glad to see that you and your family enjoyed your visit with us at Clearwater Marine Aquarium!

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James F
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Response from simonsP867PS | Reviewed this property |
Winter, Hope and the other dolphin, Nicholas, are all available to see constantly. There is an option to pay for meet and greets with the animals. From what I saw these looked like a good experience but didn’t last very... More
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Hannah G
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Response from MoonsterUK | Reviewed this property |
No. Buy tickets on arrival is possible.
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Rita S
10 May 2018|
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