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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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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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  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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249 Windward Passage, Clearwater, FL 33767-2244
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Experience viewing the rescued animals, All the dolphins are amazing and Nicholas abilities as a Dolphin beyond imagination. Kids will love this. Price for the pictures is little too expensive

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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for visiting us at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Gursimran! We appreciate your visit, and your support of our work and mission!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok so I haven't seen the film so I'm not getting excited about seeing the filming locations but we went on a very rainy day to kill sometime. $60 entry I expected so much more. It did smell really bad too. The story is cute...More

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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We're sorry to see that Clearwater Marine Aquarium wasn't quite what you expected. Our facility is a converted wastewater treatment plant that we've occupied since the 1970s, and while the building has served us well, we recognize that its layout and flow leave something to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not your usual type of aquarium, this one is marine a hospital that specializes in rescue and rehabilitation of marine life (and as such I wholeheartedly applaud). The obvious star here is Winter the injured dolphin. Tip, if you just want a shorter visit to...More

1  Thank cardinal999
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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We appreciate your visit to Clearwater Marine Aquarium, and your support of our work and mission!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by here in the late afternoon, it wasn't as crowded. (hint, hint) This is not a full-blown aquarium like the Georgia Aquarium, you will not be here for hours. We did not do any of the extras. The animals are great and extremely well...More

Thank HokieinTN
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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although this aquarium isn’t as big as I thought it would have been, it does double as a rescue centre and therefore their main focus is on the rescue animals. It doesn’t take long to see all the wildlife but they do offer talks throughout...More

Thank VikkiBee
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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind words; we're delighted to see that you enjoyed your visit to Clearwater Marine Aquarium!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to see Winter knowing this is not your usual aquarium. The animals seem well loved and cared for but I feel like some of their exhibits could use an update. Seems just a little tired.More

Thank Liz C
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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind words, Liz! We are actually in the early stages of an exciting expansion plan that will allow us not only to provide even larger pools for our resident animals, but also to enhance our guest areas. We hope you'll come...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The space is a little small with the amount of people that show up but I more look for the customer service and the quality time I have with my family . The staff was great and so welcoming upon our visit . While we...More

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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time at the aquarium ! Everyone was so friendly and positive . We did have an encounter , one of the people i was woth was in a wheelchair and needed to be in ac immediately he wasnt feeling to well....More

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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for visiting us at Clearwater Marine Aquarium! We're delighted to see that you enjoyed your visit, and had such positive interactions with our team members!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Today we visited the aquarium. You have to respect the important work that these folks do every day. As to the staff, very friendly and accommodating. The new facility being constructed will be a welcome asset! We fed the otter, the pelican, and a puffer...More

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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for visiting us at Clearwater Marine Aquarium! We're so sorry for the photo glitch during the actor events; our Fintastic Photo team figured it out shortly after, and remedied it as soon as they could!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my family had come down from California to visit Florida and see all the talk about the Clearwater aquarium and of course winter . Upon arriving we were greeted with such a lovely lady named ciara and she handed us the TripAdvisor card...More

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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind words, and for your support of our work and mission at Clearwater Marine Aquarium!

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