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Tickets for The Florida Aquarium: Skip The Line

Stroke a stingray, learn about oceans and even crawl into a tree of cockroaches!

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1-Day Pass – Any Day
Online offer only; advance purchase required.

Includes: The Florida Aquarium Follow the journey of a drop of water from one of Florida's freshwater springs out to the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico and beyond.

1-Day Pass Any Day tickets valid any day within one year from date of purchase. Cannot be exchanged for Value Days ticket. No reservation required.

ADULT (12+) $41.95 ...SAVE $7.25 ...ONLY $34.70
KIDS (3-11) $32.00 ...SAVE $2 ...ONLY $30.00
* Plus tax. Prices are subject to change without notice.

TripAdvisor rates The Florida Aquarium as one of the top 10 aquariums in the whole USA, and it's not hard to see why. From glimpsing rare seahorses and stroking stingrays to learning about our endangered oceanic friends, each exhibit is an exciting and educational dive into our oceans!

Skip the line and dive right into the inviting waters of The Florida Aquarium with these fish-friendly Florida Aquarium tickets.

On the Wetlands Trail see alligators, otters, and pythons, and in Bays & Beaches, learn about endangered green sea turtles and find out what a stingray feels like over at Stingray Beach.

In the Journey to Madagascar you'll meet lemurs, chameleons, geckos and even be able to crawl inside a tree full of hissing cockroaches (if you dare)! Marvel at the jellyfish of magical Moon Bay, and even touch these graceful cold-water creatures who, you'll be relieved to hear, don't sting!

Want more information on your favorite water-based buddies? Several habitat exhibits have a plaque with a phone number beside them. Just dial those digits to learn more!

Coming with the family? Kids can enjoy the outdoor water play zone, featuring wet and dry play elements, sandboxes, lush landscaping and more!

All Florida Aquarium tickets help the venue in its aim to keep protecting and restoring the planet's wildlife population with lots of research and rescue efforts. This puts you one step closer to saving the world.

  • Follow the journey of a drop of water from one of Florida's freshwater springs out to the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico and beyond
  • See a huge simulated wetlands environment, shallow bays and beaches, and a coral reef ecosystem with 500,000 gallons of natural seawater
  • Stroke stingrays and jellyfish, meet lemurs, and crawl into a tree full of hissing cockroaches (luckily, this is optional)

Opening Hours

Wednesday:09:30 - 17:00

Thursday:09:30 - 17:00

Friday:09:30 - 17:00

Saturday:09:30 - 17:00

Sunday:09:30 - 17:00

Monday:09:30 - 17:00

Tuesday:09:30 - 17:00

Important information

  • Official Aquarium parking is located 1 block north next to The Florida Aquarium. The cost is $10.35 per vehicle, payable by major credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express) at pay stations located throughout the lot. Guest may pay via ParkMobile app as well.

Terms and Conditions:

Scan your smartphone ticket directly at The Florida Aquarium entrance.​

Cancellation is possible until 24 hours before your visit.

Rescheduling is possible until 24 hours before your visit.

The Florida Aquarium 701 Channelside Drive, FL 33602, Tampa
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4 Tips for Visiting The Florida Aquarium

Meet some of the rarest big cats in the world, including clouded leopards, tigers, and the elusive Florida panther

Certainly! Here are four tips for visiting the Florida Aquarium:


Plan your visit in advance: Before heading to the Florida Aquarium, it's a good idea to plan your visit in advance. Check the aquarium's website for information on hours of operation, special events, and any temporary closures or restrictions. Consider purchasing tickets online beforehand to avoid long lines and ensure entry on your preferred date.


Arrive early: To make the most of your visit and avoid crowds, it's advisable to arrive early in the day. The Florida Aquarium tends to be less crowded in the morning, allowing you to explore the exhibits at a more leisurely pace. Early arrival also gives you the opportunity to attend any scheduled presentations or animal feedings without missing out.


Check the schedule for presentations and feedings: The Florida Aquarium offers various presentations and animal feedings throughout the day. These events provide a chance to learn more about the marine life and observe specific animals in action. Check the schedule for the day of your visit to plan your itinerary accordingly and make sure you don't miss out on any exciting opportunities.


Explore all exhibits: The Florida Aquarium boasts a wide range of exhibits showcasing diverse marine life. Take the time to explore each exhibit thoroughly, as they offer different educational and interactive experiences. From coral reefs to aquatic predators, there's plenty to see and learn. Don't forget to visit the outdoor areas as well, such as the Wetlands Trail or the Splash Pad, if available.

Remember to bring comfortable shoes, sunscreen, and a refillable water bottle, as you may be doing a fair amount of walking during your visit. Enjoy your time at the Florida Aquarium!

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