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The Florida Aquarium, Tampa

(3.6/5 based on 3,600+ reviews on the web)
Delve into the wonders of the underwater world at The Florida Aquarium. Situated in the Channel District of historic Tampa, the aquarium features a collection of more than 20,000 aquatic plants and animals, as well as an outdoor water park and several interactive exhibits. Wander past alligator swamps and 4.3 m (14 ft) long Burmese pythons in the simulated wetlands exhibit, or head out on the open water on a wild dolphin viewing expedition aboard the aquarium’s 22 m (72 ft) catamaran. Don’t miss a chance to swim with the fish through the guest dive program. Catch a city bus to the aquarium to avoid paying to park. Arrange to visit The Florida Aquarium and other attractions in Tampa using our Tampa vacation planner.
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  • This was just an average aquarium. I felt they could have had more things. I don't plan to go back again. Is next to the cruise ship harbor. 
  • Lara did a great job! Guests went on and on about what a unique ceremony! Food was great-incredible how quickly the staff prepares everything after closing to public. Cannot express how cool it was to...  more »
  • Nice aquarium. This is not a large aquarium and will be about an 1 and 1/2 visit. It was clean and nice to see the animals just not a lot of shows or activities to take part in.