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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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  • Was not really impressed with the 25$ price tag or the whole place. Sorry. Would not recommend. Maybe it was just me. 
  • Visited with young children. Beautiful aquarium with fun touch tank and water play area. Bring change of clothes for children. Located in downtown congested area but it has great parking and friendly ...  more »
  • Having attended the Aquarium numerous times throughout the years, I still find enjoyment is walking through and seeing it all again.. The environment is beautiful and allows you to feel it while walki...  more »