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Clearwater Marine Aquarium

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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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 today

This is really a rescue center for injured or sick marine life. The staff is very knowledgeable about the animals they care for and are eager to share information with visitors. We arrived after 4 pm to receive the discounted admission rate but we were...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lynette308
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This attraction is awful and should not be called an aquarium. It is an animal hospital with a gift shop you start and end in with little in between. We brought our family of 3 generations here and were all greatly unimpressed. They have a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 800jim
Reviewed yesterday

Take the family!! It is a good time for little ones, but not a big aquarium. Many things for the younger kids and worth one trip to see/experience, but I do not consider it a top destination for family visitors to the area.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank shawnr633
Reviewed yesterday

This was a must stop when we went to Clearwater Beach, and it did not disappoint. We booked the package that included admission, the dolphin experience boat ride, and the behind the scenes tour, and I would highly recommend doing all 3. We learned so...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kim H
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you're a fan of rescue stories, this is the place for you. All 3 of my kids enjoyed it! so much to see and learn about.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Latasha K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Enjoyed visiting this aquarium, the staff were very informative with information about Winter and Hope. Got to see them in their tanks, and enjoyed watching Nicholas perform. May be small in size, but a great visit!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank vhash77
Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind words! We are so pleased to see that you enjoyed your day with us at Clearwater Marine Aquarium!

Reviewed 4 days ago

The Clearwater Marine Aquarium has been at the top of our list since seeing the Dolphin Tale movies. It did not disappoint. There is so much to see, but the highlight is seeing Winter & Hope.We spent an hour just watching these two lovely dolphins...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

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

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great work they do there. Very informative and enjoyable experience. It is a good place to visit for all ages and fun too.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bradshawles
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, and for supporting our work and mission!

Reviewed 5 days ago

The price should automatically include a tour guide. Nice aquarium, didn't see any dolphin activities, just walked around and explored things on my own.More

Date of experience: February 2019
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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 hope that during your day with us you were able to stop by and enjoy the numerous presentations that we offer at different exhibits throughout the day. We also have a number of staff and...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My friend and I went there today. Very interesting information about dolphins, turtles and sealife. We wanted to support this place as they take care of injuried dolphins & turtles. They also have a small research center and a animal clinic Great for kids and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ilonas161
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, and supporting our work and mission!

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James F
17 August 2018|
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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
24 June 2018|
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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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