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Clearwater Marine Aquarium

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Closed Now: 9:00 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 yesterday via mobile

Actually went after 4 and it was $13 admission ($10 for parking what a joke). Basically if you consider this a donation and you are into supporting an animal organization then I guess it's "ok." $3 canned Coke in gift shop, very small exhibits, you...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really, the knock on this place is that you can easily blow through everything to see in an hour. They do offer different shows or educational talks every 15-30 minutes but after a few I couldn’t see spending a good part of the day there....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a fabulous time! Kevin Clarke was an amazing and knowledgeable tour guide. The information he gave us was absorbed by all. We were a group of nine from ages 6 to 78. Kevin took the time to answer every one our questions and he...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We decided to do the Dolphin Adventure tour which included admission. We saw multiple dolphin on the tour! It was well worth the money! Also being able to see Winter was an amazing experience for my whole family! I highly recommend that you watch Dolphin...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

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

Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent half a day there...enough to engage the kids..although, they were hoping to see maybe an injured manatee..they loved seeing it being an aquarium full of injured animals that they try to rehabilitate and release, or take good care of them..the staff seem to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are delighted to see that you and the kids enjoyed your visit to Clearwater Marine Aquarium. At present we participate in manatee rescues and initial triage, but don't have the facilities to rehabilitate them on site....More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I'm from colorado and I'm visiting my friend in Florida for spring break and she said we HAD to check this place out. The entire experience was amazing, the animals looked very happy, which was important to me. An employee named Fernando taught my friends...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

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

Reviewed 4 days ago

very interesting. you should watch the dvd--dolphin tale before you go to see the aquarium cause it helps you understand it better.

Date of experience: March 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 appreciate your support of our work and mission!

Reviewed 4 days ago

We recently had our two grandsons (6 & 8) visit with my sons. We all watched the two movies the night before we went to visit Winter, Hope, and Rufus. The kids were so excited. I had read about the place, but did not realize...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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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 care providers do several presentations throughout the day with Nicholas the dolphin; however, it sounds like instead of one of our Resident Dolphin Talks, you were present at one of the...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We truly cant get enough. Cannot wait to see what's in store in the new addition. If we lived closer we would definitely be members! Only thing that would make it better is a fl resident discount.

Date of experience: March 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 appreciate your continued support of our work and mission!

Reviewed 4 days ago

We especially enjoyed learning about the rehab program for sea turtles and dolphins and the feeding program during the behind the scenes tour. We got good pictures of Winter, Hope, and Nicholas and of the 2 sharks during their feeding time. A cool place for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank George K
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, George! We're so glad to see that your behind the scenes tour was so enjoyable and informative!

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Michelle H
21 March 2019|
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Response from gwleach32057 | Reviewed this property |
Why would you do Orlando Pass? Tampa City Pass has Busch Gardens, the Florida Aquarium (downtown Tampa), Zoo Tampa, CMA and the Museum of Science and Industry. Another key may be the time of year you visit. Right now, we... More
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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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No. Buy tickets on arrival is possible.
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