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Address: 249 Windward Passage, Clearwater, FL 33767
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As a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, Clearwater Marine Aquarium's...

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 marine life.

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Interesting place to see

We visited the aquarium during our stay recently on Madeira beach . We were pleased with our visit as we saw hope and winter in there own living place . Both dolphins were very... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Maha M
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the aquarium during our stay recently on Madeira beach . We were pleased with our visit as we saw hope and winter in there own living place . Both dolphins were very interesting to see . The animal hospital and the training place were very clean and we get to see a dolphin show . Seeing the star... More 

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1 Thank Maha M
Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Maha! We're glad that you enjoyed your visit! More 

gdlckbear22
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36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have to say it was nothing like I expected but it was awesome in it's own way. It was great to see the animals so very well cared for. It can get pretty packed so be prepared to stay a while to see everything you want to see.

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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Clearwater Marine Aquarium, and supporting our work and mission! We couldn't continue our work without visitors like you coming through our doors! More 

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My daughter had been anxious to see Winter after watching the Dolphin Tale movie, so we headed to the aquarium. Wow - we were so impressed at what we found! After having been to the Baltimore aquarium and many others, we all ended the day commenting about how much we loved Clearwater! The staff and volunteers were so knowledgeable -... More 

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Thank Julie J
Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this review

Julie, we're so glad to hear that your family enjoyed your day at Clearwater Marine Aquarium so much! Thank you for your kind words, and your support of our work and mission! More 

Gainesville, Florida
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was fun to visit. I think it is a,one time place. It is undergoing renovation right now but the only thing effected by that seemed to be the parking. It is two floors so not so stroller friendly. I would suggestion wearing baby.

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1 Thank RachelH960
Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Clearwater Marine Aquarium! We do have elevator access from the first floor to the second floor to accommodate strollers and wheelchairs; hopefully you were able to utilize the elevator during your visit! We hope to see you again in the future when our expansion is completed! More 

Naperville, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Staff is very knowledgeable and helpful. While relatively small facility it does provide up close up, and where possible, hands on viewing.

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1 Thank izbobh
Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! We're so glad to see that you enjoyed your visit to our facility, and your interactions with our wonderful team members! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a great experience for my 6 and 9 year old. Great learning experience and displays. However for the almost $80 price tag, parking and construction made our visit chaotic. Wait til March/April to make your visit.

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1 Thank Lisa M
Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Lisa! We appreciate your support of our work and mission. The first phase of our expansion is moving along nicely, and will be continuing so we can improve our facility for the animals and guests alike! More 

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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Perfect for a half day. We went after lunch however unfortunately missed the opportunity to go on the two boat trips but plenty to see with lots of talks by the staff. Great for the children to hear the true story of Winter from the film Dolphin Tale and see the great work that has been done to assist the... More 

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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us here at Clearwater Marine Aquarium! We're so happy to see that you enjoyed your afternoon with us; we hope you'll be able to return in the future to have some more fun on our boat cruises! More 

Barrie, Canada
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We though this was a couple hour tour but turned out spending the day! It was great! We took the behind screens toor and boat ride - super tour guides!

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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this review

We're so glad to see that you enjoyed your visit to Clearwater Marine Aquarium, including our behind the scenes tour and boat cruise! As I'm sure you experienced, all of our team members LOVE talking about our animals and our mission! Thank you again for your support. More 

Boardman, Ohio
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place to bring the kids to see beautiful creatures of the water and learn about them. Real close to the beach so you can stop by on the way!

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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting Clearwater Marine Aquarium, and supporting our work! More 

Silver Spring
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20 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a special place to visit, it is not large, and does not have lots of animals but has activities like petting manta rays. There are talks about marine life and workers talk about the dolphins, sea turtles, etc. This facility has animals that cannot live in the wild for various reasons. A nice place to visit. Winter the... More 

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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for your support of our work and mission, Marcia! We appreciate it more than we can say! More 

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