Go from tree level to sea level at The Florida Aquarium, one of the best aquariums in the country located in downtown Tampa! With more than 20,000 animals including sharks, alligators, seahorses and more, you’re sure to have an amazing aquatic experience. A wonderful family destination with plenty of fun activities such as Swim with the Fishes, Penguins: Backstage Pass; and a Wild Dolphin Ecotour. Don’t miss Explore a Shore, the outdoor water fun zone for children. Located on the waterfront of the Channelside District in downtown Tampa, the Florida Aquarium is a nonprofit environmental organization whose mission is to entertain, educate and inspire stewardship about our natural environment.
Daily Aquarium Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Splash Pad Hours: 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.