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Address: 249 Windward Passage, Clearwater, FL 33767
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+1 727-441-1790
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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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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USD 21.89*
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Clearwater Marine Aquarium General Admission
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USD 78.98*
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Clearwater Marine Aquarium Day Trip from Orlando
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USD 99.00*
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Small and Friendly Aquarium

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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
izbobh
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Naperville, Illinois
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Gainesville, Florida
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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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Naperville, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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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Thank izbobh
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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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Thank Lisa M
UK
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31 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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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Barrie, Canada
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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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Thank Pratts_on_the_go
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 3 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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Thank terrie3737
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 3 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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Thank Marcia P
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 

Boston, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Clearwater Aquarium is small, but it has nice educational displays and animals. The two dolphins Winter and Hope of Winter's Tail and Winter's Tail 2 are here, which is really neat to see! You can see dolphins, pelicans, sea turtles, and a good variety of fishes.

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

Thank you so much for visiting Clearwater Marine Aquarium! We're so happy to see that you enjoyed your day learning about our resident animals, as well as our amazing work and mission! More 

Peekskill, New York
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30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have been going to the Aquarium for over 20 years through it's rough times and good times. They do great rescues & rehabilitation work for all sea creatures & river otters. Thanks to the movie A Winter's Tale the world now knows just how grea they are!!!!!!!!

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

Thank you for your continued support of Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Antoinette! We are so glad to see that you have enjoyed your visits over the years! More 

Penn Yan, New York
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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

We enjoyed the time spent there. It is where the movie A Dolphins Tale was filmed and featured Winter, the dolphin.

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

Thank you for your kind words, Patricia! We're so happy to see that you enjoyed your visit to Clearwater Marine Aquarium! More 

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