Skip the Line: The Florida Aquarium in Tampa Bay Ticket


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A full refund will apply if you cancel more than a day before the activity start time.

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The Florida Aquarium is one of the top aquariums in the country, with over 9,000 aquatic creatures, including sharks, otters, alligators and many more. Walk along the Wetlands Trail past alligator-infested waters to the river streams where otters play and explore.
Then stroll along the Bays & Beaches habitats and touch a variety of different species of stingrays and sharks at a touch pool called Stingray Beach. Look for white-spotted bamboo sharks, southern rays and more. Check out Waves of Wonder, a colorful exhibit with unique jellies, colorful clownfish, a pacific octopus, and more. And don’t forget to check out the outdoor water fun zone for children called Splash Pad. Check out the one-of-a-kind view at the Coral Reef Gallery, one of the most beautiful and diverse ecosystems in the world.


The Florida Aquarium is located in downtown Tampa
See thousands of sea animals and plants
Enjoy live animal encounters, and a complete program schedule daily
Access to Splash Pad and the 4-D theater are included with your admission ticket
Hands-on experience with rays in a 5,000 gallon touch pool


The Florida Aquarium offers a unique look at all that swims, floats, and crawls in and around Florida waters and beyond.
The 200,000 square-feet attraction is home to more than 9,000 animals. Follow the journey from a single drop of rain to the deep waters where the ocean’s top predators are found. Along the way see river otters, alligators, stingrays, seahorses and pipefishes, fascinating jellies (commonly called jellyfish), lion fish, sea turtles, sharks and more! There is a 500,000 gallon floor-to-ceiling Coral Reef tank, 3 touch pools, plus multiple other exhibits. Watch your children enjoy an outdoor play area (Splash Pad) with wet and dry zones, or see a short film in our 4-D Theater-- all included with general admission!
The Florida Aquarium is conveniently located in downtown Tampa, along the trolley line, and between 2 cruise ship terminals.


Infants 0-2 are free


Hotel pickup and drop-off
Parking fee - $10.35 per vehicle

Additional Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Strollers and wheelchairs are available at the ticket counter for an additional fee; quantities are limited.
  • Infants 0-2 are free
  • Parking options include a City of Tampa lot located north of The Florida Aquarium on Channelside Drive; the cost is about $10 per vehicle, payable by major credit card at pay stations located throughout the lot. A privately managed parking garage with variable rates is also located across from the Aquarium. Additional parking lots and garages are within walking distance of the Aquarium.
  • Please note: your ticket is active for up to 48 hours after your originally purchased date and time of visit as long as your original ticket is valid (has not been used and Aquarium barcode has not been scanned).

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than a day before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than a day before the activity start time.