Do not go to the aquarium. It’s an absolute rip off. Tickets are very expensive for a family of 4 and they even charge you to park there. It’s absolutely crap IMO
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About Clearwater Marine Aquarium
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Clearwater Marine is a small aquarium - the big draw is Winter the dolphin that lost its tail. They have a surgery center. The only animals they keep are those that are injured to the point they could not be released back into the wild....More
Thank you for visiting us at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Vicky! Without visitors like you coming through our doors, we wouldn't be able to continue our work and mission!
Good family attraction. You will see Winter the dolphin, the star of the movie Dolphin Tales. A lot of the movie was filmed at this aquarium. Not a large aquarium but has plenty to see. Most of the animals on display are rescued. Admission includes...More
Thank you for your kind words! We're so pleased to see that you enjoyed your day at Clearwater Marine Aquarium!
An excellent attraction to visit. The aquarium is home to Hope and Winter who are the dolphins in the film a dolphins tale, the staff are very knowledgeable and keep you informed all the way through the visit. The aquarium is home to rescue mammals...More
Thank you for your kind words! We're delighted to see that you enjoyed your visit to Clearwater Marine Aquarium!
The line to get tickets was 45 minutes so I just got on my phone and ordered online, which switched us to a different line with no wait at all. Got right in. It is a neat place don't get me wrong, we got to...More
We appreciate your visit to Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Dawn! We hope that during your visit you made your way out to the Stranding Deck to say hello to our male dolphin Nicholas! We do a number of presentations about him throughout the day, and other...More
We are always looking for day trips and since we love animals, Clearwater Aquarium made sense. Perhaps seeing the movie & knowing the story of Winter is helpful. This is a nice rehab facility, it is not very big, a couple hours is plenty. The...More
Thank you very much for visiting us here at Clearwater Marine Aquarium! We appreciate your support of our work and mission more than we can say!
I was advised by taxi drivers, hotel staff and locals alike to visit the aquarium especially as it was the assumed birthday of their main attraction, Winter the dolphin. Unfortunately after all the hype the experience was more than disappointing. We sat at the viewing...More
We're sorry to see that Clearwater Marine Aquarium wasn't quite what you expected, Kevin. It is a rather common misconception that Winter needs her prosthetic tail to swim; in fact, she can swim just fine without it, though she does swim in a side-to-side manner,...More
This is NOT an entertain attraction - it IS a working animal rehab facility. If you'd like to see the good work being done here, then "come on down". Yes, it's hot and humid; yes, it is often crowded; and yes, it is barebones but...More
We're so glad to see that you enjoyed your visit to Clearwater Marine Aquarium, learning about our work and mission! Thank you so much for your support!
We thoroughly enjoyed the Clearwater Marine Aquarium! Grandchild wanted to see "Winter" the dolphin star of the movie "A Dolphin's Tale". Interesting interactive presentations on every animal the center has, with a focus on rehabilitation. All proceeds help with this mission. There are 2 floors...More
We're so happy to see that you and your family enjoyed your visit, including the Shark Care Experience! Thank you so much for your kind words of support!
For the price of entry you cannot beat it. All the staff is very good at what they do. So many things to see and touch the kids love this place.
Thank you so much for your kind words! We appreciate your support of Clearwater Marine Aquarium more than we can say!