The Florida Aquarium

Member Rating 4 out of 5 by Ivy on April 17, 2001

Imagine being able to stay dry while still viewing a variety of sea life that only skin divers normally view. That's the Florida Aquarium. It starts you upstairs where you are basically viewing things from a shoreline view, meaning that exotic birds are thrown into the mix in addition to alligators. It's terrific! Roseate spoonbills and a variety of egrets and ibises are among the really beautiful tropical birds we saw. But the museum moves you in a downward spiral, so that you see sealife from the deeper depths of the ocean the further you proceed through the ocean. Highlights: great shows and opportunities to see the staff feed fish. Also a shark petting area. The staff are incredibly accessible and quite eager to provide information. This is a terrific sea life zoo!

Check out their website and buy your tickets online so you can save $3 or use their $2/off coupon.

The Florida Aquarium
701 Channelside Dr.
Tampa, Florida, 33602
(813) 273-4000

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