Tickets for The Florida Aquarium: Skip The Line

Stroke a stingray, learn about oceans and even crawl into a tree of cockroaches!

The Florida Aquarium
Open Today 09:30 - 17:00
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Wheelchair accessible: The Florida Aquarium is fully accessible to disabled visitors
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What's included

Entrance to The Florida Aquarium
Access to the outdoor water play zone Splash Pad
4Ducks Theater

What's not included

Wild Dolphin Cruise
Behind the Scenes Tour
Penguins Backstage Pass
Parking (payable on site)
  • Follow the journey of a drop of water from one of Florida's freshwater springs out to the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico and beyond
  • See a huge simulated wetlands environment, shallow bays and beaches, and a coral reef ecosystem with 500,000 gallons of natural seawater
  • Stroke stingrays and jellyfish, meet lemurs, and crawl into a tree full of hissing cockroaches (luckily, this is optional)

TripAdvisor rates The Florida Aquarium as one of the top 10 aquariums in the whole USA, and it's not hard to see why. From glimpsing rare seahorses and stroking stingrays to learning about our endangered oceanic friends, each exhibit is an exciting and educational dive into our oceans!

Skip the line and dive right into the inviting waters of The Florida Aquarium with these fish-friendly Florida Aquarium tickets.

On the Wetlands Trail see alligators, otters, and pythons, and in Bays & Beaches, learn about endangered green sea turtles and find out what a stingray feels like over at Stingray Beach.

In the Journey to Madagascar you'll meet lemurs, chameleons, geckos and even be able to crawl inside a tree full of hissing cockroaches (if you dare)! Marvel at the jellyfish of magical Moon Bay, and even touch these graceful cold-water creatures who, you'll be relieved to hear, don't sting!

Want more information on your favorite water-based buddies? Several habitat exhibits have a plaque with a phone number beside them. Just dial those digits to learn more!

Coming with the family? Kids can enjoy the outdoor water play zone, featuring wet and dry play elements, sandboxes, lush landscaping and more!

All Florida Aquarium tickets help the venue in its aim to keep protecting and restoring the planet's wildlife population with lots of research and rescue efforts. This puts you one step closer to saving the world.

  • Please arrive within 30 minutes of your selected timeslot. If you arrive after your designated time, you may be asked to visit the Guest Services desk to be assigned the next available timeslot
  • Proceed directly to the entrance to scan your smartphone Florida Aquarium ticket

Official Aquarium parking is located 1 block north next to The Florida Aquarium. The cost is $10.35 per vehicle, payable by major credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express) at pay stations located throughout the lot. Guest may pay via ParkMobile app as well.

The Florida Aquarium
Wednesday 09:30 - 17:00
Thursday 09:30 - 17:00
Friday 09:30 - 17:00
Saturday 09:30 - 17:00
Sunday 09:30 - 17:00
Monday 09:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:30 - 17:00
The Florida Aquarium
701 Channelside Drive, FL 33602, Tampa
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  • Rescheduling may be possible. Please contact customer service for further assistance.

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