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Address: 84721 Overseas Highway, Mile Marker 84.5, Islamorada, FL
Phone Number: +1 305-664-2431
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Activities: Swimming with dolphins
Description: Our mission is to provide a wonderful home for our animals while sharing...
Our mission is to provide a wonderful home for our animals while sharing them with visitors in ways that inspire awareness and sensitivity towards animals, the environment, and conservation issues. At Theater of the Sea watch up close and personal DOLPHIN SHOWS, sea lion shows, parrot shows, and much more! A pioneer in animal interactive programs, at Theater of the Sea you can... SWIM WITH A DOLPHIN... SWIM WITH A SEA LION... Wade, Meet and Paint with a Dolphin... Meet and Paint with a Sea Lion... Swim with the Rays... Swim with the Sharks... And Meet the Sea Turtles! Our 30 minute dolphin swims include BOTH trained behaviors like dorsal tows, kisses, and hugs as well as swimming and snorkeling with dophins. We offer a variety of animal interaction programs for various ages and prices. Programs are available daily and include admission to our dolphin, sea lion, and parrot shows, guided marne life tour, lagoon-side beach, and bottomless boat ride. Theater of the Sea is family owned and operated since 1946 and one of the oldest marine mammal facilities in the world. The lagoons and lush, tropical gardens are home to Atlantic bottlenose dolphins, California sea lions, sea turtles, tropical and game fish, sharks, stingrays, alligators, marine invertebrates, and birds.
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We had a really fun day at Theater of the Sea. The dolphin show was so exciting. We loved each section of our tour. My son fed the turtles and was so thrilled. I would love to go... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We had a really fun day at Theater of the Sea. The dolphin show was so exciting. We loved each section of our tour. My son fed the turtles and was so thrilled. I would love to go back some day.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

With a number of opportunities to visit native animals in the Keys, this is the best. Family run, the animals are clearly well cared for and love performing - and the amount of shows and experiences all included in the low admission cost is really great. Highly recommended for a half day out in Islamorada.

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animalcare, Director of Sales at Theater of the Sea, responded to this review

Hi HBoulton20 Thank you for visiting us and for choosing Theater of the Sea to interact with our animals! It's great to read that it was fantastic! We strive to provide a wonderful home for our animals while sharing them with visitors in ways that inspire awareness and sensitivity towards animals, the environment. We look forward welcoming you again. Jeremy... More 

Tulsa, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The first time I went here was with my mom and my 9 year old daughter. First of all, let me me mention that my mom is... Frugal. During the dolphin show she said to me, "this was worth every penny!" This was the first time she has ever uttered those words in her life as far as I know!... More 

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animalcare, Director of Sales at Theater of the Sea, responded to this review

Hi Crystalyn, Thank you for visiting us again while enjoying your vacation in the Florida Keys and for taking the time to write a very extensive review highlighting all the great facets of or park! We strive to provide a wonderful home for our animals while sharing them with visitors in ways that inspire awareness and sensitivity towards animals, the... More 

Hays, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Everything was amazing the shows, the bottomless boat ride, and my kids smiles when the got to swim with the dolphins for the first time ever!! A memory that they will hold forever!!!

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animalcare, Director of Sales at Theater of the Sea, responded to this review

Hi Skoster2005 Thank you for visiting us and for choosing Theater of the Sea to interact with our dolphins. It's great to read that it was fun for the entire family! We strive to provide a wonderful home for our animals while sharing them with visitors in ways that inspire awareness and sensitivity towards animals, the environment. We look forward... More 

Long Grove, Illinois
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The snorkeling trip was worth the cost. We did not do anything else at the park because of time. We priced many other snorkeling trips in the area and most were around $40 per person for 2 hours and there could be a large group on the boat. This cost $70 for 4 hours and there is a max of... More 

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animalcare, Director of Sales at Theater of the Sea, responded to this review

Hi KMF2000 Thank you for visiting us and for choosing Theater of the Sea to go out on the water, snorkel the reef and explore our beautiful Islands from the the ocean and the bay! It's great to read that it was fun for the entire family!. We look forward welcoming you again. Jeremy Hauwelaert More 

titusville
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

we had a great trip and enjoyed all of the wonderful wildlife. the captain was a pro and made my young child feel safe.

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animalcare, Director of Sales at Theater of the Sea, responded to this review

Hi ggrimes3, Thank you for visiting us and for choosing Theater of the Sea to go on the water and explore the coral reef and our beautiful islands from the ocean and Florida Bay. It's great to read that it was fun for the entire family! We look forward welcoming you again. Jeremy Hauwelaert More 

Fruitland Park, Florida
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We swam with the Dolphins first and just loved it. The dolphins were incredible and the trainers were very nice. What made our visit the best ever was swimming with the sea lions. The trainer (so sorry I forgot her name but she loves her job and doing what she does. From Texas A&M) acted as if this was the... More 

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animalcare, Director of Sales at Theater of the Sea, responded to this review

Hi tmack1213 Thank you for visiting us and for choosing Theater of the Sea to interact with our dolphins. It's great to read that it was fun for the entire family! We strive to provide a wonderful home for our animals while sharing them with visitors in ways that inspire awareness and sensitivity towards animals, the environment. We look forward... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Swimming w/the rays is awesome! All the shows are all very entertaining! We go every time we visit the keys!

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Hi MichaelF, Thank you for visiting us again and for choosing Theater of the Sea to interact with our rays! We strive to provide a wonderful home for our animals while sharing them with visitors in ways that inspire awareness and sensitivity towards animals, the environment. We look forward welcoming you again. Jeremy Hauwelaert More 

Laurel, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

My children did this together for the first time ever. The staff does an amazing job of personalizing the experience and are excellent with kids. Lots of professional pictures are taken during the session as well so you can take the memories home with you. This is something that my children and I will always treasure and remember.

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animalcare, Director of Sales at Theater of the Sea, responded to this review

Hi 53Laura, Thank you for visiting us and for choosing Theater of the Sea to interact with our dolphins. It's great to read that it was fun for the entire family and the experience of a lifetime! We strive to provide a wonderful home for our animals while sharing them with visitors in ways that inspire awareness and sensitivity towards... More 

West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Wonderful experience, the kids loved it. My daughter did the dolphin meet and it was perfect for a 7 year old. My son did the shark encounter and loved it as well. Staff was very friendly and knowledgable. Will definitely be back!

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Hi YaimaM, Thank you for visiting us and for choosing Theater of the Sea to interact with our dolphins. It's great to read that it was fun for the entire family! We strive to provide a wonderful home for our animals while sharing them with visitors in ways that inspire awareness and sensitivity towards animals, the environment. We look forward... More 

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Additional Information about Theater of the Sea

Address: 84721 Overseas Highway, Mile Marker 84.5, Islamorada, FL
Phone Number: +1 305-664-2431
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Islamorada
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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