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“If you want to enjoy Miami don't go there!” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Miami Seaquarium

Miami Seaquarium
4400 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149
305-361-5705
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Ranked #30 of 122 attractions in Miami
Type: Aquariums
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Swimming with dolphins
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: On a 38-acre tropical paradise with spectacular skyline views lies a South Florida attraction like no other. Welcome to Miami Seaquarium®, a place where dolphins walk on water and killer whales fly through the air. Where sea lions delight children of all ages and endangered sea turtles and manatees find a safe haven. Enjoy a world-class marine-life entertainment park with eight different marine animal shows and astonishing daily presentations. You've heard the mysterious legends and fascinating facts about dolphins, one of the world's most magnificent marine mammals. Now, you can have a hands-on experience with one of these amazing animals at Dolphin Harbor, the new home to our dolphin interaction programs at Miami Seaquarium.Miami Seaquarium® is a place of inspiration, education - and fun!
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children
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“If you want to enjoy Miami don't go there!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Food is very expensive and the shows are very old, the infrastructure is pretty old and the place looks like is falling apart!
If you want to see "sealife" you better buy a "mask and snorkel' and jump in the water!

Visited August 2012
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WorkingSpider, Manager at Miami Seaquarium, responded to this review, March 27, 2013
Dear Guest,

We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your time with us. We are a great Miami attraction that offer experiences with the animals and fun shows. We do hope that you give us a second chance in the future.

Sincerely,

Miami Seaquarium
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“Enjoyed our visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed our visit very much and all of the shows were great. Wish we had taken advantage of the dolphin encounter but perhaps on the next visit. A maintenance guy upon entry was very helpful in terms of where to go and when....reminded me of Disney where the street cleaners are the best public relations staff in the park and are trained accordingly.

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WorkingSpider, Manager at Miami Seaquarium, responded to this review, March 15, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for such a great review. We are so happy to hear that you and your wife enjoyed your time with us. Thank you for the positive feedback on our staff and we hope to see you again soon for the dolphin encounter.

Sincerely,

Miami Seaquarium
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“Lots to see, kids enjoyed it. I thought dolphin show was tops.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Fairly typical of a large sea aquarium/dolphin show-facility. Older facility. Dolphin show is standing only, no seating. We stood right next to the trainer platform where there is a gap in the rail and had a great close-up view of the dolphins and still a view of the "ring." Nice show. Was able to see some of the swim-with-dolphins in the facilities toward to back of the property. Fairly uncrowded later in the day. Worth a try to get a peek. Overall a very pleasant experience for my young daughters and me. A bit pricey, but maybe there are some coupons that we did not know about. We did get a small discount with a promo card from the hotel attractions rack.

Visited March 2013
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WorkingSpider, Manager at Miami Seaquarium, responded to this review, March 15, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for the great review! We are happy to hear that you and your daughters enjoyed your time with us. We are happy to hear that you were able to get some close-ups. We hope to see you and your family again.

Sincerely,

Miami Seaquarium
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“miami Seaquarium”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

Stopped there on way to the keys and it was so much fun. A most do if you're in Miami. So much to see and do. And we did find coupons on their website

Visited August 2012
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WorkingSpider, Manager at Miami Seaquarium, responded to this review, March 15, 2013
Dear Guest,

It is great to hear that you stopped by to visit us before heading to the Keys. We are happy to hear that you had fun and found discounts on our site. We thank you for your review and hope to see you again.

Sincerely,

Miami Seaquarium
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“Good Attraction”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

I had a great time at the Miami Seaquarium. The Dolphin and Killer Whale show was my highlight but all the shows were enjoyable. Nice grounds, that are clean and well maintained. Staff at the gift shop were very helpful. There are Birds on the grounds. Fun place for kids and adults alike. For anyone who enjoys Dolphins and Aquatic life the Miami Seaquarium is a must to visit.

Visited February 2013
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WorkingSpider, Manager at Miami Seaquarium, responded to this review, March 15, 2013
Dear Guest,

We are so happy to hear that you had a great time visiting us. Thank you for sharing your experience with us, we truly appreciate it. We hope to see you again.

Sincerely,

Miami Seaquarium
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