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“Great family getaway” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Miami Seaquarium

Miami Seaquarium
4400 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149
305-361-5705
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Ranked #32 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, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access
Lawrenceburg, KY
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“Great family getaway”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013 via mobile

I was worried about the Seaquarium after reading some negative reviews but my family and I really enjoyed it. We went on the 4th of July expecting it to be crazy but it wasn't bad. Other reviews mention dated facilities and apathetic employees but everything was freshly painted and all of the employees friendly and engaged. All of the animals we saw were well-fed and seemed to like their trainers. Yes, everything is expensive. It costs $8 to park and $40 a person and they want you to buy their photos and the food is just OK. But do you know what? Every tourist attraction is like that, that's how they pay for all of the fish they have to feed the killer whale. If you stop by a local Burger King you can pick up an $8 off admission coupon that saved us the cost of the pictures we ultimately purchased. By the end of the day I thought it was quite reasonable for 5 hours of family memories that will last a lifetime.

Visited July 2013
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SeaquariumSupport, Manager at Miami Seaquarium, responded to this review, July 26, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for the great review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and that you were able to spend the 4th of July with us. Thank you for that great tip of the admission coupon. We hope to see you and your family again and thank you for allowing us to be part of your family memories.

Sincerely,

Miami Seaquarium
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“It was not great”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

We visited Sea world many a times - and hence knew what to expect. Ticket was much cheaper so we understood it will be somewhat less. But what we experienced, was disappointing. The killer whale show - killer whale did the trick only for a minute out of a 20 min show - rest of the time, it was busy in eating. The dolphins were good - and doing their best, but it was not their show, right? Also, the top deck dolphin show does not have a gallery. With a big crowd standing in front of you, what you can see? The other dolphin show and sea lion show was good. We also visited exhibits and they are OK too, nothing looks very exciting.

Visited June 2013
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SeaquariumSupport, Manager at Miami Seaquarium, responded to this review, July 26, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for sharing your experience with us, we apologize if you had a disappointing experience. We are always working on making improvements and thank you for your feedback. We hope to see you again.

Sincerely,

Miami Seaquarium
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Lithonia, Georgia, USA
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“outofthisworld”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

After we came back from our cruise we went to Miami Seaquarium and it was a wonderful experience. Make sure you have coupons, it sure helps. Attractions were jaw dropping. My daughter and I really enjoyed ourselves with her godmother and son. It was a day well spent.

Visited June 2013
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SeaquariumSupport, Manager at Miami Seaquarium, responded to this review, July 18, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are happy to hear that you were able to join us after your cruise with your daughter, godmother, and her son. We hope to see you and your family again in the future.

Sincerely,

Miami Seaquarium
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Canazei, Italy
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“Beautifull!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Really fantastic place! Aquarium cool, many differences ... And refunisced! Be there! Is unique!
Easy to be in this place

Visited November 2012
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SeaquariumSupport, Manager at Miami Seaquarium, responded to this review, July 18, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for the great review and for sharing your experience with us. It's great to hear your positive thoughts on us and we hope to see you again.

Sincerely,

Miami Seaquarium
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Nancy, France
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“Impressive Experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

The Miami Seaquarium is not that big and is full of children.
Shows with Seals, Killer Whale and Circus people are very impressive and funny!
That was a nice experience.

Visited June 2013
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SeaquariumSupport, Manager at Miami Seaquarium, responded to this review, July 18, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for sharing those great pictures with us. We are so happy to hear that you had a nice experience. We hope that you visit us again in the future.

Sincerely,

Miami Seaquarium
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