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“Tampa Aquarium” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Florida Aquarium

Florida Aquarium
701 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
813-273-4000
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Ranked #18 of 93 Attractions in Tampa
Type: Aquariums
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Owner description: This aquarium features a fascinating array of animals and birds found along Florida's waterways.
Useful Information: Activities for young children
Sorrento
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Tampa Aquarium”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

My family and I visit the Tampa Aquarium every year. We enjoy all the sea creatures and shows . The splash park is a big hit ,with its pirate ship and slides. Our children have an unforgettable time. If we lived closer ,we would have been there every day of the summer. It's a wonderful place !!!

Visited September 2013
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Bielefeld
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“A bit small and for this number of exhibits overprized”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

If you have visited some other aquarium style exhibits in zoos or parks there is nothing more to see. It is just the first floor which is the showcase. The ground area has some water pleasure and fun for kids. No exhibits outside!
Pro: a "touch the animal" exhibit where young kids can learn how it feels to touch a starfish or a sea cucumber.
Pro: the water fun zone for young kids
Con: price compared to what you get (don't forget the parking fee)

Visited September 2013
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Albertville, Alabama
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“visit to florida aquarium”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

I nice good visit to a local attraction. Easy parking and ample room to roam at your leisure inside. Nothing out of the ordinary here. Stopped by the store and bought some mailing cards too.

Visited September 2013
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Sag Harbor, New York
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“Fun and reasonably priced”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

There is a splash pad so make sure to pack suits and towels for the little one. For the price, it's a fun aquarium but probably not an entire day's events, maybe half or a little more. There's also no where outside of the aquarium to walk around or eat, the eateries are all closed. We asked a security guard nearby and he gave us 2 recommendations and they were just okay.

Visited September 2013
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london
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Not bad”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

It was okay but certainly isn't the best or most impressive sea-life place I have been. The best part was the massive tank with the reefs and the sharks; the kids loved it.

Visited August 2013
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