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Address: 249 Windward Passage, Clearwater, FL 33767
Phone Number: 17274411790
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As a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, Clearwater Marine Aquarium's...

As a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, Clearwater Marine Aquarium's mission is to restore and preserve our marine environment. We accomplish our mission through leadership in education, research, and the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of marine life.

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We took a family trip to see Winter. We drove over an hour and in some heavy traffic. We weren't sure what to expect but this is a rehab aquarium and survives on volunteers... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We took a family trip to see Winter. We drove over an hour and in some heavy traffic. We weren't sure what to expect but this is a rehab aquarium and survives on volunteers, donations and dedicated individuals. On arrival the parking lot was full. We had to find parking on the streets or go to their other location which... More 

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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had a very emotional visit at the aquarium. It is so moving seeing all the great and important job that they are doing in helping the marine life. Didn't took the guided tour but the volunteers where very helpful in answering questions so the tour is not necessary. Traveling to site two is nice but more for kids and... More 

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Thank Yaara T
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our family loved it... Everyone was really nice and helpful. The Safari boat was fun and it was a great learning experience..

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Many of those that visit have to park at another site and use shuttle bus because of small car park, due to traffic round trip took over an hour. Once inside attraction very dated, limited view of Winter & Hope, and wonder about small tanks and enclosures?Que for return shuttle totally disorganised and many who had waited much longer missing... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We took our grandchildren here. They loved it. I was very disappointed. I had been years ago, before the movies were filmed. At that time it was educational and intimate. This visit felt like a total tourist trap. Parking was a mess. There were so many people you could barely walk through the place. They are definitely making money! The... More 

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Nassau New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's not your typical Aquarium. You got to meet the dolphins from Dolphin Tale and learn about the how they recused the dolphins. You will also meet other rescused animals and learn about sea turtles. After you are done in the aquarium, your admission fee intitles you to go to a second location. You have a choice of going by... More 

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Weston, Florida
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101 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

For me the traction number one in Clearwater, nice place to expend good time with the family and specially with kids. Nice interaction with the staff and a lot of options to see several animals in action. Good shows, it's amazing to see all the love the staff team provide to the animals rescued and recovered in this location. To... More 

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Thank ManuelEGarcia
Martins Ferry, Ohio
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The kids had a great time but I was expecting the aquarium to be bigger with more things to see. We got to watch a few dolphin shows and see some pretty cool marine life. They honor AAA and we got a discount at the door. It wasn't too crowded. We didn't take advantage of the trolly ride, the baby... More 

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Miami, Florida
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great time. Need to look at it as our not going to a mega aquarium, but rather supporting what they do. My girls have been begging to go since they saw the movies. We live about 4 hours away. There's two locations included in the fee, one is the actual aquarium and the other is a location in... More 

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Thank isa0060
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Drove 1.5 hours from Orlando to Tampa for my daughter to fulfil a dream of meeting the Dolphin Winter from the movie Dolphins Tale. What a let down, it was a dated run down Resort. In need of revamp. The pens and tanks holding the animals were small and cruelty. Thought my daughter loved just to see the animals from... More 

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