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Address: 4400 Rickenbacker Cswy, Key Biscayne, FL 33149-1032
Phone Number: 305-361-5705
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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On a 38-acre tropical paradise with spectacular skyline views lies a South...

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!

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$57*
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Dolphin Experience at the Miami Seaquarium
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Its nice to see the animals up and close and learn about all of them Manatees dolphins whales Kids enjoy the playground also

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
simbiya
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State of Sao Paulo
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Dusseldorf, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very educational, teaches kids to protect our sea life....to learn to respect animals....shows are fun ,and educational. The Lolita show ....is a killers whale show is fantastic ...is a pity that the trainers don't go in the water with the whale like they used to. Seat in the front rows to get all wet is very funny specially if you... More 

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Miami, Florida
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32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for the sole purpose of the Dolphin Encounter. However, we did walk through some of the other exhibits, but didn't see any shows. The grounds were clean and the staff was friendly and helpful. Our group (ages 7-65) thoroughly enjoyed the Dolphin Encounter! Getting to meet a dolphin face-to-face (literally) was awesome!! The Encounter was well organized, directions... More 

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1 Thank 490rondab
SeaquariumSupport, Manager at Miami Seaquarium, responded to this review

Hi 490rondab, Thank you for sharing your experience with us, it's great to read that you found the grounds to be well take care of and we appreciate your recommending us. We do hope that you visit us again in the future. Sincerely, Miami Seaquarium More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very disappointed by the support staff and how sloppy they were. Type of drink unavailable, they lie not to serve you, when another employee is asked, they finally find what you need. They display sandwiches with lettuce and tomato, the actual one you receive has no vegetables. The hot dog sausages are the most salty I have ever... More 

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State of Sao Paulo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its nice to see the animals up and close and learn about all of them Manatees dolphins whales Kids enjoy the playground also

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Thank simbiya
Montreal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We paid close to 900$ just for entry and encounter with dolphins. The encounter was great but watch out - pictures cost 138$ for 4. Famliy of 5 that would be close to 700$... Its crazy and a scam. The shows are oridinary - lots of talking that bores the kids - all this through sad speakers and squeaky voices... More 

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Corseaux, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there, although we should have known better, there were already quite a few negative comments on tripadvisor. The facilities were run down, most of the shows were not really exciting, the speakers had poor sound quality. Then, food for lunch was just terrible. Only the flipper show to recommend. Overall, if you consider the price, a joke.

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1 Thank f22126
SeaquariumSupport, Manager at Miami Seaquarium, responded to this review

Hi f22126, Thank you for sharing your experience with us, we are always looking to improve and appreciate feedback from our guests. From time to time, we offer wonderful discounts on our entrance fee, which we feature on our website. We do hope that you give us a second chance in the future. Sincerely, Miami Seaquarium More 

Russellville, Alabama
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thought Miami Seaquarium would be larger but by the end of the day I was tired. All the shoes were very good and the staff seems to be well experienced in their jobs. This is not like going to Disney World but in many ways a lot more fun and relaxing. If you are in Miami, I strongly recommend... More 

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1 Thank robert s
SeaquariumSupport, Manager at Miami Seaquarium, responded to this review

Hi Robert, Thank you for the wonderful review, we do appreciate your positive feedback. We hope that you visit us again in the future. Sincerely, Miami Seaquarium More 

Santiago, Chile
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Years ago, you could see there incredible shows, involving interactions between dolphins, whales and seals with human trainers, some of them were either very well prepared, or risky, so you had to hold your breath. Those times are over. The shows now limit to see the trainers feeding some of the animals, and very few and not interesting acts, where... More 

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Thank Southerndeal
SeaquariumSupport, Manager at Miami Seaquarium, responded to this review

Hi Southerndeal, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us, there are many more constraints in interactions between trainers and mammals nowadays compared to past years; but are shows are still very fun, interactive, and educational. We do hope that you give us a second chance in the future. Sincerely, Miami Seaquarium More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing's happening there. Every show last 20mns with 2 mns of real show and the rest, just boring talks of how to protect animals and environment. No excitment at all. Very expensive for what you get

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Thank Tripnicobar
SeaquariumSupport, Manager at Miami Seaquarium, responded to this review

Hi Tripnicobar, Thank you for sharing your experience with us, we do offer more than shows. We have fun animal experiences, such as swimming with seals and feeding stingrays! We also offer wonderful discounts on our entrance fee from time to time that we post on our website. We do hope that you give us a second chance in the... More 

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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went there with my 10 and 8 year old to do the seal experience and that alone was excellent and definitely worth it. Lots of places have a dolphin experience, but I had not heard of a seal experience before. We got to do some free swimming with them and then had an interactive session with a trainer which... More 

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Thank Richard W
SeaquariumSupport, Manager at Miami Seaquarium, responded to this review

Hi Richard, Thank you for the wonderful review, it's great to read that you and your family enjoyed the Seal Swim. We do hope that you visit us again in the future. Sincerely, Miami Seaquarium More 

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