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Miami Seaquarium

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Address: 4400 Rickenbacker Cswy, Key Biscayne, FL 33149-1032
Phone Number:
+1 305-361-5705
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes

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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Good for a 1 time visit

It's a nice place to visit specially with kids. The tickets were a bit expensive 44+ considering what it had to offer. I guess most of the money goes in to helping out the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nirosh K
Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a nice place to visit specially with kids. The tickets were a bit expensive 44+ considering what it had to offer. I guess most of the money goes in to helping out the conservation activities. They do not have many exhibits compared to some of the good aquariums around North America. The highlight is the live shows of the... More 

1 Thank Nirosh K
Miami, Florida
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Aquariums are usually expensive and there are some state-of-the-art rescue aquariums that I would pay to go to. The Miami Sea Aquarium is an outdated aquarium. Even the sign outside looks old and warn down. The pens and aquariums that the animals are kept in are definitely not large enough and I do not believe the tit is a good... More 

1 Thank baileysoccergirl
Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
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21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited on a Monday, early afternoon, with our 2 year old daughter. Her excitement seeing the dolphins do flips and turns was awesome. If you are going to see the orca make sure to check their show schedule and plan accordingly. Whale shows are only done twice a day. They have things going on every hour so it's not... More 

Thank Karol H
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30 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The place itself could use a little bit of renovation, we felt like we time-traveled to the 80'. It's very commercial (and expensive too) and i have some ambivalent feeling towards it - on one hand we went there to see all these animals which we wouldn't be able to see wild and free, on the other hand I feel... More 

Thank martarK4078TB
Mexico City, Mexico
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50 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A great way to spend a weekday morning with young kids while allowing themselves to immerse into sea and the Everglades fauna. The place is well kept and clean. The animals for the most part seem to be in good health. Visit on a weekday to avoid crowds and you can cover the whole place in less than three hours.... More 

Thank IsaacGBerkovsky
Atlanta, GA
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62 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We chose to go to the Miami Seaquarium after a recent cruise. We had a late afternoon flight home and decided this was a good way to spend the extra time. We rented a car from Alamo at the airport, set the GPS to avoid tolls, and headed to the Miami Seaquarium. The unmanned toll on Rickenbacker Causeway is apparently... More 

Thank aunaturale
Westford, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

$44 a person wasn't worth it. There were some good exhibits. Like a mini sea world, Was less than impressed with the killer whale exhibit, I am not a huge supporter of captive ocean animals and this tank was SMALL. I don't think I would recommend this place as an attraction. I will say the place was clean, bathrooms were... More 

Thank Kglea2014
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225 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good change of pace. Young kids enjoyed the park. Saw several shows. Shows were short in time duration which is good for young kids. Some of family swam with the dolphins. They reported it was ok. Water was filthy. Assume it was healthily enough for them. But those that did swim wondered. Shaded porch for those too young to... More 

1 Thank Rick47172
New York City, New York
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this place today and had lots of fun with my 9 yo son. It's not very big, you can literally walk every inch of this place in less than 2 hours, but what makes this aquarium so special and fun is their 4 shows. These shows are included with your admission price and are 20 minutes in length.... More 

Thank olga f
Chatham, New Jersey
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can applaud the organization for marine rescues and educating the public. There were only a handful of exhibits. There were "natural" looking exhibits for the sea turtles and alligators, it would have been nice to see the same for the manatees, as they were in a small pool. If you are new to visiting aquariums, or have young children,... More 

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