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Address: 84721 Overseas Hwy, Mile Marker 84.5, Islamorada, FL 33036-3410
Phone Number: +1 305-664-2431
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Our mission is to provide a wonderful home for our animals while sharing...

Our mission is to provide a wonderful home for our animals while sharing them with visitors in ways that inspire awareness and sensitivity towards animals, the environment, and conservation issues.

  At Theater of the Sea watch up close and personal DOLPHIN SHOWS, sea lion shows, parrot shows, and much more!

A pioneer in animal interactive programs, at Theater of the Sea you can...

SWIM WITH A DOLPHIN... SWIM WITH A SEA LION... Wade, Meet and Paint with a Dolphin... Meet and Paint with a Sea Lion... Swim with the Rays... Swim with the Sharks... And Meet the Sea Turtles!

 

Our 30 minute dolphin swims include BOTH trained behaviors like dorsal tows, kisses, and hugs as well as swimming and snorkeling with dophins.

We offer a variety of animal interaction programs for various ages and prices. Programs are available daily and include admission to our dolphin, sea lion, and parrot shows, guided marne life tour, lagoon-side beach, and bottomless boat ride.

Theater of the Sea is family owned and operated since 1946 and one of the oldest marine mammal facilities in the world. The lagoons and lush, tropical gardens are home to Atlantic bottlenose dolphins, California sea lions, sea turtles, tropical and game fish, sharks, stingrays, alligators, marine invertebrates, and birds.

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$34.50*
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Theater of the Sea General Admission
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$123.64*
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Eco-Adventure and Snorkel Cruise
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$69.88*
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Swim with Rays at Theater of the Sea

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Littles loved it!

Such a great show and the price is very reasonable! Got to see a dolphin show, have dolphins swim along (and perform a few tricks) on a short boat ride, see a sea lion show, hold... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Such a great show and the price is very reasonable! Got to see a dolphin show, have dolphins swim along (and perform a few tricks) on a short boat ride, see a sea lion show, hold parrots, see a parrot show, go on a small eco tour. Bring bathing suits so if you have time you can swim in their... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This beautiful atraction is so fantastic to visit you can swim with The dolphins stínu rays sharks Orlicí Sea LIONS they have Sea Turtels sanctuary Parot shows dolphin show sea lions shows all of that is in beautiful natural evariement really magical so much fun and worthy your money love it there 😍🐬

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great time. Played with the dolphins as in the movies. An experience yo cannot mis. If you take your children they will never forget the experience

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fabulous experience for any age!. Swimming with the dolphins was one of the best experiences we have ever had. Loved every minute of Theatre of the sea. The exhibits are great. The tour was great. The bird and dolphin shows were exceptional. You don't want to miss this!

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New Albany, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We paid extra to meet the dolphins and it was so neat! Truly an experience we will never forget. Our whole family was able to participate individually and together. A nine year old and five year old both enjoyed it! Expensive but worth the money. The park is neat all by itself without paying for the extras.

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Rome, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Drove down from west palm for a day trip . Well worth the drive. We were looking for something to do with our nine-year-old granddaughter. Theater of the sea fit the bill perfectly. We did The dolphin swim and had the time of our life. Staff at theater of the sea was excellent. Our granddaughter was engaged the whole day... More 

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Herne, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Thanks for the great experience. Not to much and not to small. Not this mass tourism. We would come again.

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Pasadena, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had an amazing time. Swimming with the dolphins was the highlight of our children's whole vacation! Thank you so much!

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a perfect afternoon. This little park is amazing! It has great animals, great shows, and tons of education. You are so close to every animal! My two and four year olds loved it. We got incredible photos, and my four year old loved wading with the dolphins with her grandmother. We are so glad we found this special... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent the afternoon watching the shows and doing a dolphin encounter. It was an amazing experience for a 6 year old. The staff were all friendly and knowledgeable.

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