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Theater of the Sea

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Address: 84721 Overseas Hwy, Mile Marker 84.5, Islamorada, FL 33036-3410
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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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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$36.50*
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Theater of the Sea General Admission
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$123.65*
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Eco-Adventure and Snorkel Cruise

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Middle School Field Trip

For twelve years we have brought our 7th grade students to Theater of the Sea as a part of their extended education program. The students love the relaxed atmosphere and the... read more

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For twelve years we have brought our 7th grade students to Theater of the Sea as a part of their extended education program. The students love the relaxed atmosphere and the experiences they have at the park. Of course their favorite part is the swim with the dolphin activity. I would highly recommend this as a part of any school... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took our kids and we all 5 swam with the dolphins! They absolutely loved every second of it, and it was their favorite part of the vacation. The trainer was great, and the dolphins were as well. We will definitely be back!

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

They had a lot of fun all day entertainment. All you did was buy a ticket and all the shows were included. We aaw a dolphin show, a sea lion show, a show about birds, and also a nature tour and boat tour around the grounds. It was super cool, all ages would love it. We also went wading with... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fabulous facility ~ everybody who works there are happy friendly and you can feel the love they have for the dolphins, sea lions, parrots etc.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was a last minute decision to take my boyfriend to Theater of the Sea for bis birthday. We purchased the swim with the sting ray package. We thoroughly enjoyed swimming with the sting rays and snorkeling. All of the tropical fish, iguanas, sharks, flowers, scenery was beautiful. Again we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Thank you!

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family went to Theatre of the Sea for first time and were so surprised at how amazing it was. The staff was so friendly and welcoming. Be able to get so close to all the sea animals was magical. The place was beautiful. I would strongly recommend swimming with the dolphins.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful and amazing experience swimming with the dolphins, watching the shows and spending the day at the theater of the sea!

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I appreciated the professionalism and dedication of the staff to the animals. The shows were great and wading with a dolphin was the highlight of my visit.

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East Northport, New York
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had the most amazing experience, I was even brought to tears which was Wade with a dolphin, Shari was our dolphin she was so sweet,gentle gorgeous, smart & attentive. our trainer was also excellent she told us everything abt dolphins & everything about Shari and her life at the Theater of the Sea, I would highly highly recommend doing... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The trainers and all the staff we excellent and very informative. The animals seem very well cared for. The dolphin and parrot shows are great. Our children got to meet the dolphin and even get a present from the dolphin! What a great time! Can't say enough about this place!

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