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Swim with the Fishes St. Pete Beach 19.5 mi away
#1 of 1 Zoos & Aquariums in St. Pete Beach
Being able to see an aquarium from our favorite show Tanked was cool but actually swimming in it was an unforgettable experience.
Really quite a fun place to eat at with the Ocean themed aquariums, walk through displays and wonderful food with low key service.
Peace River Wildlife Center Punta Gorda
#1 of 1 Zoos & Aquariums in Punta Gorda
The Peace River Wildlife Center is a bird rescue/sanctuary/zoo.
I've been to a number of zoos and never seen such a wide variety as we experienced here.
Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium Sarasota
#1 of 4 Zoos & Aquariums in Sarasota
The aquarium, which opened in 1980, displays more than 100 marine species, including grouper, sharks, sea turtles, manatees, rays, skates, seahorses, octopuses, sea jellies, river otters, lobster, tarpon, snook, a...
Mote Aquarium displays more than 100 marine species and 10,000 animals with a focus on local marine life, including sharks, manatees, sea turtles, seahorses, rays, skates, jellyfish--and groupers.
Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary Sarasota
#2 of 4 Zoos & Aquariums in Sarasota
They have a great variety of animals & it's unbelievable how close you get to them: bears, lions, tigers, ligers, tigons, primates, alligators, camels, ponies, bison, donkeys, and my favorite: a petting zoo with g...
Loved seeing the Large male Liger.He is really beautiful as are all these animals.Beautiful day to just take our time seeing all these well cared for animals.They also have a petting zoo for small children.Cute mo...
The Cat Depot Sarasota
#3 of 4 Zoos & Aquariums in Sarasota
Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens Naples
#1 of 3 Zoos & Aquariums in Naples
My husband and I are Seniors, but we've always loved zoos....each is unique, beautifully landscaped and offers a gentle walk while enjoying seeing animals from around the world.
This is a perfect size zoo, designed around a loop, with a nice restaurant, lots of picnic tables, great shows & variety of animals, a playground, boat ride, feed the giraffe ($5), etc. Definitely enough to kill 4...
The Florida Aquarium Tampa 34.7 mi away
#3 of 3 Zoos & Aquariums in Tampa
There's a wetlands trail with birds and otters and ducks along the wandering trails, huge indoor aquarium coral reefs with EVERY exotic fish and sea creature, a walk indoors with aquariums full of exotic jellyfish...
The Tampa Aquarium is wonderful.The amazing fish tank with hundreds of species of fish like shark, grouper, stingrays, turtles etc is beautiful and mesmerizing!
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Sarasota Jungle Gardens Sarasota
#4 of 4 Zoos & Aquariums in Sarasota
We love to go see the alligators and big tortoises, all the different birds (from little ducklings over owls, hawks and flamingos), snakes, the petting zoo.
Had a blast at the jungle zoo got to feed little alligators fish and flamingos!! Lots of bird and crocodiles!!! Young children would love it as there’s so much for them to do!!!
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IMAG History & Science Center Fort Myers
#1 of 1 Zoos & Aquariums in Fort Myers
TIP - if you are a fan of the show Tanked, they built and installed a custom fish tank/aquarium for these guys!! Enjoy!!
The aquarium, touch tank, turtle and Koi pond, and animal encounter show were great.
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Kowiachobee Animal Preserve Naples
#2 of 3 Zoos & Aquariums in Naples
Saw gorgeous white Bengal tigers, panther, lion, Siberian tiger, a white and a blue peacock, a Mara, and many more... all closer than you ever could at a zoo Even pet an adorable skunk.
This is a personal zoo tour.
Sarasota Sea Lion Preserve Myakka City 29.5 mi away
#1 of 1 Zoos & Aquariums in Myakka City
NGALA Wildlife Preserve Naples
#3 of 3 Zoos & Aquariums in Naples