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“Winter the dolphin!”

Clearwater Marine Aquarium
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Clearwater Marine Aquarium General Admission
Ranked #7 of 80 things to do in Clearwater
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Owner description: As a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, Clearwater Marine Aquarium's mission is to restore and preserve our marine environment. We accomplish our mission through leadership in education, research, and the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of marine life.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Akron, Ohio
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Winter the dolphin!”
Reviewed October 13, 2012

Fun for all ages, well worth the price to get in, 16.00 for seniors, 18.00 for adults, or close to that price as far as I remember. Rufus the pelican was there too! Great, educational, you can even touch a stingray.. They rescue marine animals, turtles, sharks, dolphins, I don't want to give it away, so you gotta go!

Visited October 2012
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Anchorage, Alaska
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“wonderful non profit rescue aquarium”
Reviewed October 12, 2012

They have been rescuing sea mammals since 1987. They truly care about rehabilitating the animals and the health of the waters in the bay. They have dedicated staff and volunteers that work hard every day. They truly deserve your money. It is too bad that it took a movie to put them in the spotlight. I am sure they were a great organization long before that.

Visited October 2012
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small town VA
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“Commercialized!!!”
Reviewed October 9, 2012

We went here years ago and enjoyed it. This time, everything was WINTER WINTER WINTER!!!! OMG... it was waaaaaaay too comercialized now. It had very little education left. You had crowds trying to view the dolphins and every other animal. i was disappointed. I won't be back.

Visited July 2012
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Houston
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“My son had a great time!”
Reviewed October 7, 2012

My son likes animals and really enjoyed watching Winter. We also took the boat tour to the other area -- it was nice, but not as interesting as the primary area. He especially liked petting sting rays in a tank. He must have stood there for 45 minutes!

Visited October 2012
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Canton, MI
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“Kids loved seeing all of the rescued animals but Winter was the highlight.”
Reviewed October 6, 2012

The kids loved learning that the Marine Aquarium was all about rescue, rehab, and release whenever possible. Of course, the famous, Winter the dolphin was the highlight of the trip but all of the performing dolphins, the otters, the turtles, etc. were interesting as well. It was fun to see all of the props used in the movie as well when taking the shuttle over to the other exhibit all about Winter and the Dolphin Tale movie.

Visited February 2012
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