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Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing time! Martha our tour guide was very informative and shared a wealth of knowledge with us about the area and the wildlife that habitats it, we got to see some amazing sea creatures, laugh, enjoy the beautiful sunshine,see birds, dolphinsand touch wildlife and adventure onto an island and share some beautiful memories with friends. Highly recommend this for anyone! So fun and interesting!

Date of experience: January 2020
Thank robinogle
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting new friends who just moved to the area and we went on the 2 hour ECO boat tour which was fantastic. Martha was our marine biologist on the boat and did a great job answering all questions and was very knowledgeable about the sea life. We saw amazing wildlife on this boat ride and would highly recommend for anyone visiting the area. I will definitely be going back when I’m here again!

Date of experience: January 2020
Thank cassiemitt
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is just a wonderful aquarium that is 100% family friendly. The volunteers made our visit especially enjoyable. Friendly with plenty of knowledge. Make sure you take advantage of all the tanks where you can actually tosh different sea creatures, like rays, lobster and horseshoe crabs. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: January 2020
Thank mtom47
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fun place to visit, looks small from the outside but actually 2 buildings, love the otters, so interactive with guests, they have lots of volunteers to help explain things, and answer questions, make sure to check out the bird rescue on the same property, it is 1/2 price with you Mote purchase, highly recommend both places

Date of experience: January 2020
Thank LaurieM271
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Reviewed January 15, 2020

This is a special place and experience. It is a venue to learn and enjoy. It is a wonderful place for children...even the young ones. It is. NOT a show, although the sea otters are pretty entertaining. You are brought into the world of sea life with all its beauty and challenges to help us understand that we all play a role in protecting our planet.

Date of experience: January 2020
Thank Kathryn1953
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