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Miami Seaquarium - Attractions in Miami

The Miami Seaquarium attracts 600,000 visitors every year for good reason. It has an incredible landscape and wonderful shows of various marine mammals such as seals, whales and sea lions. Here you can feed the sharks, swim with the dolphins and discover various exotic fish, birds, and sea turtles, alligators among other species. As the original set for the famous Flipper show, it is a wonderful attraction for kids, and many of the Seaquarium's programs and shows are designed with children in mind, but overall, it's a great experience for the entire family.

The Miami Seaquarium is fun to visit all year round. It is open 365 days a year from 9:30 am to 6 pm. If you hate crowds, avoid the weekends. During the hot summer weather, sit in the first rows of the killer whale show, kids will be delighted as they get a cool refreshing splash every now and then.

Miami Seaquarium- Atractions in Miami

Miami Seaquarium, So named the best attraction in Miami

General admission to the Miami Seaquarium is $38.95 and $28.95 for children ages 3 to 9. Parking costs $8. Note that the ticket booth closes at 4:30 pm so if you're going late you might want to buy your tickets online or in advance. There are wheelchairs and strollers for rent if needed, and many food stands and services throughout the Seaquarium both indoor and outdoor. Gift shops are also available. Note that if you plan to participate in swimming with the dolphins program you will need to bring a bathing suit to wear under the provided wetsuit.

The Miami Seaquarium is located on Rickenbacker Causeway on the Key Island in Biscayne Bay. It is very close to the downtown area, the airport and the port of Miami. If you plan on driving to the Seaquarium from North, you can take I-95 and exit at 1A and just follow the signs. If you're coming from the South, take the US1 to North and exit just before getting to the I-95 ramp. You can also get there using public transportation.

Miami Seaquarium- Atractions in Miami

Discounts for Florida locals, seniorsand military personal at Miami Seaquarium

The Miami Seaquarium offers $2 discounts to senior citizens 55 years and older. Military personnel can get up to 50 percent off their admission fee with a valid ID. Those who hold 12 months memberships get a 20 percent discount and Triple AAA members with a valid card get 10 percent off.

The Miami Seaquarium is a guaranteed good time for the entire family. If you're looking to save while going to the Seaquarium, First consider buying your ticket online which saves you $2 discount. Second, you can pack water, bottled drinks, and other food with you so you won't have to pay the expensive prices there. To save on the $8 parking fee, you can opt to take public transportation to the venue instead of driving. Visitors to the Seaquarium will want to partake in the dolphin odyssey programs which cost $199 for the participant, $45 for the observer, and $36 for the child observer.

Miami Seaquarium- Atractions in Miami

Miami Seaquarium Dolphin encounters...

The dolphin encounter costs $139. While it may seen costly, visitors with deep pockets should definitely take advantage of this service, and have an unforgettable experience. The Miami Seaquarium is fun for individuals, groups, couples and families. It provides special group rates for groups of 15 or more at $31.75 for adults and $23.75 for children. To get the discounts, groups will have to call in advance to the Group Sales office and make a reservation.

The Miami Seaquarium is home to a variety of sea creatures and one of Miami's main attractions since 1955. Lolita, the Killer Whale, is the park's main attraction along with the dolphins where Flipper was originally filmed.

Shows, Presentations, and Exhibits:

The 38-acre paradise welcomes tourists and locals inviting them to discover the life and habitat of whales, dolphins, seals, and other mammals as well as some reptiles.

Throughout the day, visitors of all ages can be amazed by the spectacular shows of the flying dolphins and whales while learning about these beautiful and smart creatures. The Miami Seaquarium also homes sea turtles and manatees who have been rescued after found in danger and ill.

Top Deck Dolphin Show
Golden Dome Sea Lion Show
Flipper Dolphin Show
Killer Whale and Dolphin Show
Shark Channel Presentation
Tropical Reef Presentation
Manatee Presentation
Seal and Sea Lion Feeder Pool
Discovery Bay Presentation
Tropical Wings
Stingray Exhibit
Caribbean Fish Aquarium

The Miami Seaquarium also offers visitors the opportunity to swim and interact with the dolphins during the shows and in Dolphin Encounter for an unforgettable experience.

Miami Seaquarium- Atractions in Miami

Operating Hours:

Monday- Sunday 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Last series of shows begin at 2:30pm
Ticket booth closes 4:30 p.m.

* It is highly recommended to plan to spend at least 4 hours in the park to fully enjoy the exhibits and shows available *


General Admission $ 37.95 + 7% Florida sales tax
Children (3-9) $27.95 + Florida sales tax
Parking $8.00

Miami Seaquarium
4400 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, FL 33149
(305) 361-5705

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