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Clearwater Marine Aquarium

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249 Windward Passage, Clearwater, FL 33767-2244
+1 727-441-1790
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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.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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249 Windward Passage, Clearwater, FL 33767-2244
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"behind the scenes"
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"dolphin tale movies"
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"sea turtles"
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"non profit"
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"prosthetic tail"
in 135 reviews
"sea world"
in 243 reviews
"winter hope"
in 122 reviews
"movie set"
in 119 reviews
"rehab facility"
in 109 reviews
"animal hospital"
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"injured animals"
in 104 reviews
"educational experience"
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"boat ride"
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"nurse sharks"
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"dolphin tail"
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"gift shop"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Overly packed for a weekday. Granted they can’t control the weather and the outside exhibit was closed due to weather, so everybody was crammed inside. Ig i was expecting more but I’m use to big city aquariums. It wasn’t anything amazon but since the profits...More

Thank Jackie V
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited a couple of years ago after we saw the movie, DOLPHIN TALE, and went away a bit disappointed. Today, however, that is all changed. There were even workers who were there today on their day off because of their love of what they...More

Thank Woodie B
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My 10 year old daughter’s favorite two movies is Dolphin Tale. She was so excited to see Winter and Hope and see where the movie was filmed. She watched the movie three times after we got back. You cannot spend all day here but you...More

Thank Mike S
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Me and my family went to visit the aquarium and it was really fun. My kids like it very much. It’s nice the work you doing helping this marine animals to get better and survive. I have the pleasure to know Winter in person. Thanks...More

Thank Lenny C
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Hi My Name is Merari, I’m from Puerto Rico. I went to the aquarium to visit for the first time and I enjoy everything.. it was really exciting because I saw the movie and I want it to know Winter and his friends. It’s a...More

Thank Merari P
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I came in today with my grandson. He had seen the movie and really wanted to see Rufus. He loves Pelicans and other types of birds. Though we were a little lost we encountered Josh. He showed us where we could find Rufus and even...More

Thank JaneCarpenter53
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My partner and I spent half a day here and we booked for the dolphin boat ride and general admission. I have to say the boat ride was absolutely fantastic. If you have a busy life then this is the time to switch off, relax...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our family always loves to visit the aquarium whenever we are visiting the area. They do a good job balancing movies, real animal stories, and the rescue, release and protect message. The staff are all friendly and helpful, the greeter we met during today's visit,...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Last minute special Sunset April visit. Loved it. Worth watching Dolphin Tale before you go as it will make it even more special. If you give yourself a couple of hours it’s worth visiting. You can see the marine life that lives there and cannot...More

Thank Ros T
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visited this park in April during spring break so it was extremely busy. I am sure the aquarium gained a lot of popularity after the dolphin tale movies which is probably why they have construction going on. Parking is in a deck and you...More

Thank Denise C
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Clearwater M, Guest Relations Manager at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, Denise! We're so pleased to see that you enjoyed your visit to Clearwater Marine Aquarium, and we appreciate your support of our work and mission more than we can say!

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I don't believe so but you should call them to be sure.
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Response from Foxbee G | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking garage but it was full when we went. There is also across the street grass type parking and it wasn’t a long walk and it’s free:-)
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Response from Christa S | Reviewed this property |
There is an I-Ride Trolley along international drive. The Embassy Suites and Rosen Plaza and Rosen Centre hotels are along the route. I know there are more. The tel # is 1-866-243-7483 to get a planning guide. If you’re... More
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