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Address: 4400 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Phone Number: +1 305-361-5705
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes

On a 38-acre tropical paradise with spectacular skyline views lies a South...

On a 38-acre tropical paradise with spectacular skyline views lies a South Florida attraction like no other. Welcome to Miami Seaquarium®, a place where dolphins walk on water and killer whales fly through the air. Where sea lions delight children of all ages and endangered sea turtles and manatees find a safe haven. Enjoy a world-class marine-life entertainment park with eight different marine animal shows and astonishing daily presentations. You've heard the mysterious legends and fascinating facts about dolphins, one of the world's most magnificent marine mammals. Now, you can have a hands-on experience with one of these amazing animals at Dolphin Harbor, the new home to our dolphin interaction programs at Miami Seaquarium.Miami Seaquarium® is a place of inspiration, education - and fun!

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The swimming with the dolphins/ Whale & Dolphin show.

It was a great experience swimming with the dolphins. You are in the water for 45mins but not individually interacting because you do go in with a group. IT is pretty sad what a... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 March 2014
Leora M
Edmonds, Washington
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Edmonds, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2014

It was a great experience swimming with the dolphins. You are in the water for 45mins but not individually interacting because you do go in with a group. IT is pretty sad what a small area the dolphins are in. The place could be cleaner and updated. Especially the Whale is in such a small pool it was more sad... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2014

This place has tough competition from SeaWorld no doubt. But for the $ its more worth it I feel. I don't want to get into the controversy with the orca.. but I loved the shows.. All of them... They were less dramatic than SeaWorld and the dolphin shows were great.. If you don't plan to visit Orlando, then this is... More 

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New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2014

Okay the pros: The place was very clean and the animals looked well cared for. We did the dolphin experience and it was overpriced, but the trainers were friendly and informative and the whole thing, from the initial class to the "in the water experience" was about an hour. I do feel we learned a lot and the children really... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2014

We were very excited to swim with dolphins but were a little disappointed with the experience. It felt rushed and very scheduled. We were placed in a group of about 7 people and the time continued while each person played with the dolphins which made our time with them fairly short. However the dolphins were wonderful and the trainers were... More 

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Bay City, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2014

We visited and two of did the Dolphin Odyssey, well worth tge money, once in a lifetime experience! Staff very pleasant the park was clean, in the attractions were wonderful!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2014

Loved everything about the seaquarium. Park is clean and well organized...The different shows are wonderful.. Lolita the killer whale is amazing. Touching the stingrays is fun. Many choices for food or snacks.....The end to a warm day there is the water pirate boat...We loved it...We were cooled off and refreshed. My only disappointment was the rudeness of the staff..who were... More 

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Aventura, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2014

We are Miami natives and after many years returned with our grandchildren. Landscaping is nice, Dolphin & Orca shows well-done. Shark water too dark to see anything, aquarium water murky and unpleasant to view fish! In general the entire place is aged and worn! Definitely overpriced and boring! To top off the $45pp admission, there is an $8 parking fee... More 

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Six Fours, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2014

This was an exceptional moment. First encounter with a dophin, Abaco, a male aged 12 years old. Time passed by too fast ! Photos remain : the jump photo, the hug and kiss ones.

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North Miami, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2014

I've been living in Miami for almost 10 years and had never visited the aquarium. My boyfriend and I finally decide to go - what a waste of money and time. The tickets are over priced, the food is mediocre at best and the staff doesn't seem interested in anyone. Needless to say, I really don't recommend anyone visit this... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2014 via mobile

Great dolphin encounter very well behaved dolphins Got to feed them SUPER COOL Little out dated but that's ok Good fun Little pricey but taking care if these amazing animals is tough and I respect that. Great people wish got to pet them little bit more but you can't because of training I would definitely go again. Gift shop is... More 

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