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Miami Seaquarium, Miami

#3 of 8 in Zoos & Aquariums in Miami
Aquarium · Zoo / Aquarium
Explore the magical world of underwater creatures at the Miami Seaquarium. Located on the beautiful island of Virginia Key, the 15 hectare (38 ace) aquarium offers an up close look at sea life with eight different animal shows and dozens of interactive, hands-on marine exhibits. Make a splash with some of the sea’s most playful animals by swimming with dolphins or pay a visit to the beloved Lolita, the world’s oldest captive orca, by attending a live whale show. Kids will love cooling off in the mini-waterpark and feeding the sea lions and seals. Make sure to arrive early to ensure space at each of the animal shows. Before you head to Miami, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Miami online vacation planner, to make sure you see all that Miami has to offer, including Miami Seaquarium.
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  • Visiting this aquarium left a really bad taste in my mouth. They’re holding the oldest captive orca in the world in a tank that appears too small from her. After some quick “googling” I found her...  more »
  • These animals were stolen from the wild and should be returned if possible. Imagine if YOU were stolen from your family 51 years ago and forced to perform tricks and live in isolation with no room...  more »
  • Definitely doing a lot of good things for marine mammal conservation. Melissa was amazing and answered all of my questions very thoroughly. She is clearly very passionate about marine mammals and has a positive impact on the animals and guests. She definitely made me want to return to the park!
  • I love this place. We went on Friday around 11-00am it’s was not crowded; we catch up 3 shows: dolphins; sea lions and whale it’s was amazing. They have a nice playground for kids.

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