• Photo Opportunity

    Want to take home a lasting memory of your visit to CMA? Get your photo taken with one of our resident dolphins!

    You must have a form of paid admission in order to participate in our photo opportunity. Only one person is allowed to touch the dolphin.

    *All Jewelry MUST be removed to participate in this program.


    *Min age to participate:  5 years + to touch a dolphin

    ·  For Larger Groups please contact our Booking Agent at (727) 441-1790 x0
    ·  The Large Group Nicholas Jump Photos do not include touching the dolphin at 12:15 pm and 2:15 pm.

    All photos are non refundable, however with a minimum of 24 hours advanced notice changes are permitted based on availability by calling reservations at 727-441-1790 x 0
     

    Be sure to check your booking dates when selecting multiple programs.

     

    ***Tickets are only valid for the dates listed on your order***

  • Sea Life Safari

    The Sea Life Safari Boat Tour is one of the most popular activities at CMA. The tour includes a 90 minute trip into our beautiful intracoastal waters. Look for dolphins, sea birds and other marine life as our staff narrates the scenic ride to a shell island. You'll witness data collection in action as we perform our net pull and pass around sea critters before releasing them back to the bay. Kids and adults alike will love this one-of-a-kind, hands-on experience!

    Program is non refundable however with a minimum of 24 hours advanced notice changes are permitted based on availability by calling reservations at 727-441-1790 x 0.

    Buy online for up to 25% off. Discounts are for online purchases only, not accepted at ticket counter.

    Be sure to check your booking dates when selecting multiple programs.

    ***Tickets are only valid for the dates listed on your order***

    ****Boat cruises do require a minimum number of tickets sold in order to depart. Cancelled cruises by CMA will result in a refund for the boat portion of tickets purchased.****

  • Dolphin Encounter

    We want to warn you now; you may get a little wet!!! This thirty minute program offers participants the opportunity to work side by side with one of CMA's trainers during training and feeding sessions with one of our resident Atlantic Bottlenose dolphins. You will spend 15 minutes poolside with your trainer learning about the anatomy, intelligence and beauty of these amazing animals. Your experience will be photographed by our professional photographers, and you will also receive a complementary T-shirt and photo commemorating your interaction! 

    *All Jewelry MUST be removed to participate in this program


    *Min age to participate:  7 years +

     

    PROGRAM IS OFFERED 5 DAYS A WEEK AS FOLLOWS:  

    • SUNDAY, MONDAY, TUESDAY, THURSDAY, AND FRIDAY.

    Program is non refundable however with a minimum of 24 hours advanced notice changes are permitted based on availability by calling reservations at 727-441-1790 x 0

    Be sure to check your booking dates when selecting multiple programs.

    ***Tickets are only valid for the dates listed on your order***

  • Behind the Scenes Tour

    Guests experience an interactive journey demonstrating our commitment to "rescue, rehab and release" marine animals. An expert guide will lead your small group through our marine animal hospital . You will view sea turtles recovering from injuries and illness. You will walk through our "stranding hall" where all the marine animals are admitted into the hospital (including Winter!) and assessed. You'll visit our food preparation area and learn about the diets of all the animals at the Aquarium. You'll get an up close view of our surgical suite and may even see an animal undergoing a procedure. You'll witness our "growth in progress" as construction continues to allow more marine animals to be treated here.  

    *Min age to participate:  5 years +

    You must have a form of paid admission in order to participate in our Behind the Scenes Tour. Program is non refundable however with a minimum of 24 hours advanced notice changes are permitted based on availability by calling reservations at 727-441-1790 x 0.
     
    *Buy online for up to 25% off. Discounts are for online purchases only, not accepted at ticket counter.

    Be sure to check your booking dates when selecting multiple programs.

     

    ***Tickets are only valid for the dates listed on your order***

  • Trainer for a Day

    During this once-in-a-lifetime experience, you will shadow one of our program hosts to participate in programs with the trainers and our animals through three hours of food preparation, animal enrichment, exhibit maintenance and record keeping. Participants will shadow one of our program hosts to assist trainers as they go poolside during two training and feeding sessions with our Atlantic bottlenose dolphins and one training and feeding session with our North American river otters. Guests will receive a complimentary photo, bag, T-shirt & towel during their experience!

    *All Jewelry MUST be removed to participate in this program


    *Min age to participate:  10 years +


    *Bathing Suits are REQUIRED

    Program is non refundable however with a minimum of 24 hours advanced notice changes are permitted based on availability by calling reservations at 727-441-1790 x 0.

    Be sure to check your booking dates when selecting multiple programs.

    ***Tickets are only valid for the dates listed on your order***

  • Volunteer Information Session

    If you are 18 or older and interested in volunteering at CMA, we welcome you to attend a Volunteer Information Session meeting. Attending an Information Session is the first step to becoming a member of CMA's volunteer team. During your Information Session, you will learn more about our program and areas our volunteers help us in. We look forward to seeing you and having you join the amazing team here!

  • Photo Opportunity - Large Group of 5 to 10 Participants

    Want to take home a lasting memory of your visit to CMA? Get your photo taken with one of our resident dolphins. Great for the whole family (parties of 5 to 10)!

    *All Jewelry MUST be removed to participate in this program


    ·  The Large Group Nicholas Jump Photos do not include touching the dolphin at 11:15 pm and 1:15 pm.

    You must have a form of paid admission in order to participate in our photos opportunity.

     

    ***THIS PROGRAM DOESNOT INCLUDE TOUCHING A DOLPHIN.***

     

    All photo are non refundable, however with a minimum of 24 hours advanced notice changes are permitted based on availability by calling reservations at 727-441-1790 x 0.
     
    Be sure to check your booking dates when selecting multiple programs.

    ***Tickets are only valid for the dates listed on your order***

  • Making Waves - Monthly Speaker Series

    This FREE speaker series is geared toward anyone wanting to learn more about marine life. Shows take place in CMA's Bright House Theater every third Thursday of the month from 6 to 8 pm and explore varied topics such as sharks, turtle nesting, and other interesting facets of aquatic life. Here from our experts here and special guest speakers from around the world.

  • General Admission

    Clearwater Marine Aquarium Admission includes admission to the Aquarium, and admission to Winter's Dolphin Tale Adventure - the movie experience.  2 Parks, 1 Price.

     ***At this time we do not honor coupons for activities booked online or over the telephone***

    ***Coupons CAN NOT be applied when checking in for your activity***

    ***Coupons are accepted for activities purchased at the CMA/WDTA ticketing windows only***

    Be sure to check your booking dates when selecting multiple programs.

    ***Tickets are only valid for the dates listed on your order***

  • Feed Rufus

    The feed Rufus program is subject to change, please contact our reservation appointment to schedule this activity. 727-441-1790 ext.0

    *Min age to participate:  7 years +

    Program is non refundable however with a minimum of 24 hours advanced notice changes are permitted based on availability by calling reservations at 727-441-1790 x 0.
     

    Be sure to check your booking dates when selecting multiple programs.

     

    ***Tickets are only valid for the dates listed on your order***

  • Winter Photo Opportunity

    Take your picture with Winter the Dolphin, the star of Dolphin Tale! This is truly an experience you won't forget! Limited availability so don't wait. Register now!

    *All Jewelry MUST be removed to participate in this program

    *Min age to touch Winter:  5 years +

    You must have a form of paid admission in order to participate in our photo opportunity. Only one person is allowed to touch Winter. All photo are non refundable, however with a minimum of 24 hours advanced notice changes are permitted based on availability by calling reservations at 727-441-1790 x 0.

    Be sure to check your booking dates when selecting multiple programs.

    ***Tickets are only valid for the dates listed on your order***

  • Winter Trainer Assist

    Would you like a chance to assist our trainers with the most famous dolphin in the world? Sign up today to participate as an assistant to one of Winter's trainers for one 15 minute session. This experience will give you an understanding of exactly what it takes to care for the star of the box office hit, Dolphin Tale! Includes photo and t-shirt.

    *All Jewelry MUST be removed to participate in this program


    *Min age to participate:  7 years +

    Program is only refundable if Winter is not participating in the session with her trainer. With a minimum of 24 hours advanced notice changes are permitted based on availability by calling reservations at 727-441-1790 x 0.

    Be sure to check your booking dates when selecting multiple programs.

    ***Tickets are only valid for the dates listed on your order***

  • Painting With Dolphins

    Have you ever wanted to express your creative side?  How about doing it with a dolphin?  Be a part of a one of a kind enrichment session with one of our dolphins as one of our VIP’s during the presentation. Throughout this opportunity you will discover that our animals each have their own unique personality as it is expressed during your one on one creative art session. During the encounter, you will assist your trainer by holding the canvas as your dolphin creates their masterpiece for you, and you will get an opportunity to touch your dolphin as a thank you!  While you are enjoying your animal’s creative side, a photo will be taken during your experience.

    ***All Jewelry MUST be removed to participate in this program***


    Min age to participate:  7 years +


    Program is non refundable however with a minimum of 24 hours advanced notice changes are permitted based on availability by calling reservations at 727-441-1790 x 0

    Be sure to check your booking dates when selecting multiple programs.

    ***Tickets are only valid for the dates listed on your order***

  • Explore-a-Tour

    Become a part of Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s mission in a whole new way!  Explore-a-Tour turns guests of all ages into working marine biologists, studying dolphins, seabirds, and the environment in the field during this exciting new boat tour.  As part of this 2-hour experience, watch for our local bottlenose dolphins and participate in an active population study using dorsal fin identification, use binoculars and field guides to identify and pinpoint bird nesting sites, and participate in scientific testing of our estuary’s water quality to help keep our bay clean.  Learn about the local ecosystem from a scientist’s point of view as you gather data for ongoing research on how we can better protect our environment and our world. Dolphin sightings not guaranteed.  

    *Admission to Clearwater Marine Aquarium is NOT included.

    *Participants must be ages 5+ to participate.

    Be sure to check your booking dates when selecting multiple programs.

    ***Tickets are only valid for the dates listed on your order***

    ****Boat cruises do require a minimum number of tickets sold in order to depart. Cancelled cruises by CMA will result in a refund for the boat portion of tickets purchased.****

  • Shark Encounter

    Participant must be ages 8 and up.

    Maximum weight per participant: 250 Lbs.

    Participate will have to kneel or sit in small area, on a moving platform, for 15 to 20 mins.  

    Program includes a photo.

    Be sure to check your booking dates when selecting multiple programs.

     

    ***Tickets are only valid for the dates listed on your order***

  • Summer Camp - 1/2 Day

    It's that time of year again: Clearwater Marine Aquarium's award-winning Summer with Winter Camp Program! Get your camper ready to have fun in the sun as they embark on their own coastal learning experience with our all NEW camp selections for 2014! Enjoy our half day or full day week-long camps featuring Winter and her rescued dolphin, river otter, and sea turtle friends! Our camp options feature snorkeling and even SCUBA diving in sea grass beds and sand flats, kayaking through local estuaries, meeting &greeting our rescued residents, and discovering fascinating marine creatures in their natural habitat. Your summer fun begins at Clearwater Marine Aquarium!

     CLICK HERE to register NOW

    Be sure to check your booking dates when selecting multiple programs.

    Active Members with a Family of 4 membership or higher will receive a $40.00 discount for 1/2 day camps, and an $80.00 discount for Full Day camps when checking out.  Make sure you are signed in with your email address.  

    If you are not registered, it only takes a few minutes to register in order to receive your membership discounts! (You must register using the email address CMA has on file for you)

    Not a member, you can purchase a membership today and receive the member discount!

     ***For late pick-up for AM camps, or Early Drop-off for PM Camps, Lunch Bunch is available for $50.00.  Lunch Bunch runs from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm.  If you are purchasing an AM & PM camp for the same week, Lunch Bunch is Free.  Please add Lunch Bunch to your shopping cart for both scenarios.***

  • Summer Camp - Full Day

    It's that time of year again: Clearwater Marine Aquarium's award-winning Summer with Winter Camp Program! Get your camper ready to have fun in the sun as they embark on their own coastal learning experience with our all NEW camp selections for 2014! Enjoy our half day or full day week-long camps featuring Winter and her rescued dolphin, river otter, and sea turtle friends! Our camp options feature snorkeling and even SCUBA diving in sea grass beds and sand flats, kayaking through local estuaries, meeting &greeting our rescued residents, and discovering fascinating marine creatures in their natural habitat. Your summer fun begins at Clearwater Marine Aquarium!

    CLICK HERE to register NOW

    Be sure to check your booking dates when selecting multiple programs.

    Active Members with a Family of 4 membership or higher will receive a $40.00 discount for 1/2 day camps, and an $80.00 discount for Full Day camps when checking out.  Make sure you are signed in with your email address.  

    If you are not registered, it only takes a few minutes to register in order to receive your membership discounts! (You must register using the email address CMA has on file for you)

    Not a member, you can purchase a membership today and receive the member discount!

  • Deep Water Swim

    Come play in the water with one of our beautiful bottlenose dolphins in the Deep Water Swim Program!!  Starting on a shallow platform, you will have a hands-on opportunity to learn about dolphin anatomy.  Once you move into the deep water, you will swim alongside the dolphin, get a dolphin kiss and much more! Sign up today for this once in a lifetime experience!!! .  Program includes the following:  

    • T-Shirt
    • Mask/Snorkel set
    • Bag
    • Towel

     

    *Min age to participate:  10 +

    **Participant MUST be able to swim

    ***All Jewelry MUST be removed to participate in this program

    Program is only refundable if our dolphins decide not to  participate in the session with her trainer.

    With a minimum of 24 hours advanced notice changes are permitted based on availability by calling reservations at 727-441-1790 x 0.

    Be sure to check your booking dates when selecting multiple programs.

    ***Tickets are only valid for the dates listed on your order***