Miami Seaquarium

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4400 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL, United States

Miami Seaquarium

Its Miami’s premier attraction! Its a place where dolphins fly, where fearsome moray eels lurk in coral reef caverns, where shimmering schools of exotic fish dance through underwater seascapes, and its the only p;lace where you will see the graceful beauty of a Pacific white sided dolphin combined with the awesome power of the three ton killer whale.

Its a world class marine life entertainment park with eight different marine animal shows and presentations offered each day!

Located just ten minutes from downtown Miami on beautiful Virginia Key, we offer visitors hours of fun – and it’s educational too. Across 38 landscaped acres, the marine life entertainment park provides a fun-filled mix of exhibits, shows, attractions, food and shopping opportunities that have made it a Miami institution.

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Animal Encounters

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Field Trips

Field Trips

Make your next class trip spectacular with a visit 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. Miami Seaquarium is a place of inspiration, education – and fun!

Field Trip Presentations

With a variety of guided presentation programs, the Education Department at Miami Seaquarium® offers students and youth groups the opportunity to take a closer look at our many animals and natural creatures. Choose from a host of themes for this unique experience. And, for an additional fee, bring your students up-close to a Green Sea Turtle, touch an Endangered Manatee or feed a 500 lb. Sea Lion!

  • $3.00 – 4.00 Per Participant (in addition to admission cost)
  • Minimum 10-Person Requirement

Select ONE of these exciting themes for your presentation:

Fish vs. Sharks $3 per person

What do you think of when you hear the word SHARK? Do you imagine a man-eating creature or a gentle giant? What do you imagine when you hear the word FISH? Do you imagine a brightly colored fish that lives on the reef or a giant grouper? During this presentation we will discuss the differences between both and so much more.

Animal Interaction: Shark Feed

Class Size: 10-60 students

Endangered Manatee Expedition $4 per person

Bring your students face to face with rehabilitating manatees. Talk about reasons for endangerment, basic anatomy, evolution, and preservation of the species.

Animal Interaction: Manatee Touch and Feed Session

Class Size: 10-50 students

Sea Turtle Alert $3 per person

Get up close and comfortable with Loggerheads, Hawksbill, and Green sea turtle species. Learn how you can save these endangered reptiles as we discuss the myths and mysteries of our ancient aquatic ancestors.

Animal Interaction: Sea Turtle Feeding Session

Class Size: 10-80 students

Techniques in Training $3 per person

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a marine mammal trainer? Be introduced to a day in the life of our stars as we discuss the differences in show, play, train, and husbandry sessions. Learn how trainers use natural behavior and positive reinforcement to shape the behaviors you see in our shows!

Animal Interaction: Trainer talk with one of our animal trainers here in the park

Class size: 10-80 students

Seal Studies $3 per person

Sea Lions, Seals and Walruses, Oh My! Join in the fun as we explore more about the dogs of the sea and their amazing underwater adaptations.

Animal Interaction: Feeding Session with our Sea Lions or seals, a touch of one of our sea lions or seals, or a meet session with one of our sea lion trainers.

Class size: 10-15 students (For a feed or touch of a sea or sea lion.)

Class size: 10-80 students (For a meet session.  Students will see one of our seals or sea lions up close and get to talk to one of our trainers.)

Spectacular Stingrays $4 per person

Stingrays have gotten a bad reputation in the news recently. Come learn about the facts and the myths of these spectacular creatures. We will discuss stingray adaptations, feeding habits, and their importance to our oceans.

Animal Interactions: Feeding our Stingray

Class size: 10-60 student

For more information about our educational programs and reservations, please call the Education Department at (305) 361- 5705 ext. 207 or email us at


Additional Information

Download Guidelines Here
School Field Trip Rates 2013-2014

Advance reservations required. Rates are valid Monday-Friday arriving before 11am. Late arrivals will be charged $12 per student/chaperone.

Please read, share, and comply with the following guidelines to help your group have an enjoyable and educational visit!

Pre-K- 12th Grade $ 9.00 per student
Day Care (0-18yrs) $ 9.00 per student
Camp Groups/ Camp Days $10.00 per student
Day Camps/ After School $10.00 per student
Chaperones 1 free with every 5 paying students
Additional Chaperones $12.00 per chaperone

Fieldtrip Upgrades:

School Group Lunch                           $ 4.50 per person
One (1) Hamburger or one (1) hot dog, a bag of chips and one small juice
Lunch orders must be received no later than 7 business days before your scheduled field trip. Once your lunch order is received you will receive an updated field trip confirmation/invoice. Subject to availability.

Download Lunch Form


p style=”text-align: center;”>Sharky’s SkyTrail Adventure               $ 5.00 per person
(Cash payment collected at exhibit)
Students must have a sign waiver in order to participate.

Download Waiver
School Group Photos                   4×6 Prints $1.00 each
School group photos can be purchased onsite. Please call the Kodak Dept. to schedule an appointment at 305-361-5705 x 244. Photos must be purchased onsite.

Book your fieldtrip today call (305) 365-2507


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Group Programs

General Admission Group Rates 2013-2014

All groups of 15 or more receive a discount off the general admission with advance reservations.

Adult rate $32.75

Children (3 -9)  $24.75 Under 3 Free

Please add 7% Florida sales tax

Pre Paid Tickets

These discounted tickets can be distributed to your group and used anytime throughout the year. Pre-paid tickets are also ideal as a benefit for corporate, social and recreational organizations. Participating groups and organizations are required to purchase a minimum of 50 tickets.

Animal Encounters Groups Rates 2012

Dolphin Odyssey (14 or more) $169

Dolphin Encounter (14 or more) $109

Sea Trek Reef Encounter (8 or more) $79

Please add 7% Florida sales tax

Team Building

Miami Seaquarium invites corporations to empower their employees and take their success to the next level through the park’s Corporate Team Building Program. Through unforgettable Team Building Experiences, employees have the opportunity to learn, bond and increase productivity while participating in specially designed team building programs that include up-close and personal encounters with the park’s marine mammal residents. Our team building activities offer bonding experiences that employees will share with each other and will remember for a lifetime.”

Contact us today for more information:

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(305)365-2518 or (305) 365-2519

Email:  or

Park Hours

Miami Seaquarium® is opened 365 days a year. Our park is open from 9:30 a.m. and closes at 6:00p.m. Box office closes at 4:30 p.m. each day. Daily admission includes a fun filled day of marine-life shows and exhibits on 38 beautiful acres overlooking the Miami skyline.

Show Times

Please allow at least 4 hours to see all of our shows and exhibits. Show times do vary from day to day and are established each morning. For a given day’s show times call 305-361-5705 ext 0 and speak to the “receptionist.”


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