Clearwater Marine Aquarium
Discover the uniqueness of Clearwater Marine Aquarium, home to Winter from the popular Dolphin Tale movies. But that isn’t the only thing that makes this aquarium unique! Come and see rescued dolphins, sea turtles, sharks and stingrays, participate in fun educational activities and learn about the facility’s ongoing work of rescue, rehabilitation and release. Whether you feed stingrays, sharks and pelicans or come face-to-face with the friendliest dolphins and sea turtles around, this is a must-see for every family and guaranteed destination for fun and learning that everyone will love!
The Winter Zone is home to two resident Atlantic bottlenose dolphins, Winter and Hope from the Dolphin Tale movies, which follow their journey of rescue and rehabilitation. See where the movies were shot and get a firsthand glimpse of these celebrities!
With a plethora of exhibits spread throughout Clearwater Marine Aquarium, guests of all ages will enjoy a fun-filled day of excitement and engagement. At Mavis’ Rescue Hideaway, guests can discover sea turtles, stingrays, redfish, hogfish and tarpon. Exhibits such as Otter Oasis, Shark Pass, Stingray Beach and Turtle Bayou give you a whole different perspective of each animal, while the Sea Cavern, Surgical Suite and Theater offer a learning experience unlike any other. And this is only the beginning! A full day of fun, exploration and education awaits your family at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium!