Miami Seaquarium® is the longest operating oceanarium in the United States. A world-class marine-mammal park offering daily shows, exhibits and dolphin interactions. On a 38-acre tropical paradise with spectacular skyline views lies a South Florida attraction like no other. Enjoy a world-class marine-life entertainment park with eight different marine animal shows and astonishing daily presentations.
Miami Seaquarium® is a place of inspiration, education – and fun!
About the Seaquarium
Address: 4400 Rickenbacker Causeway Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Phone: (305) 361-5705 | Website: www.miamiseaquarium.com
• Open 7 days per week 9:30am – 6:00pm
• Last series of shows begin at 12:30pm
• Ticket booth closes at 4:00pm
• Show times do vary from day to day
• General Admission $40.99
• Children (3-9) $31.99
• Plus 7% Florida Sales Tax
• Parking $8.00
The park has grown steadily over the past half century and today offers eight different marine animal shows and presentations each day and provides a fun-filled mix of exhibits, shows, attractions, food and shopping opportunities. Miami Seaquarium®, which attracts more than 500,000 visitors each year, is recognized as South Florida’s most popular ‘gated’ attraction. Miami Seaquarium® is a premier entertainment destination that is dedicated to education, wildlife conservation and community involvement.
Top Deck Dolphin
Rock n’ Roll Cruise – Thrill to the high-flying antics of bottlenose dolphins as they perform breathtaking leaps and rolls. Guests thrill to the acrobatics of these agile marine mammals as they brave “rough waters” during the Rock n’ Roll Cruise. Listen carefully as your captain guides you throughout your cruise, he’ll warn you of any high splashing waves! The Top Deck dolphins can be viewed anytime throughout the day from above and below the water. Keep your eyes open you might be able to spot a baby dolphin depending on when you visit.
Golden Dome Sea Lion
Salty’s Reef Range – Enjoy the hilarious adventures of Salty the Sea Lion and his Reef Rangers. This comedic playlet allows the sea lion and seal stars to show off their athletic and comedic abilities as they explore the reef searching for a littering diver. You too can be a Reef Ranger by helping protect our waters from trash and recycling whenever possible.
Flipper’s Beach Bash – TV Superstar Flipper and his Atlantic bottlenose dolphin friends perform in the lagoon which served as the set for the original Flipper TV show. The Flipper dolphins demonstrate the grace and intelligence of Atlantic bottlenose dolphins as they celebrate with a beach bash. The show includes jumps, spins, tail walks and flips, all set to your favorite beachside melodies. Hang ten and catch some waves, surfing dolphin style with Flipper and his friends. Kids, if you’re lucky you may have the chance to meet Flipper himself!
Killer Whale and Dolphin
Celebrate Miami – There’s only one place where you’ll find Pacific white-sided dolphins living, playing and performing alongside a killer whale! Be amazed and delighted by Lolita the Killer Whale and her exotic Pacific white-sided dolphin friends as they show off their natural grace, beauty and intelligence through the special relationship between animal and trainer. Guests watch as Lolita and her trainer “walk on water” and celebrate all there is to enjoy during your stay in Miami!
There are other areas in the park, where Miami Seaquarium® presents a one of a kind experience. It is the only place in the world where graceful Pacific White-Sided dolphins can be seen performing alongside a three and a half ton killer whale, Lolita. A resident at the park since September 24, 1970, Lolita, is 20 feet long and tips the scales at 7,000 pounds. She performs each day at the park’s Whale & Dolphin Stadium along with her Pacific White-sided companions. Once thought solely to be fearsome predators, Lolita demonstrates to park guests the killer whale’s grace, beauty and intelligence.
Along with Lolita the Killer Whale and TV superstar Flipper, Miami Seaquarium® is home to a South Florida landmark, the Golden Dome. This intricate yet strong dome structure stands 55 feet high, with a diameter of 146 feet and weighs 45,000. World famous architect, Buckminster Fuller, who dedicated the structure in 1960, was the inspiration of the structure’s geodesic design.