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  • Tampa: The Florida Aquarium Skip-the-Line Entrance

    1. Tampa: The Florida Aquarium Skip-the-Line Entrance

    Get close to many of Florida’s aquatic and terrestrial animals and ecosystems, as well as others from around the world at the Florida Aquarium. The Florida Aquarium works to protect and restore the blue planet on many conservation fronts, including research and rescue efforts that help restore Florida’s sea turtle and coral populations and to ensure that sharks continue to swim the seas. Your ticket allows you to access all of the exhibits, which feature diverse creatures and habitats.  1 of 4 places in the nation with a unique moon jellies touch pool experience, the Moon Bay exhibit allows for a close encounter with a hypnotically graceful ocean creature with surprising survival skills. On the Wetlands Trail, see species such as alligators, river otters, and even the invasive Burmese python. There is also a large aviary that allows birds to explore in a safe environment. Journey throug...

    Only thing we would loved to see was the sharks swimming above us which showed online

  • SeaWorld Orlando: Park Admission Ticket

    2. SeaWorld Orlando: Park Admission Ticket

    Immerse yourself in wonder at SeaWorld Orlando, where the aquatic world comes to life like no place else. With the combo ticket options available, you can also enjoy the thrills of Aquatica Orlando, Busch Gardens Tampa and Adventure Island. SeaWorld Connect with the ocean at SeaWorld, watching killer whales leap at the One Ocean show, racing like a ray on Manta the ride, entering the all-new thrilling, chilling adventure of Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin and sharing an epic voyage with sea turtles at TurtleTrek. Experience the power and grace of killer whales in the awe-inspiring Shamu show One Ocean. Orcas jump skyward, dancing fountains dot the water, and a Splash Zone seat gives you submerged views of killer whales flapping their fins and drenching you with water. For fast thrills, the Manta flying roller coaster tilts you parallel to the ground and sends you he...

    My lady and I found the Sea World to be very fun. We found the rides to be exciting and the animals fascinating.

  • Clearwater: Eco-Certified Marine Aquarium General Admission

    3. Clearwater: Eco-Certified Marine Aquarium General Admission

    Visit Clearwater Marine Aquarium to learn about all of the rescued and resident animals. Catch some of the daily presentations and make sure to watch the daily programs in the theatre. Boat tours, animal care experiences and behind-the-scenes tours will add at least another hour to your day.  Clearwater Marine Aquarium is an indoor/outdoor facility with air-conditioned areas inside and open air outside. Enjoy the views of Clearwater Bay from the harbor view deck and stranding deck. Discover a variety of animals including dolphins, pelicans, sea turtles, otters, sharks, and other animals.  The majority of residents cannot be released due to a variety of reasons, so you can visit them in their permanent habitats and learn their stories. See a number of animals currently undergoing rehabilitation in the working animal hospital. The presentations and talks throughout the day aim to educate...

    Wonderful staff and exhibits. Recommended for all ages; especially for marine wildlife lovers.

  • Tampa: ZooQuarium 1-Day Ticket

    4. Tampa: ZooQuarium 1-Day Ticket

    Receive double the fun in one day with full access to both the ZooTampa at Lowry Park and the Florida Aquarium in a single Price Ticket. Enjoy all-day access to the ZooTampa at Lowry Park which includes the family-friendly Water Play Areas, Carousel Circle, and Tiger Family Roller Coaster as well as their 5 Wildlife continent habitats: (Florida Wildlife, Asian Gardens, Wallaroo Station, Primate World, and Safari Africa). Then, head out to the Florida Aquarium to experience one of the top Aquariums in the United States with thousands of amazing sea creatures, terrestrial animals and plants. Explore all the Aquarium exhibits and daily scheduled activities, the outdoor plaza which includes The Splash Pad, Fins Bar, and the Four Ducks 4-D theater.

    We enjoyed our time at the zoo but unfortunately we did not get to redeem the aquarium portion because we tested positive for COVID-19. For this I gave it 4 stars because you have a short amount of time to redeem both vouchers.

  • Tampa Bay CityPASS®: Save 54% at 5 Top Attractions

    5. Tampa Bay CityPASS®: Save 54% at 5 Top Attractions

    Ride thrilling coasters and see amazing animals, inspiring art, fascinating science, and more with the Tampa Bay CityPASS ticket which includes admission to: 1. Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay Florida’s Coaster Capital, is the ultimate family adventure, providing unrivaled excitement for guests of every age with a unique blend of world-class thrill rides, live shows, games, restaurants and one of the nation’s largest zoos. 2. The Florida Aquarium See why The Florida Aquarium is one of the top aquariums in the country, with thousands of sea creatures, including sharks, alligators, otters, sea turtles, and more! Encounter ring-tailed lemurs, touch a moon jelly and explore the hidden creatures living in our oceans.  3. ZooTampa at Lowry Park Experience unforgettable natural connections and excitement at ZooTampa! Feel the rush of a macaw soarin...

    It was absolutely worth getting the City Pass to do all of these attractions. I’m so glad that I did! Each attraction was fun in their own right. I will warn, however, that the City Pass does not include parking fees. They charged me 25.00 to park at Busch Gardens.

  • Tampa: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Ticket & Multi-Park Options

    6. Tampa: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Ticket & Multi-Park Options

    Explore Florida’s favorite coasters and thrill rides in Tampa Bay. Book a 1-day admission ticket or add multi-park options to also enjoy admission to SeaWorld Orlando, Aquatica Orlando, and Adventure Island Tampa Bay. Whether you’re a coaster enthusiast or want rides that are fun for the whole family, explore Florida’s best coasters, right here in Tampa Bay. Take on a thrilling triple-launch coaster, a family spin coaster that’s a new ride every time, epic coaster legends, and more. Meet more than 300 species of animals here at Tampa’s largest zoo. From the exotic to the endangered, the ones you love to the ones you’ve never even heard of, meet more than 300 species of animals. If you’re planning a Tampa, Florida vacation, be sure not to miss the largest zoo in Tampa, Florida – in fact, one of the largest zoos in all of North America. Enjoy live shows from world-class performers – alo...

  • Orlando: Go City All-Inclusive Pass with 25+ Attractions

    7. Orlando: Go City All-Inclusive Pass with 25+ Attractions

    Discover the best of Orlando with the Orlando Go City All-Inclusive Pass. Choose between a 2, 3, or 5-day pass, valid for a 2-week period, and get exploring. The more you see, the more you save. Enjoy popular attractions such as Kennedy Space Center and LEGOLAND® Florida. Explore surrounding area attractions in Tampa and Miami - perfect for a road trip. Rub shoulders with the celebrities at Madame Tussauds Orlando, take a spin at The Wheel at ICON Park, and more. Benefit from a digital Go City pass and guide, which can be used on a mobile device or to print at home. Attractions Include: • Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex • LEGOLAND® Florida Resort • Fun Spot America Theme Park - 4 Ride Sampler • Madame Tussauds Orlando • WonderWorks All-Access Pass • SEA LIFE Aquarium Orlando • The Wheel at ICON Park • Gatorland - The Alligator Capital of the World • The Outta Control Magic Come...

    It was a lot cheaper than doing individually plenty of things to do wish we had more time

  • Tampa Bay 2-Hour Speedboat Adventure

    8. Tampa Bay 2-Hour Speedboat Adventure

    Experience the adventure of a lifetime and become the captain of your very own speedboat on this thrilling 2-hour tour out of Tampa Bay. Meet at the Tierra Verde Resort Marina to join a knowledgeable guide who will help you navigate your way out of the serenity of Tampa Bay and let you take control of your craft for a heart-pounding journey. Open the throttle and feel the wind in your hair and the sea beneath your wings, as you speed across the Gulf of Mexico. Sail past the beautiful National Wildlife Refuges and historic Fort de Soto Park. And look out for pods of bottlenose dolphins, manatees, gopher tortoises and numerous varieties of local birds swirling above.

  • Tampa: 1 Hour Haunted History Walking Tour

    9. Tampa: 1 Hour Haunted History Walking Tour

    Meet your guide then set off on a seriously spooky adventure through Tampa. Journey through some of the city’s most haunted streets, and experience spine-tingling hauntings. Discover why Tampa is called “the damnedest town this side of hell”, and listen to stories of eerie, unexplained encounters and paranormal activity experienced by local residents. Hear tales of the spirit of the projectionist at the Old Tampa Theater, and the ghost of the notorious gangster Charlie Wall. By the end of the tour, you’ll have seen a new side to Tampa, and have a few ghost stories to take home with you.

    Slade was amazing and very informative and fun. I learned so much about Tampa not only ghost and things of that nature.

  • Orlando: Aquatica Water Park Admission Ticket

    10. Orlando: Aquatica Water Park Admission Ticket

    From high-speed water slides and exhilarating wave pools, to tranquil beaches, Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark in Orlando, delights all ages. You’ll find 59-acres of water-filled fun, with everything from up-close animal encounters to thrilling rides and 80,000 square-feet of white sand beaches available. If you're looking to kick back and relax, look no further. While the family takes thrilling spills on body slides and raft rides, you can take a moment to relax on some of Aquatica's more laid back attractions. Enjoy lazy rivers, beaches and more at Aquatica. We know planning a day for your littlest adventurers can be a challenge, so we’ve pulled together a list of kid-friendly attractions that your little ones are sure to love. Whether your family includes tiny tykes or independent adventurers, you're sure to find play areas fit for the whole family.

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Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 393 reviews

It was absolutely worth getting the City Pass to do all of these attractions. I’m so glad that I did! Each attraction was fun in their own right. I will warn, however, that the City Pass does not include parking fees. They charged me 25.00 to park at Busch Gardens.

Slade was amazing and very informative and fun. I learned so much about Tampa not only ghost and things of that nature.

It was a lot cheaper than doing individually plenty of things to do wish we had more time

Only thing we would loved to see was the sharks swimming above us which showed online

My grandson is 10 and insist on going every few years. Always pretty cool.