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Dolphins, Manatees and More
Travel across the southern Palm Beach
County to Miami and drive to Miami Seaquarium
mals. It is truly a South Florida attraction like no
other. A place where dolphins walk on water,
ery moray eels lurk in coral reef caverns, and
giant sharks patrol their territory.
Miami Seaquarium is home to Lolita, the
Killer Whale and TV superstar Flipper. Flipper has
a new Caribbean themed show that highlights
commitment to helping out our dolphin friends.
Guests can laugh with the adventures of Salty
the Sea Lion, play in Salty’s Pirate Playground
or challenge Sharky’s Sky Trail.
Miami Seaquarium recently renovated its
main entrance, which now features touch pools,
an expanded retail shop and a new Caribbean
rounded by tropical landscape. Across from
with invertebrates, bamboo sharks and fresh-
toward the front of the park where individuals
get one-on-one with exotic animals. The pool
is divided into sections where individuals can
stick their hands in the water and have a group
They can also pet our bamboo sharks! The
touch pool is big enough for people to move
from one section to another and enjoy the interactive
experience. It’s a one-on-one experience
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with animals, and it immediately catches
the eyes of our guests. People enjoy our touch
pools, and it’s a cool experience, if you’ve
never touched these animals before.
Visitors can, also, get up-close to friendly
dolphins through dolphin interaction programs
at Dolphin Harbor at either the Dolphin Odyssey
or Dolphin Encounter. Both are 30-minute programs
that interact with dolphins. The Dolphin
behaviors with the dolphins such as kisses,
handshakes, feedings and even experience an
awesome dorsal pull through the water. The
Dolphin Encounter allows you to stand in a few
feet of water to shake hands, learn training signals
and share a kiss with a dolphin.
Miami Seaquarium is home to “Sea Trek
Reef Encounter” - an underwater walking journey
through their 300,000-gallon tropical reef.
While wearing one of their state-of-the-art
dive helmets that allows you to breathe freely,
you’ll feel right at home under the sea discovering
exceptional experiences around every
corner. During your 20-minute journey, you’ll
sortment of unique sea creatures.
So, take a day and head south to
Miami Seaquarium and pay a visit to the
friendly creatures of the sea.
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