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Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Clearwater Marine Aquarium

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About Us

Universally loved, rescued dolphins are our best-known animals. These large mammals are intelligent, playful, and full of their own individual personalities. This working marine life hospital and aquarium is home to bottlenose and rough toothed dolphins, otters, pelicans, turtles, a nurse shark and more!

Visit rescued dolphins in their brand new 1.5 million gallon habitat! This extraordinary Ruth & J.O Stone Dolphin complex has five pools, with numerous floor to ceiling windows, including the Kate Tiedemann & Ellen Cotton Main Pool and Window of Wonder, guests have the opportunity to view and engage with our rescued residents in a whole new way. Explore Winter’s Rescue Walk Exhibits and discover incredible new underwater views. Clearwater Marine Aquarium also has marine life featured in major motion pictures Dolphin Tale and Dolphin Tale 2!

Once you arrive add on great selection of interactive activities including behind the scenes tours, Clearwater Bay boat & kayak excursions, and animal interactions.* Don’t forget to bring a photo memory home to remember your day at Clearwater Marine Aquarium! Admissions into Clearwater Marine Aquarium help fund the mission of Rescue, Rehab and Release.

Video Media


  • Marine Life Rescue Aquarium
  • Rescued Dolphins
  • Home of the Dolphin Tale Movies
  • Boat Rides on Clearwater Bay
  • Behind the Scenes Tours Available


Nicholas the Dolphin
Sunset at Clearwater Marine Aquarium
Shopping with a purpose-Marine Life Rescue Project brand.
Nurse Shark
Marine Life Rescue at CMA
Rare Rescued Rough Tooth Dolphins
Freshly Prepared food in Shark Bites Cafe
Rescued Turtle at CMA