Seals at the Miami Seaquarium

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With so much hype surrounding dolphins and whales, seals deserve some recognition too! These adorable seafarers are capable of migrating vast distances throughout the year, and have the extraordinary ability to spend up to 72 minutes underwater with one breath! At the Miami Seaquarium, you can interact with these amazing, loveable creatures up-close! At the Seal and Sea Lion Pool, you’ll witness these animals in action, frolicking about in the South Florida sun. You can observe their behaviors during feeding and play times, and witness an informative presentation about the variety of Seal and Sea Lion specimens at the Miami Seaquarium. After meeting the Seal and Sea Lions in their designated exhibit, head over to the Golden Dome to witness these animals performing jovial feats! At the Salty’s Reef Range show, you can enjoy the hilarious adventures of Salty the Sea Lion and … [Read more...]

Florida Manatee Attractions

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If you like Manatees, you need to get to Florida! For example, the Miami Seaquarium prides itself on not just exposing its visitors to the wonders of the array of Manatees, but also in rehabilitating and contributing to species conservation efforts. Nicknamed the “Sea Cow” for their gentle and docile disposition, manatees are federally endangered animals on the cusp of extinction. Although federal and Florida law prohibit injury or harm to manatees, ship strikes, toxic marine algae, and habitat destruction are often the cause of their ever-increasing vulnerability. Manatees are non-aggressive animals that are predominantly occupied with 6-8 hours of daily feeding, and 2-12 hours of rest each day. They are curious animals who like to travel, investigate, and interact. Manatees play a critical role in controlling vegetation that can obstruct Florida waterways, and also in … [Read more...]

Swim with the Dolphins Miami

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This year the Miami SeaQuarium is celebrating one of their most esteemed claims to fame in style. As the original film location of the popular TV series, join the Miami SeaQuarium as they celebrate ’50 Years of Flipper’! To honor the anniversary, the Miami SeaQuarium will host a series of events, activities, and happenings throughout the coming year to commemorate the series that stands as one of the biggest draws to this popular attraction.   New Flipper Dolphin Show: Head over to the Flipper stadium to witness this newly revamped Caribbean-themed Flipper Show! Be dazzled by the brand new set, groovy tunes, and phenomenal performance by the famed dolphin.Though he’s been off the air for a while, you can witness a historic display of images andnostalgia from the original TV show as you enter! Meet Flipper’s Descendents: The Miami SeaQuarium boasts an … [Read more...]

Things to Do in Miami on Valentine’s Day

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Miami has plenty of things to do on Valentine's Day this year. So many, in fact, that you may have a tough time picking just one. I've put together a list of my favorite events in the area to help you decide before the deadline this Thursday: Dining with Dolphins at the Seaquarium If you're looking to impress an animal lover, treat your date to a night with the dolphins at the Miami Seaquarium. From 8-10 PM this Thursday, the Seaquarium will keep its doors open for couples to enjoy a candlelit dinner overlooking the Dolphin Harbor. Here's a look at the menu from the Seaquarium's website: 1st Course Share a Valentine’s Day Dinner for two and bottle of wine on the terrace overlooking our playful dolphins. 2nd Course Two certificates to come back and swim with our dolphins. 3rd Course Two certificates to experience our new Sea Trek Reef Encounter. Dessert Two Annual Passes … [Read more...]

Visit Miami Seaquarium for Green Family Fun

Green Planet named the Miami Seaquarium one of its "7 Amazing Eco-Oriented Aquariums." They cited the educational nature of many of the programs put on by the Seaquarium as one of the reasons it gets their stamp of approval. The Manatee exhibit came in for special praise, particularly with the Seaquarium's efforts around Manatee rescue and rehabilitation to help preserve these gentle but endangered aquatic creatures. One highlight that is hard to find elsewhere is the Dolphin Interaction program. Participants get to learn about dolphins and then actually enter the water and interact with them. You were probably expecting me to now say how you can't ride them, but in fact a dolphin ride is part of the experience! The Miami Seaquarium is one of 35 area museums, tours, and things to do in Miami that participate in the Go Miami Card program. With the card, holders get into any … [Read more...]

Monster Splash Nighttime Bash at Miami Seaquarium

This Halloween, Miami Seaquarium will unveil its newest and biggest haunted attraction, ‘Buried Alive!’ for the Monster Splash Nighttime Bash, the biggest, scariest, nighttime Halloween extravaganza in Miami. Not for the faint of heart, ‘Buried Alive!’ will welcome adult guests to the most dreaded funeral of all... their own.  Guests will enter into the darkness where screams wait around every crypt and tomb.  The walls close in ...the worms and maggots crawl around…no one can hear the screams…no one can help in ‘BURIED ALIVE!’ Plus, there will be carnival thrill rides, Halloween-themed animal shows and presentations, Trick-or-Treating and more frightful fun each night. The Monster Splash at Miami Seaquarium features six nights of ghoulish fun and frights from Saturday, October 24th through Saturday, October 31st, excluding Monday and Tuesday, October 26th and … [Read more...]