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...]

Things to do on Valentine’s Day in Miami

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A Valentine’s Day in Miami is sure to make a splash! With its pristine, white-sand beaches, subtropical savanna climate, New World cuisine, booming nightlife, and dozens of sensational attractions – you can’t go wrong! There is simply something for everyone in beautiful Miami – so what better place to build lasting memories? Fun in the Sun: Bond with your Valentine on a two-wheeled adventure under the gorgeous Miami sun. With Bike and Roll Bike Rentals you can begin your trek along the Art Deco architecture at Miami Beach, follow the oceanfront path, cruise the Venetian causeway, and beyond! With a backdrop as beautiful as this, you’re sure to show your Valentine a good time! Underwater Adventure: You can discover the illustrious underwater world of the South Florida waters on this Glass Bottom Boat snorkeling adventure! Your boat will transport you to one of Fort … [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...]