Clearwater Marine Aquarium: Go beyond a typical aquarium experience and explore the world of marine life rescue. Clearwater Marine Aquarium is home to Winter the dolphin, star and inspiration of the popular Hollywood-produced Dolphin Tale movies that tell her story of determination after losing her tail to injury. Both movies were filmed on location, where guests can see actual movie set areas and props.
See rescued dolphins, sea turtles, otters and more. Discover the fascinating animal hospital and rehabilitation areas. Meet and chat with the animal care team members. Be inspired and educated by the ongoing work of rescue, rehabilitation and release through presentations, educational games and exhibits.
Start/opening time: At 10am.
End/closing time: At 6pm.
Opening days/period: Daily, except for Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.