The Florida Aquarium
Get up close & personal with many species of sea-life at The Florida Aquarium in Tampa, located a hour north of Anna Maria Island.
If you wish to become educated or acquainted with the sea-life you see while visiting our island, it is well worth the trip. Tiger Sharks, Leafy Sea Dragons, Sea Turtles, Moray Eels, Sting Rays, Penguins & more all reside at the aquarium. A Giant Pacific Octopus is also on display.
For more information: www.flaquarium.org / (813) 273-4000
Open Daily 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m (except Thanksgiving & Christmas Days)