Discover the only public aquarium in Key West where you can view tropical fish, sharks, and turtles—and feed stingrays. Learn insightful facts about the area's history as your expert guide describes a variety of fascinating local marine animals.
Located on world-famous Mallory Square, the Key West Aquarium is home to a multitude of interesting and beautiful marine life. Originally designed as the first open-air aquarium, Key West Aquarium is still one of Key West's top tourist attractions.
Watch your guide feed sharks or visit the touch tank to get up-close and personal with conches, sea cucumbers, horseshoe crabs, and even giant hermit crabs. Mosey over to Stingray Bay to visit the home of 8 cownose stingrays. Reaching widths of 35 inches (889 mm) and weighing 26 pounds (11 kg), these amazing sea creatures wow you with their smooth skin and strange shape.
Take time to learn about the ocean and its inhabitants. Let your guide send you on your way with a newfound love of marine animals.