See Winter & Hope, the stars of the Dolphin Tale movies
Explore the working animal hospital
Panoramic views of Clearwater Beach
Resident marine life with touching survival stories
The leaders in rescue, rehab and release of marine life
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Admission to Clearwater Marine Aquarium
Transportation to and from the aquarium
Optional paid programming
What you can expect
Go beyond a typical aquarium experience and immerse yourself into the world of marine life rescue at Clearwater Marine Aquarium. See Winter, star and inspiration of the Dolphin Tale movies, which were filmed on location.
As you spend time exploring, you'll see the resident rescued dolphins Nicholas, Hope, and even Winter—the inspiration and star of the Dolphin Tale movies who swims with a prosthetic tail. Get to know the stories of resident sea turtles, otters, and sharks, and touch sting rays as they glide through the water.
Your day concludes, leaving you with a greater knowledge about Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s mission to rescue, rehab, and release to protect Florida’s wildlife. The aquarium’s staff and volunteers work each day to rescue marine life and provide the most advanced and effective care to maximize the opportunity to return sick or injured animals to their homes. As you leave the aquarium take with you a new appreciation of ocean life.