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Miami Seaquarium

At least half a day is required to fully enjoy south Florida's premier attraction. The Seaquarium is world-renowned for its marine life shows and attractions, including performing killer whales and television aquatic star and dolphin, Flipper. Another favourite star is the sea lion Salty and his colleagues, who amuse and amaze with their antics. It is even possible to arrange close encounters with some of the animals. The Miami Seaquarium is set in a tropical paradise boasting wonderful views of the city - an extra perk for those who can drag their eyes from the animal shows. Visitors should be sure to check the official website for a schedule of show times before planning their day.

Address: 4400 Rickenbacker Causeway

Website: www.miamiseaquarium.com

Telephone: (305) 361 5705

Opening times: Daily 9:30am-6pm (box office closes at 4:30pm).

Admission: $41.95 (adults), $31.95 (children aged 3 to 9).