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Behind The Scenes Tour
Immerse yourselves into the heart of Clearwater Marine Aquarium's mission - rescue, rehabilitation, and release. Learn about our inspiring success stories and notable past rescues. Say hello to Nicholas the dolphin from his underwater windows*, accessible only to the behind the scenes tour guests. Observe animals undergoing rehabilitation as you walk through our open-air critical care facility*, (closed to the general public) and discover what's involved in processing the thousands of pounds of fish that our resident animals consume each month with a walk through the fish prep area. Discover our future plans and learn how you can help Clearwater Marine Aquarium ensure an even brighter future for our marine environment.

Tour is 45 minutes long.

Maximum 10 people per tour with a minimum age of 7 years old

*Visits to Nicholas's underwater viewing windows and the open-air rehabilitation area are weather dependent.

*Tour participants must be able to climb stairs and maneuver through narrow hallways, and service animals are prohibited in the food prep kitchen.
  • You must have a form of paid admission in order to participate in our Behind the Scenes Tour.
  • Program is non refundable however with a minimum of 24 hours advanced notice changes are permitted based on availability by calling reservations at 727-441-1790 x 0.

Be sure to check your booking dates when selecting multiple programs.

***Tickets are only valid for the dates listed on your order***

Behind the Scenes Tour Adult (ages 13 to 59)
Regular Price: $16.95
Member Price: $14.95
A form of General Admission is Required to participate in this program.

Behind The Scenes Tour Child (Ages 7 - 12)
Regular Price: $11.95
Member Price: $9.95
A form of General Admission is Required to participate in this program

Behind The Scenes Tour Senior (age 60+)
Regular Price: $14.95
Member Price: $12.95
A form of General Admission is Required to participate in this program.