IMMERSE YOURSELF

INTO THE WORLD OF MARINE LIFE RESCUE

Little girl looking at Winter and Hope dolphins through underwater viewing window

A visit to Clearwater Marine Aquarium is a must-do for the whole family. This is not your typical aquarium! Our marine life rescue center in Clearwater, Florida is home to Winter the dolphin, star and inspiration of the hit movies Dolphin Tale and Dolphin Tale 2, both filmed on location. Come be inspired and educated by our ongoing work of rescue, rehabilitation and release.

Click below to learn more about hours, admission, directions and all of our activities.

LEARN MORE
marine life rescue boat

We are a unique organization specializing in the rescue, rehabilitation and release of sick or injured marine animals. The animals that come through our doors arrive because they are suffering from an illness or severe injury. Many of our animals are found by local residents, fishermen, park rangers or even visitors to the area.

LEARN MORE
inspirational child meeting dolphin

Winter and the story of her prosthetic tail has inspired millions to persevere through life’s toughest obstacles. Thousands of people visit each year to see Winter, Hope and our other inspirational animals that have connected with them in their own personal way. Just spending a few moments with these special animals can leave a lasting impact and strengthen their lives. The mission and potential to change people’s lives differentiates Clearwater Marine Aquarium from any other aquarium.

LEARN MORE
sea turtle release

Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit working marine rescue center dedicated to inspiring the human spirit through leadership in education, research, rescue, rehabilitation and release. CMA is home to rescued dolphins, sea turtles, river otters, stingrays, nurse sharks and more. One of our world-famous residents is Winter the dolphin. Winter’s story has inspired millions around the world in the major motion picture, Dolphin Tale, and the sequel, Dolphin Tale 2.

LEARN MORE
Visit Usdolphin icondolphins icon Marine Life Rescue Changing Liveschanging lives iconchanging lives icon About Us
Visit Us
Little girl looking at Winter and Hope dolphins through underwater viewing window

A visit to Clearwater Marine Aquarium is a must-do for the whole family. This is not your typical aquarium! Our marine life rescue center in Clearwater, Florida is home to Winter the dolphin, star and inspiration of the hit movies Dolphin Tale and Dolphin Tale 2, both filmed on location. Come be inspired and educated by our ongoing work of rescue, rehabilitation and release.

Click below to learn more about hours, admission, directions and all of our activities.

LEARN MORE
Marine Life Rescue
marine life rescue boat

We are a unique organization specializing in the rescue, rehabilitation and release of sick or injured marine animals. The animals that come through our doors arrive because they are suffering from an illness or severe injury. Many of our animals are found by local residents, fishermen, park rangers or even visitors to the area.

LEARN MORE
Changing Lives
inspirational child meeting dolphin

Winter and the story of her prosthetic tail has inspired millions to persevere through life’s toughest obstacles. Thousands of people visit each year to see Winter, Hope and our other inspirational animals that have connected with them in their own personal way. Just spending a few moments with these special animals can leave a lasting impact and strengthen their lives. The mission and potential to change people’s lives differentiates Clearwater Marine Aquarium from any other aquarium.

LEARN MORE
About Us
sea turtle release

Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit working marine rescue center dedicated to inspiring the human spirit through leadership in education, research, rescue, rehabilitation and release. CMA is home to rescued dolphins, sea turtles, river otters, stingrays, nurse sharks and more. One of our world-famous residents is Winter the dolphin. Winter’s story has inspired millions around the world in the major motion picture, Dolphin Tale, and the sequel, Dolphin Tale 2.

LEARN MORE
Small dolphin rescue with rescue team group in the water

Donate to Make a Difference

There are many ways to support Clearwater Marine Aquarium and our mission. It is your generous support – through one of our donation programs – that allows us to continue our work.

sea turtle with satellite tracking tag header

Our Mission

We believe in preserving our environment while inspiring the human spirit through leadership in the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of marine life; environmental education; research; and conservation. We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

bright house networks Duke Energy Coca-Cola