Get ready to visit the home of Winter the dolphin and get an immersive look into the world of marine life rescue at our working animal hospital. Plan your visit with our tips and reminders to enhance your experience and make sure you have the best day at CMA. You’ll find answers about best times to go, what to expect and how to find your way around.
Take your photo with our holiday dolphin mascot, Winter Claus, and enjoy the festive decorations, themed animal habitats and more throughout the aquarium. Come by and wish Happy Holidays to our dolphins, Winter, Hope and, of course, “Saint” Nicholas. Santa Claus and his elves will also be making special appearances diving underwater every day.
On four select nights, the aquarium will have extended hours until 9 p.m. and offer a special Sea of Lights boat cruise to enjoy the holiday lights around the bay.
If you plan to visit Clearwater just for the day, book this affordable tour that includes round-trip transportation from Orlando to Clearwater Beach and admission to Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Offered 7 days a week!