Clearwater Marine Aquarium & Beach Day Trip with Lunch from Orlando, FL

Real Florida Adventures4403 Vineland RdOrlando, FL 32811
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Overview

Experience Florida’s beautiful west coast and inviting waters on this Clearwater Beach tour from Orlando. Unwind on Clearwater’s sugary-white sand beach, dine at a beachside restaurant (lunch included), and explore the world of marine life rehabilitation at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, home to rescued river otters, dolphins, sea turtles, and other marine life.

up to 12 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Orlando Travel Experts
  • Includes lunch, roundtrip transportation from Orlando area, beach time, and tickets to Clearwater Marine Aquarium.
  • This full day tour lasts approx. 12 hours.
  • Arrive at the pickup location 15-20 minutes prior to scheduled departure.
  • Wear comfortable clothes, and bring a swimsuit & towel to enjoy your time at Clearwater Beach.
  • Bring your camera and sunscreen.
  • Wheelchair accessible.

Description

from Clearwater Marine Aquarium & Beach Day Trip with Lunch
Enjoy one of Florida's best aquariums and enjoy a beachside lunch during this popular Clearwater Beach tour from Orlando.

When it comes to some of Florida’s great, undiscovered gems, the Clearwater Marine Aquarium in Clearwater Beach is right up there with the best of them. It is a fascinating supporter of marine rescue and rehabilitation.

Therefore, it shouldn’t be surprising that it is one of the highlight tours, offering the chance to enjoy a real, in-depth experience with this wonderful marine life center.

A recent 80-million-dollar expansion project has created a new vibe for the Aquarium. Visitors are always amazed at how much there is to see and do here, starting with the rehabilitation work for various animals, from dolphins to otters, and continuing through a wide range of experiences, exhibits, and additional programs.

This is a working animal hospital, so the animals can change regularly. Still, you will always find rehab viewings of sea turtles, dolphins, stingrays, sharks, pelicans, and always-playful otters. Some of the animals cannot be released back into the wild. Hence they have become ‘mascots’ for the Aquarium.

The biggest attraction is the Ruth and J.O. Stone Dolphin Complex, a series of pools and working areas where the center cares for Atlantic bottlenose dolphins.

There’s a lot to do in Clearwater Beach (lunch is also included), and the Aquarium is at the top of the must-see and to do list.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Clearwater Marine Aquarium & Beach Day Trip with Lunch

How long is the Clearwater Aquarium and Beach excursion?

This is a full day trip and lasts approximately 12 hours.

Where are the tour's pick-up locations?

Pick-up is at: (1) Margaritaville Resort at 7:15 am (Banquet and Event Entrance, 8000 Fins Up Circle, Kissimmee, FL 34747). (2) Golden Corral Restaurant Lake Buena Vista (8707 Vineland Ave, Orlando FL 32821). (3) Orlando Star Flyer at Icon Park at 8 am (8265 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819). Please call the number on your e-ticket after purchase to confirm your pick-up location.

When should we check in?

Please arrive at the pick-up location 15-20 minutes prior to scheduled departure time. The bus will depart on time with no exceptions, as all tours follow a timeline to ensure you make most of your time at the destination.

What's included?

This Clearwater Beach excursion includes roundtrip transportation from Orlando, professional tour guide, Clearwater Marine Aquarium ticket(s), and a day at Clearwater Beach with lunch.

Will there be a guide?

Yes, you will be accompanied by an English-speaking, professional tour guide who is an expert on all things Florida. Guides are licensed, CPR certified, and CDC compliance trained. Additionally, they take refresher courses throughout the year to keep up with all safety procedures.

Can I eat or drink in the vehicle?

Unfortunately, the only thing allowed in the vehicle is bottled water due to the abundance of Florida critters that love to hitch rides. There will be plenty of time outside the vehicle to eat and drink.

What happens if Mother Nature interferes with our trip?

Florida is one of those places where the weather can change in an instant. It can rain on one side of the street and be completely sunny. The guides will do their best to ensure all activities are completed; however, the guests' safety is of utmost importance.

What should I bring?

Bring your camera, as well as sunscreen, and a light sweater or jacket as all the vehicles are air-conditioned. All activities are outdoors, and the Florida Sun can get extremely hot. Guides will have bottled water available for purchase for your convenience.

What should I wear?

Dress comfortably. Sneakers are recommended. Monitor the weather for the day and dress accordingly. Vehicles are air-conditioned, so some may find a sweater or hoodie beneficial. If you opt to take a dip in the waters of Clearwater Beach, be sure to bring your swimsuit and towel!

Is the tour appropriate for children?

Yes. This tour is full of family-friendly fun.

Are wheelchair rentals available? If so, what is the fee?

Wheelchairs can be rented at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium's Guest Services on a one-day, first come first serve basis. A rental fee of $5.00 plus a refundable deposit of $50 is required for each chair (fees subject to change). The deposit is returned when the guest returns the item undamaged to Guest Services.

Is the tour wheelchair accessible?

Yes.