St. Augustine Aquarium in St. Augustine, FL

2045 State Road 16St. Augustine, FL 32084
View on Map

St. Augustine Aquarium is not currently available.

Check out our other great St. Augustine Things to Do.


Dive into underwater exploration at the St. Augustine Aquarium. No, really! You can get a firsthand look at a natural Florida reef habitat in the snorkel adventure. Plus, the interactive exhibits throughout allow visitors to touch a starfish, learn about our oceans, and feed sharks. The St. Augustine Aquarium is also dedicated to educating visitors about conservation efforts to protect marine life.

1 or more people

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our St. Augustine Travel Experts
  • Open Tuesday-Sunday from 10:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Snorkel tickets must be purchased in advance.
  • Located 0.7 miles east of Route 95 off exit 318.
  • Shark and stingray feedings at 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm, and 3:30 pm.
  • A gift and snack shop are onsite.


from St. Augustine Aquarium
Come join us for a day of interaction with some of Florida’s most beautiful marine species and touch invertebrates, feed the sharks or dig for shark teeth!

For the adventurous, snorkel up close and personal with sea life in a natural Florida reef environment. Hand feed fish, rays or both while snorkeling! We supply the wetsuits, masks, snorkels, vests and shoes. All you need is bathing suit, towel and dry clothes. Clear vision rafts are also available by request as part of your snorkel package.

The second phase will consist of ecosystem-specific habitats housed in a new building including: a recreated dock piling, rock jetty and shoreline to name a few. In addition, the permanent gift shop and restrooms will be located in this building. This will allow the temporary units to be removed to make room for the next phase. Expanded parking is also included. This is currently in the design & permitting phase. More details of Phase 2 announced soon!

In the third phase, you can experience an 18th century shipwreck reef, surrounded by sharks, while submerged in a real shark cage. Also enjoy behind the scenes tours, delicious food in our café and souvenirs and collectibles in our gift shop.

Behind the scenes tours, birthday parties, events, educational field trips and summer camps are available as well. This along with a gift and snack shop.

St. Augustine Aquarium Reviews

Bill A. Tripster User Profile Image
Bill A.
Crestview, FL
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Great little aquarium"
June 2018
They have done a great job brining something like this to the area. There is lots of room to grow and the employees have lots of personal investment in the growth and care of this aquarium.
Read More
Tip: Make sure you do the snorkeling. It was awesome!

Was this review helpful? Yes

Frequently Asked Questions about St. Augustine Aquarium

Where is the aquarium located?
The St. Augustine Aquarium is located at 2045 FL-16, St. Augustine, FL 32084. 0.7 mile east of Route 95 off of the 318 exit on Rt 16 ( next to the Courtyard Marriott).

What are the hours of operation?
The St. Augustine Aquarium is open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Tuesday through Sunday.

What is included in the Snorkel Adventure?
The snorkel adventure ticket includes admission to the St. Augustine Aquarium, a wetsuit, snorkel, and mask. Guests must bring a bathing suit and towel, as well as a change of dry clothes. Children ages 4-12 must snorkel with an adult.