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Key West Key West Aquarium cruise excursion
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Witness a shark feeding or get up close and personal with some of the more familiar creatures found in the lower keys ecosystems.
Member Image Savoyard
1 review
Dec 2015
This was in a combo package with the Conch Train; turns out it's run by the same company. It's small but well-maintained, with a lot of interesting exhibits for its size. There were very few other people there when we entered, so some of the scheduled feedings amounted to private shows for us. Feeding the rays was fun: you hold a shrimp in your fist like an ice cream cone, submerge your hand, and wait for the ray to come and vacuum up the shrimp (it tickles).
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Provider: Celebrity Cruises
Member Image SandChair53
1 review
Apr 2015
We actually ran out of time to do this tour. We did peak into the place to check it out just before leaving to go back to the ship and it was just a big area with aquariums. It didn't seem worth the time. Maybe next time we are there.
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Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Member Image saharaga
10 reviews
Oct 2013

We asked a guide at the pier how to get to the aquarium and she very helpfully told us it was within walking distance. She also handed us some coupons for a discount off the admission. We walked to the aquarium stopping to take pictures along the way. The aquarium is pretty small but has a good selection of animals. We saw sharks, sting rays, turtles, tropical fish, jellyfish, eels, sea horses, and much more. This is a great excursion for kids and our 4 year old loved it. The aquarium focuses heavily on conservation, education, and rescue and several of the animals have an associated story. There was a poor rescued sea turtle that was permanently tilted sideways because his shell was cracked and he had an injured flipper. They allowed the kids to touch the sharks if they wanted. The tour guide held the shark securely for safety reasons. I did my souvenir shopping in the attached gift shop. They had a great selection, reasonable prices, and the proceeds benefit the aquarium.

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Provider: Carnival Cruise Line
Member Image K&JWood
Jan 2013
Small but inexpensive way to kill an hour. We purchased a combo ticket that got us the aquarium, trolly tour and the shipwreck museum. $48. Sadly we didn't get to ride the trolly much as we were busy wandering on our own.
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Provider: Self

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