Key West Key West Aquarium Excursion Reviews

Key West Key West Aquarium cruise excursion
Overall Rating
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 CruiseLove23
1 review
Dec 2017
Very Small but the kids enjoyed it. Would not recommend for adults.
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Provider: Disney Cruise Line
Member Image FLGatorEngineer
1 review
Jul 2017
The Key West Aquarium was something to do and it was conveniently located near the ship at Mallory Square. We have a much larger and nicer aquarium in Tampa, so it is hard to compare.
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Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Member Image Dutmers
1 review
May 2017
Not a very big aquarium but was still enjoyable.
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Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Member Image marasmoney
1 review
Mar 2017
Great Experience! Cool marine life on exhibit from stingrays, sea turtles to sharks. Even has a touch tank when you first walk in, they regularly feed the sharks and provide information on them.
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Provider: Purchased Tickets at Museum
Member Image kjbowweezy2
1 review
Jan 2017
Aquarium took 5 min to walk through and barely any animals for the price i was exspecting alot more. seem very old and dirty
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Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Member Image lora-c
2 reviews
Oct 2016
Nice little aquarium, had lots of information and pleasant staff. Turtles especially nice
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Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Member Image jjhyland
1 review
Dec 2015
Our snorkel was canceled due to rough seas and we had no idea what we were going to do. Found this gem and it was a highlight of the trip! All the kids had lots of fun.
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Provider: Aquarium
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 RD4Bingo
1 review
Oct 2015
Very hot! Small. Great animals!
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Provider: BJs whole sale club
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
15 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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