Tiny seahorses, curious stingrays, colorful exotic fish and silently gliding sharks will capture the attention and amazement of children and adults alike at the St. Augustine Aquarium. You’ll discover the creatures that make the ocean their home through interactive exhibits, educational programs and even a snorkel experience. All at an affordable price that makes for a relaxing day for the whole family.
Located in northeast Florida, the St. Augustine Aquarium features an 80,000 gallon tank with hundreds of Angelfish, Blue-lined Grunts and other Florida Reef Fish. You can even snorkel among the many brilliantly colored fish.
Visit the interactive Stingray Lagoon, where you can feed the stingrays, and touch a starfish! And kids can dig for shark teeth in the sand on a man-made beach.
Enjoy guided tours with a marine biologist. And for a truly unique experience, try shark painting! Choose 2 colors to be painted by Bruiser, Bruce and Helen on a canvas or t-shirt. There’s lots to discover on the new nature trail. And summer camp includes interaction with all kinds of marine species, feedings, petting, games and crafts to keep young minds learning and small hands busy.
The St. Augustine Aquarium is located at 2045 State Road 16 in northwest St. Johns County. The Aquarium is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Toddler times are Wednesdays from 9:30– 10 a.m. Tickets are $11.99 for adults ages 12 and over, $6.99 for kids and $35 for the Snorkel Adventure Ticket. For more information, call 904-429-9777.