What's New with Attractions and Tours

The Newly opened St. Augustine Aquarium, Snorkel Adventure & Zipline is an exciting Florida marine attraction. The first phase which opened in December 2016 consists of an 80,000-gallon Snorkel Adventure, an interactive Shark & Stingray Cove, seahorse and hands-on habitats. Guests enjoy interaction with some of Florida’s most beautiful marine species and enjoy shark, stingray and fish feeding. For the adventurous, there is up close and personal snorkeling with sea life in a natural reef environment. The Castaway Canopy Adventure by Zipstream features a guided tour with climbing walls, bridges and more, all contributing to a thrilling experience!

The St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum is always one of the area’s top attractions. And why not? With that amazing view from the top after climbing 219 steps. But it’s what’s under water that’s really getting attention. Secrets from the sea, artifacts, and archaeologists are part of the museum’s latest exhibit, Wrecked. This exhibit lets visitors to discover the long lost secrets of 1782 Loyalist shipwreck and the science behind its archeological recovery off the ocean floor. 

The original Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Museum is located in the Castle Warden in St. Augustine. Operating since December 1950, this museum features more than 800 oddities from around the world. In recent months, the Odditorium has added 3 new educational galleries which include “Believe It or Not Bugs”- how bugs are used in science; How’d They Do That? exhibit features peoples actions that are unreal and the Space Oddities exhibit which features artifacts about and from space.