The Clearwater Marine Aquarium was established in 1978 with a mission to restore and preserve our marine environment. Today the Clearwater Aquarium is most known for being the home of Winter, the bottlenose dolphin with a prosthetic tail. The movie Dolphin Tale tells the story. You’ll find plenty of other residents at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium as well. These include sea turtles, otters, sting rays, sharks, and more. There’s also lots of programs and adventures at the aquarium as well. The most popular programs are the dolphin encounters. Boat tours and kayak adventures are also very popular. And throughout the winter break and summer they also run some fantastic camps. (if you are a member you can save as much as $50 per registrant for these camps) Before you purchase your tickets or make your reservation though, here are some tips for saving a little extra money on your admission costs. In addition to that you will also find the latest known coupons for Clearwater Marine Aquarium below that.
Discounts & Clearwater Marine Aquarium Coupons
- Get the Entertainment Book. You pay one price and get almost $15,000 worth of coupons including coupons for Clearwater Marine Aquarium. At last check they had buy 1 get 1 free coupons inside.
- Purchase your tickets in advance online and save $1 per ticket to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium.
- When you are purchasing your tickets to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium online, be sure to check for any current promotion codes. You will see a promotion code box right underneath the order total on the checkout page. Enter the promotion code here and then click APPLY PROMOTIONAL CODE. The discount will then show above.
- If you are interested in other activities at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, take advantage of the combo ticket discounts. Not only do you save money on your total purchase but you also save an additional 10% off the gift shop.
- If you are a AAA member, show your AAA membership card and save $2 per adult and $1 per child.
- Follow the Clearwater Marine Aquarium on Facebook. They often announce special coupon codes and promotions there as well.
- If you are a resident of St. Petersburg or Clearwater, watch for the Valpak mailings. There are often Clearwater Marine Aquarium coupons inside these mailings.
- Check out Tampa 360, which is a marketing company in the Tampa area that also serves Clearwater. At last check they offer Clearwater Marine Aquarium coupons good for $2 off general admission or $5 off a family membership.
- If you live in the Tampa area, look for the Valpak mailers. They often have coupons for the Clearwater Marine Aquarium inside. At last check there was a coupon for buy 1 get 1 free admission for Winters Dolphin Tale Adventure.
- Check the daily deal / coupon sites like Groupon. In the past they have offered savings of 50% or more on select ticket packages for the Clearwater Marine Aquarium.
- Become a member of the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. A family membership actually pays for itself in just 2 visits. In addition to that you also get 50% off admission to the Florida Aquarium, Lowry Park Zoo, and MOSI, Great Explorations Children’s Museum and more!
Clearwater Vacation Packages
Check with the local hotels in both St. Petersburg and Clearwater. Many of them offer free tickets or Clearwater Marine Aquarium coupons for discount admission with your hotel stay. The Hilton, Best Western, Sandpearl Resort, Hyatt, Sheraton, and Hampton Inn are just some of the hotels that offer Clearwater Marine Aquarium vacation packages.
The aquarium is open every day except for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. Hours of operation are from 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Thursday, 9 am to 7 pm on Friday and Saturday, and 10 am to 5 pm on Sunday. Kids 2 years and under get into the Clearwater Aquarium free. Activities and tours are additional and combo tickets are available for extra savings.