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Theater of the Sea

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Our mission is to provide a wonderful home for our animals while sharing them with visitors in ways that inspire awareness and sensitivity towards animals, the environment, and conservation issues. At Theater of the Sea watch up close and personal...more
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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84721 Overseas Hwy, Mile Marker 84.5, Islamorada, FL 33036-3410
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Theater of the Sea is one of the oldest sea-life parks in the world, and run by the same family now that opened it then. Audiences and the seating areas are small (nothing at all like the Sea World parks). There are five main shows,...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 14 June 2005

I just returned from a wonderful trip to the Florida Keys--Despite an early season tropical storm, we had a memorable trip marred only by an unbelievable experience at the Theater of the Sea--one of those sea life theme parks where kids get to swim with...More

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Reviewed today

Dolphins were amazing experience. We did the swim with dolphins and one on one was great!!! I would recommend to anyone not afraid to get wet!

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Reviewed today

I have been to a couple of other places to swim with the dolphins, but this was the best by far. You get plenty of time and different ways to engage with them. Also, all of the shows were very entertaining. My daughter and I...More

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Reviewed today

My husband and I went to Theatre of the Sea while on vacation in the Keys and it far exceeded our expectations! The staff is super friendly and knowledgeable and all of the shows are amazing and interactive. I opted to do the Turtle feed...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The day was made because the setting was not too big and the shows followed on from each other. Great views of dolphins and sea lions as well as parrots and wonderful gardens and a place to laze and swim with fishes. Pleasant staff and...More

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animalcare, Director of Sales at Theater of the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are going anywhere near southern Florida, make a stop here at the Theater of the Sea. They have shows through out the day that only require the cost of an admission ticket but even better experiences. For a moderate amount of money, you...More

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animalcare, Director of Sales at Theater of the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful time swimming with the dolphins. Water was 80 degrees. Our photographer Jane F. was a blessing. I have so many wonderful pictures now to show everyone! Yes, swimming with the dolphins is a must do! Really enjoyed the whole park. Bird Show, viewing reptiles...More

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animalcare, Director of Sales at Theater of the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Not cheap but they run off their own dime. Was fun, clean and friendly. Did the Sea Lion experience, was a good day.

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animalcare, Director of Sales at Theater of the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago

All of the shows were great. Definitely kept you interested and entertained. I would have to say what makes them stand out the most is the set up. All shows are right next to each other so you are not walking across a park for...More

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animalcare, Director of Sales at Theater of the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the swim with Stormi!! Absolutely great fun and would recommend it to everyone. Even my friends and family back in South Africa are so jealous haha!!

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animalcare, Director of Sales at Theater of the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first visit and one that I'll remember always. The visit was entertaining, interesting and the entire site is beautiful. Employees happy, friendly and courteous. I highly recommend a visit to Theatre of the Sea. Am hoping to visit again!!!!!!!!!

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animalcare, Director of Sales at Theater of the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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TeeCeeI
15 June 2018|
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Response from animalcare | Property representative |
Hi TeeCeel, All our animals live in Natural Lagoons but rest assured there no Alligators where the dolphins live. Most of the days you can clearly see the bottom of our lagoons. All our lagoons are boarded by mature mangrove... More
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lohnesrocks
23 December 2017|
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Response from animalcare | Property representative |
You can use a GoPro during your swim program.
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joeysmomma
7 August 2017|
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Response from animalcare | Property representative |
Hi Joeysmomma, thank you for your interest in Theater of the sea. At Theater of the Sea watch up close and personal DOLPHIN SHOWS, sea lion shows, parrot shows, and much more! A pioneer in animal interactive programs, at... More
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