|Discover the undersea
world at the Key West Aquarium.
A Window of Wonder comes alive as expert guides explain the
mysteries of the water surrounding the Florida Keys.
Daily shark and turtle
feedings and the Touch Tank offer guests hands on experience with the
sea life of the surrounding waters.
The Aquarium features a
wide variety of fish including grouper, moray eels, barracuda,
tropical fish, tarpon, parrotfish and much, much more.
of the animals in the Touch Tank are harmless and guests are
encouraged to pick up and meet the animals. During the
daily tours, the Key West Aquarium's collection of sharks,
rays and turtles are fed, as guides explain the habits and
habitats of these mysterious creatures. Daring guests can
even pet a live shark!
Tours and shark
feedings occur daily at 11am, 1pm, 3pm, and 4:30pm. Visit
Cams and experience the magic of the Key West Aquarium
from you own computer!
The Key West
Aquarium is committed to helping protect the endangered sea
turtles. The Aquarium is associated with the Turtle Hospital
and Florida Sea Turtle Stranding Network comprised of state
agencies, universities and marine parks, all working in the
nursing and rehabilitation of injured sea turtles. The Aquarium
is currently home to several turtles on the mend and some,
that due to their injuries, will be permanently housed at
the Key West Aquarium.
Also, The Atlantic
Shores Exhibit is a cross section of a near shore mangrove
environment. The 50,000 gallon tank holds a variety of tropical
fish and game fish.