Interact with sea creatures at Aquarium Encounters


Looking for a unique underwater adventure? Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters in Marathon has just what you’re looking for.

We have many exhibits, experiences and encounters. Start with the Tide Pool Touch Tank. Feed, observe and interact with the marine animal residents without getting your feet wet.

For a more immersive experience, you can get in the aquariums and be part of the action! All of our encounters introduce our visitors to the Florida Keys marine environment in the best way possible. 

Play with stingrays, and feed sharks, grouper and eels at the Predator Reef Tank.  

Our habitats closely mimic those found on the reef and in nearshore ecosystems. Best of all, trained professionals introduce you to exciting environments safely and comfortably.

All ages are welcome. Open daily.