Swim with the Fishes at The Florida Aquarium in Tampa Bay is an in-water reef adventure that gives you the opportunity to encounter one of the Florida Keys most beautiful coral reef dive sites without being a certified SCUBA diver. You will wear a small SCUBA tank, regulator and flotation device that keeps you on the surface. Experience the thrill of SCUBA diving from the surface, while enjoying all of the sights below.
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- Swim with the Fishes
- At the Florida Aquarium you'll have the opportunity to encounter one of the Florida Keys most beautiful coral reef dive sites
- Experience the thrill of SCUBA diving from the surface, while enjoying all of the sights below
- The Coral Reefs Gallery simulates a 60 foot dive modeled after an actual dive site in the Dry Tortugas near Key West
What You Can Expect
Swim with the Fishes provides a unique experience, especially for kids, which introduces the basic concepts of SCUBA and shows the beauty of Florida's aquatic environments through the exhibit.
The Coral Reefs Gallery simulates a 60 foot dive modeled after an actual dive site in the Dry Tortugas near Key West, Florida. In this 500,000 gallon tank, you will see a reef that is the base for a vibrant community of live animals that includes more than 2,000 animals, representing about 65 species, all native to Florida.
There will be 2 dive masters in the water with the group at all times. All dive team members are CPR, first aid and emergency oxygen trained.
Advanced reservations are required to participate in the Swim with the Fishes program, it is not available to book on the day.