Plunk and Mettwurst Update

Plunk and Mettwurst are leaving our facility and heading back to Sea World!  They will be heading back there to finish out the last few months of their rehabilitation and…

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New Exhibit—Shrimp Boat!

Come see our latest exhibit!  Our shrimp boat touch tank features nature’s cleaning crew—an assortment of shrimps, mollies, as well as baby horseshoe crabs and sea stars. This easy-to-access interactive…

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New Exhibit – Mangrove Terrapins!

Come check out the newest residents of Aquarium Encounters, the Mangrove Terrapins! This subspecies of the Diamondback Terrapin is found almost exclusively in the Florida Keys. Unlike their freshwater cousins,…

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Coral Nursery Update!

Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters in coordination with its non-profit organization R3EACH as well as Dynasty Marine, FWC, Ken Nedimyer and Reef Renewal USA have been working on a brand new…

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Reef Renewal – Anchor Installation

Divers from Dynasty Marine, Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters, R3EACH and Reef Renewal USA in partnership with the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) recently worked with Ken Nedimyer to…

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Experience Aquarium Encounters…..

Aquarium Encounters is an interactive outdoor aquarium, where visitors can walk through and see a variety of wildlife from the fascinating and biologically diverse Florida Keys and Caribbean. All of…

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