Safely Interact with Stingrays in the Shallow Tank
Personally interact with stingray species from the Florida Keys and Caribbean
At Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters, our Stingray Encounter enables visitors the ability to get in our shallow water tank with our diverse stingray species in a safe environment all with education from our professional marine biologist.
During the encounter, our professional marine biologist will teach our visitors about the stingrays while the gentle rays explore the tanks within reach of you and your family. During the Florida Keys stingray encounter, visitors will be able to feed and pet stingrays when they come swim up on your lap, while on our underwater stingray bench. Please note that for the safety of our visitors, barbs are trimmed on all rays.
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Stingray Encounter Information
Look who you will meet on the Reef!
Participants must be over the age of 4.
Children 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Up to 6 participants per group
You must be present and checked in inside our Florida marine park 30 minutes prior to your Encounter start time. We require a waiver to be filled out before your encounter as well.
Each Stingray Encounter lasts roughly 40 minutes.
PRICING (DOES NOT INCLUDE PARK ADMISSION):
$65.00 per participant.
Stingray Encounters Run Daily at 10AM, 12 PM, 2 PM, & 4 PM. Please see below for booking and availability of the Stingray Encounter.
Want to reserve a Private Encounter?
If you or your group would like to maximize your time with our animals and enjoy a more personalized experience, call us at (305)-407-3262. A private guided encounter adds a one-time $100 charge to the encounter and guarantees your group exclusive access to the exhibit. No other guests will be in the encounter with your group. Your group can enjoy a one on one with our biologist or diver and extra time feeding and interacting with our animals!