The 3 Things to Do in Tampa, Florida

Tampa is full of wonderful and fun treasures. Your Tampa trip is not complete unless you visit these three attractions… trust us, treasure awaits!

The perfect place for your group to enjoy endless close encounters of the sea kind! From playful river otters to intimidating sharks, there are more than 20,000 aquatic animals and plants to see during a visit to the Aquarium. Touch a bamboo shark in Stingray Beach or a sea star in the No Bone Zone on the 2nd floor. An assortment of entertaining and educational shows are offered during the day including some from under water!

No Florida vacation is complete without a visit to Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo, home to Florida’s rescued manatees. Twin observation pools allow for year round, up-close viewing of these gentle giants. Then explore 60 acres of lush habitats with over 1,300 incredible animals including elephants, koalas, tigers, penguins, rhinos, orangutans and much more.

Go back in time – see over 200 life size dinosaurs at Dinosaur World! Dig for fossils and keep three at the Fossil Dig. Pan for real minerals and gems at the Dino Gem Excavation and crack your own geode with the Geode Cracker. Learn what it’s like to be a Paleontologist at the Exploration Cave Show and later test your knowledge at the Triviasaurus Rex Game Show.