Indulge in Mote Marine

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Ever wondered how adventurous the ocean is? Well, its depth is full of fantasies and fantastic creatures. Everyone must experience this once in their lives. But how? Isn’t the ocean full of dangers? Don’t worry; we got you covered.

Presenting before you the ultimate destination for all your ocean adventures: Mote Marine, a public aquarium located at the City Island of Sarasota.

If you’re planning a fun and relaxing vacation with your friends and family, Mote Marine is the perfect place for sightseeing and learning. Come and dive into a fabulous experience of your life.

What is Mote Marine?
Mote Marine is filled with exciting experiences, offering exposure to the whole aquatic before you. Meet every marine animal you’ve dreamt of at Mote Marine.

Mote Marine Laboratory isn’t only a recreational place but also hosts several educational tours for students to advance marine science and education, support conservation and sustainable use of marine resources.

Full of life and peace, Mote Marine’s interior syncs with the ocean-atmosphere, and peace. Beat the Florida heat, and rainy day boredom, with a visit to this family-friendly activity in Sarasota.

Wanna know a fun fact?

Mote’s Sarasota Dolphin Research Program is the world’s longest-running dolphin research program for more than 40 years. Mote has been a habitat for dolphins and whales for over 20 years and they have also treated and released more than 100 sea turtles!

Feed a shark at the Mote Shark Encounter and find out about how they get their nutrients. Go on an eco-boat visit through Sarasota Bay and see dolphins, osprey, manatees, and birds in their characteristic environments. Visit the Seahorse Conservation Laboratory and watch infant seahorses playing in their nursery. Children will be amazed and excited watching the Ray Touch Pool, a marine territory for stingrays. Feel the rays’ velvety skin as they swim underneath your hand.

Mote Marine Laboratory is situated on City Island, north of Lido Key, and around 10 minutes via any vehicle from Downtown Sarasota. Explore everything from Mote Aquarium, the Ann and Alfred E. Goldstein Marine Mammal Research and Rehabilitation Center, and the Immersion Cinema once you enter Mote. Enjoy eco-boat visits, take care of sharks, learn at the research fishing charter, and binge on your favorites.

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