Teacher's Corner

  • Field Trips
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Field Trip Presentations
  • School Outreach

Field Trips

Make your next class trip spectacular with a visit to Miami Seaquarium, a place where dolphins walk on water and killer whales fly through the air. Where sea lions delight children of all ages and endangered sea turtles and manatees find a safe haven. Miami Seaquarium is a place of inspiration, education - and fun!

Please read, share, and comply with the following guidelines to help your group have an enjoyable and educational visit! Download Guidelines Here

School Field Trip Rates 2014-2015  (Aug. 18th  - June 4th, 2015)

Advance reservations required. Rates are valid Monday-Friday arriving before 11 am. Late arrivals will be charged $12.50 per student/chaperone. All rates are subject to 7% sales tax.Tax Exempt Schools/Camps must provide a copy of the Tax Exemption Certificate prior to their arrival.

Pre-K- 5th Grade 
$9.00 per student 
6th Grade - 12th Grade$10.00 per student
Day Care/ After School $10.50 per student
Camp Groups/ Camp Days $10.50 per student
Chaperones 1 free with every 5 paying students
Additional Chaperones

$12.50 per chaperone

Rates apply to Public and Private Schools Miami-Dade, Broward, Monroe and Palm Beach Counties. All other groups, please contact Group Sales at 305-365-2518.

Field Trip Upgrades:
School Group Lunch
$ 4.50 per person
One (1) Hamburger or one (1) hot dog, a bag of chips and one small juice

Lunch orders must be received no later than 7 business days before your scheduled field trip. Once your lunch order is received you will receive an updated field trip confirmation/invoice. Subject to availability.
Download Lunch Form

Sharky’s SkyTrail Adventure
$ 5.00 per person
(Cash payment collected at exhibit)
Students must have a sign waiver in order to participate. Download Waiver

School Group Photos
4 x 6 Prints $1.00 each
School group photos can be purchased onsite. Please call the Kodak Dept. to schedule an appointment at 305-361-5705 x 244. Photos must be purchased onsite.

Book your Field Trip today call (305) 365-2507


Scavenger Hunts/Classroom Info

Want a great way to make your students' next field trip to the park more educational? Simply print off one of our age appropriate park-wide scavenger hunts. It's a great way to fill your students with fun facts about our exotic and aquatic animal friends!

Print these exciting scavenger hunts - with activities for kindergarten through high school students

Kindergarden & 1st Grade

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Second & Third Grade

Questions

Answers

Fourth & Fifth Grade

Questions

Answers

Sixth through Eighth Grade

Questions

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High School

Questions

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Field Trip Presentations

With a variety of guided presentation programs, the Education Department at Miami Seaquarium® offers students and youth groups the opportunity to take a closer look at our many animals and natural creatures. Choose from a host of themes for this unique experience. And, for an additional fee, bring your students up-close to a Green Sea Turtle, touch an Endangered Manatee or feed a 500 lb. Sea Lion!

  • $3.00 - 4.00 Per Participant (in addition to admission cost) 
  • Minimum 10-Person Requirement 

Select ONE of these exciting themes for your presentation:

Fish vs. Sharks $3 per person
What do you think of when you hear the word SHARK? Do you imagine a man-eating creature or a gentle giant? What do you imagine when you hear the word FISH? Do you imagine a brightly colored fish that lives on the reef or a giant grouper? During this presentation we will discuss the differences between both and so much more.

Animal Interaction: Shark Feed
Class Size: 10-60 students

Endangered Manatee Expedition $4 per person
Bring your students face to face with rehabilitating manatees. Talk about reasons for endangerment, basic anatomy, evolution, and preservation of the species.

Animal Interaction: Manatee Touch and Feed Session
Class Size: 10-50 students

Sea Turtle Alert $3 per person
Get up close and comfortable with Loggerheads, Hawksbill, and Green sea turtle species. Learn how you can save these endangered reptiles as we discuss the myths and mysteries of our ancient aquatic ancestors.  

Animal Interaction: Sea Turtle Feeding Session
Class Size: 10-80 students

Techniques in Training $3 per person
Ever wonder what it's like to be a marine mammal trainer? Be introduced to a day in the life of our stars as we discuss the differences in show, play, train, and husbandry sessions. Learn how trainers use natural behavior and positive reinforcement to shape the behaviors you see in our shows!

Animal Interaction: Trainer talk with one of our animal trainers here in the park 
Class size: 10-80 students

Seal Studies $3 per person

Sea Lions, Seals and Walruses, Oh My! Join in the fun as we explore more about the dogs of the sea and their amazing underwater adaptations.
Animal Interaction: Feeding Session with our Sea Lions or seals, a touch of one of our sea lions or seals, or a meet session with one of our sea lion trainers.
Class size: 10-15 students (For a feed or touch of a sea or sea lion.)
Class size: 10-80 students (For a meet session.  Students will see one of our seals or sea lions up close and get to talk to one of our trainers.)

Spectacular Stingrays $4 per person
Stingrays have gotten a bad reputation in the news recently. Come learn about the facts and the myths of these spectacular creatures. We will discuss stingray adaptations, feeding habits, and their importance to our oceans.

Animal Interactions: Feeding our Stingrays
Class size: 10-60 students

For more information about our educational programs and reservations, please call the Education Department at (305) 361- 5705 ext. 207 or email us at education@msq.cc 


Bring Miami Seaquarium® right to your classroom with our Marine Science/Conservation Outreach Program. Choose from a host of themes or let us design a program specific to your needs.

Classroom Presentation, up to 50 students
1st program $100 Per Presentation
2nd program on same day $50

Assembly, up to 150 students
1st program $200
2nd program on same day $100

$25 additional travel fee for schools located further than 15 miles from our park grounds on Key Biscayne.

Length: 45 Minutes, includes presentation and question-and-answer session.

Program may include:

  • Visit from Our Educational Specialists
  • Slide Show
  • Animal Artifacts

For more information about these and other educational programs and resources, please call the Education Department at (305) 361-5705 ext. 207


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