Teacher's Corner

To ensure our guests health and safety, there will be park capacity limits each day. Limited reservations are available for summer groups and required advance reservations.

School Field Trips filled with Edu-Tainment!

Miami Seaquarium is a great field trip option that will teach students about wildlife conservation and life sciences. We offer educational and fun experiences that will cover FL standards of education just by visiting the park! Our park signage, marine mammal shows & presentations, and our Reef Ranger Research Report will give your students a day filled with EDU-tainment! Download our FL Standards Info Sheet that will be covered just by visiting our park.

We have facilities that cater to all ages (K-12) as well as online scavenger hunts and field study guides for teachers to utilize on their trip. Take the plunge and immerse your students in the underwater world during a field trip to Miami Seaquarium!

For A Limited Time! Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Teachers learn how you can receive a FREE Educator Pass.

Working Together to Avoid COVID-19

The health and safety of our Guests and Team Members is our top priority. In these unprecedented times, we have implemented enhanced health and safety measures to help protect everyone. But we can’t do it alone. We are counting on everyone’s efforts to do their part by cooperating with these new measures that are designed to keep every person visiting and/or working at Miami Seaquarium healthy and safe.

Guest Responsibilities

  • Wear face coverings per CDC guidelines
  • Submit to temperature check at arrival
  • Wash hands often with soap and water
  • Avoid touching your face
  • Maintain appropriate (6 ft.) distance from others not in your travel party

Guests should familiarize themselves with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and evaluate their risk in determining whether they should attend our facilities. If you or a family member are ill or think that you may be getting ill, please postpone your visit until you are well.

By visiting our facility, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

Comprehensive Breakdown of COVID-related Safety Measures

For Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Broward County Public Schools & School District of Palm Beach County

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



Second & Third Grade



Fourth & Fifth Grade



Sixth through Eighth Grade



High School



Florida Standards of Education Presentations

Want to bring what you’re teaching in class to Miami Seaquarium? Miami Seaquarium offers presentations that are based directly of the Florida Standards of Education. Teachers have the opportunity to work directly with our education department and create a curriculum correlating to what they are teaching in class.

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, learn about the Threatened Manatees, or pet a 500 lb. Sea Lion!

Cost: $3 - $4 Per Participant (in addition to admission cost) 
Minimum  10 Participants

Select ONE of these exciting themes for your presentation:

*Please book presentations 2 weeks in advance

NEW! Rescuing Reefs –Join us for an educational presentation on coral reefs and why they are important to our local ecosystem. Students will get a first-hand look at the threatened Staghorn coral and learn about ways they can help the species. All groups will be visited by a University of Miami’s Rescue a Reef scientist and will take a look at our new Rescue a Reef exhibit here a Miami Seaquarium! This program is appropriate for students in grades K-12.

Cost: $3.00 per participant Duration: 45 minutes Class size: 25 students

NEW! Birds of a Feather – African penguins have made Miami Seaquarium their new home! Come learn about the endangered species and what human related threats are harming them. Find out more about the Macaws and other parrots that live at the park too! The animal interaction is holding one of our birds. This program is appropriate for students in grades K-12.

Cost: $4.00 per participant Duration: 45 minutes Class size: 10-100 students

Sea Turtle Alert – Get up-close and comfortable with sea turtles found in South Florida. Learn how you can help save these endangered reptiles as we discuss the myths and mysteries of our ancient aquatic ancestors. Your animal interaction is a sea turtle feeding session. This program is appropriate for students grades K – 12.

Cost: $3.00 per participant Duration: 45 minutes Class size: 10-60 students

Fishtacular Fish – Come learn about all kinds of fish under the sea! From freaky and funky deep sea fish to those mysterious and cartilaginous sharks and stingrays, we got it all. Students will have the opportunity to discuss the differences between all kinds of fish and much more. The animal interaction will be feeding the sting rays. This program is appropriate for students in grades K – 12.

Cost: $4.00 per participant Duration: 45 minutes Class size: 10-60 students

Seal Studies – Seals, sea lions and walruses, oh my! Join in the fun as we explore more about the dogs of the sea and their amazing underwater adaptations. For your animal interaction, you will meet one of our seals or sea lions. This program is appropriate for students in grades K – 12.

Cost: $4.00 per participant Duration: 45 minutes Class size: 10-40 students (for a seal/sea lion feed or touch) 10 – 80 students (to see one of our seals or sea lions up close and talk to one of our trainers)

Techniques in Training – Ever wonder what it takes to become 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 reinforcements to share the behaviors you see in our shows. This program includes a “meet and greet” with one of our marine mammal trainers. This program is appropriate for students in grades 6-12.

Cost: $3.00 per participant Duration: 45 minutes Class size: 10-100 students

Manatee Expedition – Bring your students face-to-face with rescued and rehabilitating manatees as we discuss reasons for their endangerment, basic anatomy, evolution and preservation of the species. This program includes a “meet and greet” with one of our animal keepers. This program is appropriate for students in grades K-12..

Cost: $3.00 per participant Duration: 45 minutes Class size: 10-50 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

Take valuable lessons to your classroom!

Teachers get to visit Miami Seaquarium throughout the school year for special workshops. Learn about specific topics, participate in animal interactions and take new exciting topics to your students.

Dates and Topics:

February 23rd, 2019 - Sea Turtle Conservation Efforts

March 23rd, 2019 - Urban Sharks

April 27th, 2019 - Marine Debris