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Your mileage may vary depending on if you are with children (and their ages and interest level) and depending on your expectations. It’s not very large, and can be done in 2 or 3 hours – visiting the two main buildings and taking in the small outdoor exhibit of birds halfway between the main building and the otter/caiman building. The ride is nice – though you may be delayed by the drawbridge opening, so allow for traffic at times – and near to St. Armand’s Circle, if interested in seeing that or eating/shopping before or after. It’s very pretty on and near the bridge, and there are some rustic fishing/lunch spots nearby. Mote electricity sources in us Marine also has some separate annexes for animal rescue activities, and also a boat excursion (which I’ve not done, but many have written about).

The main building (where you buy tickets) has a wide variety of fish, from tiny to huge, the original jellyfish tank, a humongous squid (preserved, not alive) and petting pools. This visit I headed quickly over to the 2nd building, on the water, which houses The Teeth Beneath, highlighting alligators, caimans, and crocodile (singular). There are two floors of exhibit area, with both otters and the caimans, as well as… Mote Marine has been a favorite of mine for many years, and I visit once every year or two. Some has changed, some old gas in texas favorites remain (like the jelly fish and petting ponds). Your mileage may vary depending on if you are with children (and their ages and interest level) and depending on your expectations. It’s not very large, and can be done in 2 or 3 hours – visiting the two main buildings and taking in the small outdoor exhibit of birds halfway between the main building and the otter/caiman building. The ride is nice – though you may be delayed by the drawbridge opening, so allow for traffic at times – and near to St. Armand’s Circle, if interested in seeing that or eating/shopping electricity projects in pakistan before or after. It’s very pretty on and near the bridge, and there are some rustic fishing/lunch spots nearby. Mote Marine also has some separate annexes for animal rescue activities, and also a boat excursion (which I’ve not done, but many have written about). The main building (where you buy tickets) has a wide variety of fish, from tiny to huge, the original jellyfish npower electricity power cut tank, a humongous squid (preserved, not alive) and petting pools. This visit I headed quickly over to the 2nd building, on the water, which houses The Teeth Beneath, highlighting alligators, caimans, and crocodile (singular). There are two floors of exhibit area, with both otters and the caimans, as well as some Manatees swimming about a large area with wall-sized glass views. Both children and adults were delighted with the manatees but much more so with the otters, who were in a very playful mood, wrestling (play fighting) over a carrot toy and racing down a water slide electricity towers in japan. The glass wall allows viewers to watch them both above water and below. From above one looks down at some gators/caimans, and there are several two finger petting pools. Young children seemed to enjoy this immensely. But the child action (I’d say from around 4-11 were the most engaged) involved several interactive quizzes which were Jeopardy-like, with each player at a video screen competing to answer first (and correctly) about things like snake habitats and sea animal name origins. The one disappointment for me was that I was interested in seeing crocodile(s) – as I enjoy nature photography and short of traveling to the Everglades, one finds alligators commonly in this area, but not salt-water/brine-loving crocodiles who thrive to the South. Sadly (for me) there is only one crocodile in residence, about 1 1/2 years old as of this review gas vs electric stove (4/2017) and it is still very small (around 2 feet and thin) and alone in a roped-off aquarium, so not much to see crocodile-wise. (In a while, crocodile….) The entrance fee may be a bit steep for some, but the price goes to a good cause, which is rescue and education provided by the Mote Marine. In sum, it’s a nice experience to do at least once, and – despite a few comments I’ve seen – it seemed to me that many school-aged children had a good time, along with their parents. It’s convenient to get to, in a pretty location near other things as well, fun and educational, in a simple down-to-earth (or water!) way. I’ll be back…. More Show less