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December 30, 2023

Morning Rounds

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium • 1600 Ken Thompson Pwky, Sarasota,FL  34236 Organized by Mote Marine Laboratory
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On this small tour for up to 6 participants, a Mote educator will guide you through the morning routine at the aquarium, as our biologists prep for the day. You’ll learn about your favorite sea creatures, have all of your ocean questions answered, and possibly even catch a glimpse of our animal-care team doing their morning rounds! Finally, you will have an opportunity to interact with some of Mote's animal ambassadors. This is a walking tour and will take place both indoors and outdoors and runs rain or shine. Cool, comfortable clothing and footwear, as well as a reusable water bottle are recommended. Pre-registration is required and tours meet promptly at 8:30 a.m. in front of the Aquarium. Parking is free. We have two different Morning Rounds experiences to choose from: • Sundays and Fridays - this experience takes place in our main aquarium building, featuring our resident sharks, stingrays and coral reef galleries • Wednesdays and Saturdays - this experience explores our Marine Mammal Center, home to our resident marine mammals, reptiles and birds PLEASE READ: - Ages 6 and up ONLY (all youth must be accompanied by a paid adult participant). - A minimum total of 2 participants must register or the program will be canceled. We will notify you the evening before the program if we have not met the minimum of 2 participants. - Programs are open for up to 6 participants, Due to space limitations and safety, we cannot make an exception to the max number. - Pre-registration is required. • Any equipment used will be thoroughly sanitized between programs. • Program elements are subject to change without notice due to weather or staff needs. Aquarium admission is NOT included in this program. To purchase aquarium tickets, visit mote.org/tickets.

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Ages 6-106

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Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

1600 Ken Thompson Pwky, Sarasota,FL  34236

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