Touch Tanks –You will be able to find all different kinds of touch tanks and animals. The SeaWorld, Clearwater Marine Aquarium, and The Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium exhibits will all have touch tanks FREE of charge.
Shark Tooth Sand Dig – There will be a large sand pit willed with shark and ray teeth. Your kids will be able to sift through the sand to find these treasures. The best news is they will be able to keep the teeth that they find (there will be a limit on the number of teeth found per child).
Busch Gardens Exhibit – get your picture taken with a replicas of sharks, hold fossils, ask questions of the staff, and work on several art projects that SeaWorld has provided. Also learn about how you can be a part of the conservation team.
Pinellas County Utilities Water Exhibit – The exhibit follows Pinellas County’s water: identifying drinking water and wastewater sources, their treatment, and impact on the environment (uses Enviroscape® model).
Ocean Bounce House – Do you want a great place for your kids to burn off some energy? There will be an ocean themed bounce house where your kids can bounce to their hearts content. There will be size limits and children will be rotated in and out so that everyone can enjoy.
GO Dive Now Pool – Try scuba diving in the fun and easy environment provided by the Go Dive Now Pool experience. Attendees can try diving in a comfortable environment with the help of trained professionals – all at no additional cost. Bring your swimsuit – we’ll provide the rest. Plan to start your underwater adventure today – for more information about diving, visit GoDiveNow.com! GO DIVE NOW POOL DETAILS: The 30-foot, 15,000-gallon Go Dive Now pool and exhibit is complete with all the latest scuba gear including regulators, tanks, wetsuits, masks, fins, and more. The pool will be staffed professional instructors and dive leaders from local professional dive centers. Attendees over the age of 10 are welcome to try diving at no additional cost. Children ages 10 and 11 must have an adult try diving with them. Children 12 or older can get in on their own as long as an adult is present at poolside.
No prior registration is required.
Shark Ride – Think you can ride a shark? This ride is like the bucking bronco ride, except it is a great white shark. If you have ever wanted to try to see how long you can hang on SharkCon2 is the pace to try. There is an additional fee to ride.
Shark Slide – Slide down and out the mouth of our 22 foot shark slide. Adults and kids are allowed on this slide.
Mermaids – There will be an oasis with beautiful mermaids swimming around. You can come and take pictures at this photo opportunity. Your kids will be amazed to see the mermaids swim around and interact with them. The mermaids will be in the pool during specific times each day.
Zoo Tampa – Animals and hands on educational exhibit.
Marine Rescue Exhibit -The Clearwater Marine Aquarium will have a display and demonstrations on how they go about a marine mammal rescue.
Mote Mobile Exhibit – they will have all sorts of fossils, an aquarium, a touch tank and more for your kids to explore and ask questions about their favorite marine life.
Conservation Organization Activities – We have partnered with 13 conservation organizations for them to provide activities and information at each one of their exhibits.
Shark Dissection – Watch scientists dissect a shark and learn all about the inner workings of these fish.
Pirate Ship Bounce House – Have fun bouncing around on these fun themed bounce houses.
Geek Speed Dating – Want to find your shark geek soulmate? There will be several sessions throughout the day. There is an additional charge for this activity. For more information visit The Geek Speed Dating Facebook Page.