Tarpon Basin

Experience Feeding One of Florida's Most Iconic Game Fish

During the feeding, visitors are able to get a close perspective of the feeding process of the powerful, wild Florida Keys Tarpon in it’s natural habitat.

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Want to Feed a Tarpon?

Our visitors are invited to purchase fresh tarpon food to feed the massive “Silver Kings” from the comfort of dry land

The Tarpon Basin attraction is included in the price of park admission at Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters. This event happens throughout the day at Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters and involves:

  • The chance to view the feeding of tarpon from the comfort of dry land.
  • Opportunity to purchase fish to feed to the tarpon personally.

Stop by Tarpon Basin on the walking bridge near our Key Largo aquarium's canal area. See our site map for more information on this attraction’s location in our park!

Magnificent Iconic Florida Gamefish

Get a close perspective of the feeding process of the powerful, wild Florida Keys Tarpon in it’s natural habitat

Tarpon Basin is open throughout the day at Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters. Guests are welcome to view these magnificent gamefish from the comfort of our walking bridge, or optionally purchase and feed the tarpon with our tasty fish treats!

While not scheduled, our staff does conduct feeding events that our guests are welcome to be a part of at our park. These tarpon feeding events most often occur later in the day near closing time at Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters.

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A magical, tropical experience you won't forget.

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