Theme Parks and Attractions near Sheraton Sand Key Resort and Hotel in Clearwater, Florida
Clearwater Marine Aquarium
Home of Winter the dolphin! Specializing in the rescue, rehabilitation and release of sick or injured marine animals, Clearwater Marine Aquarium is a leader in environmental awareness. Stop by to swim with the dolphins or explore the many exhibits of rehabilitated sea life that are to be released back into the wild.
Captain Memo’s Pirate Cruise
Captain Memo’s Pirate cruise has become a Clearwater Beach icon since its 1993 creation. This fun family cruise includes face paintings, cannon firings, kid’s games and pirate stories. Take a fun filled day cruise or an exciting sunset cruise and experience the life of a pirate.
StarLite Dining Cruises
Take a leisurely cruise along Clearwater’s Intracoastal waterway and out the Clearwater Inlet towards the Gulf of Mexico. Dine with all the comforts of a fine dining restaurant out at sea or enjoy a stroll on the outdoor promenade. Dance to music from a lively top 40′s band or stroll the upper outside deck and view the shoreline or city lights.
Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay is the ultimate family adventure, combining world-class thrill rides, live entertainment and one of North America’s largest zoos with over 12,000 animals. New in 2016, Busch Gardens puts a spin on family thrills with Cobra’s Curse™, a one-of-a-kind spin coaster, featuring a 70-foot vertical lift and a whirlwind adventure of exciting explorations. Plus, closely observe veterinary care at the state-of-the-art Animal Care Center and journey to the four corners of the earth in the original live show, Iceploration. Then, experience North America’s tallest freestanding drop tower, Falcon’s Fury® or race like a cheetah on Cheetah Hunt®.
Soaking, sunning and relaxing – that’s what life’s all about at Adventure Island. A step through the entrance and you’re transported straight to the Florida Keys and the laid-back lifestyle that made them famous. Adventure Island’s 30 acres provide water-soaked excitement for guests of all ages. Ease into island time in a place where corkscrew slides, waterfalls, a giant wave pool, a rambling river, and other family attractions create a laid-back atmosphere and hours of sun-drenched fun. Your toughest decision, whether to hit the slides for some fast-paced fun or grab a siesta in your own private cabana.