Marineland Undergoes Renovation

ST. AUGUSTINE -- Marineland of Florida, a marine life attraction, will complete a $400,000 renovation by June.

In addition to general maintenance, the project includes the addition of ramps and access areas for the disabled.

Marineland of Florida features animal exhibits, including a caiman pit, which houses the South American relative of the alligator, and the Barnyard, a petting area where children can feed goats, pigs and other farm animals.

There also are reptile exhibits, an emu habitat and a Tide Pool Encounter, which demonstrates the diversity of marine creatures, such as starfish and crabs.

The attraction is open from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily.

Rates are $14.95 for adults, $9.95 for guests ages 13 to 19 and $7.95 for children ages 3 to 12.

For information, call (800) 824-4218.

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