Experience the opportunity to swim as a mermaid in our tank! Make your dream of swimming in a performance tank real!
Calling all certified mermaids, mermen, and merpersons! Dive into the enchantment of Mertailor’s Mermaid Aquarium Encounter, where our specially built tank awaits your performance. Swim among graceful marine life, surrounded by stunning decorations and a glass wall perfect for showcasing your skills. Bring your photographer (commercial restrictions apply, contact us for details), your dance moves, or anything else you'd like to do in our tank - just don't forget your biggest smile! Choose from a selection of Mertailor Fantasea Fins and Whimsy Tails, with a trained safety diver by your side, for an unparalleled experience. This exclusive offer is your chance to swim, pose for photos, and create unforgettable content in our beautiful tank. Don't miss this perfect opportunity to showcase your merfolk skills!
Your Mermaid Tank Dive Includes:
• Exclusive behind the scenes access to journey into our Mermaid Tank.
• The use of a mermaid tail and Fantasea Fin for a safe swimming experience.
• Guidance from one of our expert mermaids during your in-water experience.
• Tank time! You will have up to 30 minutes to swim in the tank.
• A once in a lifetime opportunity to interact with a variety of tropical marine fish, stingrays, and sharks!
• Showering facilities are available to rinse off before and after your swim.
Price: $175.00 per participant 13+ years old
Includes Aquarium Admission and the use of Whimsy Mermaid Tail and Fantasea Fin.
A paid adult observer is required for all participants under the age of 18.
"Can’t express how much fun the family and I had with the truly wonderful, patient, friendly, and professional team at Mertailor’s Mermaid Aquarium Encounter for Rose and my “Tank Encounter”. Very grateful for allowing us a couples swim. Thank you Eric Ducharme, for giving us this opportunity to swim in your tank. Thank you to Tristan and Annie for the tour around the everyday workings of the aquarium, how the tails are made, also being with us inside and outside the tank, the Mermaid show afterwards, making this adventure one we will never forget."
• All interested in this program must have either a mermaid certification or a free dive certification through PADI, SSI, or NAUI. Certification card(s) required for proof prior to starting your experience.
• Participants must be 13+ years or older and comfortable in and around water. If a participant is under 18 years old, a parent or legal guardian must be present. Additionally, for all participants under 18 years old, a paid adult observer is required.
• Participant must be in good physical health and comfortable in and around the water.
• The ability to swim with your legs bound in a mermaid tail and monofin.
• Participants engaging in any of our in-water programs should have the physical capability to swim unassisted (float), navigate stairs, ladders, and slopes at the entry and exit points. Swimmers needing assistance with dressing must arrange for their own support.
What to Bring
• All necessary equipment, including goggles, mermaid tails, and monofins are provided.
• Participants should bring their own swimsuit, towel, and dry clothes.
• Participants must wear appropriate swimwear and ensure you've showered beforehand to remove lotions, oils, and suntan products. This helps maintain a clean, safe, and enjoyable environment for all participants and our marine habitats. You will be required to shower before and after your in-water program.
• Outside mermaid tails are prohibited for this experience. You may bring accessories or tops. Such items will be subject to staff approval prior to use in the tank. At the discretion of our staff, Items that may compromise the marine environment or the safety of the resident marine life will not be permitted in the tank.
You must be present and checked in Mertailor’s Mermaid Aquarium Encounter 15 minutes prior to your program's start time. Waivers will be required to be filled out prior to your encounter.
Latecomers will be unable to participate in the program. Prompt arrival is encouraged.
Given the animal care requirements, Mertailor's Mermaid Aquarium Encounter retains the right to adjust, cancel, or reschedule programs without prior notification. Every effort will be made to accommodate guests for rescheduling purposes.
Cancellation and Change Policy
The program fee is not eligible for refunds. However, you can change the date of your visit without any additional charge if the change is requested at least 14 days before your originally scheduled visit.
If you change your dates within 14 days of your original visit, a fee of $50 per booking will be applied. To modify your reservation, please get in touch with Mertailor's Mermaid Aquarium Encounter at (352) 513-3278.
Cancellations and no-shows will not be refunded or rescheduled.