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Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

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1010 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6204
+1 850-243-9046
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Dolphins are clearly the highlight

The dolphin shows & experiences here were so much better than the dolphin cruise we took. There... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
KerrBerr
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Great fun for the family.

I have been coming here since I was little. It is a great place to explore and let the children... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chelsey F
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Delight in watching dolphins leap and sea lions play during our spectacular shows! Or participate and interact directly with these and other remarkable marine animals including stingrays, sharks, and otters in our new interactive programming (additional fee applies). Enjoy educational exhibits and beautiful ocean views. Open daily at 9am.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“sea lions” (84 reviews)
“sea world” (81 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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1010 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6204
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1010 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6204
+1 850-243-9046
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The dolphin shows & experiences here were so much better than the dolphin cruise we took. There were lots of photo ops. The penguins were also pretty cool. Of course alligators. We had a nice afternoon here.

Thank KerrBerr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been coming here since I was little. It is a great place to explore and let the children learn about ocean life.

Thank Chelsey F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Park experience! We went in the winter so it was not crowded at all. penguin encounter was super cool and worth the price. Got to feed and pet the penguin. Great experience for myself and my grandmother! Nice that we could leave for lunch...More

Thank sammylerch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is not huge, but that just adds to the charm. We live in Atlanta where we have what many consider a world-class aquarium, yet we never visit because it is always slammed with people and just simply difficult to access and navigate. The...More

Thank km198
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A chilly day had us looking for an activity-glad we chose the Gulfarium. Early arrival was good as there were very few people. Enjoyed viewing the large aquarium by ourselves for the 20 minutes before the first dolphin show. (Went back later - there's so...More

Thank kitsuanddate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We started with the 10:00 sea lion show, then the 10:30 otter show, then the 11:00 dolphins show. After that we walked around all the exhibits. All the trainers were very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. The kids loved it! Enjoy!

Thank LindaKayC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The animals were great. You can go early in the morning and see the trainers feeding. It's not big like Sea World but still a fun family activity.

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a couple hours to stare on christmas eve. This was on open and walking distance from the hilton. It cost about $22. It was small but gave u a close view of most sea animals. Staff was friendly and seemed to like what...More

Thank sammydodd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were not on time for the dolphin show and the next one started a couple hours later so we weren't able to see that. The hope is the dolphins are able to go into another tank after their shows because the one tank would...More

Thank Rosemary S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice place to spend a few hours at, we enjoyed watching the dolphin exhibition and also just watching them interact with each other afterwards. The sea lion was absolutely adorable!

Thank poodlemom7
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Kerri K
15 June 2017|
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Response from Jimmie V | Reviewed this property |
There are coupons in local travel/tourist books found around Destin & Ft Walton Beach. Also they have a day, I think Wednesdays, with reduced rates. Senior day & or Kids day. There is always a discount for Military.
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Elizabeth A
24 May 2017|
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Response from HandyMama-07 | Reviewed this property |
There is one day where you can receive a senior discount (I think the age is 55+). Well worth the break in the price.
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Aleforge
22 February 2017|
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Response from Susan B | Reviewed this property |
We "seniors" spent a whole morning there recently when trainers were feeding the animals. The stingray feeding was especially interesting! The trainers are very knowledgeable about their animals and took time to answer all... More
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