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Gulf World Marine Park

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Gulf World Marine Park General Admission
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Gulf World Marine Park General Admission
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“dolphin show”(439 reviews)
“sea lions”(122 reviews)
Our daily shows featuring Dolphins, Sea Lions, Reptiles, Tropical Birds and other furry animals will amaze you. Pay one price and see all the shows and explore our indoor and outdoor tropical gardens showcasing penguins, sea turtles, alligators and...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
15412 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413-2502
+1 850-234-5271
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I did the dolphin encounter with my mom and sister. We cant say enough good things about trainer Shelby and dolphin Samira. They didnt tell us up front that you cant have someone take your own pics...till after we paid for another person to come...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 5 days ago

All in all the visit was good. Prices are a little steep but the photo package we received was worth it. My kids were able to pet a dolphin, sea lion, hold a bird.

Thank jlmom1109
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Not your typical aquarium at all. These folks (folks meaning the staff, trainers, etc.) Are doing an amazing thing here providing public education and explaining the ever important "why's" to us being better stewards of this world we live in. Each of these amazing animals...More

1  Thank JohnandKristy
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great time for young and old, fun, educational, well kept, clean. Decent food too. The shows in the evenings are well worth the price.

Thank Fixertim
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went with our daughter, son-in-law and 4 grandkids. Wonderful experience for all. Swimming with Dolphins, viewing gators, Stingrays, sharks, turtles and more up close was amazing. A Florida attraction not to be missed.

Thank Dick M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The dolphin trainer (shelby) was awesome and our encounter was great. The dolphin (Samara) was such a cute little baby. I loved hugging and kissing her. The whole experience of being able to go in with the dolphin was awsome. One thing I was mad...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our 2nd visit. Two years ago my daughter swam with the dolphins in her wetsuit and had a wonderful time. Yesterday we booked her Royal Swim online and when we arrived we were told she couldn't swim in her wetsuit due to cross...More

Thank smhad
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took our young grandkids here and really enjoyed it. If you re expecting Sea World, don’t go, but for a smaller and shorter activity good for small grandchildren and grandparents come here. The sea lion was amazing. The dolphins were ok. They get all their...More

Thank Starr K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the grandkids here and spent several hours very clean and a lot to see. Several shows going on and places to get in out of the sun

Thank Debbykentucky
Reviewed 1 week ago

We absolutely loved it here and my daughters 1st time seeing dolphins she absolutely LOVED IT!!! Great Prices I def. recommend making a trip to Gulf world !

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Becky C
21 September 2018|
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Response from ramjmj | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry I don’t know the answer to that. We did not do the dolphin excursion. I’m sure you could either call or go in their website and ask
17 August 2018|
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Response from Kristen R | Reviewed this property |
No. You're not allowed any of your own cameras. They take beautiful professional photos...costly, but well done!
Madison W
10 August 2018|
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Response from Joy N | Reviewed this property |
I am sure weekdays are better once school starts. We went on a Wednesday in July and it was busy but not overcrowded.