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Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

Address: 1010 Miracle Strip Pkwy, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Phone Number: 850 243 9046
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Owner description: Delight in watching dolphins leap and sea lions play during our spectacular shows! Or participate...
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Owner description: 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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Orlando, Florida
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63 reviews 63 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

The animals are friendly, but the place is kind of small. The fact that it's right on the beach is nice. I wouldn't go more than once, but it's an experience for sure.

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Leeds, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We spent several hours taking in the all of the animals in their various habitats. Virtually every where we went, the knowlegable staff were close by and answered our questions. Everything from the South African penguins to the bottle-nosed Dolphins. Gulfarium isn't so big that it wears you out just walking around. Also, if we had needed to go back... More 

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Moline, Illinois, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Loved everything about this place. Spent hours here and watched the sea lion show and the dolphin show. The staff is amazing and friendly and answer any questions you have.

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We have lived in the area over 20 years and stopped visiting the Gulfarium some time ago when we felt it was becoming run down due to hurricane damage. Well, we haven't had a local hurricane for a decade, so on a whim we recently went back. We were very pleasantly surprised. The facility was clean, the displays were educational,... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Great place for the whole family and friends! The kids, wife and I really enjoyed this place. The seal and dolphin show was super entertaining and a must watch! You will not be disappointed here folks...check it out!

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Blountsville, Alabama
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My husband and stopped in at the Gulfarium on a Friday.We did enjoy the dolphin and sea lion shows, but after that we saw the other exhibits in about 10 minutes. The exhibits include a sea turtle, otters, rays, sharks and seals. We did not participate in any of the additional options, but they seemed fun. (Swlnorkeling with rays, etc...)... More 

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Illinois
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57 reviews 57 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This attraction is likely better suited for late Spring, Summer and early Fall. My wife and I recently plopped down the $20 + tax each for the basic admission (You can expect to pay much more for additional "experiences") only to learn that a number of exhibits were closed due to the cool weather. The dolphin and seal shows were... More 

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The kids had a great time watching the dolphin show. Overall was a fun time. Can get expensive depending on what you want to do. Also the concessions will cost you.

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Webster Groves, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

Just the right size and not too crowded to see everything marine (fish, sharks, stingrays, alligators, penguins, turtles, seals, sea lions, dolphins) and more up close and in under 2 hours. The sea lion show was great. We loved our visit.

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Niceville, Florida
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92 reviews 92 reviews
15 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This was my first trip to an attraction like this. I thought I would be bored and tired,BUT, what a surprise. I had a fantastic day! Each attraction was one that grabbed your attention from start to finish. It was a cool day and I thought I would be just miserable but a light jacket and before I knew it,... More 

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