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Address: 1010 Miracle Strip Pkwy, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Phone Number: 850 243 9046
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Description: Delight in watching dolphins leap and sea lions play during our...
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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Wonderful marine experience for the family

We enjoyed all the shows and exhibits--very hands on and friendly--accessible and reasonably priced--perfect for young and old.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
Diana S
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Meadville, Pennsylvania
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Meadville, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed all the shows and exhibits--very hands on and friendly--accessible and reasonably priced--perfect for young and old.

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Athens, Alabama, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Great way to spend the day. Dolphin and Sea Lion shows well done and entertaining. Trainers related well with subjects. Very educational. All creatures seemed well taken care of to me. Had something for all ages.

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Miramar Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I'm local and thought I should check this place out when my little sister visited. Boy was I wrong, Firstly, you're paying a lot for a tiny facility that takes about 5 minutes to explore 100% of. All of the aquariums/microhabitats were extremely outdated, depressing, dirty, and tiny. There are like 10 small tanks, and during my visit, at least... More 

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GulfariumRep, Public Relations Manager at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, responded to this review

Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park is dedicated to educating, entertaining, and inspiring our guests to respect and preserve wildlife by providing unique and memorable experiences for visitors of all ages to connect with marine life. This is our mission statement and it is what our staff strives to achieve every day in practice, not by repeating verbatim. We understand that the... More 

Orlando, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This was a nice surprise. It is a small marine park with friendly, knowledgeable staff. The dolphin and sea lion shows are entertaining. The small venue makes the experience more intimate and you get a better view of the animals and the behaviors. They also provide short talks at each of the other exhibits. The staff are approachable and obviously... More 

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Enterprise, Alabama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

very much enjoyed the visits. We've been twice and had a good time both times. The staff is very knowledgable and the different shows are great!

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We've been coming to the area for 12 years and finally went to Gulfarium. We were pleasantly surprised at how nice it was. Staff was very knowledgeable and nice and truly have a passion for what they do.

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Fort Walton Beach
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This place is a must, especially if you have kids. I am a local and I have been here at least 3 times. I always enjoy it every time. They are constantly updating and adding new animals and exibits. The trainers are all so friendly and professional. The dolphin show is spectacular, I am always amazed each time we see... More 

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Spokane
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

So this place isn't sea world or Disneyland. It's obviously much smaller, but it's obvious the animals are loved and cared for. There are tons of shoes throughout the day and they are informative and fun. They are just as fun or better than sea world because the animals do the same tricks as sea world, plus the smaller venue... More 

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Mansfield, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

opportunity to see Dolphins and Sea Lions and learn about various other aquatic animals. Very well done.

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

They are having a winter special for seniors on Wed. for $5:00 till the middle of March. A fantastic fun day and lots of animals to enjoy, along with knowledgeable guides to heighten your enjoyment. Fairly easy walks, some pretty steep stairs to the shows, but there is an elevator for the less inclined stair climbers. We enjoyed the experience... More 

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