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Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

#4 of 52 things to do in Fort Walton Beach Features Animals
1010 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6204
+1 850-243-9046
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Well kept Marine Adventure with caring trainers that are well knowledgeable on the animals that... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kevin T
Paragould, Arkansas
Overpriced. But a good time.

We really enjoyed the Gulfarium Park. Even with a military discount it was $65. That's more... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Emily N
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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.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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1010 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6204
+1 850-243-9046
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Reviewed yesterday

Well kept Marine Adventure with caring trainers that are well knowledgeable on the animals that they work with and put on a great show.

Thank Kevin T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We really enjoyed the Gulfarium Park. Even with a military discount it was $65. That's more expensive than the local zoo where I'm from. I understand it's a tourist area. It was a great time overall. We got to watch a complementary dolphin show.

Thank Emily N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Smallish marine life park with big heart. Very good dolphin and sea lion shows. Loggerhead sea turtles, alligators, African jackals penguins, Southeast Asian otters, macaws, nurse sharks and more on display. Rather pricey admission for the amount of time you're likely to stay and additional...More

Thank Brad M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I loved everything from the dolphins to the sea lions. It was awesome. The way the dolphins are trained is extremely amazing as well as the other animals. Great place for kids, couples, and other people as well. I would recommend this place to anyone...More

Thank measialashurn
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took our family of 13 here. Every one of us really enjoyed our visit. Lots of ocean life to see. Don't visit the area without going to the Gulfarium.... you won't regret it!

Thank tablerockgal
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited the gulfarium one day and asked about animal care treatment etc. the staff were very upfront and honest with their answers. We decided to go back a second day and sign our 12yr old daughter up for the vip trainer, although it was...More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is the 3rd time we visited Gulfarium. The facility has easy access and lots of shade! This year my 10 year son did the Summer Camp, an after hours camp. They provided dinner, walk on the beach learning about marine life (wear waterproof shoes,...More

Thank tyndall j
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After two of our four teenagers had gotten way too much sun with not enough sunscreen, we were looking for something to occupy our day that didn't require being out in the sun. The Gulfarium was perfect for this. We watched the dolphins through the...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for something different to do, so we scheduled a half day here. The prices were low for the area, and for only $39 my Daughter had a chance to swim and pet the stingrays and some smaller sharks. Plus, she was the...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're in Destin FL for a vacation make sure you stop by and experience the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. The main attraction is the dolphin show and even though it's only 15 mins long, it's packed with the dolphins showing off their tricks and...More

Thank James L
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Kerri K
June 14, 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.
Elizabeth A
May 23, 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