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Address: 1010 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6204
Phone Number: 850 243 9046
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9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Delight in watching dolphins leap and sea lions play during our spectacular...

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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We all had a good time.

The price was as much as some of the bigger aquariums, however there wasn't a lot of other options in the area. We really enjoyed the little park. It could use some updating but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Bobby C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The price was as much as some of the bigger aquariums, however there wasn't a lot of other options in the area. We really enjoyed the little park. It could use some updating but the animals looked happy and healthy.

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Thank Bobby C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great place to allow your children close encounters with the animals. We took our almost two year old and everything is basically outdoors. In the summer it was just too hot for her. I think children who are a little older would enjoy it more.

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Thank Haeden W
Union, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to go! We really enjoy the Dolphin and Sea Lion exhibits / shows. The cost of admission is very comparable to other aquariums that are similar. Also if you keep your receipt you can go back multiple times in a day if you chose to for some reason. I suggest going early. Crowds are light and it gets... More 

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Thank kwiknoma43
Memphis, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is not Sea World by any stretch and we have been here before. We thought it would be a good place to take a few newcomers in our group. Looked like the place was just suffering from overall neglect and bad upkeep. I actually felt very sorry for the animals and they seemed to want out of there, too.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was a last minute stop while driving back from family vacation. we have two young boys and they really loved seeing all of the sea creatures. The dolphin show was good, but they loved begin able to touch the sea life.

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Thank Jennifer D
Breaux Bridge, Louisiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Never have given a negative review before, but I guess there is a 1st for everything. I have been to Gulfariums before and this was by far the worst one. Dolphin show was not very entertaining, more like a school than a show. Very little water acrobatics. Sea Lions show was a little better, but no water acrobatics at all.... More 

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Salina, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun place to visit with family and children. It is expensive, but they have military discounts. There were 4 adults and one child and with out military discount it was over $100.00. The show with the dolphins and seals was excellent.

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Thank Elizabeth W
Valparaiso, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its fun and educational and the boys love it. We go at least twice a year. They like the pool where they can touch the sea life the best.

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Thank Cassandra C
Covington, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a fun place when the kids were younger and it is now everyone's older. Very entertaining. Of course, the animals make it fun.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came down to the Gulfarium on a family vacation to Destin . We have two young girls, they both had a blast! The place isn't huge, and I've never been to sea world but we had a good time here. Lots of different informational talks , good dolphin show, and neat touch tank. The price really didn't seem like that... More 

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