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Address: 1010 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6204
Phone Number: +1 850-243-9046
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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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First timers!

This was a great place to spend some time. We took in the shows and seen everything in about 4 hours. It was fun for the entire family.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
gunnerbean2
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Tullahoma, TN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I decided on this place for my 6 yr old daughter, but I'd defintely go back again for myself. Lol. Unless I missed some there wasn't much of an inside aquarium but that was perfectly fine with us. We ABSOLUTELY LOVED seeing the animals outside. Dolphins, seals, sea lions, sharks, penguins, sea otters, turtles big and small, tortoises, alligators, sting... More 

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Thank ayaik
Georgia
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was nice. You get to see dolphins up close. The dolphin show is very short but the dolphins are cute and the kids enjoyed it when the dolphins did their high jumps. They had sharks, and alligators which the boys loved that they got to see them so close. It was a nice experience with the family.

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Thank Steph A
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Trainers seemed energetic and excellent, but very difficult to see at the sea lion show through the salty/cloudy glass. Seemed some tanks could be a bit cleaner. Great location right on the beach. Several exhibits were closed. Nice small gift shop.

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Thank 850iltofl
Nashville, Tennessee
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28 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

some good educational shows and talks. good for little kids - some neat hands-on exhibits. mostly outside, but shaded.

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Thank Michael C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean, well-run, good staff. Shows need just a little more pizzazz. The displays were relatively clean, staff helpful, general atmosphere was relaxing

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Thank Edward H
Tipp City, Ohio
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You did see lots of sea animals. However if you are going for the shows you won't find but just a couple. The sea lion show was good and so was the dolphin show but that's about all. Otherwise you just walk around and see the animals. Good but expected a few more shows.

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Thank sklosterman68
Maben, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Dolphin show was very entertaining for my family. Overall a very nice facility and we will definitely go again.

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family visited the Gulfarium on October 31 as it was a day set aside for locals to visit free. As we have only lived here for 8 years and never had a chance or made time to visit The Gulfarium we felt we needed to make time for sure. Trans[planting from Maryland and having the Baltimore Aquarium which is... More 

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Thank Mike C
Navarre, Florida
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Manager greeted the bus and came on board to share a little of the long history of the park. Lots of exhibits with educational posters, clean, places to rest, and the shows well timed so we could attend them all and still wander to see the other fish and animals. Young staff energetic and friendly. MC for shows added to... More 

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Tullahoma, TN
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great place to spend some time. We took in the shows and seen everything in about 4 hours. It was fun for the entire family.

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