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Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

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1010 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6204
+1 850-243-9046
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Vacation

It cost us 84 for four people and I was expecting more. It didn't take us long to get through it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Melissa P
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Fun visit

This is a small marine park but well maintained and fun! The smaller nature of the park allows for... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ashley M
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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.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“dolphin show” (358 reviews)
“sea lions” (78 reviews)
“sea world” (79 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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1010 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6204
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+1 850-243-9046
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"dolphin show"
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"sea lions"
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"sea world"
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"animal encounters"
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"touch tank"
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"dolphin experience"
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"small aquarium"
in 15 reviews
"behind the scenes"
in 12 reviews
"pay extra"
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"few hours"
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"little pricey"
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"gift shop"
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"snack bar"
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"fish"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It cost us 84 for four people and I was expecting more. It didn't take us long to get through it. There needs to be more exhibits....not impressed but didn't hate it either....

Thank Melissa P
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a small marine park but well maintained and fun! The smaller nature of the park allows for better views of the marine life. The sea lion show was full but we watched from a distance and it was great. The dolphin show was...More

Thank Ashley M
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We only had a couple hours in between shows, but my grandkids, sister and I had lots of fun looking at the dolphins and at the aquarium. I would suggest getting there early so you can see the sea lion show and the dolphin show...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Good choice for children, or to fill a rainy day. They have dolphin, sea lion shows, etc. Also animal feedings, chats, etc. the General Admission includes most stuff. You can more for more intimate encounters, from $15 per person up, if you choose. As seniors...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In comparison to the Georgia Aquarium, I was disappointed. Very small and the glass was dirty on many of the exhibits. It was difficult to see through many of them. The animals were well taken care of, despite the uncleanliness in parts. Although the shows...More

Thank Kurtis K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place for all ages. Smaller park featuring marine and wildlife. Great Dolphin and Sea Lion show. Incredible indoor round tank with viewing windows to see the dolphins underwater. Most outside exhibits are covered from the elements. Great views of the Gulf...More

Thank 2TwoFloridians
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small marine park that is a good way to spend part of a day. It is a beautiful location right on the beach and it is an easy walk through the exhibits. The dolphin show is short but very good, so try...More

Thank CO719_Traveler
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place! I would recommend going here. Our daughter was 14 at the time of the visit and she enjoyed it all! We spent 3.5 hours here and the time flew by. We also paid to have a dolphin encounter for our daughter and it...More

1  Thank TKMartell
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice smaller style park. Everything is quant well planned out. I can’t lie one of my favorite things is was Poop Scoop notes in the bathrooms, I found them very entertaining. I enjoyed watching the penguin encounter and might be willing to...More

Thank Myksjenn
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our time at the Gulfarium. Have never seen an albino alligator before. Found it more than a little daring seeing sone of the staff feed the alligators inside the cage standing just a couple of feed away from the reptiles. I had signed...More

Thank Todd688
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Tammie L
13 May 2018|
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Response from Todd688 | Reviewed this property |
Regular adult admission is $24. There are coupons in local brochures and on the web for $1 or $2 off. The shows are included in the admission. You can book a personal experience separately on the Gulfarium website.
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overtonmoriah
9 May 2018|
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Response from Gatorgirl258 | Reviewed this property |
about half an hour
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Heather A
14 March 2018|
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Response from Charlotte R | Reviewed this property |
Only January and February.
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