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Gulf World Marine Park

#7 of 71 things to do in Panama City Beach Features Animals
15412 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413-2502
+1 850-234-5271
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Our daily shows featuring Dolphins, Sea Lions, Reptiles, Tropical Birds and other furry animals will amaze you. Pay one price and see all the shows and explore our indoor and outdoor tropical gardens showcasing penguins, sea turtles, alligators and flamingos. Our stingray petting pool is always a popular activity during your visit. Feed the stingrays at our new Stingray Bay attraction! Parking is free and we are open rain or shine. We offer many ways for you to get up close and personal with our animals. You can make a reservation for any of our interactive programs. Our Swim with a Dolphin program is a great opportunity to enter our million-gallon dolphin habitat and get eye to eye with these fantastic animals. The Trainer for a Day program is an all day program behind the scenes working with our trainers caring for our animals. Our Day Camps are filled with fun activities learning about different animals. Our Sea Lion or Dolphin Meet-N-Greet programs allow you to interact with our animals and trainers during training sessions.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“dolphin show” (390 reviews)
“sea lions” (127 reviews)
“great shows” (55 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
15412 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413-2502
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+1 850-234-5271
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Animals seem to be happy and well kept. Shows are good and you do have options to encounter the animals for a price. My 6 year old loves it but it was hot in August.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went for a Dolphin Encounter: Over 100 USD for 20min! My daughter loved it of course.. and she will have done the same if it was 5min only. For us adults, we found it OVERPRICED for the 2 minutes where you really stand by...More

Thank Adel N
Reviewed 2 days ago

took the grandkids for the dolphin meet and greet - they are 3-5 at first were alittle afraid but warmed up to the dolphins real fast - small groups with a lot of interaction - they do all the photos and if you have the...More

Thank cheryl1402016
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited with our young kids, and part of the visit was colored by the fact that the majority of the exhibits are outside and/or in non air conditioned indoor venues. It was hot and humid...which isn't the places fault. Many of the animals it...More

Thank jcath07
Reviewed 4 days ago

Shows were so much fun and the grounds were well kept and the animals were exciting to see. Great family fun.

Thank Barbara N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place is small but awesome. The dolphin shows are totally worth it. All the animals exhibited are great but the dolphins are the star performers.More

Thank Mary H
DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Gulf World Marine Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear user, We would like to thank you for sharing your experience with us at Gulf World Marine Park. We are very happy that you enjoyed your day with our educational presentations and that the dolphin experience was an amazing event, they are wonderful creatures!...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The sea lion and dolphin shows make it worth a visit. Outside of those, it is a fairly small place and kind of pricey. Good place for kids and families. Try and find coupons to help with cost.More

Thank JoeBoone82
DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Gulf World Marine Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear traveler, Many thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us at Gulf World Marine Park, it has been great to read that your enjoyed our attractions and you passed a nice time. We really appreciate all your comments, listening to our...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a great time here. It is bigger than we expected and the shows are entertaining. Defiantly sit in the splash zone during the dolphin show for a great experience. Make sure to put away your phones first, you will get soaked (they warn...More

Thank albjess
DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Gulf World Marine Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear user, We would like to thank you for your visit and especially for taking the time to share with us your experience at Gulf World Marine Park, it has been great to hear that you and your family enjoyed our different educational presentations and...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We did the Swim Adventure with our 2 seven year olds. It was awesome! The experiences were just as they described. My kids did have a hard time touching the dolphin as he swam by us a few times(shorter arms than all the adults around...More

Thank hengelaj
DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Gulf World Marine Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear traveler, Many thanks for your visit and especially for having the time to tell us about your experience. We are pleased to know that swimming with dolphins and interact with them has been an amazing experience and that our service was as expected. Our...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a wonderful place. The shows were great! My grandson did the dolphin meet and greet, he had a great time. He loved being able to touch the sting rays.More

Thank 563terih
DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Gulf World Marine Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear traveler, We would like to thank you for sharing your experience with us at Gulf World Marine Park. We are very happy that you and your grandson enjoyed your day and that the dolphin activity as well as our educational presentations were an amazing...More

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BCB E
19 August 2017|
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Response from Stacey B | Reviewed this property |
I was just a visitor as well. you would have to ask them. stacey
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georgentabbyseymoure
31 July 2017|
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Response from DolphinDiscovery | Property representative |
Dear traveler, We deeply thank you for your interest in Gulf World Marine Park. The approximate cost for each picture is $40 USD, however we have different packages, we invite you to visit our official website where you can... More
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georgentabbyseymoure
31 July 2017|
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Response from Robyn G | Reviewed this property |
We took our own as well. We didn't purchase anything. Sorry.
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