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Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

Features Animals
1010 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6204
+1 850-243-9046
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So much fun

We had great fun with the family. We spent all day here, so much to see and do, but the kids were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sea Lion Show is the best!

We stopped in on a Monday morning around 9:45. Got through the line quickly even though there was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Montgomery, TX
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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 good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“sea lions” (82 reviews)
“sea world” (79 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
1010 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6204
+1 850-243-9046
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had great fun with the family. We spent all day here, so much to see and do, but the kids were really tired! Great day for family fun!!

Thank AngelMc1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in on a Monday morning around 9:45. Got through the line quickly even though there was about 5-6 families in front of us. By the way, they have a military discount (which we received with id). We immediately went to the sea lion...More

Thank moviegrrl3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our 2 year old had a blast and he could see all the animals. Very entertaining shows and nice staff. The animals seem very comfortable.

Thank William H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We're from P.C. Beach and have had annual passes for Gulf World and enjoyed it. We decided the Gulfarium looked bigger and possibly better so we drove over for the day. We were easily done, even with taking our time, within an hour to hour...More

Thank gtaylor05
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't expect the Gulfarium to be good, and I thought I would be bored. I figured my kids would like it, and have a good time, but as a dad who has been to Sea World, Georgia Aquarium and many other similar places, I...More

Thank Rhyne A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to Theater of the Seas in The Keys. It was fantastic! We loved it. We thought the Gulfarium would be comparable. Boy were we WRONG!!!!! To start with the place is very run down. It is in major need of an update....More

Thank KalcSC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent an enjoyable morning viewing the exhibits and listening to the trainers explain more about the birds and wildlife in their care. Great view of the ocean behind. Breakfast with the dolphins and trainers was well done. The trainers did a great job of...More

Thank Kellie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First off, we were able to take advantage of the 50% admission they had, to accommodate hurricane Irma victims. I really appreciate that sentiment and price break! This was a very fun trip! I loved how it was right on the beach, I loved the...More

Thank Tabatha R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went for a few hours and was able to see all the shows. It was clean and the employees were very friendly and helpful. I have 2 sons and they had the best time. Everything was organized. You could see everything they had at...More

Thank 244kelleys
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you love animals of the sea this is your place!! The dolphin show was fantastic!! We spent a few hours there. They have a few different shows. They have so much to see!! Lots of different animals. Want to visit it again!! Make sure...More

Thank Karen G
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Kerri K
14 June 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
23 May 2017|
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Response from HandyMama-07 | Reviewed this property |
There is one day where you can receive a senior discount (I think the age is 55+). Well worth the break in the price.
21 February 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