Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, Fort Walton Beach

3.8
#2 of 6 in Parks in Fort Walton Beach
Aquarium · Hidden Gem · Zoo / Aquarium
Enjoy the show or jump right in and interact with marine life at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. Whet your appetite for marine life by taking in the adventure park's popular dolphin and sea lion shows. View the educational exhibits and then prepare yourself for an animal encounter. The park offers a number of opportunities to interact with dolphins, stingrays, penguins, turtles, and many other marine animals. Swim or snorkel with your favorite creatures and still have time to take in the site's ocean view. To visit Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park on your holiday in Fort Walton Beach, and find out what else Fort Walton Beach has to offer, use our Fort Walton Beach.
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  • Watched the dolphins From inside and out - great show there! Also enjoyed all the turtles and tortoises and all the other critters there! There’s food there so u can easily spend the entire day there....  more »
  • Visited today. Weather was cold and rainy. Still able to enjoy outdoor exhibits, dolphin and sea lion show. Enjoyed our time there.  more »
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  • My family really enjoyed our time at the Gulfarium! When you first walk in the door there is a person taking a family photo with a backdrop, but no one can use a personal camera. I understand the point of them making a little extra money, but costumers don't always have the extra cash to spend on buying their photo. The ticket process was semi-quick, but the line area is a tight fit. After you pay, you walk into the round building where you can see into the dolphin tank which is super cool! We enjoyed looking at the vintage photos and captions while we waited to enter the dolphin theater. Note- you want to get there 30 minutes before the show starts to get a good spot, but all spots are shaded. The dolphin show was about 20 minutes; gave lots of interesting info and showed some cool tricks! We visited the other exhibits where you can listen to animal chats. I wish the petting water pool by the otters and seals would have had more critters or things to touch since my daughter was too young to do the animal encounters. You could spend a couple of hours here in order to hear all the chats and see all the shows. It would be worth it! And, they have an area to sit up on the dune (by alligators den) and look at the beautiful view of the ocean. Overall, we really enjoyed our experience and would go back!
  • I absolutely loved the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park In Florida. The Dolphin and Sea Lion shows we’re very pleasant and the animals and their trainers were amazing. So much more to do them the shows. There were animals chats about animal and feedings. However I was impressed with their food or choices of drinks, so you may want eat before going. Snacks were ok

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