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Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

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Open Now: 09:00 - 16:30
Open today: 09:00 - 16:30
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Fun for All!

The gulfarium has been there since 1955. It has been delighting people of all ages and groups for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
16rictik
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Destin, Florida
via mobile
Sea animal show

Lots of things to do and see, shows are scheduled every 30 minutes. Hands on tank where kids can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jameshV8674ND
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Winnsboro, Texas
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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...more
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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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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The gulfarium has been there since 1955. It has been delighting people of all ages and groups for many many years. Their new attractions are amazing. But my favorite part is always been the giant Aquarium. It's a can't miss for families that love dolphins...More

Thank 16rictik
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of things to do and see, shows are scheduled every 30 minutes. Hands on tank where kids can play in a sea tank with star fish, crabs and shells. Many places to explore and elevated platform decks to view the ocean. you can take...More

Thank jameshV8674ND
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the aquarium late morning and we spent a few hours there. I was kind of relieved that it wasn't so big that it would take all day to go through. It was reasonably priced and a good time for my 3 and...More

Thank Traveler770769
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a day at the Gulfarium. Staff very friendly and helpful. We did the Dolphin Discovery experience and it was fantastic. Hands on experience and very knowledgable guide. Well worth your time. Many animals to see. The backdrop of the ocean doesn't hurt either!

Thank dburgrn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not worth $23.00 per person. The animals shows were the highlight of the park. Other than that, the place is very small and not worth the money they charge for admission. The animal encounters are crazy priced as well...the cheapest encounter was $39 per person...More

Thank JCPTOL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are locals so we got the membership. We been at Gulfarium probably 15 times and the stuff is always super friendy. It is our father and daughter destination after we eat at Anglers.

Thank DestinForever
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time visiting the area. We enjoyed our visit to The Gulfarium. It is small, but they have several marine and other animals to enjoy. The small size makes it very easily walkable. We took advantage of watching the dolphin show, hearing...More

Thank Heather H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed visiting this aquarium. The dolphin and sea lion show was great. We would definitely go to this aquarium again and swim with a dolphin.

Thank Grandma_Lee2317
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a local, it took living here 8 years to go, but we were glad we finally made it! It’s definitely a small place but it’s perfect for small children and a short visit (a couple of hours is plenty of time to see the...More

Thank KariM5412
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We visited with our 12 year old daughter. The aquarium is old and very dirty. All of the animals cages/tanks needed a deep clean, there was algae and mold in all of them. None of the animals had enough room to swim around. We left...More

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Sarah P
15 September 2018|
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Response from mpdan | Reviewed this property |
You stated it is "just an awful place for animals". For the record, it is a rescue facility.
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Caracas74
2 August 2018|
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Response from Melissa P | Reviewed this property |
All of the shows are outside, along with other things. So no it's not mostly inside.
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Caracas74
2 August 2018|
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