Treat yourself to an afternoon of dancing dolphins, playful sea lions, and more at the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. One of the Panhandle's first aquariums and wildlife education centers, guests will learn about penguins, sharks, rays, alligators, pelicans, and of course, dolphins! Located right on the beach in Fort Walton and just a few minutes from the Destin Harbor, the Gulfarium delivers a fun learning experience and scenic Gulf views at an incredible value.

Activity Highlights

  • Interactive aquarium with spectacular dolphin and sea lion shows
  • See and learn about regional wildlife like stingrays, gators, penguins, turtles and more
  • Daily educational seminars and lectures from wildlife experts
  • Onsite food concessions and retail establishment

Fall/Winter Schedule Valid 09/03/2019-03/06/2020 times are subject to change

Event Time (CST)
Dolphin Show 12:00pm, 2:00pm
Sea Lion Show 11:00am, 1:00, 3:30pm
Otter Chat 10:15am & 3:15pm
Penguin Chat 10:00am & 3:00pm
Harbor Seal Chat 12:30pm
Living Sea Chat 1:30pm
Shark Chat 2:30pm
Reptile Chat 11:30pm

What's Included

  • General Park Admission
  • Access to all shows, exhibits, & trainer chats

What to bring

  • Hat or visor
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Weather appropriate attire

Restrictions

  • The park is closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
  • No coolers, food, or beverages allowed in the park.

Additional information

  • Parking is available for free on-site.
  • The park is open 9am-4:30pm with admissions closing at 3:30pm 7 days a week.
  • The majority of the park is covered with awnings in addition to a few indoor areas. It is still a good idea to bring an umbrella or rain coat for the short walk from your car to the front entrance and for the few areas in the park that are uncovered. Shows and encounters continue rain or shine!
  • You are welcome to leave the park and return the same day with your receipt.
  • Handicap accessible.
  • Tickets are valid for one year from date of purchase.

Cancellation policy

Tickets are valid for one year after the purchase date and can be redeemed for any day that the park is open. All sales are final. Tickets are non-refundable, non-exchangeable, and non-replaceable if lost or stolen. Unauthorized resale of this ticket is prohibited.

Check Availability/Book online

Read what other TripShock! travelers think about the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park Admission Tickets. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip. Only TripShock! customers may leave reviews. Please login to your reservation to post your review.

Excellent

Review of Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park Admission Tickets

  • Amy Pryor USA Apr 15 2019 11:07am

    Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
11-20 of 592
First
Last
  • Kayla Emler USA about 14 days ago

    Excellent

    Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
  • Amber Mason Hanahan, South Carolina, USA about 14 days ago

    Excellent

    Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
  • Christie Pratt USA about 15 days ago

    Excellent

    Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
  • Angela Mickens-Morris USA about 16 days ago

    Dolphin Show

    The dolphin show was good but could have been longer and more stunts from the dolphins.

    Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
  • Roxanne Marin USA about 16 days ago

    Excellent

    Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
  • Nubia Charleston USA about 17 days ago

    Great experience

    I took my daughter for her 4th birthday. The dolphin show and the sea lion show were definitely our favorites! We had a really good time.

    Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
  • Ebonee Oliver USA about 18 days ago

    Gulfarium

    It was a great experience and place to visit

    Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
  • Bonny Nawik USA about 18 days ago

    Excellent

    Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
  • Dorin Mardari USA about 22 days ago

    Excellent

    Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
  • David Mayne USA about 24 days ago

    Excellent

    Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
11-20 of 592
First
Last
Note: It is the responsibility of the activity/tour company to ensure the accuracy of the photos displayed. TripShock.com is not responsible for any inaccuracies in the photos.
to the top