Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park Admission Tickets

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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


  • 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 9 am-4:30 pm with admissions closing at 3:30 pm 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!
  • Guest 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.

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  • Candice Summers Alabama, USA about 4 months ago


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  • Kelly Fryman USA about 4 months ago

    Rained that day

    Other than getting soaked that day it was great

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  • Lockwood Wernet USA about 4 months ago

    Great time

    Very nice. Kids really enjoyed it.

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  • Steve Holley USA about 4 months ago

    Great for the Entire Family

    We loved the Gulfarium. Dolphin and Sea Lion shows we’re great. We enjoyed all of the different exhibits and seeing all the different marine animals the Gulfarium has to offer.

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  • Terri Ayme USA about 5 months ago

    Good Experience

    We came with a large group & everyone enjoyed themselves! All of the different sea creatures were fascinating to see!

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  • Scott Maddock USA about 5 months ago


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  • Sachin Murthy USA about 5 months ago


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  • Kyla R Gant Missouri, USA about 5 months ago


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  • Jane Nunley USA about 5 months ago


    It is a great place especially with children who are animal lovers. Admission reasonable.

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  • Melissa Arroyo USA about 5 months ago


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