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Gulf World Marine Park

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15412 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413-2502
+1 850-234-5271
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Gulf World Marine Park General Admission
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Gulf World Marine Park General Admission
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Our daily shows featuring Dolphins, Sea Lions, Reptiles, Tropical Birds and other furry animals will amaze you. Pay one price and see all the shows and explore our indoor and outdoor tropical gardens showcasing penguins, sea turtles, alligators and flamingos. Our stingray petting pool is always a popular activity during your visit. Feed the stingrays at our new Stingray Bay attraction! Parking is free and we are open rain or shine. We offer many ways for you to get up close and personal with our animals. You can make a reservation for any of our interactive programs. Our Swim with a Dolphin program is a great opportunity to enter our million-gallon dolphin habitat and get eye to eye with these fantastic animals. The Trainer for a Day program is an all day program behind the scenes working with our trainers caring for our animals. Our Day Camps are filled with fun activities learning about different animals. Our Sea Lion or Dolphin Meet-N-Greet programs allow you to interact with our animals and trainers during training sessions.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“dolphin show” (432 reviews)
“sea lions” (120 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
15412 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413-2502
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+1 850-234-5271
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"dolphin show"
in 432 reviews
"sea lions"
in 120 reviews
"swim with the dolphins"
in 138 reviews
"royal swim"
in 40 reviews
"meet and greet"
in 24 reviews
"exotic birds"
in 28 reviews
"animal shows"
in 26 reviews
"dolphin experience"
in 29 reviews
"bucket list"
in 25 reviews
"little pricey"
in 41 reviews
"rainy day"
in 53 reviews
"whole family"
in 53 reviews
"great family fun"
in 23 reviews
"panama city"
in 35 reviews
"fish"
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"trainers"
in 309 reviews
"animals"
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a good time, but the venue was too small for the amount of visitors. Parking was a nightmare, and it was impossible to get to and see all of the shows without having to wait in line for the full hour prior to...More

Thank Kirsten M
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was an awesome treat for my kids ages 15,12, & 8. Be ready to spend a lot of money though, it is very pricey for the encounters/swim and the photos... but hey, I guess they know we will pay it (like I did) as...More

Thank Amy W
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Jayme,Ashley ,and Ellen showed me the best time eve!! Not only was trip fun but also educational thank you!!

Thank victoria r
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped in with my family and friends. Between the four of us we have three boys. Ages 3-5. They had a blast and so did we.. I can't say I'd pay to go again but I do think its worth going if you have not...More

Thank chrismartin3391
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great for kids must take them the little one and adult will love it best to take them on a rainy day

Thank wadeea m
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Gulf world was a great time for my daughter and myself. It was interesting to see marine life and watch some of the shows. The shows were both fun and educational. The only thing i would have changed would be to be able to observe...More

Thank Debbie R
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We came here in July for a family vacation and it was amazing and wasnt overly expensive. We saw many the dolphin show and the bird show and many other things, like gigantic sting rays which you could touch, sharks and much more. The snack...More

Thank progeorlanw
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small version of SeaWorld. The shows are great and the exhibits are nice. My five year old and I did the dolphin encounter. She freaked out before we touched or saw a dolphin and my wife had to come get her. Also...More

Thank MattDM01
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a little sunburned and decided to take a break from swimming, found this place across the street from our hotel. We saw all of the shows, feathers and friends, sea lions-dolphins, and another dolphin show, all were excellent, but especially the dolphins. The...More

Thank Dolphins16
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a nice time with the dolphins the instructors that were very interactive with the people. They gave each person a lot of time with the dolphins. It is very pricey on merchandise and photos but it is a great chance to have fun...More

Thank Bassfishing72
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TRACY M
16 August 2018|
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Response from Kristen R | Reviewed this property |
No. You're not allowed any of your own cameras. They take beautiful professional photos...costly, but well done!
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Madison W
10 August 2018|
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Response from Joy N | Reviewed this property |
I am sure weekdays are better once school starts. We went on a Wednesday in July and it was busy but not overcrowded.
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twit
6 August 2018|
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