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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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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.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“dolphin show” (399 reviews)
“sea lions” (133 reviews)
“great shows” (55 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 399 reviews
"sea lions"
in 133 reviews
"great shows"
in 55 reviews
"swim with the dolphins"
in 140 reviews
"royal swim"
in 44 reviews
"meet and greet"
in 25 reviews
"exotic birds"
in 28 reviews
"animal shows"
in 27 reviews
"dolphin experience"
in 28 reviews
"bucket list"
in 24 reviews
"little pricey"
in 38 reviews
"rainy day"
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"well worth the money"
in 41 reviews
"whole family"
in 51 reviews
"great family fun"
in 24 reviews
"panama city"
in 35 reviews
"fish"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Unless you are doing a encounter this aquarium is not worth the money! My friend and I looked at the entire place in 15 minutes. A lot of the animals were not even in the exhibits. The sea lion show was cute and fun but...More

1  Thank Kelly8520
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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Gulf World Marine Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear user, We appreciate your visit to Gulf World Marine Park and especially for having the time to tell us about your experience. All our client's comments are well received, taken into account and shared with the correspondent área, we are glad to hear from...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I will NEVER visit a Sea World, BUT Gulf World doesn't kidnap wildlife and destroy families...On the contrary, the Rescue, Rehabilitate and Release back to their Natural Home!!! The people of Gulf World Love and Cherish wildlife...If an animal cannot return to their natural home,...More

Thank Robin R
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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Gulf World Marine Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear user, We appreciate your visit to Gulf World Marine Park and especially for having the time to tell us about your experience. We are very pleased to know that you enjoyed your day with us and that you are a regular visitor. On behalf...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

As a kid my father and mother took my two brothers and three sisters to places like Florida’s Gatorland, Bush Gardens and even Marineland. Those places inspired in me a sense of wonder and inflamed a desire to study subjects like marine biology, and others....More

Thank Wil A
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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Gulf World Marine Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear traveler, We appreciate your visit to Gulf World Marine Park and especially for having the time to tell us about your experience. We are very sorry to hear that our facility didn't fulfill your expectations, all your comments are well received and will be...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great fun on a rainy day. Fun to watch the dolphin show. They were feeding the sharks and training seals.More

1  Thank Kathleen L
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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Gulf World Marine Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear user, We would like to thank you for your visit and especially for taking the time to share with us your experience at Gulf World Marine Park, it has been great to read that you and your family enjoyed our different educational presentations and...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great place. Staff was friendly and very helpful. Kids swim with dolphins was well worth the money. Can’t wait to visit againMore

Thank Nicole S
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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Gulf World Marine Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear traveler, We would like to thank you for sharing your experience with us at Gulf World Marine Park. We are very happy that you and your wife enjoyed your day and the dolphin activity was terrific, they are wonderful creatures! We really appreciate your...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had our two grandsons visiting, ages 4 and 17, so we looked for something that they both would enjoy, and Gulf World certainly came through for us. We ordered tickets a few days ahead which saved us money, and really enjoyed the two shows...More

Thank Faye B
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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Gulf World Marine Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear user, We appreciate your visit to Gulf World Marine Park and especially for having the time to tell us about your experience. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your day with us. On behalf of Dolphin Discovery Group we hope to have...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gulf world has something to offer for all ages. The animals are awesome and the shows are fantastic it’s a nice clean place and it’s somewhere you can spend the entire day rain or shine!More

Thank Connie T
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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Gulf World Marine Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear user, We would like to thank you for your visit and especially for taking the time to share with us your experience at Gulf World Marine Park, it has been great to read that you and your family enjoyed our different educational presentations and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I along with other family members visited Gulf World and had a great time. The staff were very nice and willing to answer all questions asked. We learned many unique facts about some of the animals and would recommend visiting with children...More

Thank BDCluckey
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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Gulf World Marine Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear user, We would like to thank you for your visit and especially for taking the time to share with us your experience at Gulf World Marine Park, it has been great to read that you and your family enjoyed our different educational presentations and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This aquarium is easy to manage with young children, great interactive shows, meat animals up close and personal, friendly outgoing staff, right in pcb.More

Thank redsox14624
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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Gulf World Marine Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear traveler, We would like to thank you for sharing your experience with us at Gulf World Marine Park. We are very happy that you and your family enjoyed your day at our location. We really appreciate your opinion and we are pleased that our...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for something to do off the beach? Gulf world is a good option. They do really good job displaying the animals there. We liked the dolphins show.More

Thank John D
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DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Gulf World Marine Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear user, We would like to thank you for your visit and especially for taking the time to share with us your experience at Gulf World Marine Park, it has been great to read that you enjoyed our different educational presentations and you passed a...More

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conarc1975
20 January 2018|
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Response from M3703QAchris | Reviewed this property |
One level. There are very short stairs at the Shark/Ray tank. However, it’s only 6 or 7 starts and just that one attraction. Finally, the Dolphins show also Has stairs. You can sit on either end , without stairs, but... More
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betsylou62
20 December 2017|
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Response from DolphinDiscovery | Property representative |
Hello traveler, Thank you for your interest in Gulf World Marine Park. We invite you to visit our official page,where you can see our special promotions and the on line agent will assist you to make your reservation and... More
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25 August 2017|
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Response from lonelysan | Reviewed this property |
Hi Madison, Rain and thunder doesn't stop the swim, but if it's thundering within 8 miles they will either reschedule your swim or refund your money. YOU DO NOT LOSE YOUR MONEY. I hope this answered your question.
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