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Gulf World Marine Park

#6 of 69 things to do in Panama City Beach Features Animals
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” (377 reviews)
“sea lions” (124 reviews)
“great shows” (54 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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15412 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413-2502
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+1 850-234-5271
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Reviewed today via mobile

This place is good for the whole family. The shows were fun. Our daughter wants to go back and do the dauphin trainer for a day. Big entertainment for a small aquarium. Will go again.

Thank Lori G
Reviewed yesterday

We visited a few years back and we loved it. So much to do and see. Lot's to learn about different sea creatures, shows to catch, and interactive opportunities! Don't miss this!

Thank Stacy G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I am a local and have been to Gulf World many, many times. This was the first time taking my granddaughter. My first disappointment was right when you walk in there are windows that allow you to see the sea lions swimming and the water...More

Thank tts412
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We just visited there a few days ago and it was a nice place to go to see gators, exotic birds, pet the sting rays, swim with dolphins , get kissed by a seal , we caught the dolphin show , was very pleased with...More

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were staying in Destin and the park there was booked and they told us about Gulf world. The kids loved swimming with the dolphins!

Thank heathermarshall1227
Reviewed 3 days ago

We watched the dolphin show and the sea lion/ dolphin show. There were pretty neat and the animals are mostly all there because they have been rescued. I felt like the price was steep but I think they need more funding because the place looked...More

Thank Robyn G
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. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your day with us. All our client's comments are well received, taken into account...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Given the opportunity to swim with dolphins, always take it. The only thing we were disappointed by was the price of the photo package ($50), but we bought it anyway because the photos were amazing! We didn't eat there, but the food appeared to be...More

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

Dear traveler, We really appreciate you have taken the time to share your experience with us, it has been great to realize that your family enjoyed the dolphins activity and your day was plenty of memorable moments. We would like to thank you for all...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've been coming to gulf world since I was a kid, now I can take my kids. We love Gulf World!!! The dolphin show is our fav!More

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

Dear user, We would like to thank you for your visit and specially 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

Reviewed 4 days ago

we enjoyed the show so much, grand daughter especially liked when we got wet from the dolphins. Great seatsMore

Thank dogwood2015
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 specially 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 dolphins educational presentation and...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Admission is a bit steep and the animal enclosures could be a bit larger and more comfortable for the resident critters. Gift shop is over priced. Pretty much inline with a lot of zoos and other attractions of this sort. My kids did enjoy the...More

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

Dear Traveler Gulf World Marine Park thanks you for your preference and especially for sharing with us your experience. We are pleased to know that your kids enjoyed our attractions and passed a nice time. Your comments are highly valued and will be shared with...More

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QueenofHearts77
17 July 2017|
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Dolphin encounter was great and worth the money
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Kristen T
29 June 2017|
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Response from DolphinDiscovery | Property representative |
Hello Kristen, Thank you for your interest in Gulf World Marine Park. We have different activities and educational presentations where you can interact with our beloved animals. We invite you to visit our official website... More
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Debra A
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Hello Debra, Thank you for your interest in Gulf World Marine Park We invite you to visit our official page, where you can get our contact information or if you prefer the on line agent will assist you to make your... More
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