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Gulf World Marine Park

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Address: 15412 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413-2502
Phone Number: +1 850-234-5271
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09:30 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Our daily shows featuring Dolphins, Sea Lions, Reptiles, Tropical Birds and...

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.

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US$ 31.18*
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Gulf World Marine Park General Admission
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US$ 127.92*
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Dolphin Encounter at Gulf World Marine Park
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US$ 170.92*
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Dolphin Swim Adventure at Gulf World Marine Park

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Small but Nice

If you are expecting Sea World it's not. However, it may be small but the shows are good and the animals well trained. Quite enjoyable place to go and the size makes it nice for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are expecting Sea World it's not. However, it may be small but the shows are good and the animals well trained. Quite enjoyable place to go and the size makes it nice for little kids to not get tired as easily.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

So on our last trip to the beach we didn't see one dolphin so we decided this time to go to Gulf World! I was not disappointed. We saw sea lion and dolphin shows. We got splashed by the fun loving dolphins. We also got our pic made with a dolphin. My husband loved petting the sting rays! I would... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My granddaughter is 6 she swims like a fish and has been saving her money for 3 years to be able to swim with the dolphins. She met the height requirement but her dad had to go with her. I felt that the group was over crowded we had 10 in our group and 35 minutes was not enough time.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live locally, and this was the first time to take a relative to see the show. The local discount was large and appreciated. The show is just plain fun. Sure it's corny and kid friendly, but the animals are magnificent and watching the little kids' faces light up was great. Plan on a two to three hour stay. We... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Gulf world is an educational and fun place to visit. Along with many live animals and birds, the shows are all included with one door admission and are worthwhile and enjoyable. The venue also includes an opportunity to swim with the Dolphins, but an extra charge is required.

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Braselton, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just from looking at the outside you would never realize what a jewel this aquarium and sea animal conservatory this is. The park is great to stroll through and the grounds are immaculate. Much larger inside than it looks on the outside. The sea lion and dolphin shows are great and you can get up close and enjoy. They also... More 

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Moody, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have 5 kids , every one of them enjoyed this park. From pictures to shows and petting some animals. Dolphin sea lion show was just awesome

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Shiloh, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I promised my ten year old a trip to see the dolphins. I wasn't sure what to expect since I hadn't been in twenty years. The whole experience was beyond all expectations. We talked to staff members asking questions and needing directions and wanting advice and many other requests, yet every single one was friendly and helpful. The attraction flows... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family includes 3 children ages 12,9,and 8 and we really enjoy visiting Gulf World. We visit PCB several times throughout the year and this place is one of our favorites. The shows are very entertaining and educational.

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Milledgeville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Learning that all of these animals are from raids,shelters are had been injured in the wild and no longer can live in the wild it's actually amazing how they take care of each one .so please make sure to stop and see the sea life,jungle life and your everyday dog and cats .....they are wonderful 😍

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