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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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“sea lion” (186 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 4 days ago via mobile

I got to do the dolphin experience and had the amazing time! This was a trip of a lifetime! I had the most amazing trainer Ayana and the dolphin Roux. I was completely at ease and pretty sure I didn’t stop smiling the whole time!...More

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

Dear traveler, 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

Reviewed 6 days ago

We took our grandkids to Gulf World several times. They loved the dolphin shows and our granddaughter swam with the Dolphins. There are so many types of gulf creatures there. Our grandkids liked being able to pet some of these creatures. We all had a...More

Thank Rnesmith
DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Gulf World Marine Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 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

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently visited gulf world to experience Panama City wildlife from a dry prospective. The trainers was extremely helpful and knowledgeable of the animals they worked with. The best part was the dolphin show and ride (definitely recommend). The show was full of different animal...More

Thank GraysonDanner
DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Gulf World Marine Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear traveler, We would like to thank you for your preference and for taking the time to share how was your experience at Gulf World Marine Park. We are pleased to know that swimming with dolphins and interact with them has been an amazing experience...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bottlenose dolphin show was great. Some of the exhibits were a bit dated, but neat nonetheless. We took a 2 yr old and she enjoyed it.More

Thank Denton B
DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Gulf World Marine Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear visitor, Many thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us, it has been great to read that your enjoyed our attractions and you passed a nice time. We really appreciate your comments, listening to our visitors helps us to improve and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The dolphin show was very good, although audio quality of the presenters could be improved. We really liked the sea turtles. All the exhibits looked clean and fresh. We did not do any of the experiences, but they look like fun, too.More

Thank F1tExec
DolphinDiscovery, Community Manager at Gulf World Marine Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

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 pleased to know that you enjoyed the dolphin educational presentation and had a good time. We really appreciate your suggestions...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The have many shows featuring marine life. There are also many interactive exhibits for the family. They have a snack bar with good choices available. The personnel are knowledgeable about the marine life and other animals on site. It is very close to the beach...More

Thank RobertDCochran
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, facilities and services and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

the food inside is expensive and the shows are great, go when open and finish 5 hours later a full dayMore

Thank Robert K
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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great place to take a 4 year old. The place isn’t very big which was nice because you didn’t spend all day walking a massive park. The cool thing about it is that all the animals were either abandoned or rescued. The...More

Thank indigo1822
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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came for a long Wyndham event weekend… It was awesome of them to provide tickets for us. When I realized that I might have my dream of swimming with the dolphins fulfilled, I was truly excited. It was a dream come true. The two...More

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

Dear traveler, We would like to thank you for your preference and for taking the time to share how was your experience at Gulf World Marine Park. We are pleased to know that swimming with dolphins and interact with them has been an amazing experience....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I called to see about doing the dolphin swim. The staff member explained the different packages to me and I told him I would be interested in the Royal Swim. I was trying to coordinate around some other activities and wasn't sure what time or...More

Thank Booperskp
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 enjoyed your swim and the dolphin activity was terrific, they are wonderful creatures! We really appreciate all your comments about...More

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Madison W
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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BCB E
18 August 2017|
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Response from DolphinDiscovery | Property representative |
Hello BCB E, Many thanks for your interest in Gulf World Marine Park. Please verify your TripAdvisor inbox where you can find more details regarding to your question. Have an excellent day! Regards!
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georgentabbyseymoure
31 July 2017|
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Response from DolphinDiscovery | Property representative |
Dear traveler, We deeply thank you for your interest in Gulf World Marine Park. The approximate cost for each picture is $40 USD, however we have different packages, we invite you to visit our official website where you can... More
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