On August 14, 1955, Gulfarium opened its doors to the public for the very first time. Help us celebrate 60 years of care with historic discounts on park admission and encounters! More
As a general admission guest, you have access to shows, aquariums, and animal exhibits. Or, participate and interact directly with the animals during one of our encounter opportunities. More
Gulfarium Welcomes a Baby Dolphin!
Learn more about our newest little resident, born April 29, 2015. more
We have so many programs to choose from you’ll find it hard to pick your favorite, so make time for doing two or three! more
Read our blog for a laugh-out-loud, inside look at how we care for our amazing animal residents! more
LIVING SEA LIVE CAM
Immerse yourself in an underwater view of our Living Sea exhibit and marvel in its serene beauty. More
TAKE A TOUR
Check out our interactive map to learn about all the fun that awaits you at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. Our iMap is the perfect tool to help you plan your trip. More
BRING THE WHOLE CROWD
Looking for a fun, educational field trip for your class or camp group? Or perhaps you have an abundance of family and friends set to enjoy the day? We have a selection of packages to accommodate your group. More
A YEAR OF FUN
An annual pass to Gulfairum Marine Adventure Park is the perfect way to keep your family entertained all year long. You can pop in for a short visit or enjoy the entire day with us, it’s up to you. But every visit is sure to be an adventure for everyone! An annual pass also makes for a great gift! More
HAVE A PARTY!
Celebrate your birthday in a wild and crazy way! Or host an unforgettable wedding or private function in our Living Sea aquarium room. Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park provides a unique and memorable setting for your special day. more
Available Now - Images of America: Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park
Images of America: Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park features hundreds of historical photos depicting the park's early days and transition over the years. More
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Dolphin Splash Encounter
Ages: 8 and Up
Duration: 20 Minutes
Enter the dolphins’ world for an unforgettable experience as you get up close and personal with these sleek and graceful animals. From a submerged platform, you will play, touch, and learn about our Atlantic bottlenose dolphins alongside a Gulfarium trainer.
Take a journey to meet colorful birds, rugged reptiles, and scaly fish! While designed for kids, this encounter will bring out the adventurous side in all ages as you befriend some of nature’s more unusual animals.
Dip your hands into our stingray estuary and marvel at the tranquility of these gentle fish as they glide under your fingertips. Soak up specifics on stingrays from a Gulfarium aquarist and meet these graceful creatures of the sea from the comfort of dry land.
The Gulfarium is home to several life stages of Florida's state reptile, the American alligator. Meet and touch our juvenile gators, then set foot into the large gator habitat for a closer look at these fascinating swamp dwellers.
This turtle-filled encounter will introduce you to our seafaring loggerheads, a variety of fresh water turtles, and even our land-loving African spurred tortoises. Go behind-the-scenes to learn about our long running sea turtle rescue and rehabilitation program and feed one of our resident sea turtles a snack!
You won’t help but be enchanted as you meet our dolphin family during this hands-on dockside encounter. Play, laugh, and learn about the Atlantic bottlenose dolphin, known for their curious nature and spirited disposition.
Ever wonder what it's like to be a marine mammal trainer at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park? As a VIP Trainer, you can enjoy a hands-on, behind-the-scenes experience like no other! Working side-by-side with our trainers, you'll learn and practice all it takes to train and care for all of our marine mammal residents, including dolphins!
Enjoy an evening out while your children have an unforgettable experience at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. Includes a dockside encounter with a dolphin, exploratory venture along the beach, ocean-themed activities, and dinner alongside the seals.
Prices: Breakfast with the Dolphins Ages 5 through 12 - $89.00 Breakfast with the Dolphins Ages 13 and up - $99.00
Duration: 1 Hour
Start your day with a smile as you enjoy a delicious breakfast with the company of dolphins on the deck of our new Dolphin Point exhibit. While your meal is prepared, you will have the opportunity to touch and feed the dolphins and interact with the trainers to learn more about our finned family
Prices: Birthday Party Deposit - $50.00 Balance - $250.00
Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
(duration refers to Living Sea room rental; party can explore the park anytime between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.)
Celebrate your birthday in a wild and crazy way! Have a splash-tastic day at the Gulfarium with your friends and family and enjoy lunch “under the sea” surrounded by beautiful tropical fish in our Living Sea event room.