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Inspired by the Wild

Explore the wonder of ocean life at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. Through unique and memorable experiences for visitors of all ages, we’ve been inspiring our guests to connect with, respect, and preserve wildlife since 1955.

Our Animal Encounters

Happening Today

February 21, 2024

Penguin Chat Today at 10:00 am
Otter Chat Today at 10:15 am
Sea Lion Presentation Today at 11:00 am
Reptile Chat Today at 11:30 am
Dolphin Presentation
Dolphin Presentation Today at 12:00 pm
Harbor Seal Chat Today at 12:30 pm
Sea Lion Presentation Today at 1:00 pm
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Living Sea Chat Today at 1:30 pm
Dolphin Presentation
Dolphin Presentation Today at 2:00 pm
Penguin Chat Today at 2:30 pm
Shark Chat Today at 2:45 pm
Sea Lion Presentation Today at 3:00 pm
Otter Chat Today at 3:15 pm
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MAY 4, 2024, 3:30 PM

Upcoming Events

Join Us for Family-Friendly Fun

Senior Wednesdays

February 21 @ 9:00 am

Senior Wednesdays

February 28 @ 9:00 am

C.A.R.E. on the Coast

May 4 @ 3:30 pm

An Experience Everyone Can Enjoy

The programming at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park is tailored to provide exciting and memorable experiences for everyone. Whether you are looking for a fun family outing, a school field trip, a corporate retreat, children’s programs, or a hosted private event — there’s something for everyone.

Food & Drink

Dive-in Eatery

The Gulfarium offers casual dining at the Dive-In Eatery, where you can get sandwiches, burgers, and hot dogs as well as a wide array of snacks and beverages.

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Committed to Conservation

The Gulfarium C.A.R.E. Center acts as a beacon for coastal conservation through marine animal rescue and rehabilitation, encouraging awareness with public education and opportunities for active participation.

turtle being cared for by medical expertsCARE worker returning turtle to ocean

Frequently Asked Questions

What type of research or conservation efforts is the Gulfarium involved in?2023-03-15T17:51:55-05:00

The mission of the Gulfarium’s research and conservation efforts is to significantly contribute to and participate in scientific research and conservation projects that are important to the preservation of marine life in the wild as well as the advancement of husbandry for animals in zoological parks and aquariums while sharing and fostering this passion in our visitors and the general public.  Learn more.

Can I volunteer at Gulfarium C.A.R.E. Center?2023-03-21T13:43:34-05:00

If you enjoy working with people and love animals, Gulfarium C.A.R.E. Center may be the perfect place for you to volunteer! You can learn more and apply to become a volunteer here.

Can I work at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park?2023-03-21T13:44:24-05:00

We have extensive internship opportunities year-round and you can view our employment opportunities here.

Can I hold a private function?2023-03-21T13:46:06-05:00

The Living Sea room at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park provides a unique and memorable setting for an evening event.  Please visit our events page to start the planning process.

Can I buy an annual pass?2023-03-15T17:51:55-05:00

Absolutely!  An annual pass is a great way to explore Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park over and over again where a new adventure awaits each time you visit!  Learn more about annual passes.

Are there special discounts for admissions?2023-03-15T17:51:55-05:00

We offer various discounts including military, group rates, and annual passes.  Please visit our reservations page for more information or call 850-243-9046 for assistance.