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Reptile Safari2023-08-04T08:54:14-05:00

Reptile Safari

Are reptiles creepy creatures or cute critters? You be the judge! Meet several of Gulfarium’s cold-blooded residents including turtles, lizards, snakes, or alligators.

REPTILE SAFARI

Fast Facts

Price: $36.00

Ages: 3 and up

Duration: ~25 minutes

* Does not include admission

Learn about our cold-blooded friends

Go on a journey with one of our expert aquarists to discover three different reptile species! You will have the opportunity to see, touch, and learn about three different types of reptiles that could include snakes, tortoises, turtles, lizards, or alligators.

  • Participants must be at least three (3) years of age to participate.
  • Participants with special needs including mobility, seeing, or hearing impairments must contact Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park prior to reserving the encounter.
  • Encounter must be paid in full at the time of reservation.
  • Encounters continue rain or shine, no refunds or exchanges due to inclement weather.
  • 24-hour notice must be given in order to receive a full refund of the purchase price.
  • In the event that an encounter must be rescheduled within 24 hours prior to the encounter start time, or after a missed encounter, a rebooking fee of 25% of the encounter purchase price will be applied. Rebooking is subject to program availability and is not guaranteed.
  • Cameras/phones are not allowed into animal enclosures or on docks as participants’ hands must be free to interact with the animals.  Family and friends are welcome to take photos from general admission viewing areas.
  • For the safety of the animals, remove jewelry and loose articles from pockets prior to the start of the encounter.
  • All pricing is subject to change.

Watch a sneak peak of the Reptile Safari encounter!

alligator in an exhibit

Frequently Asked Questions

My child is two years old, can they participate?2023-03-15T17:51:55-05:00

No, participants must be at least three (3) years of age.

Do I get to touch the animals?2023-03-15T17:51:55-05:00

Yes, there will be opportunities throughout the program to touch some of the animals.

What types of reptiles will I get to meet?2023-03-15T17:51:55-05:00

You will have the opportunity to learn about and meet turtles, lizards, snakes, or alligators. Species of animals will vary each day.

Can I reschedule my encounter for a different day if something comes up? What if I miss my scheduled encounter?2023-03-16T15:24:51-05:00

If more than 24 hours notice is given, an encounter can be rescheduled at no charge. Rescheduling is subject to program availability and is not guaranteed. In the event that an encounter must be rescheduled within the 24-hour window prior to the encounter start time, or after a missed encounter, a rebooking fee of 25% of the encounter purchase price will be applied. Call 850-243-9046 x 4 for assistance.

Can I get a refund if I need to cancel my reservation?2023-03-16T15:24:10-05:00

24-hour notice must be given in order to receive a full refund of the purchase price.  Call 850-243-9046 x 4 for assistance.

Can I get a refund if it is raining on the day of my encounter?2023-03-15T17:51:55-05:00

Encounters continue rain or shine, no refunds or exchanges due to inclement weather.

Does the encounter price include general admission?2023-03-15T17:51:55-05:00

Unless otherwise noted, the encounter price does not include general admission.  General admission must be purchased in addition to the encounter.

Can I take photos during my encounter?2023-03-15T17:51:55-05:00

Cameras/phones are not allowed into animal enclosures or on docks as participants’ hands must be free to interact with the animals.  Family and friends are welcome to take photos from viewing areas.

five gold stars

“It was so neat

to see my daughter’s face light up when she saw the lizard! She was so eager to hold it- I thought she would be afraid, but she wasn’t! Great opportunity to expose young children to new animals!”

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