Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park
1010 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
This marine animal park that draws countless visitors for its fascinating exhibits and up-close animal encounters that allow you and your guests to experience the wonders of the ocean firsthand. To learn more information about why you and your guests should visit Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park during your stay in Fort Walton Beach, read on below!
Learn about the Ocean and See Its Creatures Up-Close
Situated on Okaloosa Island, Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park is a marine themed amusement park that showcases a variety of the ocean’s most famous residents, from playful dolphins who perform in shows to majestic stingrays who swim alongside you. Beyond the incredible animals you can visit here, the exhibits teach visitors about the natural environment and ocean conservation efforts.
The admission fees at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park range from about $16.00 to nearly $24.00 for general admission, depending on age. Military discounts are also available depending on age, costing between just over $14.00 to about $21.00. Children ages 2 years old or younger are admitted for free. General admission includes access to exhibits, training demonstrations, shows, and even up-close encounters with dolphins, seals, reptiles, stingrays, sea lions, and alligators if you sign up before or during your visit.
Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park is open all year long, with varying hours depending on the season. The park opens daily at 9:00am, but closes at 3:30pm during the fall and winter seasons and closes at 4:30pm during the spring and summer. Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park is only closed for Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
You’ll encounter Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park about a quarter of a mile east of Brooks Bridge at 1010 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548. You can also find out more about this incredible attraction by calling (850) 243-9046, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or speaking with one of our representatives at Breakers of Fort Walton Beach.
Fun Activities to Enjoy Nearby
While a trip to the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park is a great way to get inspired by the amazing marine animals that call this area home while having tons of fun too, guests will find that this part of Fort Walton Beach host a variety of other destinations to explore as well. Half the fun of a trip this direction is discovering and experiencing all that Fort Walton Beach has to offer. When you can’t wait to round out that exciting itinerary after an afternoon of marine education, be sure to add the following to the list of must-try activities.
Wild Willy’s Adventure Zone
Located at 1306 Miracle Strip Parkway SE, Wild Willy’s Adventure Zone is a must for those visitors to Fort Walton Beach that are enjoying time away with the entire family. When you’re on the hunt for outdoor and indoor fun, this is the place to be. Wild Willy’s Adventure Zone is a non-stop entertainment center that provides opportunities to enjoy everything from mini-golf and indoor arcade games to roller coasters that are sure to thrill. Indulge in the extravagant, if not vibrant décor before heading over to take your turn on the go-karts.
Okaloosa Fishing Pier
For a more tranquil experience that comes with an unbeatable view, visitors will want to make their way to the iconic Okaloosa Fishing Pier. Extending out over the scenic waters, the Okaloosa Fishing Pier is the perfect choice when you’re looking to enjoy an afternoon stroll that comes with options for soaking up the scenery and people-watching too. If you’re an angler that’s looking for a place to cast a line in the early morning hours, this would be it. Saltwater fishing is the activity of choice as the sun rises, long before the afternoon crowds make their way in the name of farmers’ markets or bird spotting.
John Beasley Park
Sitting at 1550 Miracle Strip Parkway SE, John Beasley Park beckons to visitors who are looking to make the most of a beachside afternoon of fun. This scenic and welcoming destination is dotted with pavilions and tables, perfect for those that are planning to enjoy time having a picnic under the Florida sunshine. Plenty of nearby parking makes John Beasley Park easy to access while the dune walkovers are a must, particularly if you’re hoping to capture some beautiful shots on film. As an added convenience to visitors, John Beasley Park hosts restrooms and changing rooms-helpful when your time here involves a dip in the water.
Give Us a Call Today and Find Out More About Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park!
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