You will scream in delight - not fright! - at this family-friendly Halloween celebration featuring a costume contest and Soggy Sam's Submarine Fun House. Kids in a Halloween costume get FREE admission on Oct 25 & 26. And, join in Oct 31 for trick or treating around the park! 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
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Immerse yourself in an underwater view of our Living Sea exhibit and marvel in its serene beauty. 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
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
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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.
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.
Love animals and eager to meet some of our other unique animal residents? Mingle with otters, penguins, turtles, and more during this exclusive encounter. You may get splashed, so we recommend wearing attire that can do the same!
Let your creative side go wild as you team up with one of our talented dolphin artists to create a one-of-a-kind work of art! You choose the colors, hold the canvas, and leave the rest up to your new finned friend! This dockside encounter includes an opportunity to touch and feed a dolphin.
The ultimate in marine life interaction! This exhilarating voyage will take you to each of our animal habitats for an up-close and personal encounter. Frolic with penguins and otters, dance with dolphins, and shake flippers with seals and sea lions! Round out your adventure by meeting a variety of Gulfarium's turtle species!
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!
Prices: Breakfast Under the Sea Ages 5 through 12 - $79.00 Breakfast Under the Sea Ages 13 and up - $89.00
Duration: 1 Hour
Enter the park early and enjoy a delicious breakfast in our beautiful Living Sea aquarium room. Find yourself surrounded by fish in this climate controlled, indoor space - perfect for all weather conditions! While your meal is prepared, you will have the opportunity to touch and feed a dolphin and interact with the trainers to learn more about our underwater residents.
Prices: Birthday Party Deposit - $50.00 Balance - $225.00
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.