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Gulf World Marine Park

  • 15412 Front Beach Rd. Map It
  • Panama City Beach
  • Amusement Park/Water Park

Published 09/18/2015

Fodor's Review

It's certainly no SeaWorld, but with a tropical garden, tropical-bird theater, plus alligator and otter exhibits, the park is still a winner with kids. The stingray-petting pool and the shark-feeding and scuba demonstrations are big crowd pleasers, and the old favorites—performing sea lions, otters, and bottlenose dolphins—still hold their own. If you're particularly interested, consider a specialty program, such as Trainer for a Day, which takes you behind the scenes to assist in food preparation and training sessions and lets you make an on-stage appearance in the Dolphin Show. The $250, six-hour program includes a souvenir photo, lunch, and trainer T-shirt.

Sight Information


15412 Front Beach Rd., Panama City Beach, Florida, 32413, United States

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Sight Details:

  • $28
  • Fall, Winter, Spring, daily 9:30–7; extended summer hours vary

Published 09/18/2015


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