The Panhandle Sights


  • 1010 Miracle Strip Map It
  • Fort Walton Beach
  • Zoo/Aquarium

Published 09/18/2015

Fodor's Review

This marine adventure park has been a beloved attraction for locals and visitors alike for almost 60 years. In fact, it is the oldest continuously operating marine park in Florida. Species exhibited here include otters, penguins, alligators, harbor seals, and sharks. Meander through a range of exhibits and get up close and personal with marine life thanks to several new interactive experiences, from swimming with our watery friends to feedings. For the not so faint of heart, the Stingray Bay Snorkel offers a chance to swim with the creatures as well as sharks, but for an even more intensive experience, there's a five-hour one-on-one with a marine-mammal trainer.

Sight Information


1010 Miracle Strip, Fort Walton Beach, Florida, 32548, United States

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850-243–9046; 800-247–8575

Sight Details:

  • $19.95, animal encounters extra
  • Daily 9–4:30

Published 09/18/2015


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