Public Aquariums

Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

Location:

1010 Miracle Strip Parkway, SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL map

(850)243-9046

Directions:

Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park is located at 1010 Miracle Strip Parkway SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548. We are ᄐ mile east of the Brooks Bridge on Okaloosa Island.

From Panama City/San Destin/Destin
Take Highway 98 West into Destin. Cross the bridge onto Okaloosa Island and continue 5 miles. Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park will be on your left.

From Pensacola
Take Highway 98 East into Fort Walton Beach. Cross the Brooks Bridge onto Okaloosa Island and continue ᄐ mile. Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park will be on your right.

From I-10 traveling west from Tallahassee
Head west on I-10 west
Take exit 85 for US-331 toward Freeport
Turn left onto FL-83 S/US-331 S
After 14.3 miles, turn right onto E Main St
After 1.3 miles, continue onto FL-20 W
After 17 miles, slight left to merge onto FL-293/Mid-Bay Bridge Connector (partial toll road)
After 6.3 miles, turn right onto Highway 98 W/Emerald Coast Pkwy.
Cross the bridge onto Okaloosa Island and continue 5 miles. Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park will be on your left.

From I-10 traveling east from Pensacola
Head east on I-10 east
Take exit 56 toward Niceville
Merge onto FL-85 S
After 11.5 miles, continue onto FL-123 S
After 5.0 miles, slight right onto FL-85 S/Eglin Pkwy
After 8.3 miles, turn left onto US-98 E/Miracle Strip Pkwy SE
Cross the Brooks Bridge onto Okaloosa Island and continue ᄐ mile.
Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park will be on your right.

Description:

Enjoy updated marine animal exhibits, aquariums, and even dolphin and sea lion shows at the Gulfarium! If you really want to get up close and personal with some animals, sign up for one of their amazing animal encounters experience: feed the penguins or fish, learn more about turtles, seals and/or sea lions, or you can even snorkel with stingrays! Reservations and extra fees are required however for these specials animal encounters, so sign up early.

Price:

Adult (ages 13-61) $21.95
Senior (ages 62 and up) $20.95
Child (ages 3-12) $13.95
Infants (age 2 and under) Free

Florida Residents and military members have special admission prices. See their website for details.

Hours:

9:00 am - 4:30 pm
(admission closes at 3:30pm)
Open every day but Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

Plan Your Trip:

To make your trip to the aquarium extra memorable, you may want to take advantage of the special animal encounter programs offered. Even though they are not included with your regular admission the extra cost may be worth it for the memories.