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Discover Sea Lions at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

 Fort Walton Beach-Okaloosa Island, FL
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Get up close and personal as you touch and feed California sea lions at the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. Ages 8 and up are invited to join in on the fun with the trainers, and interact with these lively and clever mammals. You are sure to make fast friends and lasting memories on this Discover Sea Lions at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. Book your experience today!

Activity Highlights
  • Discover Sea Lions at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park in Fort Walton beach, Florida
  • Meet, touch, and feed California sea lions
  • Learn about the anatomy and behavior of the species
  • Give behavior signals to the animals
  • Great activity for ages 8+

Duration: 10 Min.

Safety Precautions

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

What's Included
  • Interaction with a California sea lion
What to bring
  • Weather appropriate attire
  • Cameras/phones are not allowed into animal enclosures or on docks as participants’ hands must be free to interact with the animals. Family and friends are welcome to take photos from viewing areas.
  • If you or a family member has any special needs or disabilities, please contact TripShock prior to making your reservation.
  • Please remove all loose jewelry before arrival.
  • Does not include admission to the park.
  • This encounter is for ages 8 and up.

Admission to Gulfarium is NOT included in this ticket and must be purchased separately.

Additional information
  • Encounters continue rain or shine, no refunds or exchanges due to inclement weather.
  • Time spent with each animal species varies with each encounter depending on the individual animals’ behaviour and needs.
  • Although each program is different in order to incorporate variety for the animals, the program may include feeding and giving various behaviour signals while interacting with the sea lions.
  • This is not an "in water" activity although the customer may get wet or splashed by the sea lion.
  • Participants stand for this program, but may occasionally kneel for photo opportunities.
  • Photos are taken during the encounter and will be available for purchase. Photo packages are not included in the price of the encounter.
  • The encounter includes the opportunity to discover how each animal feels.
Reservation Requirements

General admissions is required to be purchased to enter Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park and is not included in the encounter price. If you have not already purchased admission, you will be required to do so upon checking in for your animal encounter.

Children under 8 are not permitted to participate. Account for potential traffic during your travel to the Gulfarium, especially during spring and summer seasons. During summer, it is recommended to plan to arrive 60 minutes in advance to accommodate for any traffic delays. Encounters will not be delayed due to late arrival, and a refund cannot be provided in the event an encounter is missed.


1010 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548, USA

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Discover Sea Lions at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

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about 3 months ago
Me and my daughter loved petting the sea lion and posing for pictures
Jason B

Beyond the Best

about 6 months ago
All five of us had a marvelous experience and we look forward to doing it again!
Scott K

Great visit to Gulfarium

about 2 years ago
Had a great time at Gulfarium seeing the Dolphin & Sea Lion shows! My children and I really enjoyed getting to interact with the sea lions & learn more about them.
Skye B

highlight of my trip!!

about 3 years ago
This was so much fun! Ada the sea lion was so funny and adorable. We were able to get up close and personal to see all her tricks and dances, it was very entertaining! The staff was great and let us feed her and take some fun photos. This was one of the highlights of my gulfarium trip!
Sarah S
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