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Discover Turtles Encounter at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

 Fort Walton Beach-Okaloosa Island, FL
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Did you know that sea turtles have a better sense of smell than sharks? This turtle-filled encounter for ages 5 and up will teach you that and more while introducing you to our seafaring Loggerheads, a variety of freshwater 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. General admission to the park is not included in encounter price and must be purchased separately.

Activity Highlights
  • Meet a variety of turtle species, including sea turtles and tortoises
  • Learn about turtles & tortoises and conservation challenges they face
  • Go behind-the-scenes to see and learn about Gulfarium’s current rehabilitation sea turtles
  • Aquarist led adventure
  • Feed and interact with our freshwater turtles and African spurred tortoises

Please Note: Masks will be required for all encounter participants due to the COVID-19 social distancing guidelines. If a participant does not have a mask, masks will be available to purchase for that animal interaction program.

Duration: 45 Min.

What to bring
  • Weather appropriate attire
Restrictions
  • Children under 5 are not permitted to participate.
  • Participants under thirteen (13) years of age must be accompanied by a participating (paying) adult over the age of eighteen (18).
  • 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.
  • Encounters continue rain or shine, no refunds or exchanges due to inclement weather.
  • Please remove all loose jewelry before arrival.
  • If you or a family member has any special needs or disabilities, please contact TripShock prior to making your reservation.
  • Encounters do not include admission and admission must be purchased separately.
  • Guests are not allowed to feed or touch sea turtles due to FWC regulations.
Additional information
  • Participants will have the opportunity to learn about and meet loggerhead sea turtles, a variety of fresh water turtles, and African spurred tortoises.
  • There will be opportunities throughout the program to touch some of the turtles, although guests are not allowed to feed or touch sea turtles due to FWC regulations.
  • Photos are taken during the encounter and will be available for purchase. Photo packages are not included in the price of the encounter.
Location

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

from $39
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Discover Turtles Encounter at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

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Turtle encounter

about 12 months ago
We enjoyed this experience very much!! Thank you for allowing us to go behind the scenes of one fantastic encounter.
lorie b

The kids loved it

about 1 year ago
Our guide was very knowledgeable of all things turtle. The kids enjoyed feeding the African tortoises and red sliders. The sea turtles are cool to see up close. It was pricey for a group of 5, but a really good experience. The animals are rescue/rehab so money is well spent.
Maria H