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Reviews of Discover Turtles Encounter at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

Discover Turtles Encounter at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

Discover Turtles Encounter at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

5 ratings
Duration45 Min.
Did you know that sea turtles have a better sense of smell than sharks? This turtle-filled encounter for ages 5 and up...
Bad weather so not as fun as I expected
The first 2/3rds of the encounter was honestly pretty disappointing... basically just standing there & having the guide talk about the sea turtles and other turtles... but nothing special (not hands-on). The last 1/3rd (with the tortoises) was great, though... got to spend lots of time in the exhibit with the turtles & touch them & play with them. The final 1/3 largely made up for the sub-par first 2/3 of it.
We enjoyed this experience very much!! Thank you for allowing us to go behind the scenes of one fantastic encounter.
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Okay

about 3 months ago
Bad weather so not as fun as I expected
Kim R

Fun... but not quite as hands-on as we had hoped

about 4 months ago
The first 2/3rds of the encounter was honestly pretty disappointing... basically just standing there & having the guide talk about the sea turtles and other turtles... but nothing special (not hands-on). The last 1/3rd (with the tortoises) was great, though... got to spend lots of time in the exhibit with the turtles & touch them & play with them. The final 1/3 largely made up for the sub-par first 2/3 of it.
Kevin H

Turtle encounter

about 2 years 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 2 years 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