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05/23/2019 ~ 05/29/2019

Discover Harbor Seals at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

Have an intimate encounter with a harbor seal at the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. These gentle, yet playful, mammals will melt your heart while you touch and feed them during this special interaction. Watch as they play and learn interesting facts about the species. A Harbor seal is waiting to meet you, so book today!

Activity Highlights
  • Touch & feed gentle and playful harbor seals
  • Learn about the anatomy and behavior of the species while getting up close
  • Watch as the animals play and learn cues from the experienced trainer
  • Only minutes from Destin and a short drive from Pensacola

Duration: 10 Min.

What's Included
  • Interaction with harbor seals
What to bring
  • Weather appropriate attire
  • Children under 8 are not permitted to participate.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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’ behavior and needs.
  • The encounter includes the opportunity to discover how each animal feels.
  • Although each program is different in order to incorporate variety for the animals, the program may include feeding and giving various behavior signals while interacting with the seals.
  • This is not an "in water" activity although the customer may get wet or splashed by the harbor seals.
  • Photos are taken during the encounter and will be available for purchase. Photo packages are not included in the price of the encounter.
  • Participants are required to be able to kneel for this program.
Cancellation policy

Admission to Gulfarium is NOT included in this ticket and must be purchased separately. A 24-hour notice must be given in order to receive a full refund of the purchase price minus $5. In the event that an encounter must be rescheduled within 24 hours prior to the encounter start time, or after a missed encounter, a rebooking fee of 25% of the encounter purchase price will be applied. Rebooking is subject to program availability and is not guaranteed. Encounters do not include admission and admission must be purchased separately.


Discover Harbor Seals at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

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