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Sea Lion Meet N Greet at Gulf World Marine Park

 Panama City Beach, FL
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Gulf World Marine Park is proud to offer an up close and personal experience with our California Sea lions. This session will give you an opportunity to interact with one of our California sea lions during a training session! You'll learn behaviors such as mimic and high energy, slide out photo, kiss, handshake and hug.

Activity Highlights
  • All day admission to Gulf World is included with each encounter
  • Have a once in a lifetime experience meeting sea lions
  • Learn valuable information about sea lions
  • Enjoy live daily park shows and feeding experience with marine life
  • Full access to the tropical gardens and Stingray Bay

Duration: 30 Min.

Safety Precautions

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas

What's Included
  • Sea Lion Meet N Greet at Gulf World Marine Park
  • An all day admission to Gulf World

Exclusions:

  • Photos of your experience with the sea lion
  • Food & Beverage
  • Dry clothes to enjoy the park before and/or after the program as you may get splashed
  • Transportation
What to bring
  • Activity/weather appropriate clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • ID
Restrictions
  • ALL participant's first names and last names must be entered into the RESERVATION COMMENTS when booking. Failing to enter this information may cause the participant to miss the experience. Rescheduling or cancellation will be at Gulf World's discretion.
  • No refunds will be given unless canceled by Gulf World. If the weather causes the park to close during the duration of your vacation, the tickets can be exchanged for a refund by calling TripShock. No refunds once you have redeemed your ticket at the park.
  • Anyone that has any medical restrictions, special needs, prosthetics, or pacemakers is required to call 850-234-5271 to make arrangements.
  • Participants must be free of open wounds and show no signs of illness.
  • Guests may not bring coolers, food, or beverage items into the park.
  • Expectant mothers are not eligible to participate in this program.
  • Please leave valuables at home. Limited lockers are available.
  • Small children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Guests must arrive one hour before their program starts.
  • Participants must be able to speak and understand English.
  • Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
  • Anyone allergic to fish is unable to participate.
  • Must be at least 8 years old to participate.
  • Cameras are prohibited.
Additional information
  • Gulf World Marine Institute (GWMI) is a 501c3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of sea turtles and marine mammals. GWMI is proud to be a part of the Southeast Marine Mammal Stranding Network and the Sea Turtle Stranding and Salvage Network. Working under permits from National Marine Fisheries Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife, and Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission, GWMI plays an important role in rescuing and rehabilitating injured marine mammals and sea turtles throughout the Florida Panhandle.
  • Participants may get splashed by the sea lion but this is not an in water program.
  • Every Sea Lion Meet N Greet is photographed by professional photographers. Professional prints or CD may be purchased after the encounter in the Photography Center.
  • You are welcome to leave the park and return the same day with your hand stamped or your receipt.
  • Gulf World can accommodate sea lion Meet N Greet groups up to 6 people.
  • The habitats are filled with chlorinated saltwater.

Observer Rules:

  • Due to limited space, only 1 observer per participant. Observers are required to pay regular admission fee but there is no additional observer fees.
  • Observers are required to pay regular admission fees.
  • No cameras are allowed.
Reservation Requirements

ALL participant's first name, last names, and heights must be entered into the RESERVATION COMMENTS when booking. Failing to enter this information may cause the participant to miss the experience. Rescheduling or cancellation will be at Gulf World's discretion.

Customers must contact Gulf World directly to reschedule and will be charged a $25 rescheduling fee per participant. Anyone that is handicapped or has any medical restrictions, special needs, prosthetics, or pacemakers is required to contact Gulf World prior to booking.

By clicking the check box below you agree to the following:

  • Participants must be at least 8 years old.
  • Expectant mothers are not eligible to participate in this program.
  • Participants must be able to speak and understand English.
  • Participants must be free of open wounds and show no signs of illness.
  • Please arrive at least 1 hour before your scheduled Meet N Greet time. Programs that have to be rescheduled will be charged a $25 fee per participant.
  • Due to limited space, only 1 observer per participant. Observers are required to pay regular admission fees but do not need to pay a participation fee.
Location

15412 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413, USA

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