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VIP "Trainer for a Day" Experience at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

 Fort Walton Beach-Okaloosa Island, FL
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Sign on for the experience of a lifetime with the Gulfarium's VIP "Trainer for a Day" adventure. For ages 13 and up, this fully-immersive training day teaches people what it takes to be a bonafide marine mammal trainer. Work side-by-side resident experts to learn all about the park's marine mammals, their behavior, biology, their interactions with humans and more.

Activity Highlights
  • Unique opportunity to work side-by-side a VIP marine mammal trainer
  • Learn about and touch animals like dolphins and much more
  • Practice training and caring for the park's marine mammal residents
  • A leisurely look at what it's really like to be a marine mammal trainer

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: 5 Hrs.

What's Included
  • General admission
  • Lunch
  • VIP Trainer
  • T-shirt
  • Gulfarium souvenir beach towel
  • Pass to enjoy the Gulfarium for an additional day
What to bring
  • Weather appropriate attire
  • Bathing suit
  • Sunscreen
Restrictions
  • Guests must be age 13 or older to participate as a VIP Trainer.
  • 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.
  • Bathing suit attire must be worn or brought with the participant.
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.
  • During this program, participants will encounter penguins, otters, dolphins, seals, sea lions, tropical birds, stingrays, and sharks. The length of time spent with each animal varies with each program depending on the animals’ needs and behavior.
  • Photos are taken during the encounter and will be available for purchase. Photo packages are not included in the price of the encounter.
  • Changing rooms and lockers are available on site for use by in-water encounter participants
  • If you or a family member has any special needs or disabilities, please contact TripShock prior to making your reservation.
Location

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

from $379
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VIP "Trainer for a Day" Experience at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

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about 3 days ago
Oh yes! A must do if you have your kids with you in Destin! So much fun! Love love loved the dolphin show! The kids loved it all! So much fun!
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Melanie C.
about 3 months ago
Update:My small son opted to train with the dolphins in lieu of a birthday party. This was the most amazing thing I think he's ever done in his nine years...
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Kathy R.
about 2 months ago
We were excited to go here to watch some dolphin and sea lion shows but after paying $95 dollars for 2 children and 2 adults the lady at the counter said...
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Krista H.