Gulf World is located at 15412 Front Beach Road Panama City Beach. FL 32413.
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The park opens daily–rain or shine–at 10 a.m.
Gulf World offers free and paid parking first come first serve basis. There is a parking lot in front of the building and additional parking in back during busy season. Along with an overflow paid parking area during summer months.
Yes and that is recommended. You can purchase your tickets ahead of time here.
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You can bring swim suits, strollers, wagons, extra clothing and baby food.
Gulf World has a no refunds policy for bookings. Refunds are only given if a program is cancelled by Gulf World.
General admission is an all day pass to see all shows and exhibits. This does not include interactive programs such as swimming with dolphins. You can purchase general admission tickets here:
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It takes about three to four hours to see the all shows and exhibits.
No…but we are stroller and wheelchair friendly.
We have local, military and emergency responder discounts. You can find all of our discounts codes and deals here:
Yes! There are multiple onsite eateries that serve burgers, chicken fingers, fried pickles, soft pretzels, popcorn and much more!
You can take photos while watching shows and touring exhibits. Photos are not allowed during the interactive programs, but professional digital photo package are available for purchase.
Not inside the park…you can smoke outside the front of the park. You can come and go throughout the day.
Contact [email protected] for more information.
Yes, we have a snooze with the sea life program. Limited availability. You can learn more about that here:
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Our onsite gift shop offers swimsuits, beach-themed jewelry, home decor, toys, animal-created paintings and numerous gift options!
First aid supplies are available in our gift shop and snack bar.
We have two family restrooms near the front of the park in the kiddie corner. There are also two changing stations in the ladies bathroom adjacent to the snack bar.
Yes, in the front check in area. You can email [email protected] if you lost something.
No, however we do have a non-profit Gulf World Marine Institute that has a volunteer program. You can learn more about that here: Institute Click Here
To help with the rescue, rehabilitation and release of marine mammals, you can donate to the Gulf World Marine Institute–a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. CLICK HERE: Donate!
or you can adopt a sea turtle here: Adopt!
The animals are fed restaurant quality fish, and a variety of other food items depending on the species and it’s required diet.
The animal at Gulf World were either rescued and deemed non releasable, donated by a former owner (Dogs, cats, birds) or born in human care.
Yes, we take pride in safety protocols for guests and animals.
No, general admission is included in all interactive programs.
At least 1 hour early if you have a program after 10am. If you have an early morning program 30min early. Please allot for traffic.