General Admission

Gulf World Marine Park hours are currently in seasonal hours 9:30 am to 5pm

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  • General Admission (Age 3 and up) – $25 + tax
  • Young Children – FREE (Ages 2 and under with paid adult)
  • All daily shows (updated seasonally) and animal exhibits!
  • Petting the stingrays in Stingray Bay.
  • On-site promotions, contests and discounts (based on availability).
  • Access to our snack bars, grill and  shopping. PLEASE NOTE: While it takes an average of two hours to enjoy the all the shows and explore the exhibits, you’re welcome to linger longer.
  • Only ADA service animals are allowed in the park. Emotional support animals are not allowed to enter the park.
Not Included
  • While they can be booked on site, there is an additional charge for animal encounters and swims.
  • After the shows and interactive programs, our professional Photo Center would be happy to assist you with your photo package purchase.
  • Outside food, drink and coolers are not permitted, but you’ll have a variety of tasty snacks to choose from at our onsite eateries! Movie-style popcorn, soft, warm pretzels and even frozen tropical drinks mean you’ll find something to please everyone in your party!
Is Gulf World Open in the rain?

Gulf World is open daily rain or shine. Click here for hours

What is the schedule for the park?
Where is Gulf World?

Gulf World is located at 15412 Front Beach Road Panama City Beach. FL 32413. View On Map

What are your operating hours?

The park opens daily--rain or shine--at 10 a.m. Hours may vary during seasons.

Where can I park, is there a cost for parking?

Gulf World offers free parking on a first come first serve basis. There is a parking lot in front of the building and additional parking in back during busy season.

What can I bring to the park?

You can bring swim suits, strollers, wagons, extra clothing and baby food.

Do you offer refunds?

Gulf World has a no refunds policy for bookings. Refunds are only given if a program is cancelled by Gulf World.

If I pay for a dolphin encounter, do I have to pay general admission?

No, general admission is included in all interactive programs.

Is there a place to eat in the park?

Yes, we have a dolphin grill and a snack bar that has items from pizza to burgers and chicken fingers.

Is the park handicap accessible?