Gulf Wold Marine Park in Panama City Beach

Family Fun At Gulf World!

Welcome to Gulf World in Panama City Beach,Florida, a place for the whole family to explore. Swim with Dolphins – Live the Experience of a lifetime! Enjoy daily live shows featuring dolphins, sea lions, reptiles and tropical birds. Explore our indoor and outdoor tropical gardens showcasing penguins, sharks, alligators, sea turtles and more. Your adventure begins here.


Daily Shows and Open Rain or Shine!
While enjoying the exciting daily shows and exploring the park don’t forget to take the opportunity after the shows to have a memorable photo taken with one of our animals. Our professional photographers will take photos that you can purchase in our state of the art photo department. Your all day pass is only $29 for adults and senior citizens 55 years and up are $24. Children ages 5 to 11 are $19 and children four and under are no charge. Admission includes all the daily shows, exhibits and the park’s newest habitat, Stingray Bay.

For the ultimate animal lover we offer many ways to get up close and personal with our animals. You can choose from one of ours Swim with Dolphins Programs: Royal Swim, Swim Adventure or the Dolphin Encounter.

Sign up for the Stingray Encounter to have the ultimate experience at Stingray Bay.

This in-water interactive program introduces guests to cownose and southern stingrays. The Trainer for a Day program is an all-day behind the scenes tour working with our trainers caring for our animals. Our Day Camps are filled with fun activities learning about the animals and also visiting some of the shows. Our Meet-N-Greet programs allow you to interact with our animals and trainers during training sessions. Snooze with Sea Life is a great program for scouts, church groups and other youth organizations. During the snooze program you will spend the night at the park to see what our animals do after dark and you spend the entire next day in the park watching all the shows.

Today is also a great time to purchase a yearly pass to Gulf World —which entitles you to unlimited visits to the park for an entire year! You will also receive discounts throughout the year on our special educational interactive programs. Adult annual passes are $65, and children annual passes (ages 5-11) are $45.

This year the Tropical Garden Theatre at Gulf World Marine Park has a fantastic magic show on select nights during the summer. Award winning “Illusionist of the Year” Noah Wells presents MAXIMUM MAGIC at Gulf World! Get ready for 90 minutes of WORLD CLASS ILLUSIONS, HILARIOUS COMEDY, AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION, MENTALISM, and SPECIAL EFFECTS, all wrapped up in action-packed show the whole family will LOVE! It’s a Las Vegas style show appropriate for ages 3-93! Noah Wells was recently awarded the Merlin Award 2 years in a row for “Illusionist of the Year” from the International Magicians Society, the world’s largest magic organization. It’s the highest award given in the field of magic and illusion. Noah made history as the youngest magician in the USA to ever receive the Merlin Award!

For More information and to purchase admission tickets and book interactive programs, visit



Gulf World Marine Park

15412 Front Beach Road
Panama City Beach, Florida 32413

Phone Number:
Local: 1.850.234.5271