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Breakfast with the Dolphins (summer only)

Start your day with a smile as you enjoy a delicious breakfast with the company of dolphins on the deck of our Dolphin Point exhibit. While your meal is prepared, you will have the opportunity to touch and feed the dolphins and interact with the trainers to learn more about our finned family. This program includes general admission and you will have just the fuel you need to spend the day perusing exhibits and watching our dolphin and sea lion show!

Your meal will include your choice of one entree, two sides, and a beverage. View Menu (Please note, the menu is subject to change.)

Ages*: 5 and up        

Duration: Approximately one hour

Special Note: In case of rain, an alternate dining location will be chosen that may not be within viewing distance of the dolphins. The dolphin interaction will still take place rain or shine! No refunds or exchanges due to inclement weather.

*Participants under thirteen (13) years of age must be accompanied by a participating (paying) adult over the age of eighteen (18).

For more information, see our requirements, policies, and FAQ links!

 

Expedite your check in process by printing and completing this Encounter Participant Waiver prior to your visit.  Separate waiver required for each participant.

Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park makes every effort to make your visit a memorable one.  If you or a family member has any special needs, please fill out our special needs form prior to reserving your encounter, so that we can provide assistance.

REQUIREMENTS

Breakfast with the Dolphins

Requirements

  • Guests must be age five (5) or older to participate in the Breakfast with the Dolphins encounter.
  • Participants under thirteen (13) years of age must be accompanied by a participating (paying) adult over the age of eighteen (18).
  • Participants with special needs including mobility, seeing, or hearing impairments must contact Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park prior to reserving the encounter.
  • Minimum 4 guests required for the Breakfast with the Dolphin encounter to take place.

POLICIES

Breakfast with the Dolphins

Policies

  • Encounter must be paid in full at the time of reservation.
  • Encounters continue rain or shine, no refunds or exchanges due to inclement weather.
  • Minimum 4 guests required for the Breakfast with the Dolphin encounter to take place.
  • 24-hour notice must be given in order to receive a full refund of the purchase price.
  • In the event that an encounter must be rescheduled within 24 hours prior to the encounter start time, or after a missed encounter, a rebooking fee of 25% of the encounter purchase price will be applied. Rebooking is subject to program availability and is not guaranteed.
  • 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 general admission viewing areas.
  • For the safety of the animals, remove jewelry and loose articles from pockets prior to the start of the encounter.

FAQS

Breakfast with the Dolphins

FAQs

What menu options are included?

You can view our Breakfast with the Dolphins menu here. The program includes your choice of one entree and one beverage in addition to ice water. Additional items will be available on the table for your enjoyment.

Will I get to touch the dolphins?

Yes, the Breakfast with the Dolphins program includes the opportunity to discover how a dolphin feels. 

What else will I get to do with the dolphins?

Although each program is different in order to incorporate variety for the animals, the program may include feeding and giving various behavior signals while interacting with the dolphins.

Will I go in the water with the dolphins? 

No, the Breakfast with the Dolphins program occurs from the dry dock area alongside the habitat.  Mats will be provided for each guest to kneel or sit on the dock.

Can I take photos during my encounter?

Cameras/phones are not allowed poolside during the dolphin encounter as participants’ hands must be free to interact with the animals.  Breakfast with the Dolphins participants may take photos of the dolphins while tableside.

My child is four years old, can they participate?

No, participants must be at least five (5) years of age.

I have kids under the age of thirteen that want to participate but I do not want to accompany them, can they still do the program? 

Participants under the age of thirteen (13) must be accompanied by a participating (paying) adult over the age of eighteen (18) due to the breakfast component of the program.

Does the encounter price include general admission?

Yes, the purchase price of Breakfast with the Dolphin includes your general park admission to enjoy the park for the day.

Can I get a refund if it is raining on the day of my encounter?

Breakfast with the Dolphins will continue rain or shine. In the case of rain, an alternate dining location will be chosen that may not be within view of the dolphins. The dolphin interaction will take place rain or shine. No refunds or exchanges due to inclement weather.

Can I get a refund if I need to cancel my reservation?

24-hour notice must be given in order to receive a full refund of the purchase price.  Call 850-243-9046 for assistance.

Can I reschedule my encounter for a different day if something comes up?  What if I miss my scheduled encounter?

If more than 24 hours notice is given, an encounter can be rescheduled at no charge. Rescheduling is subject to program availability and is not guaranteed. In the event that an encounter must be rescheduled within the 24-hour window prior to the encounter start time, or after a missed encounter, a rebooking fee of 25% of the encounter purchase price will be applied. Call 850-243-9046 for assistance.

OVERVIEW
  • 5 and Up

  • Breakfast with the Dolphins Ages 5 through 12 - $89.00
    Breakfast with the Dolphins Ages 13 and up - $99.00
  • 1 Hour
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