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DETAILS

Sunset Camp

Enjoy an evening out while your children have an unforgettable experience at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. Our Sunset Camp includes a dockside encounter with a dolphin, an exploratory venture along the beautiful Emerald Coast beach at dusk, ocean themed activities, scavenger hunt, and dinner at Seal Harbor.

Available on select Tuesdays and Thursdays June 6-August 1. Click on "Reserve Now" to view available dates, and make reservations today. 

Ages: 6-14      

Price: $89 for the first child   Special Deal!  25% OFF each additional child within the same reservation!

Duration: Approximately 5 hours

Program Availability: 4:00 p.m - 9:00 p.m. on select Tuesday and Thursday evenings during spring and summer

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

Program note: Sunset Camp does not include general admission.  General admission purchase is not required to participate in the program.  If the participant would like to explore the park exhibits on an alternate day or prior to the Sunset Camp encounter, general admission purchase is required.
All camp counselors undergo Level 2 background screening.
 

Expedite your check in process by printing and completing this Sunset Camp 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

Sunset Camp

Requirements

  • Participants must be between six (6) and fourteen (14) years of age.
  • Program participants should wear weather appropriate attire.  Keep in mind, as the sun sets the temperature may drop a few degrees, so a jacket may be needed.
  • Participants must wear closed toed shoes, yet be aware they may get wet during our exploratory venture along the Emerald Coast beach.  Suggestions would be water shoes, Crocs, sneakers, etc.
  • Participants with special needs including mobility, seeing, or hearing impairments must contact Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park prior to reserving the encounter.

POLICIES

Sunset Camp

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.
  • 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

Sunset Camp

FAQs

How long is the dolphin encounter and will I get to touch the dolphins?

The dolphin encounter portion of Sunset Camp is 5 minutes.  Although each program is different in order to incorporate variety for the animals, the program does not include touching the dolphins but may include feeding and giving various behavior signals while interacting with the dolphins.

Will I go in the water with the dolphins? 

No, the Sunset Camp dolphin encounter occurs from the dry dock area alongside the habitat from either a standing or sitting position.

Can I take photos during my encounter?

Cameras/phones are not allowed into animal enclosures or on docks as participants’ hands must be free to interact with the animals.  General admission guests, such as family and friends, are welcome to take photos from viewing areas.

My child is five years old, can they participate?

No, participants must be at least six (6) years of age and not older than fourteen (14) years of age.

Does the encounter price include general admission?

No, the Sunset Camp price does not include general admission.  General admission purchase is not required to participate in the program.  If the participant would like to explore the park exhibits and shows on an alternate day or prior to the Sunset Camp encounter, general admission purchase is required.

Is there a discount for multiple children?

Yes! When reserving Sunset Camp for multiple children, the first child is full price and any additional children within the same reservation are given a 25% discount.

Can parents observe the dolphin encounter or other portions of Sunset Camp?

Yes, parents can observe the dolphin encounter, but must purchase general admission to the park.  The remaining portion of Sunset Camp may not be attended by anyone other than paying participants.

What else will participants do during Sunset Camp?

Other activities include ocean-themed games, activities, crafts, learning, and a guided, informative walk along the beach.

Is dinner included?  What will be served?

Yes, dinner is included. We offer a choice of a hot dog or a turkey wrap (turkey, cheddar, lettuce, tomato, and ranch dressing on a tortilla wrap). Each meal comes with a bottle of water and chips. Menu options are subject to change based on availability.

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

Encounters continue 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
  • 6 to 14
  • $89.00
  • 5 Hours
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