John “Brandy” Siebenaler and his wife, Marjorie, founded the Gulfarium, the first marine attraction of its kind on the Florida Panhandle. Since the gates first swung open in 1955, guests flocked to the Gulfarium. Displays of live specimens collected from the nearby Gulf of Mexico waters by Brandy, his associates, and Destin’s fishing families gave visitors a chance to view life below the sea as they had never seen it before. The park’s spectacular dolphin shows gained national recognition, and the high-flying porpoises were trained by none other than Marjorie, who quickly became an acclaimed expert for her innate ability to connect with the animals. Beyond the on-cue performances of sky-high leaps, hoop jumps, and clever antics in the pool, the Gulfarium is part of a greater mission. It plays a critical role in the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of stranded marine mammals, sea turtles, and other native wildlife—a need it has continued to serve for more than half a century.
The Gulfarium's Living Sea, the cherished aspiration of marine scientist Brandy
Siebenaler, has flourished over the last 60 years to become a modern interactive
oceanarium known as Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. Embracing the history ...
Author: Russel Chiodo
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
The new, full-colour Rough Guide to Florida is the ultimate travel guide to this massively popular US state, with clear maps and detailed coverage of its world-famous attractions and quirkier hidden gems. Discover Florida's highlights, with expert information on everything from the glorious Art Deco architecture of South Beach and the must-do theme parks of Orlando to the vast 'gator-filled swaps of the Everglades and the dazzling coral reefs of the Keys - all made accessible with clear maps and reliable advice on how to get around. Detailed practical information on what to see and do in Miami, Tampa and Palm Beach, as well as lesser-visited spots, with up-to-date, insider reviewers of the best hotels, bars, clubs. shops and restaurants for all budgets, as well as stunning photography that brings it all to life. Explore every corner of Florida with the Rough Guide and make sure you don't miss the unmissable.
unspoiled state by their owner – the US Air Force – and making a lively weekend
playground for local youths and high-spirited beach ... 8508339595, Gulfarium
Marine Adventure Park 1010 Miracle Strip Pkwy (US-98), Okaloosa Island • Daily
Author: Rough Guides
Publisher: Rough Guides UK
Whether you're kayaking through mangroves, bodysurfing with manta rays, or sunbathing with a piña colada in hand, soak up the Sunshine State with Moon Florida Gulf Coast. Inside you'll find: Flexible itineraries from short beach getaways to a 10-day road trip covering all 700 miles of the Florida Gulf Coast Strategic advice for beach-goers, wildlife enthusiasts, water sports lovers, and more The best spots for outdoor adventures like kayaking, hiking, biking, bird-watching, and fishing, and the best beaches for swimming, sunsets, and seclusion Top activities and unique experiences: Discover the vibrant performing arts scene in Sarasota or stroll through quaint riverfront towns and secluded island enclaves. Unwind on shell-scattered beaches, explore winding mazes of mangroves, or spot gators in the swampy Everglades. Ride the coasters at Busch Gardens, browse art galleries in Naples, or check out a local swamp buggy race. Sail through the canals of Tampa, kick back at a beachfront oyster bar, and sip a local brew as the sun sets over the ocean Expert advice from Florida native Jason Ferguson on where to stay, where to eat, and how to get around by car, bus, or boat Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout Background information on the Gulf Coast's landscape, wildlife, history, and culture Handy tips for international visitors, families with kids, LGBTQ travelers, and travelers with disabilities With Moon Florida Gulf Coast's practical advice and local know-how, you can plan your trip your way. For more of the Sunshine State, try Moon Florida Keys. Hitting the road? Check out Moon South Florida & the Keys Road Trip.
Opened in 1955, Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park (1010 Miracle Strip Pkwy.,
Fort Walton Beach, 850/243-9046, 9am-4:30pm daily, $24 adults, $23 seniors,
$16 ages 3-12, free under age 3) was one of the country's original marine parks.
Author: Joshua Lawrence Kinser
Publisher: Hachette UK
The craft brew revolution has spread south. This all-new guidebook profiles the Sunshine State's 66 breweries and brewpubs. • Entries include each brewery's story, styles of beer brewed, tours, food served, and special features • Author's "Pick" on the best beer to try at each site • Special features on beer chains, beer in theme parks, container sizes, and beerfests and beer webs "Gerard is the authority on Florida breweries. Immersed in the craft beer culture, he's traveled far and wide to put together a definitive text chronicling the craft movement in the Sunshine State. Grab the book, drop the top, and hit the road to great beer in Florida!"—Mike Halker, founder of Due South Brewing Co. and president of Florida Brewers Guild
Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park (www.gulfarium.com) is the state's oldest still-
operating marine park, first opened in 1955. It's now home to exotic animal
encounters, daily dolphin and sea lion show, interactive exhibits and more.
Author: Gerard Walen
Publisher: Stackpole Books
You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. It's like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go— they've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews of so many hotels and restaurants in all price ranges. Every Frommer's Travel Guide is up-to-date, with exact prices for everything, dozens of color maps, and exciting coverage of sports, shopping, and nightlife. You'd be lost without us! Completely updated every year (unlike most of the competition), Frommer's Florida is much more comprehensive and detailed than its major competitor. It is simply the most reliable guide you can buy. Our team of expert authors has inspected countless accommodations, and they've selected the very best: lavish golf resorts, spas, stunning B&Bs, beachfront motels, and family-friendly condos. No matter what your budget, this guide can help you design a memorable Florida vacation. Frommer's covers all the highlights: the sizzling South Beach club scene, the state's best restaurants, dive sites in the Keys, baseball spring training, theme parks, the Kennedy Space Center, world-class golf courses, and beaches, water sports, and beach bars galore. You'll learn about all the latest developments at Disney and Universal Studios, and get lots of insider tips about airfare bargains and package deals. You'll even get a free color fold-out map and an online directory that makes trip-planning a snap!
Most resort hotels and amusement parks are grouped around the Gulfarium
marine park on U . S . 98 , east of the bridge . Here you ' ll find the Boardwalk , a
collection of tin - roofed beachside buildings that have an arcade for the kids , a ...
Author: Lesley Abravanel
Category: Amusement parks
A guide to fun-tastic places for families to enjoy together in the Sunshine State, from riding the St. Augustine Sightseeing Train or the Marco Island Trolley to exploring Solomon's Castle in Ona or the Kennedy Space Center in Titusville.
... Grayton Beach State Park , 26 G . R . Boating , 226 Great Adventure Water
Sports , 31 Great Adventures Amusement ... 15 Gulf Specimen Marine
Laboratories Aquarium , 37 Gulf World Marine Park , 28 Gulfarium , 22 Gumbo
Limbo Nature ...
Author: Chelle K. Walton
You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. It's like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go-- they've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews of so many hotels and restaurants in all price ranges. Every Frommer's Travel Guide is up-to-date, with exact prices for everything, dozens of color maps, and exciting coverage of sports, shopping, and nightlife. You'd be lost without us! Completely updated every year (unlike most of the competition), Frommer's Florida features gorgeous color photos of the fun that awaits you in the Sunshine State. Much more comprehensive and detailed than its major competitor, this is simply the most reliable guide you can buy. Our team of expert authors has inspected countless accommodations, and they've selected the very best: lavish golf resorts, spas, stunning B&Bs, beachfront motels, and family-friendly condos. No matter what your budget, this guide can help you design a memorable Florida vacation. Frommer's covers all the highlights: the sizzling South Beach club scene, dive sites in the Keys, spring training, theme parks, the Kennedy Space Center, world-class golf courses, and beaches, water sports, and beach bars galore. You'll learn about all the latest developments at Disney and Universal Studios, and get lots of insider tips about airfare bargains and package deals. You'll even get a free color fold-out map and an online directory that makes trip-planning a snap!
... Day in the Park with Barney (Universal Studios Florida), 533 Adventure Island (
Tampa), 4,426 Adventureland (WDW), ... 343 Florida's Gulfarium (Okaloosa
Island), 631 Gulf World Marine Park (Panama City Beach), 644–645 Harbor
Author: Lesley Abravanel
... Records Museum , Gatlinburg , TN Gulf Marine State Park , Biloxi , MS Gulf
World , Inc . , Panama City Beach , FL Gulfarium , Fort Walton Beach , FL
Gunstock , Gillford , NH Gunston Hall , Lorton , VA Guntown Mountain
Amusement Park ...
Category: Amusement parks
Gulfarium and Shell Museum , Fort Walton Beach . ... Restored Indian burial
grounds , artifacts and marine exhibits . ... Strip Amusement Park's MARINA near
Selkirk , Ontario , just east of 500,000 - gallon wave pool and crazy water flumes
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Gulfarium and Shell Museum , Fort Walton Beach . ... Restored Indian burial
grounds , artifacts and marine exhibits . ... Miracle Strip Amusement Park's
500,000 - gallon wave pool and crazy water flumes cool visitors while others
enjoy the ...
Category: Camp sites, facilities, etc
Florida is an ideal--and popular--destination for a family vacation, with its beautiful beaches, vast nature parks and magical theme parks. Cadogan takes all the stress out of a trip to this part of the United States, leaving you and the kids to enjoy a fun-filled holiday. The first section deals with all the practicalities, from getting around with children to listings of the best child-friendly hotels and restaurants. The regional chapters explore the state, with highlights, calendar of events, itinerary for a perfect day out maps. And, of course, there is section dedicated to the wonders of Walt Disney World Resort�e, with tips and advice on how to make the most of your trip, plus maps and listings of where to stay and eat. With all these details taken care of, all you and the kids need to do is choose what to do first: get wet at the Disney Water Park, marvel at the special effects at MGM studios or meet all your favorite cartoon characters at Disney''s Magic Kingdom. Sprinkled throughout with fascinating facts, stories and quizzes to amused bored children whilst traveling, take the kids: Florida & Walt Disney World Resort�e will ensure your family holiday is memorable for all the right reasons!
Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratories 62 Reference accommodation 30 - 52
Amelia Island 33 - 4 Anne Maria Island 35 Apalachicola 31 ... 42 Suwanee River
33 Tallahassee 33 Tampa 39 Tarpon Springs 39 Universal Theme Parks 42 - 3
Venice 39 Vero Beach 43 Wakulla ... Alan Shepard Park 153 alcohol
consumption 26 - 7 Alfred B . Maclay State Gardens Park Gulfarium 68 Harbor
Branch Institution 155 ...
Author: Melanie Dakin
Publisher: Cadogan Books
Newsletter of the International Marine Animal Trainers Association ... (no
affiliation listed) Animal Training and ConWildlife Conservation SociCHERYL
ROCKWELL sulting Services ety/Prospect Park ... (As) Gulfarium RISA
SHIRAISHI (P) National Aquarium in BaltiJANICE BRENNAN (S) Ocean
Adventure, Subic JAMIE ...
Category: Marine animals
Author: H M Gousha
Publisher: H. M. Gousha Maps & Atlases