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Glass Bottom Dolphin Tours/ Dolphins Down Under

SanRoc Marina, 27267 Perdido Beach BLVD #100, Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-968-4386
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Ranked #27 of 60 activities in Orange Beach
Type: Tours
Owner description: Join us in search of wild dolphins aboard our Glass-Bottom Catamarans. This Alabama Dolphin Tour is brought to you by Dolphins Down Under in Orange... more » Owner description: Join us in search of wild dolphins aboard our Glass-Bottom Catamarans. This Alabama Dolphin Tour is brought to you by Dolphins Down Under in Orange Beach, Alabama. These new custom vessels are of the most stable of boats, and our knowledgeable Captains and crew will guide you and your family on an exciting, informative quest in the smooth pristine waters of the back bays to watch dolphin frolic and play in their natural environment. Minutes away from Gulf Shores, Alabama!Each vessel is equipped with four large glass panels so that you have a chance to view the dolphins as they play and swim beneath the boats. You will also have the chance to see Osprey Fish Eagles, the Great Blue Heron, and many other wetland creatures and birds in our bay area. The tours lasts 1 ½ Hours, and there are marine restroom facilities available, as well as a snack bar and fitted life vests for children and infants. « less
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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We really enjoyed seeing dolphins swimming in their natural habitat. The crew was very friendly and the captain made sure we got close to see dolphins swimming and coming out of the water. We sat on the front of the boat for a great view. Families with children on the boat especially enjoyed the tour. Adult beverages are for sale.... More

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Overland Park
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Crew was helpful and friendly. The bottom is not really glass. It is clear plastic and you don't see much but green water. Also they are in little fenced in areas so you would have to stand and look over the fence to even see the viewing area. We went on the lunch cruise. The hamburgers were delicious. We went... More

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Wentzville, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We took our family on a tour and had a blast. There were several dolphin sightings and the dolphins raced with the boat. Staff was very knowledgable about the dolphins and surrounding area. The glass bottom aspect isn't much however, the family had great time.

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Iuka, Mississippi, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Me and my family quiet enjoyed this attraction! We were guaranteed to see dolphins and we did! The staff was very polite and enjoyable. They followed in the rules and made you aware of them in a good and nice way. The captain of the ship was nice and funny. I vote this is a must!

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Carmi, Illinois
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

After calling and calling to schedule a trip, they finally called us back. However, it was rainy and a bit stormy on the day we were scheduled. We showed up 30 minutes in advance like we were supposed to, and they had to cancel due to the weather. No big deal! While we were waiting to see if they would... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We had a great time on this cruise. The glass bottom wasn't anything too special and we had trouble finding dolphins but our tour guide was very diligent and made sure we saw some!

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Colyell, Louisiana, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

What a great experience! We have been twice so far and plan to go back again. When we went in May we were able to see countless dolphins, and up close! Now, when we went in August of last year, we only were able to see a couple. They do hold a guarantee that if you don't see at least... More

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Monticello, Arkansas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The captain was very nice and he told us a lot about the area. You are guaranteed to see dolphins, sting rays, and birds. My family enjoyed doing this excursion the most.

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Tampa, Florida
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26 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We had a good experience with Dolphins Down Under. It was a 2 hour cruise going out of SanRoc Marina. The boat was full which was a bit squished while we all had to be seated at the very beginning and end of the trip. We went out about 20 mins away from the marina & saw a lot of... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

First thing first this is not a glass bottom boat. That is very misleading. There are four small windows that are all the way at the bottom of the boat. And the whole time the water is brown and murky and u can't see through them. When we boarded we where advised to not even waist our time looking at... More

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