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Address: 25 Causeway Blvd., Slip 5, Clearwater, FL 33767
Phone Number: 727-442-7433
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Description: We at The Tropics Boat Tours invite you to join us for a memorable...
We at The Tropics Boat Tours invite you to join us for a memorable experience aboard our newly remodeled tropical-themed, double-decker catamaran. Our vessel accommodates up to 125 passengers and the two decks allow you the option to sail in the sunshine and open air on the top deck or relax in the shade on the lower level. We are proud to offer boat tours which include guaranteed dolphin sightings, children's activities and complimentary soft drinks, beer and wine - all while sailing the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico. We look forward to hosting you aboard "The Tropics" and appreciate the opportunity to serve you. And remember that all our cruises include complimentary beer, wine and soft drinks. You may also purchase your favorite cocktails, frozen drinks or snacks from our full service bar.
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sunset cruise with family and friends

Travelled from Winnipeg to visit my mom who lives in florida. Had my 2 daughter aged 23 & 25 and a family friend and her 21 year old daughter with me from Canada. My mother is in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Was a great time on the boat. Ride was over an hour long with a very attentive crew. The star home tour was alot of fun, and we were lucky to catch a couple of pods of dolphins! The all you can drink deals are good, there are 3 levels from jist soda to all you want beer & wine.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We would absolutely do this again. The staff was very friendly. We had a great time. We celebrated my husband's birthday. The crew interacted with us and my children. We didn't have to ask if we wanted a drink refill. They were coming up and making sure everyone had fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

If you're looking for a good time for all the family look no further. Brian was great, being 17 I chose the $6 unlimited soft drinks package and I easily got my money's worth in the two hour cruise as well as a souvenir cup. The cruise takes you on a tour of Clearwater and then into the Gulf of... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Our group of 50 friends - 3 generations - took the 12:15 Dolphin Exploration Cruise. They guaranteed that we'd see dolphins and we did. Many of them. Good narration with a sense of humor explaining the wildlife and the ownership of the mega mansions along the shore. Kid friendly too and the youngsters - age 3 to 11 - had... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Travelled from Winnipeg to visit my mom who lives in florida. Had my 2 daughter aged 23 & 25 and a family friend and her 21 year old daughter with me from Canada. My mother is in a wheelchair and does not get out very often. Wanted to do something that everyone would enjoy aged 21 to75!! The cruise was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We did the sunset cruise and it was gorgeous! Friendly, fun staff that go above and beyond. Two hours was a perfect amount of time and they took us out all over. Great unlimited drinks for a good price. Loved the music. We spent most of our time on the upper level and it was fun. Free drink toast at... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We took the family out for an afternoon Dolphin watching cruise on a weekday in August. We were not sure we were going to see any dolphins, but we saw lots, both on the intracoastal just a few minutes out of the marina, and more on the Gulf. We were so happy! The boat is a bit clunky and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

It was an amazing time, the crew was great! very friendly people. The played some great music and the people made you feel at home.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We went on two cruises - dolphin watching o e afternoon and the sunset cruise the next evening. We saw a few Dolphins but weren't disappointed because we enjoyed our time on the boat. The sunset cruise was better. Went further out into the gulf.

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Clearwater, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

The staff and boat were pleasant. Drinks were a little overpriced and dolphin sighting was okay. I tried calling multiple times and never got through to anyone. Also left voicemail with no return calls. Email is the best way to communicate. It is more of a tour of Clearwater than dolphin tour. We did see dolphins but was not as... More 

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