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The Tropics Boat Tours

25 Causeway Blvd., Slip 5, Clearwater, FL 33767
727-442-7433
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Ranked #21 of 64 activities in Clearwater
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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HILTON
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64 reviews 64 reviews
11 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

Of course the weather couldn't have been nicer, so we had a wonderful boat ride. We really didn't care if we saw dophins. We had a Living Social coupon which made it worthwhile to go just for the ride. We did see 2 dolphins,however. Staff was very friendly and funny. Loved the music they provided and the little sightseeing tour.... More

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Clearwater, Florida
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45 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 NEW

Went on this boat, because my wife and I have been on a few and got a groupon. The staff was helpful in setting up the reservation and other tasks. The boat has two levels which is nice, and it's approximately a 2 hour voyage. The staff on the boat were nice, but the person giving the sight seeing information... More

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Tampa, Florida
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65 reviews 65 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I have been on their dolphin tour three times. Twice by myself and once with a group of friends. It's always so much fun!!! They have Groupons sometimes where you can get two-for-one admissions. I recommend booking online or over the phone well in advance, and leaving EARLY. There can be a LOT of traffic on the weekend--sometimes it can... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

Purchased tickets online. Left an hour before we were to arrive (only about 10 miles). Traffic was so bad that our checkin time was missed. I called when we knew we would miss to ask if we could reschedule for another day (this was 40 minutes prior to departure). There are four tours a day. It isn't like they couldn't... More

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Epsom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Went on a Dolphin watch saw some Dolphins had a good time . The boat was very nice with drinks . You can buy a wrist bad for $12.00. I would love to do a Sunset cruise. The only thing I would ask is turn the music down so we can hear the things you are talking about the area.... More

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Clearwater, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We bought the Amazon Local vouchers. The first time we scheduled they cancelled on us. The 2nd time we scheduled, we never received the email confirmation but yet we got the Thank You email sent to the same email that the original confirmation email was supposed to go to. Upon contacting them about the missed tour I received this response:... More

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Manchester, Ct
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We found this through groupon. It was a cloudy, stormy week that we were visiting the Clearwater area. We were waiting for a sunny day, but as the week was flying by, we finally booked our dolphin tour for 4:45 on a friday. The crew contacted us by phone and email..the 4;45 was cancelled due to thunderstorms so we were... More

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Raleigh
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We arrived at the requested 45 mins prior to departure, and had an efficient check-in at the marina and got our $2 parking pass for the marina lot. The dolphin cruise boat was a spacious double decker and when we went (a Monday during our spring break), there was plenty of room on the flat bench seating. Some of the... More

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Olathe, Kansas
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

We went as a family and really loved it! The boat was fine but not awesome. We saw lots of dolphins. The water is beautiful. Would do it again. Staff was courteous and fun.

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Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Had a great time aboard the sunset cruise. Yep, it was the "dangerous,life threatening" one. BS!! I,also, have had coast guard training and have many hours of night time navigation. Unless you have operated a craft at night, you have no idea how easy it is to become disoriented. The bump of the buoy is far from what I would... More

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