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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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There were a lot of dolphin tour options, but I am glad we ended up choosing this one. The crew was very hospitable and fun. They had great interactive options for kids while... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Chalons-en-Champagne, France
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Fortunately we bought a Groupon and paid just half price. We saw just two Dolphins for 10min and two others boats were around them too. After that we were just around the marina, very slowly. Is like they didn't want to go to far and use to much fuel.... We were stuck on the boat because there were nothing to... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

There were a lot of dolphin tour options, but I am glad we ended up choosing this one. The crew was very hospitable and fun. They had great interactive options for kids while still making it enjoyable for adults. We spotted a few dolphins but they seemed to swim clear of any boats so it was only from a distance.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

My girlfriend and I received a great deal through Groupon. It was a very nice ride and they have a guarantee to see dolphins meaning if you don't see them on your trip, they will let you come back again FOR FREE. Also the 12$ all you can drink wristbands are nice.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Bought a coupon through Groupon and it was totally worth it. Me &I my boyfriend were speechless on how good the view from the boat was,since we've never been in an experience like this before. The unlimited beer was a plus! I'd totally recommend it if you love the beach and being around cool people.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Initially I had purchased a Groupon for the Sunset Cruise but when I went to make my reservation, I was told that the sunset cruise needed to be booked a month in advance because it's their busy season. Tropics made it easy for us to pick another boat tour option, we chose to go on a dolphin tour which was... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Great staff, very comfortable ride in choppy water, wonderfully priced. Kid friendly on the cruise we took. Good size catamaran. Beautiful sunset

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Clearwater
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Not our first trip on Tropics and won't be the last!! Thanks as always for an amazing time! Awesome staff!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

Drew gave us terrible customer service. She rudely interrupted me multiple times on the phone and wouldn't offer any solutions and finally hung up on me. Not the way a business should operate when you have a potential client that had some questions.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Enjoyed it very much. Crew was fun and professional. Dolphins were a fantastic and the views and tour were great...worth the $ spent.

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

My Father & I took the ride on Friday, May 1st at the 1215 pm tour. We arrived 1 hr early and located the "booth" - from the moment we checked in, they gave us name tags and provided clear, concise instructions as to what we needed to do and where to be at what time! The ride was great,... More 

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