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Encounters With Dolphins

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Address: 25 Causeway Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767
Phone Number: 17274660375
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Description: Come out with Encounters With Dolphins harbor boat tour where we give you...
Come out with Encounters With Dolphins harbor boat tour where we give you a dolphin adventure you will never forget! Our boat tour is a FUN filled extravaganza onboard the 40 foot coast guard inspected excision boat that guarantees dolphin sightings. Spend an hour and half to an hour and forty-five minutes with us in Clearwater costal waters watching dolphins. For thirty minutes our boat tour stops on the secluded Compass Island. There, you have the opportunity to shell hunt through thousands of shells and even snorkel in the tropical Clearwater Bay! This adventure is for everyone! Call us for reservations!
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Great little trip

Had a great time seen some dolphins they didn't rush us so could take lots of pics visited little island too and saw where all the rich and famous live! Such nice friendly guys... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

The tour was pretty decent. The captain had a good personality but the skipper Alex made our trip the best. He told us he was a recent graduate of marine biology. He was smart and friendly. He found my kids a sea urchin (spell?) to touch when we stopped on shell island. We did see a few different dolphins including... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

So I'm not sure how this man is still in business. He must have a chemical imbalance or be unhappy with his life. The owner got upset when we asked why he wanted to take our picture. He never gave an answer and so when we got on the boat he yelled at us about the picture again and when... More 

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WILLIAM F, Public Relations Manager at Encounters With Dolphins, responded to this review

At Encounters With Dolphins we want to apologize for the inconveniences you had while visiting us. Our captain requests we take pictures before boarding the boat so each customer is on record for each boat ride. This is simply for the safety of the customers. However, there is no excuse for you and your family to be yelled at for... More 

Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Had a great time seen some dolphins they didn't rush us so could take lots of pics visited little island too and saw where all the rich and famous live! Such nice friendly guys too.

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WILLIAM F, Public Relations Manager at Encounters With Dolphins, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We are happy to hear you had a great time. Come back and visit us soon! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Took a 90 min tour to do some snorkeling and see some dolphins. As promised, they found two dolphins in a boat harbor and brought us in for a close up to take pictures. One of the dolphins was young...maybe 3-4 weeks old. After a quick guided tour by some expensive mansions we stopped at a small island to snorkel... More 

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WILLIAM F, Public Relations Manager at Encounters With Dolphins, responded to this review

Erik, thank you for the review. We are happy to hear you and a great time with us and were able to have the full positive experience. More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We had the best time, we was able to see several dolphins, and was taken out to an island in the middle of the ocean. I would recommend this to people if you wanted to spend a little time on the water. I personally loved it. Two of the boats worked together and got the dolphins playing, they was jumping... More 

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WILLIAM F, Public Relations Manager at Encounters With Dolphins, responded to this review

Amy, thank you for visiting with Encounters With Dolphins! We are happy to hear you had a great time with us. We hope to see you again! More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Nice crew. They can accommodate a good number of people on each trip. We did see some Dolphins, but nothing that was right up to the boat. I realize that's probably difficult to do with any trip. Anyway, I would recommend.

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WILLIAM F, Public Relations Manager at Encounters With Dolphins, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We do our best each trip to get as close as we can to the dolphins. Even though the dolphins are wild animals they do get curious and will come up to the boat to take a look when they please. We hope to see you again! More 

Seymour
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Price was reasonable and they take your picture when you board the boat. At the conclusion of trip they have pics printed and ready for you to purchase for $6 and key chain is $4. Very informative but seem to concentrate on informing you of the houses along the way rather than looking for dolphins but the small island that... More 

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WILLIAM F, Public Relations Manager at Encounters With Dolphins, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! At Encounters With Dolphins we guarantee our customers to dolphin sightings. When we stop on the island we allow the customers 30 minutes to walk around, pick shells, and snorkel. We are sorry that your time was more limited than this. We want to offer all our guest the full experience each time. Thank you... More 

Glendale
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I've been on higher-quality trips that come with a higher price. We were walking past on our last day, it was cool and windy, and they were about to leave so we hopped on. It was a low-budget operation but the guys were very knowledgeable and concerned about local wildlife; we stayed out extra time to FIND some dolphins and... More 

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WILLIAM F, Public Relations Manager at Encounters With Dolphins, responded to this review

Colleen, we are happy that you decided to join our tour and saw what you came to see. Our boat tours guarantee every ride that you will see dolphins. Thanks for the review, we hope to see you again. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

First day: we paid for dolphin watch trip, waited just to be told the trip was cancelled because there's not enough people. Next day: when asked to apply $2 coupon that I found, the owner got so angry that he canceled the trip. I definitely can understand an anger of the person who are asked to apply a discount he... More 

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WILLIAM F, Public Relations Manager at Encounters With Dolphins, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear about your experience with us. It can become very inconvenient for our guest, but the the policy will not allow the boat to go out for a tour without a certain amount of customers. We are sorry that you were unable to ride the first time. We also apologize for the second time you tried... More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We took the sunset sail on the Megabite and had a wonderful time with lots of sightings and encounters with dolphins and a beautiful sunset too.

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Additional Information about Encounters With Dolphins

Address: Address: 25 Causeway Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767
Phone Number: 17274660375
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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