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Address: 25 Causeway Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767
Phone Number: +1 727-466-0375
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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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Dolphins are hit or miss!

Dolphins in this area are definitely not always a guarantee when you go out on these tours, but the tour guides were knowledgeable of where they might be! Beautiful waters that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Tampa, Florida
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Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I love it. It's family on family ran Bill the capt and it's great. Alex the Mate he is coming around if you looking for a good time. want to go out to Clearwater Bay stop by check them out it's well worth the 20 bucks for the ride you see dolphins millionar homes in Clearwater Bay

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Dolphins in this area are definitely not always a guarantee when you go out on these tours, but the tour guides were knowledgeable of where they might be! Beautiful waters that allow for a pretty smooth ride, it is fun to go out for a tour even if you do not find the dolphins. Beautiful homes and trivia to learn... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We had a great ride! We saw lots of dolphins! The homes were very pretty and the guide gave us a little history on some of the homes. Then we stopped at Shell Island and got out to find some pretty neat shells. I know some of the reviews people didn't see dolphins but we did and it was very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Did not see enough dolphins but overall visit was nice.It covers the bay and show the houses of famous people pretty much like the tours on Tampa and St Pete.

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Benton, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The crew was nice and the boat was equipped for going out into the bay. I was disappointed that the captain took us directly to a marina where they knew we could/would find a mother dolphin and her baby. We drove the pontoon boat into the marina and turned around so everyone could see the two dolphins and explained mothers... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

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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Atlanta, Georgia
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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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Additional Information about Encounters With Dolphins

Address: 25 Causeway Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767
Phone Number: +1 727-466-0375
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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