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Olin Marler Fishing and Dolphin Cruises

Address: 102 Harbor Blvd., Destin, FL 32541
Phone Number: 850-654-7113
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Ranked #46 of 127 Activities in Destin
Type: Tours, Adventure
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Owner description: Olin Marler Charter Fishing and Dolphin Cruises is Destin's first established cruise service. We offer the best in Deep Sea Fishing and Dolphin Sightseeing cruises.
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Greenfield, Indiana, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

Capt. Alex and his crew were able to locate a few dolphin in the harbor. We then went into Gulf and enjoyed a beautiful sunny set, then saw several more dolphin on the way back to the slip. The boat was clean and appeared to have been well maintained. Music was good, the only glitch was that the volume on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

My family and I went on the Hanna Marie due to being cancelled from another dolphin cruise to mechanical issues. What a blessing! The Captain was OUTSTANDING and genuinely cared that we saw dolphins and man, did we see Dolphins! The captain found a pod containing 10-15. He stopped so we had plenty of viewing time, gave photo and video... More

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Gordonsville, Tennessee
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We loved this cruise, we did the Sunset Dolphin one. We had a coupon that we received from Tripshock and so the cost was $20 per adult. It was well worth the money the guides were very nice & informative and liked to have a good time. We seen dolphins in several different areas. They have a glass bottom for... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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36 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Six of us decided to sign up for this cruise to view dolphins. The captain, Roy, was so engaging and professional. He really cared if he was able to show us pods of these special creatures. He said he's been doing this several years and formerly took people out to parasail. Did I mention he is really cute, too? Well,... More

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Pensacola, Florida
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35 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We often have visitors, and this is one of the most fun attractions for all - grownups, children, tourists and locals. Every trip is a little different, but you always see something, usually dolphins frolicking in the setting sun, and it is always a great adventure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

We went out on the "Gentle Winds" party boat for a 6hr trip this morning. Brock and Dan were extremely friendly and knowledgeable. They made sure we all had good fishing info, plenty of bait, and help whenever we needed it. The fish was kept on separate stringers per group, so you knew you were able to keep the ones... More

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Katy, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I wnet with my kids to watch dolphins and have some good time. Ship was very nicely set up. Crew was very friendly and crearly knowledgeable. We spent ~1.5 h touring the Destin coastline. We did manage to see a few dolphins. Tour started at 4 p.m., which fit very nicely with the schedule for the day - done by... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Great dolphin cruise with the family. It was a very relaxing ride the crew turned out to be very entertaining although we didn't get to see very many dolphins that day (which is totally out of the control of the boat crew) he did at least try different spots for sightings I would recommend this company for dolphin tours.

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Dallas, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Let me start this review by saying that I've fished with this company many times and have never had any problems. My party of 4 adults booked a trip three weeks in advance when we were going to be in Destin on vacation. At 7 pm the night before the 6 am charter, I received a phone call stating that... More

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Houston
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4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The men in our group did 2 fishing charters, one was a party boat and the other was a 4 hr charter. They had great luck with the fish and were able to max out both days. The guys helping on the boat were friendly and helpful.

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