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Address: 102 Harbor Blvd., Destin, FL 32541
Phone Number: 850-654-7113
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Description: Olin Marler Charter Fishing and Dolphin Cruises is Destin's first...
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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Pleasant Sunset Cruise

Booked same day, reasonably priced for an hour and half cruise. Rough sea waters and approaching storms ment no dolphin sightings. Crew was attentive and entertaining. Boat was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
Beckid1375
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Wentzville, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Wonderful cruise! Enjoyed the history and captain's interaction with the passengers throughout the trip! Saw an amazing amount of Dolphins while on the morning cruise? Grandchildren and adults were equally entertained in this 90 minute tour. Highly recommend - you are guaranteed to see Dolphins or you may go again FREE!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

My family went on this cruise tonight. The captain was very friendly and worked hard to find dolphins for us to see...which we finally did. The boat was very clean and you could walk around freely. There was piped in upbeat music which we also enjoyed. Great trip!

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Wentzville, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Booked same day, reasonably priced for an hour and half cruise. Rough sea waters and approaching storms ment no dolphin sightings. Crew was attentive and entertaining. Boat was clean and well maintained. $1 drinks and snacks were a plus.

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Grenada, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

My husband and 2 teens booked the 4 hr fishing trip and my 11 year old and I booked the dolphin cruise. We were all very pleased and even saw 3 sharks on the dolphin cruise. If you book a morning dolphin cruise, you get a discount. We also booked on Wed for Friday. You need to book in advance.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Had originally booked a 4 hour on 7/14 and was called a couple hours before and told that trip was cancelled for mechanical reasons. We chose to be placed in the 6 hour afternoon trip on 7/16. Problem 1 - I had three young children and the rods all had 18 or 20 oz weights and no slots on the... More 

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traveler4557, Manager at Olin Marler Fishing and Dolphin Cruises, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for the review and feedback. Please allow me a moment to address your concerns. 1-There are no rod holders on the boat other than the back of the boat. On larger party boats, it's not all that common to have rod holders. None of the boats in our fleet have them other than the ones that are... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Booked online for Tuesday, company called to tell us they over booked. Reset for Thursday, moved to Friday due to weather. Finally went, good trip. Not a lot of fish but didn't get sick.

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traveler4557, Manager at Olin Marler Fishing and Dolphin Cruises, responded to this review

Hi Pamela, Thank you for the review and feedback. Give us another try next time when the weather cools down. With the weather being so hot, fishing is getting tougher since fish like colder deeper waters. We recommend 8-10 hours in the summer for optimal fishing. I'm glad you didn't get sick. Regards, Management More 

Destin, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Was booked on a trip yesterday, arrived to go was informed by the office ladies that due to the death of the owner, that they had temps for Captains. My trip was cancelled because the Captain refused to run another trip. (got that piece of info from a mate off one of the boats) The ladies in the office did... More 

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Cincinnati, OH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

First I would like to thank the crew in helping my Mom in a wheelchair onto the boat, that was first class service! We saw a bunch of dolphins, which the kids loved! My only dislike is that I was charged the full price for the cruise, and the rest of my group was charged the discounted price of 15.00.... More 

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Midland, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Took a 6 hr fishing trip on Gentle Winds with my boys. Not only did the Captian have a great sense of humor, he did a wonderful job with the boat. We ran into a good storm right off the bat. Remarkable how well he handled the situation. Not sure how the fishing would of been without the storm but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Best fishing trip ever! Crew was awesome and extremely helpful!! The only thing I would have changed was we only took the four hour trip and I wish we would have done a longer one. They cleaned the fish for us, and sent us home with a freezer bag full. From the time we dropped our hooks till the last... More 

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Address: 102 Harbor Blvd., Destin, FL 32541
Phone Number: 850-654-7113
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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