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Southern Star Dolphin Cruise

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Address: 100 Harbor Blvd, Harborwalk Marina, Destin, FL 32541
Phone Number: 850-837-7741
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Expect a Miracle aboard Southern Star! Enjoy a relaxing 2 hour tour aboard...

Expect a Miracle aboard Southern Star! Enjoy a relaxing 2 hour tour aboard Destin’s Original Dolphin Cruise, as seen on National Geographic Explorer and CNN Earthwatch. Join us as we cruise the pristine waters, along the sugar-white sand beaches of the Emerald Coast. Witness the Coastal Bottlenose Dolphin in their natural habitat. Family owned and operated by Captain Steve and Wendy Wilson for 15 years, our 80’ Glass Bottom Boat is all about family fun! With over 7,000 dolphin sightings, you are sure to see something extraordinary.

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New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise

What a fabulous time! We boarded the ship at 6:30 while it was raining like crazy! Fortunately we were in expert hands, one crew member even wiped off the wet benches for us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2016
Olds55
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attempted to go on this cruise. However, the boat was overbooked to the extent that we would have to stand for two hours. There wasn't that much extra space in which to stand. It was a frustrating experience in which people that boarded last were searching for seats while those who arrived early had their plates filled with food... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

What a fabulous time! We boarded the ship at 6:30 while it was raining like crazy! Fortunately we were in expert hands, one crew member even wiped off the wet benches for us! We had a wonderful tour around the harbor, the excellent Captain of the ship telling us which restaurants we were passing by and other landmarks we had... More 

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Paris Crossing, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We started out and saw many dolphins. We made our way inside just in time before a mighty downpour. Daniel was awesome as well as the rest of the crew. Thank you for giving me the black trash bag for a rain poncho.lol it worked great. Will definitely recommend your cruise.

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Thank Kenneth J
Destin, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

We did this on Jilt 4th, it's the best way to enjoy the fireworks! We also had a party on this boat before, the kids had a blast! Highly recommend!! Also, check out their other boat-Buccaneer Puraye cruise!

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Thank Dawn N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Excellent Trip We were able to see lot of dolphins. Cruz members were friendly and also captain was giving valuable information regarding destin area and Dolphins.

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Thank Manu B
Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

We had a great time on the Southern Star Dolphin Cruise. The crew was extremely friendly...especially Dan who roamed around the boat helping guests with any needs. We saw quite a few dolphins and the captain gave some great info as he guided us around. The highlights were them letting the kids feed the seagulls (our 3 year old loved... More 

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Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

We went on the dolphin cruise and had an awesome time, got to see a lot of dolphins and the captain was great, informative and funny. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank kwalla57
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

The captain was very knowledgeable about dolphins. The views of the sun setting were very beautiful.

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Thank Traci J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The team with southern star were very professional and was a great experience. We did the sunset cruise and highly recommend it. The sunset was absolutely beautiful. The crew was great and let the kids take turns being captain. Will definitely do this again.

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Republic, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

We had a great time and got to see lots of Dolphins . Tour guide was great and gave us lots of info about the area! Easy access on the Harbor Walk and lots of shopping nearby!

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