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Captain Derek's Dolphin Adventure

Address: Highway 80, Tybee Island, GA 31328
Phone Number: 912-658-2322
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Ranked #7 of 25 Activities in Tybee Island
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Welcome aboard Tybee Island's fastest, most enjoyable boat cruise. We have over 700h.p. to get the...
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Owner description: Welcome aboard Tybee Island's fastest, most enjoyable boat cruise. We have over 700h.p. to get the action going. Dolphin love to play alongside our boat. Enjoy such sights as Ft. Pulaski, Cockspur and Tybee lighthouses, barrier islands and the Brown Pelican. Dolphin Guaranteed. Large restroom aboard. Coast Guard approved for up to 90 passengers on both boats.

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Maryville, Tennessee, United States
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73 reviews 73 reviews
25 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I am sure that, in the summer, this would be a great adventure! However, we went in November and it was VERY windy and cold,and at times the boat goes fast, and you get splashed. There were deep waves that appeared larger than the bottom part of the tiny little fishing boat that we were on at times. So, it... More 

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Maryville, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We found this dolphin tour, in one of the Tybee island tourist books. The add says handicap accessible, and "large" bathroom on board boat. What a joke, the bathroom is approx.4 ft square, without a bucket, with a toilet seat !!!!! There are sharp screws or nails sticking out from the tiny walls, a person could get cut very easily.To... More 

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divingderek, Owner at Captain Derek's Dolphin Adventure, responded to this review

Our boat is certainly handicap accessible. In fact, we have had numerous motorized wheelchairs aboard. We went to great lengths to make our boat easy to board including rigorous Coast Guard inspections of our modifications to accomodate wheelchairs, so our assertion that the boat is handicapped accessible is backed by the Coast Guard's inspection. As such, your statement that we... More 

Wichita, Kansas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I really enjoyed the captain and his sense of humor. The boat was also small, so it was not crowded with lots of people (about 20 of us on the tour). Our tour guide pointed out the lighthouses and gave us some facts about Savannah and the harbor area. When we got out to the dolphins, there were about 5... More 

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divingderek, Owner at Captain Derek's Dolphin Adventure, responded to this review

Time flies when your having fun. We left the pod of dolphin to run out to the ship because sometimes the dolphin are surfing the waves from their wake. It is really cool to see. It was a gamble, but I wanted to give you the best show possible. I operate with the fullest attention to give you the best... More 

North Augusta, South Carolina
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We did this tour, spur of the moment, and I'm glad we did. We were able to see dozens of dolphins, or maybe just the same 6 over and over. Either way, it was a lot of interaction. There was another tour going on at the same time, and I was worried that we would be called in to drag... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We got to see lots of dolphins!! Way more than we expected! Well worth the $15.00 fee per person! We were out there for about 1 1/2 hours.

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Hephzibah, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

My husband and I had a great time! Both of us got some great pictures and video of the dolphins, the tour guide and the captain were funny and informative and it was just an all around enjoyable adventure! :)

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I decided to do this tour while my significant other was at work & glad I did & wish I hadn't! Glad I did because this was an awesomely amazing experience & so much fun but the only downside is now my significant other saw my pictures & how much fun I had & is mad at me I went... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I went on a short vacation to Savannah with my family this week. We were there for only 3 days but after hearing so many great things about Captain Derek's, we had to do it. We weren't disappointed! My husband, our 1 1/2 year old daughter and I did the sunset cruise, which was an hour long -- perfect for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

While I was visiting my daughter in Savannah she had to work one evening so I opted for a Dolphin Adventure going solo! What FUN! I am from Indiana so my opportunities to play with dolphins are more than a little limited. The captain and first mate were both personable and engaging. The mate was very knowledgeable about the area.... More 

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Danville, Illinois
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We went on the sunset cruise and it was a great experience! Not only was the scenery beautiful with the lighthouses and the sunset but we saw many dolphins! They were all around us and putting on quite a show for us behind the boat when the captain made waves. We even got to see a baby dolphin jumping right... More 

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