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Rudee Flipper

Address: 200 Winston Salem Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Phone Number: 757-425-3400
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Ranked #19 of 93 Activities in Virginia Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Whale watching
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Activities: Whale watching
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

The dolphin tour is amazing! They come right up to the boat and they are so cute! We also got some amazing views of the military doing their daily maneuvers. All in all a great trip and worth the money!

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Roanoke, Virginia, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

My daughter and I went for our 5th whale /winter wildlife tour with Rudee Tours last weekend and had an amazing trip! We actually went out twice in one weekend! Over the years we've always chosen Rudee Tours . Their captains are experienced and you can tell they care about the marine mammals,the environment and the comfort and enjoyment of... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Took my one year old grand baby, and family on this gentle ride. We seen plenty of dolphins and many photos. There is an indoor area with air conditioning and snacks. The crew was nice and friendly. It was easy to move about the boat also. Be warned though they ask for tips at the end of the ride.

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Templeton, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

It was a great trip! They took your picture as entered the boat which you got to purchase at the end. It was a beautiful day and we were able to see many dolphins jumping out of the water along either side of the boat. Inside the boat was a snack bar and souvenir shop. We enjoyed having a margarita... More 

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Ripley, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This was our third time on the tour and each time it is great. Even though they can not guarantee dolphins we have always seen them. Very enjoyable time

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

this tour is great fun,saw loads of dolphins-some even jumping and following the boat.lasts about 2hrs and is well worth the money,only$21 each!! not to be missed

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Newburgh, New York
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63 reviews 63 reviews
17 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

It was a fun tour. The tour is 2 hours long. $21 per person. We got to see the dolphins in different parts of the ocean. They even swam by us. I took some cool shots of the dolphins close to our boat. The crew takes a souvenir picture in case you want to buy it for $10. It was... More 

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

we took the sunset 7PM cruise..... But we couldn't see a single dolphin.... Although the sunset view was ok. Try going during day time...you might have more chances to view dolphins. But if you don't see any dolphins....then this tour is not more than riding a boat....

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Newport, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Took a dolphin sighting tour on the Rudee Flipper. It was great and we had a blast! We liked the overall tour. It was nice that the boat offered a snack bar and loved the group/family picture that was offered. Overall, very cool experience.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
21 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Second time we took this cruise to see the dolphins. Great informative staff and a wonderful boat ride to see the beach strip. We saw lots of dolphins and pelicans on the 11:00 cruise.

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