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Address: 200 Winston Salem Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Phone Number: +1 757-425-3400
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Activities: Whale watching
Description: Rudee Tours Dolphin Watching Trips run April - October Sunset Dolphin...
Rudee Tours Dolphin Watching Trips run April - October Sunset Dolphin Watching Cruises run daily Memorial Day - Labor Day at 7pm Whale watching (Winter Wildlife Watching) trips run December-March See playful bottlenose dolphins in their natural habitat! Enjoy beautiful sights of the Virginia Beach Oceanfront and Cape Henry Lighthouses Climate controlled cabin Seating inside and outside 2 viewing decks Snackbar Full adult beverage bar Credit cards accepted onboard Handicap accessible Fun and educational for the whole family! Boat departs from the Virginia Beach Fishing Center at the corner of 5th Street and Pacific Avenue
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Was a great trip. We took the late trip at 7. It was a nice boat ride and we seen plenty of dolphins. The picture was a definite plus. We enjoyed every minute and hope to go again... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Was a great trip. We took the late trip at 7. It was a nice boat ride and we seen plenty of dolphins. The picture was a definite plus. We enjoyed every minute and hope to go again soon

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We had a little trouble finding the place. The place to get tickets is in the yellow building in the first parking lot on the left. I know it is the one that says "dolphin tours", but I was looking for a big "Rudee Tours" or "Rudee Flipper" sign... The only thing we saw was the $10/day parking sign. (The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My family and I enjoyed this trip. We went on the 11 am tour. It took a while for us to see any dolphins. The whole experience is amazing and something you have to do at least once. Only warning to people with motion sickness (like me) I had taken some Dramamine an hour beforehand. I felt fine for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

My husband and I did the 9 am tour and we saw so many Dolphins. Even got an amazing video of one riding the waves next to our boat!! Highly recommend!

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Floral Park, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This was a fun boat ride to look for dolphins. Saw quite a few! It is almost impossible to take a picture of them so just watch and enjoy!

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Beacon, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My boyfriend and I went on the dolphin watching boat- it was great! We did the 9:00 AM tour (it's $5 off each adult ticket if you do the 9AM tour) and it was guaranteed we would see Dolphins. We saw probably around 40 dolphins! The crew was also very friendly and knowledgable. I definitely recommend this if you are... More 

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Waynesboro, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This was something we planned to do as a family. It was not expensive at all (100.00/for a family of 7 with 1 child being under the age of 3). It was 90 mins long & relaxing. We did see dolphins. It was nice to see dolphins in their natural habitat instead of a tank. My kids loved that, on... More 

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Inwood, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

What can we say it was amazing to see dolphins!! Although we only saw the top of their bodies we still saw many of them! The captain stopped for a good amount of time to try and see them. The boat was clean and the crew helpful! We also had our picture taken right before we got on the boat... More 

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phila
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Nice evening trip. The boat is a 60+ cat which is very stable until the sea gets over 4 foot. Very clean, well taken care of. Crew is very nice. Trip was up the coast to the inlet of the Bay. Cruised around until we finally saw some dolphins. Overall nice ride; tips: show up early, claim your spot on... More 

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Coeburn, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Our family took the late evening, sun-setter tour, which I HIGHLY recommend!!! With it being the last tour of the day there weren't a lot of people and plenty of room to get up and move around to see the dolphins once we reach where they were located. There is a air conditioned cabin on the boat where you can... More 

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Additional Information about Rudee Flipper

Address: 200 Winston Salem Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Phone Number: +1 757-425-3400
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 20

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