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Clearwater Dolphin-Watching Tour

  • Learn about bottlenose dolphins' biology and behavior from your captain
  • Dolphin sightings guaranteed on this tour
  • Gain a better understanding of the Gulf Coast's ecosystem
Clearwater Dolphin-Watching Tour
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Get out on the water in search of bottlenose dolphins on this cruise from Clearwater. Aboard a double-decker catamaran, listen to your captain's commentary as he points out luxe mansions along the coast. You’ll cruise out into the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico to see the region's dolphins and learn about their biology and behavior. Pack light, as drinks and snacks are available for purchase on board.

What to Expect

Make your way to the tour's departure point near the Clearwater Memorial Causeway, where you'll be welcomed aboard a modern, double-decker catamaran.

After you pull out of the marina, your captain will point out the luxe mansions on the shore, some belonging to celebrities. Listen to tunes on the sound system, or visit the snack bar for a bite or a drink.

Once you get out into the Gulf of Mexico, the commentary will turn to the biology and behavior of your day's quarry, bottlenose dolphins. Keep your eyes peeled for jumps and dorsal fins, and learn about their role in the Gulf Coast's ecosystem. Dolphin sightings are guaranteed on this tour.

Return to your original departure point at the conclusion of your tour.

Reviews (169)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Saw playful dolphins

We had a great time on the tour! The boat has a main floor that is partially enclosed and an upper deck which is all open and only a small amount of shade above the bar. Speaking of bars...they have 2 and also have 2...More

Thank 96audreyw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Sunset Cruise

Sunset Cruise. Staff was very friendly and we got to see lots of Dolphins. Very relaxing and informative.

Thank Vacation149647
Reviewed October 9, 2018
Wasted Money

While my husband searched for parking I went to the booth to check in. I paid for parking, tax, and tip. We were unable to find parking in time and unable to board. We were not offered a refund only an additional charge to change...More

Thank Lenisse B
Reviewed October 7, 2018
A good option to be on the water without the sun

A decent boat ride for 1.5 hours. The boat is nice with multiple bathrooms, a bar and decent selection of music. They do try to push the bar alittle, but that is expected. The captain does a fairly good job of explaining the sites as...More

1  Thank computerprokeith
Reviewed October 2, 2018
Fantastic Tour! Eric was our tour guide. He did a wonderful job.

Wonderful tour. Our guide Eric was very informative. We saw several dolphins. What a show! It was a blast. And for the price for the wrist band for unlimited beer, that just did it! Fantastic time!!!

Thank swoolley2018
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Response from Meghan F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, my daughter was 15 months. She was able to walk for the most part on her own. Eventually I just strapped her into my Ergo carrier. It was easiest for her to see that way. She also loved to stand on some of the seats... More
August 12, 2018|
Response from nljtravel | Reviewed this property |
It does go out into the Ocean but honestly just a little bit. You travel along Pier 60 beach. It usually stays pretty smooth unless and big boat is near causing waves.
August 10, 2018|
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