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Bradenton Beach Marina

402 Church Ave, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2481
+1 941-778-2288
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Poor service, terrible communication skills

Let me first start by saying I normally never leave a negative review. Roughly 6 months ago I... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Richard K
Boat Rental

We rented a boat from the marina. We rented it for 3 hours, 4:30pm to 7:30pm. We all had a great... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Courtney T
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Newark, Ohio
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The Bradenton Beach Marina offers a wide selection of boat rentals, jet ski rentals, and boat tours. Our boat tours include daily dolphin tours and sunset cruises on our custom built, 40 foot, fiberglass catamaran. An incredibly enjoyable ride and great views of our beautiful island and wildlife from anywhere on the tour boat. Boat Tours include: Dolphin Tours Sunset Cruises Boat Rentals include: Bowriders Deck boats Pontoons Jet Ski Rentals include: Guided Jet Ski Tours to the Sandbar Jet Ski Rentals
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“captain jim” (18 reviews)
“sunset cruise” (28 reviews)
“dolphin tour” (24 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
402 Church Ave, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2481
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+1 941-778-2288
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"captain jim"
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"sunset cruise"
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"dolphin tour"
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"boat rentals"
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"an enjoyable evening"
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"tour guides were great"
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"including several"
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"worked very hard"
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"wonderful staff"
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"fantastic cruise"
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"fun facts"
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"amazing sunset"
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"baby dolphins"
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"jet skiing"
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"numerous dolphins"
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"dolphin watching"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Let me first start by saying I normally never leave a negative review. Roughly 6 months ago I signed a contract to store my boat indoors at this Marina for 400.00 per month. 5 months into my contract my 2016 Sea Ray was due for...More

1  Thank Richard K
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We rented a boat from the marina. We rented it for 3 hours, 4:30pm to 7:30pm. We all had a great time! The staff were helpful and friendly. We had never taken a boat out on our own so it took us a bit to...More

Thank Courtney T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They did not have enough people for the Sunset cruise so they upgraded are ticket! The evening was fabulous!!

Thank Laura C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My youngest daughter absolutely love marine life so I wanted to give her an up close and personal view of dolphins. This boat tour went above and beyond my expectations. Our guide Roxanne was super knowledgeable about the lsland and we learned so much. Captain...More

Thank Amanda O
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Roxanne and captain Fred were very friendly and knowledgeable. We had a fantastic time and saw dolphins and manatees. I would highly recommend!😎

Thank Perry N
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the sunset cruise on our last night at AMI. Capt. Bob and Roxanne were fantastic. Roxanne gave us a lot of info about the dolphins and area in general. Capt. Bob took us right to the dolphins and we saw plenty of them!...More

Thank Jessica D
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BradentonBeachMarina, Manager at Bradenton Beach Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the awesome review! And a special thanks to our 7 yr old junior captain! This tour is definitely a favorite for families of all ages and sizes. And I'm so happy that our resident dolphins didn't disappoint. Hope to see you on another...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My whole family came into town with small children. We wanted go do something with then ranging from 7 to 9 months and make it fun for the mutiple families. The marina is so affordable and just the right amount of time of an hour...More

Thank Kelsey M
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BradentonBeachMarina, Manager at Bradenton Beach Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We thank you very much for the great review!!! The dolphin tour continues to be a favorite for both our visitors and locals and so glad that you agree with them! And, of course, the dolphins are always a hit with all ages! Manatees a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We cannot say enough wonderful things about our sunset cruise from Bradenton Beach Marina!! Roxanne and Cpt. Bob were amazing, and our whole family (9 members from 8 yrs to 71 yrs) raved about our trip for the rest of the night! We got amazing...More

Thank toriatc
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BradentonBeachMarina, Manager at Bradenton Beach Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

A sincere thank you for writing such a wonderful review!! The dolphins are by far the popular attraction on AMI, so I'm so happy you had a great encounter with them! This trip is a favorite for all ages and obviously you agree. We hope...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an awesome time on the boat we rented. Took it out for 4 hours and it was just enough time to ride and fish. We stopped at a sandbar and collected sand dollars. My toddler loved it. Upon returning the boat, All of...More

Thank Amber G
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BradentonBeachMarina, Manager at Bradenton Beach Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate the great review! Getting out on the water is by far a favorite here on AMI, and I'm glad you had the opportunity to do so with your family. Hope to see you again on your next visit to AMI.

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Reviewed June 11, 2018

We did the 11:00 Dolphin tour. We saw lots of dolphins. Our guide and captain were very knowledgeable. We were entertained the whole trip. The captain even let my 13 year old daughter be Captain for a few minutes...she was thrilled.

Thank David T
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BradentonBeachMarina, Manager at Bradenton Beach Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We thank you for the great review! And a special thanks to our junior captain for "assisting" with the tour! Getting the family involved always makes for a fun trip!! Hope to see you again on a future cruise with us.

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mglauzon
April 2, 2017|
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Response from BradentonBeachMarina | Property representative |
Sure! We would be happy to help you with a Boat Rental. You can call 941-778-2288 to reserve a boat rental or book online.
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Colemine5
August 16, 2015|
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