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Address: 25 Causeway Blvd., Slip 5, Clearwater, FL 33767
Phone Number: +1 727-442-7433
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We at The Tropics Boat Tours invite you to join us for a memorable...

We at The Tropics Boat Tours invite you to join us for a memorable experience aboard our newly remodeled tropical-themed, double-decker catamaran. Our vessel accommodates up to 125 passengers and the two decks allow you the option to sail in the sunshine and open air on the top deck or relax in the shade on the lower level. We are proud to offer boat tours which include guaranteed dolphin sightings, children's activities and complimentary soft drinks, beer and wine - all while sailing the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico. We look forward to hosting you aboard "The Tropics" and appreciate the opportunity to serve you. And remember that all our cruises include complimentary beer, wine and soft drinks. You may also purchase your favorite cocktails, frozen drinks or snacks from our full service bar.

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Clearwater Dolphin-Watching Tour
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Sunset Cruise from Clearwater

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Great sunset cruise

Purchased the Groupon for a fun evening. Perfect sunset, learned about the local bridge and houses. Would highly suggest, very relaxing. Got some great pictures.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Julie N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Purchased the Groupon for a fun evening. Perfect sunset, learned about the local bridge and houses. Would highly suggest, very relaxing. Got some great pictures.

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Thank Julie N
Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The staff was very helpful, entertaining and knowledgeable. They had games for the kids and even provided every little dolphin finder with a certificate! The tour of the celebrity homes was interesting as well as amusing! The information provided regarding the dolphins was also very informative. This trip was worth every penny and MUST SEE if you are in the... More 

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Thank Sandy R
Cary, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We saw that the Little Toot had the best rating on trip advisor but weren't sure. We got to the marina saw all these big impressive boats and almost changed our minds on taking this tour. So glad we didn't! The tour exceeded our expectations and we had a blast. Misty was fun and very knowledgable. Many of the other... More 

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Thank Chris3499
Lorain, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We took the Tropics dolphin watching because we found a discount on Groupon. It was so boring and they only found dolphins about the last 5 minutes of the trip. I realize this is not their fault so I really wouldn't recommend any dolphin watching cruise out of Clearwater Beach - go to St. Pete Beach and sail out of... More 

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Thank Erica L
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I, along with our 7 and 13 year olds, did the dolphin cruise on July 14. The cruise was fine. We did see dolphins right after we left the dock. The trip wasn't overly exciting. My two girls got a little bored. We went on the 2:30 excursion and it was extremely hot, of course. The boat... More 

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Thank Pkschor
Clearwater, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been on that boat a million times. It used to be great. Something must have happened. Tours don't leave on time, they're the last ones to leave for sunset and you're lucky if you reach the gulf on time. Explanations of the environment and the views are poor, at best. Tickets bought on groupon are basically not honored, there is... More 

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Thank Alexandre D
Addison, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the sunset cruise, and it was amazing! They offer drink packages which is well worth it. I got package #2 and got a nice cup to keep! I definitely recommend this boat tour. They will also give you some historical information such as celebrity homes and will stop to look for dolphins. You can save a lot of... More 

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Thank Sandra P
Winter Garden, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The dolphin tour was very nice. We saw some dolphins in the beginning of the cruise. The music was very loud making it difficult to hear the captain at times. The history was very interesting learning about where celebrities have lived and being able to see their mansions. Overall, great tour!

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Thank lbichick3
Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this sunset cruise! Great views and a friendly crew. Get the drink specials as it's very warm on the boat and enjoy the evening. Wish we would have been able to see some dolphins but hope to on an afternoon boat tour next time. I highly recommend this tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends & I did a sunset cruise & had a blast. The unlimited wine & beer is the way to go (tip your bartenders) Clearwaters sunset is one of the most beautiful sunsets in Florida. If you have kids I would recommend not going on the sunset cruise.

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