We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Tropics Boat Tours

Features Animals
Clearwater, FL, USA
About The Tropics Boat Tours
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. ​ The Tropics Boat Tours is proud to offer tours which include guaranteed dolphin sightings on our Dolphin Exploration Tours, & enjoy beautiful sunsets on our Sunset Celebration Cruise -- both tour types depart daily. All guests get access to our Premium Liquor bar & great drink packages available for purchase – all while sailing the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
Closed Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers talk about
Improve This Listing
Tours and Tickets by The Tropics Boat Tours
Tours from The Tropics Boat Tours tend to sell out - travelers recommend booking in advance!
Clearwater Dolphin-Watching Tour
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.
Read more
1 hour 45 minutes
from $32.09
Sunset Cruise from Clearwater
Set sail through the Gulf of Mexico on this excursion, a great way for first-time visitors to enjoy the surrounding sights. Whether you’re enjoying date night, celebrating with friends, or simply enjoying some me time, you'll see the seascape at the most magical time of day. A champagne toast is included and other beverages are available for purchase on board.
Read more
1 hour 45 minutes
from $32.09
Reviews (924)
Filter reviews
907 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Traveler rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews sunset cruise dolphin tour all you can drink saw dolphins the upper deck great cruise beautiful sunset celebrity homes fun trip clearwater beach pod of dolphins a lot of fun groupon tropical crew exploration gulf
Selected filters
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 907 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago

Do not buy tickets in advance this company has a no refund policy no matter what is the weather. You have to call your credit card company to get your money back with their no refund policy. thank god for visa.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Compass633522
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great experience and we saw a lot of Dolphins. The staff onboard was very friendly and really wanted to give us a great tour. Thanks

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank OleG226
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We saw dolphins before we even left the Bay Area. The crew was funny and if he did tell “dad” Jokes! Bartender was attentive and very nice. They are very respectful to the nature and the animals and didn’t want to “bother” the dolphins too...More

Thank ashleygT1469SB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jose over at shephards hotel were I was staying recommended the Tropics boat tours and told us about this sunset cruise and it did not disappoint we got so see dolphins and an amazing sunset.one truly does have a good time and the staff is...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank celina c
Reviewed October 5, 2019

I highly recommend The Tropics Boat Tours, well organized fantastic experience, the crew is Awesome!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Joe M
Reviewed September 28, 2019 via mobile

Excellent trip, encountered loads af dolphins and had fantastic photo opportunities. Crew were helpful and knowledgable

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank harpo52
Reviewed September 27, 2019 via mobile

We went on the sunset cruise 26/9, I've got to say we had the best time. From the lady at the kiosk to the guys looking after us on the boat, all the staff were amazing! Just under $30 each for the cruise and we...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank MsMcC82
Reviewed September 27, 2019 via mobile

Went on the 4pm trip - before we’d even left the dock there was a shark pointed out to us! We spotted loads of dolphins & seen some jumping out the water playing with the waves from another boat. Eric was a great host telling...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Nikki53
Reviewed September 24, 2019 via mobile

Captain Marc and Zack made this dolphin tour a time to remember. We saw a pod of 12-15 dolphins and they were exquisite. The staff was great and knowledgeable. They also took a spin around Clearwater Beach to point out some celebrity's houses. Great 2...More

1  Thank tllmad
Reviewed September 23, 2019

I went on the sunset cruise as part of a Bachelorette Party group. There were 9 of us and they treated us great. Prices for drinks are super affordable. The addition of the champagne toast makes you feel special. All employees were friendly. We were...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Samantha F
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
June 12, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Sara W | Reviewed this property |
Snacks only. You can purchase drink packages when you check in.
Megan B
April 10, 2018|
Response from annek297 | Reviewed this property |
Megan B
April 5, 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from AnahiYoung | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have different packages and different prices. Yes or yes is one per person and I’m pretty sure the unlimited includes beer. I don’t remember well but we had something unlimited and we had beer.