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The Tropics Boat Tours

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25 Causeway Blvd, Slip 5, Clearwater, FL 33767-2064
+1 727-442-7433
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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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  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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“sunset cruise” (124 reviews)
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25 Causeway Blvd, Slip 5, Clearwater, FL 33767-2064
+1 727-442-7433
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Reviewed 4 days ago


Thank Givvie
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Thank Cpope1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time on a Sunset Cruise. Seen some Dolphins. Drinks are a bit high, so we bought the $14 bracelet for unlimited beverages. It was fun, very worth the money. PS, I took a light jacket and was glad I did.

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

$48 got a boat ride for 105 minutes in Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Got to see some fancy houses (Stallone, Cruise and Travolta). Lot’s of fancy boats cruising the waterway. Supposed to see Dolphins ( guaranteed) but all we saw was a...More

Thank Timothy C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very enjoyable trip from the marina in Clearwater Beach. Our crew welcomed us on board and provided lively commentary on the wildlife, architecture, history and natural features we passed on our trip out in to the Gulf of Mexico. Our time with...More

Thank CSW343
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank jbwebb23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing sunny and warm afternoon, great crew. Beautiful sites but no dolphins. The weather was great so you couldn’t complain and they allow you to schedule another trip for free with their guarantee. Well worth it. Check Groupon though!

Thank easton996
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile


2  Thank loulou942
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time on The Tropics Boat Tours. Very friendly staff. We came at an off time in the year and did the earlier tour so there was plenty of seating/room. Good music, good variety of drinks. We used groupon to purchase tickets...More

1  Thank kristenwilliams212
Camille H, Director of Sales at The Tropics Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2018

Hi Kristen -- Happy new year! Thank you for taking the time to review your Tropics experience. We are happy to read that everything was easy and enjoyable for you. Unfortunately, we do not control how long the dolphins are going to be out to...More

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Jane G
June 2, 2017|
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Response from Barbara B | Reviewed this property |
I was a visitor as well. We got a picture with frame (that was taken as boarding the boat) for 15.00. You can also buy at their booth a reusable drink cup or beer can cozzy, mostly used for those that bought beer on board.
May 17, 2017|
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Response from Brenda W | Reviewed this property |
They do allow smoking on the top deck. You will really enjoy this cruise! We have been on it numerous times and it is so beautiful to see the sunset. You might want to buy their beverage package a lot cheaper. You might... More
Marsha H
May 16, 2017|
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Response from Maureen M | Reviewed this property |
Casual dining suggestions: Cooters on Poinsettia Ave (about a block away) Frenchy's Rockaway Grill (a few blocks away) Bait House (about a block away)