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Address: 25 Causeway Blvd, Slip 5, Clearwater, FL 33767-2064
Phone Number: +1 727-442-7433
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:30 pm

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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This is a fun outing for friends, families, or couples. Every time I have been on this cruise I have seen multiple dolphins. One time I saw six! Only thing I didn't like was the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I took my father and his girlfriend, the staff was friendly, accommodating, and up beat. We had a wonderful sunset cruise, and would love to go again.

Thank Sharon A
Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a fun outing for friends, families, or couples. Every time I have been on this cruise I have seen multiple dolphins. One time I saw six! Only thing I didn't like was the fact that alcohol was served on the boat.

Thank Sabrina_Luvz2travel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sailed with these guys this week. Got amazing shots of dolphins including a young one. The guys were great with a great line in banter Well worth the money. Would recommend these over the other boats on either side of them.

Thank Gordon S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great experience! Friendly fun staff and saw lots of happy dolphins. Get the drink package! The front of the bottom deck is the best place to stand. Also good for a tour of clearwater area!

Thank Tiffany B
Lawrenceburg, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The crew was great. We saw so many pods of dolphins with their youngsters, the best ever! I took this tour last year and saw nothing, but this year more than made up for it. As I said, the crew was great, and we saw so many dolphins, even our guide said it was more than normal. This was a... More 

Thank normandog
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time the crew was amazing holding umbrellas over us to shade us. Squirting us with squirt guns (they asked if it was o.k. first). Talked to us through out the whole trip brought us drinks up to the upper deck so we didn't have to go get them even cups of ice water without us even... More 

Thank tstehle2016
Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were at Clearwater beach with 2yo and 4month old, and parents visiting from India. I called Tropics Boat around 10:45 am to get info on the cut-off time to get on the 11:30am tour. Bailey answered the phone and was very helpful in providing the requested information. We had brought food for my parents because they are vegetarian (and... More 

Thank Ronil P
Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a blast with the crew who were so friendly and funny. Very informative about the island and area. Highly recommended. We didn't see any dolphins but the tour guide said that in the 6 years he has been doing this jib this is the first day no dolphin were seen. Probably had to do with the hurricane.

Thank Torey D
Cheektowaga, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We saw a lot of dolphins and had a great time! The crew was great! They were courteous, attentive, and funny. No one drank too much... all the passengers were calm and well behaved. There were several young kids (ages 4-8) and the crew taught them about dolphins and the boat. All the kids received certificates at the end of... More 

Thank Tinuviel17
Quakertown, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time but only 2 dolphins. Crew was nice, funny and the boat very clean. We were given a free trip next time we were down since we really didn't see many dolphins. Very nice gesture. Parking is a pain though in that area. Give yourself plenty of time to park.

Thank Bjmoyer21

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