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Address: 25 Causeway Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767-2064
Phone Number: +1 727 466 0375
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Come join us on a fun filled, narrated sightseeing tour of Clearwater's...

Come join us on a fun filled, narrated sightseeing tour of Clearwater's harbor. Enjoy a relaxing ride while you learn about our abundant wildlife, and view the area's dolphins in their natural environment. Every trip stops at Compass Island where you can collect shells, swim, snorkel and the kids can even hunt for treasure! Dolphin sightings are guaranteed*. Excursions depart from the Clearwater Beach Marina multiple times every day. Spend an hour and a half to an hour and forty five minutes with our highly trained crew in the Clearwater Harbor on board our 40 foot Coast Guard inspected excursion boat. For twenty to thirty minutes during your trip, the boat will stop at Compass Island where you will have the opportunity to shell hunt through thousands of shells, swim, snorkel (gear is provided) and enjoy the island. Our boats are available for charter as well. If you're looking for something more intimate with friends and family on the water we can accommodate. We have done weddings, rehearsal dinner socials, proposals, birthday parties, bachelor parties, anniversaries, school and church groups and family reunions.

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Fun family time

Super fun time! The captain is funny and shared lots of good info about the area. The first mate was helpful in pointing out types of shells at the beach when the boat stopped... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
STiner3
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Jacksonville, Florida

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This boat got very good service on board and there is an 99% certainty you got to see Dolphins on the trip. I recommend it.

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Thank TWINN66
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The boat rides great fun and the crew are top geezers, but there wasn't one dolphin spotted. We stopped at an island for a lovely evening swim but it was advertised as a guaranteed dolphin trip. The guys did offer is a free return so I guess that's fair. But we fly tomorrow.....

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Jacksonville, Florida
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super fun time! The captain is funny and shared lots of good info about the area. The first mate was helpful in pointing out types of shells at the beach when the boat stopped. They even give out fake coins for the kids to 'find' buried treasure on the beach. Fun time!

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Thank STiner3
Oswego, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was just OK. The crew was 1/2 late in getting the tour started. Crew was pretty unprofessional. You do see Dolphins, but at quite a distance. We saw closer dolphin looks at Pier 60. Snorkeling stinks, but the island is great for shelling.

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Thank UltimateRoadWarrier
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Encounters with Dolphins was a nice relaxing boat ride on the Gulf. The price was great for a 2 hour tour.The captain and his mate were very friendly. They took us to a small island where you can look for shells. My son loved that the most. He came home with a huge bag of shells he found. We did... More 

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Thundersley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Knowledgeable captain Dave and Terence . A relaxing trip . Saw Dolphins . Very enjoyable . Thank you

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Melrose, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Narrated tour; lots of dolphins seen. Makes a stop at Compass Island for shelling/snorkeling, swimming. Staff/customer service excellent. Hands out "treasure coins" to parents with children to hid on Compass Island to have the children "find" them.

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Kansas City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Bring your own food/drinks if you like! A little celebrity house sight seeing, spotted some dolphins, stopped on a small "island" to collect shells, and the captain kept us all laughing. Best Value on the Beach for a couple hours of family fun!!

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Waterford, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Absolutely a great experience ,good fun and at a good price .We were out in the bay hoping to see any sea life ,low and behold after about 15 mins we get to see two Dolphins and then they chase the boat ,leaping out of the water in the Boats Wake ,it felt like you could nearly touch .Very good... More 

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Jellico, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

We went to the 7:00 cruise. Seen dolphins first thing. We lived that. They were very close to the boat also. However, the boat was very dated, not true to pictures online at all. Online website said that there would be snorkeling on a private island. In reality, we stopped on a shell deposit and were warned that a shark... More 

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