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Address: 3605 Thomas Drive, Treasure Island Marina, Panama City Beach, FL 32408
Phone Number: (850) 234-7245
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Great Tour

Captain Mike did an excellent job! We had a blast and its memories the kids will never forget! He went out of his way to make sure we had a great trip. Only regret is, I wish... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
RascalSML
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Wetumpka, Alabama
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Wetumpka, Alabama
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Captain Mike did an excellent job! We had a blast and its memories the kids will never forget! He went out of his way to make sure we had a great trip. Only regret is, I wish it was longer. We will definitely be back again!

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Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First we was lied to about being able to get off the boat and look for shells & also get in the water with the Dolphins. We got there to get our tickets and was told it's strictly a tour. Never would've did it. We missed counted our group since it was so many of us 30+. We counted 3... More 

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Nashville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time on our boat tour to Shell Island and into the Gulf to swim with dolphins. Our Captain was Robin and we loved her. Some of the other captains we talked to before we boarded with Robin we lovely as well. Robin knew how to get us in the right spot so we were with the... More 

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Thank Barry636
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide Kevin was absolutely great. Having a private tour with just family was amazing. The best thing my family has done with this vacation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great trip! Our captain and guide Robin worked very hard to find some Dolphins and to get us in good spot to see them and then to be able to jump in and swim with them. She was so nice and knowledgeable. I can't say enough positive things about this experience and would definitely do it again.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't want to give a poor review. But due to the weather, we did not see many dolphins. The only reason we booked this specific company was because it was advertised to swim with the dolphins. Groups are smaller, ect ect.. If I would have known we would only see the dolphins from a distance, and only snorkel a... More 

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Thank Vicki C
United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kevin was our guide and was uncommunicative and seemed uninterested. We came from Tennessee to be in the water with dolphins. I spoke with the company 6 or so times, asking questions and trying to understand the likely hood of realizing our dream. She assured me that the Dolphins were always around and we would get in with them and... More 

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Bristol, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Panama City Beach a few weeks ago and our granddaughter has always wanted to experience swimming with Dolphins so I was searching some things to do and came across the advertisement for Blue Dolphin Tours so book a boat they have small boats limit of 6 on each one since there were 5 of us reserved the whole boat.... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have wanted to swim with dolphins since I was little (now 26), so when my husband and I planned our trip to Florida this year, we decided to make it happen! We could not be more thrilled with Blue Dolphin; it was truly an amazing experience. It was so amazing...that after our first trip, we scheduled another one two... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We would recommend this company to anyone. Professional, polite service by all employees. Boats were all well cared for. Excellent guidance on where to go during our time on the water. A perfect experience!

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