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About Pier Dolphin Cruises
Witness the majesty of dolphins up close and personal with Pier Dolphin Cruises in downtown St. Petersburg. It's fun for the entire family and adventure for all ages. Start your sea-faring experience on the M/V Dolphin Queen, a 44' x 18' catamaran that can accommodate up to 70 people. Be sure to bring a camera! You'll see dolphins and manatees in their natural habitat, a variety of native birds such as Ospreys, Cormorants, Egrets and Herons as well as the US Coast Guard base all along St. Petersburg's historic waterfront. Pier Dolphin Crises sets sail seven days a week, with trips that last up to an hour and 50 minutes! Cpt. Fred is confident he'll provide the best dolphin tour you've ever been through, and has been promoting the waters of St. Petersburg for more than 25 years. Sit back and enjoy your time with friends and family while you're told stories and tales of everything around you. Dolphin sightings are guaranteed or you will receive a voucher for your next trip free! We offer a diverse range of services to meet our customers in the Saint Petersburg, FL area. Shed the stress and worry of everyday life and enjoy a fantastic time.
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Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

Relaxed, friendly boat ride while searching for dolphins. Saw a few dolphins and the captain was more than willing to look for them in different places. He also had fun facts about the area and the incredible homes lining the water. It was just refreshing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Dreamer58735400698
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Although we didn't see too many dolphins (5 total), the boat ride was relaxing, seeing the mega expensive homes was interesting, and the captain did his best to provide us with lots of information about everything. He (and his assistant) were both very friendly.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank nicholdl
Reviewed September 8, 2018

We saw dozens of dolphins, including babies. Even though it was a hot day, the trip was enjoyable. The narration was interesting.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Carol H
Reviewed May 26, 2018

This was a nice cruise just being on the water but we didn’t see any dolphins. They did give vouchers for another cruise since we did not see the dolphins. Enjoyed the bird island but agree with other reviews that too much time was spent...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank kafrhit
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Amazing trip, but it's unfortunate that the captain abuses his customers with hate-filled, right-wing nonsense all along the ride. It's unbelievable that in the middle of downtown St Pete this is allowed to go on. Not a good look for a city that is growing...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Daniel L
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

2 Grandparent, 2 parents, 2 teen boys, 1 7yo boy on cruise. Saw dolphins from distance, unbelievable number of birds on island owned by Audubon Society, beautiful homes on bay. Lovely day for a boat ride. Both captain n first mate were kind to children...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

We spent about 10 minutes viewing dolphins, about 3 minutes viewing bird island which was the purpose of my trip and all the rest of the time coming and going and cruising by houses! Could we have circled the bird island a few more times...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank ldharding2
Reviewed March 29, 2018

Based on the excellent reviews, I thought we were going to see some dolphins. Nowhere on their website or in the reviews I read did it say that the boat stayed within the Bay. I was jacked-up to see some dolphins at play in the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank TwinFlayms
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

So I called twice about the 5pm cruise and was told there was plenty of room and to go right over I told them I was driving from Tampa and they told me no problem they would have room. Well I got there and they...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Mommy56721
Reviewed March 6, 2018

Loved every minute of this cruise and enjoyed seeing the many dolphins, birds and other wildlife. The captain's narrative was informative and entertaining and Sara was equally knowledgeable. Was so pleased to meet both. I definitely recommend and it is good value for the cost.

Date of experience: March 2018
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