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“sea shells”(8 reviews)
“hour tour”(6 reviews)
This is the trip you don’t want to miss on your visit to Tarpon Springs. We take you on an exciting narrated cruise down the beautiful waters of the Anclote River to the Gulf of Mexico. You’ll be looking for dolphins, manatees, birds, the Anclote...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
510 Dodecanese Blvd, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-3128
+1 727-943-2164
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All reviews sea shells hour tour boarding passes nesting osprey anclote island saw dolphins nice trip half hour buy tickets two hours shelling tour a lot of fun pod of dolphins anclote key small island island stop great boat
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OMG best $18.95 spent ever. Had just parked, and was going to wander around TS sightseeing. Was approached and discovered that this 2 hour trip was less than $20! YES please! Lovely boat ride out to the Anclote Key reserve where the boat beached for...More

Thank Laurene B
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

I recently moved to the St. Pete area and had heard great things about Tarpon Springs. Upon arriving we were asked if we’d be interested in a dolphin/shelling tour. We are so glad we went on this ride! The captain and crew were extremely knowledgeable...More

Thank Anne C
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Pros: Nice, normal people running the restaurant, boat tour and gift shop. The lunch that’s included with the cruise package is very good, with lots of choices. One of the nicest boats offering this type of tour. We got 30 minutes on Anclote Key to...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The crew was very pleasant and knowledgeable about the area. They stayed extra and helped us find the dolphins. I hope to return and do some more shelling in the future. Very satisfied!

Thank Cstafinski
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Had a great time. Was very impressed. The crew made it very enjoyable. Liked going to the island to do sea shell gathering. The weather was perfect. It was a couple hour boat ride. This is a must. Bring a camera. The crew did point...More

Thank shortierose
Reviewed June 12, 2018

We brought family from Ohio to see the beautiful city of Tarpon Springs and to go Dophin watching and enjoy the day on the water. Our boat captains were awesome, giving us much history of the town, the waters, pointing out dolphin and other wildlife....More

1  Thank sasysutler
Reviewed May 14, 2018

When you are from New Jersey & you are visiting Florida, it is a must to get on the water! We visited Tarpon Springs & were lured by Spongeorama's recruiters to take their cruise to "Shell" Island. Why not? It was a perfect sunny afternoon...More

Thank Lorri V
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Definitely take the 2 hour cruise to break up your day visiting Tarpon Springs sponge docks. The crew did a nice job to make sure you had an opportunity to see dolfins smd other wildlife if possible. They take you to an island to do...More

Thank Lorie D
Reviewed April 8, 2018

We took this cruise on 4/7/2018 and booked ahead online. The online reservation was for an 11:00 cruise, and said to arrive 60 minutes before. When we did, we were given tickets with a hand-written boarding time of "11:15". We killed a little time and...More

2  Thank Jill S
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

Skip the tacky tourist shops and jump on a relaxing 2 hour cruise. Parking is free and the cost is about $18. The skipper provides interesting commentary and it's common to see osprey in the nest and frolicking dolphins. The island stop is brief and...More

1  Thank teacherpam88
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Joel S
May 10, 2018|
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Response from 609KaySSSS | Reviewed this property |
There is no dinner on the boat but they have a restaurant which is delicious Greek food. Not sure about the dinner package.
July 3, 2017|
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Response from Donlynne L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are. We travelled with an electric scooter and they were very helpful getting it on and off the boat.