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Spongorama's Cruise Lines

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510 Dodecanese Blvd, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-3128
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Great way to impress family from up north!

We brought family from Ohio to see the beautiful city of Tarpon Springs and to go Dophin watching... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
sasysutler
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Citrus Springs, Florida
Get Out on The Water!

When you are from New Jersey & you are visiting Florida, it is a must to get on the water! We... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lorri V
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Wayne, New Jersey
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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 lighthouse and other historical sites. Our beach excursion allows you to disembark on the Anclote Island to stroll the beach and look for shells.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible14%
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“sea shells” (8 reviews)
“hour tour” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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510 Dodecanese Blvd, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-3128
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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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

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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

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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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Reviewed March 4, 2018

I had the opportunity to take an awesome 2 hour cruise to shell island.--- One the way we observed dolphins, an Osprey nest with Ospreys and many other great sights. We stopped on Shell Island to search for sea shells and then observed the most...More

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Reviewed February 21, 2018

We had a great time on this cruise. The captain was informative and seemed to enjoy the area and interested in answering questions. We thought we saw manatee but no luck. He really tried to position the boat for us to view it but the...More

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Reviewed January 29, 2018

We were very disappointed with our cruise today. The disclaimer from the trip advisor website says “narrated cruise”. Today narration was virtually missing. The boat captain had a captive audience. It would have been nice to get more than 2 minutes of history on Tarpon...More

1  Thank Travelers057
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Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

We were taken to an island with a lot of large shells and given 30 minutes to explore. Our captain gave us information throughout the tour and even stopped to boat to allow us to see a few dolphins. They sell alcohol and have bathrooms...More

Thank Kelly M
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Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

Trip was a little under 2 hours. We spent about 30min on the island. The crew provided bags for shell collecting, SO MANY SHELLS! Super soft white sand and very clear pretty water, it was chilly today but it'd be a great place to swim....More

1  Thank nmclemente
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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.
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Patty H
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.
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