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Odyssey Cruises

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Tarpon Springs, FL, USA
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Join Odyssey Cruises for a 1 & 1/2 - 2 hour trip down the Anclote River into the Gulf of Mexico. This trip is fully narrated by our Captain. Dolphins, manatees, sea turtles, fish, tropical Foliage and water birds are common sights on our afternoon cruise. An optional shore excursion is available to disembark at the Historic Anclote Key Lighthouse on Anclote State Preserve. Here you can explore the island view wildlife up close, go swimming, or walk the beach looking for precious shells. NEW - We having shelling only trips. Spend the entire time on the island looking for shells. See website for schedule.
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Reviewed today

Great trip captain Tj and Amanda were awesome they found dolphins so we could see them for awhile would go on the boat again very awsome

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed today via mobile

We chose this cruise based on previous recommendations on Trip Advisor. We were NOT disappointed. Captain Mike and First Mate Amanda were the BEST! Captain Mike was very cautious, careful and helpful. He became as excited as the passengers when sighting the attempted mating of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed today via mobile

A pleasant boat ride out to a small island with a shell beach and historic lighthouse. Saw a few mom & baby dolphins on the way out and back. Simple drinks are available on board. Learned some history of the are from Naturalist Rick. Overall...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Captain TJ skillfully navigated the waters, but Amanda was the star of the show. Safety officer, bar tender and naturalist - she was great. We enjoyed our ride and the stop at Anclote Island for shell seeking. We didn't pick up any shells but a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 917pattim
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our captain, TJ, and his first mate, Amanda, were so knowledgeable about the surrounding area and marine life. They made it fun and memorable. They were very professional and personable. I will definitely do this again as I am a local resident.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Jayneen M
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I enjoyed a great boat tour over the July 4th weekend. The crew was friendly and informative. Great drink specials on board and a fun excursion to a little island for shelling.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Tori A
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I decided to take to cruise while visiting Tarpon Springs. Capt. Mike and Amanda were perfect "hosts" and the cruise was relaxing and educational! Amanda was so knowledgeable about the history and wildlife of the area and was able to answer any...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Cindyell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took an afternoon cruise. Narrated cruise up the river to open water in the gulf. The pontoon boat was very comfortable and seemed very safe. The boat had a ‘head’. They had beer, mixed drinks and soft drinks for sale on the boat. Highlight...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Illinidmd
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I took the last cruise of the day on Monday, July 8, 2019 with Captain Mike and Amanda. Amanda and Captain Mike provided lots of information about the area and wildlife. They were very polite and professional.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank BDEllington
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the shorter cruise on the Anclote River around Tarpon Springs. Capt Joe and Amanda were excellent hosts.. very knowledgeable and friendly.

Date of experience: July 2019
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MICHELLE R
April 24, 2019|
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Response from 529SusanH | Reviewed this property |
I would also ask to speak to the owner. I have ALWAYS found them to be accommodating.
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margieaw
August 4, 2018|
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Response from Karenazoo | Reviewed this property |
The lighthouse is on the far end of Anclote island from where the cruise boat beaches for the shore walk. Not enough time to walk that far and get back to the boat.
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jean a
June 10, 2018|
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Response from Elizabeth C | Reviewed this property |
The price for the two hour dolphin tour is 18.99 for adults and 17.99 for seniors (age 60+). Then there are a couple of taxes added to the cost. Buy your drink tickets at the booth before boarding the boat to save a little... More
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