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Address: 4123 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Phone Number: +1 843-651-3676
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Blue Wave Adventures is the Original Dolphin Watch Tour in Murrells Inlet,...

Blue Wave Adventures is the Original Dolphin Watch Tour in Murrells Inlet, SC. Our tours take you thru the salt marsh estuary and out into the ocean along the coastline. We specialize in finding our wild dolphin friends in their natural habitat. We are the only Dolphin Watch Tour that follows NOAA'S Dolphin Smart guidelines. In addition, we provide information on the dolphins, turtles, habitat and other critters we may see. Our Brand New Vessel, TURSI-OPS, was custom build to provide you with incredible viewing from every seat. All our seating faces forward and we have rasied seating in the back for excellent viewing. We are the only dedicated Dolphin Watch Tour in Murrells Inlet.

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Early in the day is the best time to go

We stayed in Murrell's Inlet for a week and I think this was the highlight of our trip. We had a group of 8 ppl ages 3 to 63. Everyone enjoyed this adventure! We took the 8 a.m... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Jennifer B
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West Lafayette, United States
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West Lafayette, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in Murrell's Inlet for a week and I think this was the highlight of our trip. We had a group of 8 ppl ages 3 to 63. Everyone enjoyed this adventure! We took the 8 a.m. 90 minute trip. We saw jellyfish, a turtle, and so many dolphins! There is no guarantee that you will see anything but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely one of the best things to do in Myrtle Beach! Captain Mark was funny and informative! The boat ride was so fun and seeing the beautiful dolphins made the trip amazing! I'm also thankful we heard the speech we heard coming back! I will definitely do my part to help our oceans! Would definitely go on this tour again!!

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Mount Airy, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not for the sea sick or weak stomached. We saw lots of dolphins and had a blast on the boat ride. The sea was a little rough and we rode those waves like a roller coaster!! Everybody say weeee! Honestly I don't think anyone would have cared if we didn't get see the dolphins because the boat ride was fun.... More 

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Maumee, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Took the two hour dolphin watch / tour. Didn't see any but still worth the trip - would do it again. Suggest going early before it's blazing hot!

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New Lexington, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We have came to Blue Wave twice now and it has not disappointed us yet. The crew is quite knowledgeable. We went on the dolphin cruise and seen dolphin playing in the ocean, so majestic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful 10a ride. The check in process was a little disorganized -mostly due to a small space and our larger party of 7. However, after we were beyond that part, we had a great experience. We saw several dolphins and then enjoyed a great boat ride back to the marina. Would definitely do this tour again!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

We took the noon dolphin tour. We were worried we wouldn't see as many because we'd heard recommendations to take the earlier tours. We had nothing to worry about! The guides have people helping them find the Dolphins and we were watching them within a few minutes of arriving in the open water! The captain is very knowledgable and friendly.... More 

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Goochland, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

I chose Blue Wave Adventures based on the great Trip Advisor reviews and they did NOT disappoint. From the first greeting Capt Mark and Wife were friendly, informative, and seemed to have a true passion for what they were doing. We saw dolphin, turtles, learned A LOT about the local marine life and even learned about the history of the... More 

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

These folks delivered a nice trip on while they successfully sought out dolphins. The children we took along were so excited to see the dolphins, The captain did a good job of providing information and safely and comfortably conducting the trip. The only negative we have to report is that the boat has VERY little shade to shelter you from... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We had a great experience from start to finish on this dolphin tour. The water was so calm and we saw a lot of dolphins. It really made the experience that much better. The captain was extremely knowledgeable of the area and the sea life. Could use a few more signs to the location though. Call a day at least... More 

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