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Rudee Flipper

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Virginia Beach, VA, USA
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About Rudee Flipper
Looking for the longest running and most experienced dolphin eco-excursion in Virginia Beach? You have found it at Rudee Tours! A dolphin cruise aboard the Rudee Flipper is the essential trip for the both the aquatic enthusiast and the fun seeking vacationer. Each 90-minute adventure is narrated by our marine experts who are ready to share their knowledge & answer your questions about the dolphins and the Virginia Beach coastline. Each cruise boat is ADA certified, equipped with a climate-controlled indoor cabin, restrooms, and offers 360-degree views of the water from the multiple viewing levels. We also have a ship store (cash or credit accepted) with a variety of hot and cold food and drink options, including adult beverages! Our trips depart from the Virginia Beach Fishing Center, located at the corner of 5th Street and Pacific Avenue along the Virginia Beach Resort area. Connect. Respect. Protect. Experience the "only way to see the sea" with Rudee Tours!
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Letitia E wrote a review Sep 2021
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The tour was very nice. I felt some of the adults should have been more respectful of the children. Unfortunately some of the children could not see the dolphins as the adults was on the front row.
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Date of experience: September 2021
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Renate P wrote a review Jun 2021
Saint Joseph, Michigan193 contributions33 helpful votes
This tour was the highlight of our family's Williamsburg beginning of summer adventure. All three generations enjoyed the trip. Grandma, grandpa, son, his wife, two grandsons ages 15 & 13, plus our 7 year old granddaughter. Our granddaughter loves dolphins. For her first grade curriculum, she wrote a poem and wrote an information essay on dolphins. The crew was friendly and professional. The narrative informative about sea life, shipping barges, lighthouses, and especially dolphins. Grandson loved that the wake of the ship got him soaked on a warm June day. Thank you Rudee Flipper for a delightful sea adventure.
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Catocop wrote a review Jun 2021
Rockville, Maryland93 contributions22 helpful votes
This tour was everything we hoped for: dolphins, dolphins, and more dolphins! Our naturalist also pointed out birds and described sea creatures we might see. It was mid-May, so the fully-vaccinated were allowed to remove their masks (though we didn't as our granddaughter is a toddler).
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Date of experience: May 2021
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Jan K wrote a review May 2021
Salem, Ohio71 contributions29 helpful votes
Finally saw dolphins! I have been on both coasts, many cruises and never saw a dolphin in the wild until we wet note Rudee Flipper tour. Great time ,
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Carrie L wrote a review Jan 2021
Richmond, Virginia94 contributions37 helpful votes
We’ve taken a dolphin cruise with Rudee and this weekend took the whale watching cruise. We weren’t disappointed. We saw two whales that surfaced right by the boat several times. The crew is always cheerful and knowledgeable.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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