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Rudee Flipper

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Rudee Tours Dolphin Watching Trips run April - October Sunset Dolphin Watching Cruises run daily Memorial Day - Labor Day at 7pm Whale watching (Winter Wildlife Watching) trips run December-March See playful bottlenose dolphins in their natural...more
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200 Winston Salem Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3635
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed May 31, 2009

We went to the Rudee Inlet in hopes of going on the Rudee Rocket, but it was not heading out at the time we arrived. So instead, we took the Rudee Flipper. It was a very educational, hour & 1/2 cruise. It was nice... we...More

7  Thank Carebearkiddie85
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed June 13, 2008

The Rudee Flipper is a dolphin watching boat trip that lasted 1 1/2 hours. We saw some dolphins so it was neat for my 8 year old. Get there earlier (1/2 hour) if you want a seat. The on-board speaker system was poor and hard...More

6  Thank MT710
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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

I saw plenty of dolphins. Had too much margaritas was a little woozy but my teen had a great time. 😀

Thank Mskitty34
Reviewed August 22, 2018

This tour was a blast! We saw plenty of dolphins, however there isn't a ton of seating and shade is limited so be sure to wear sunscreen. Also, the trip is pretty rocky so beware if you're prone to seasickness.

Thank Jenn S
Reviewed August 21, 2018

You are sure to see dolphins. However the tour is too long and there is no seating in the shade unless you are inside the boat on the lower deck.

Thank Jerry B
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

We had an AMAZING view of the dolphins on our trip today and employees were so nice! Loved that soooooo much! BUT I have 2 pieces of feedback #1 - 90 minute tour is too long. If our trip has been 45 minutes and back,...More

1  Thank Shelly S
Reviewed August 15, 2018

This is a must if you go to VA Beach. The staff is friendly, educated, and took us to the exact location the dolphins were located. I got great video and photos. The drinks were GREAT along with the view. Will be doing it again.

Thank crystrh1
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Our family had a great time, we saw so many dolphins! We did the early bird cruise and saved money by doing so. I would definitely recommend checking this out.

1  Thank blm1226
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Our family of four, and our friends family of four booked the 11 AM dolphin cruise. Everything went like clockwork, the cruise was wonderful and we got to see lots of dolphins! I’m so glad we chose 11 AM, as thunderstorms were predicted for 1...More

1  Thank jelomu
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

We had the best experience-dolphins all over. The blonde girl guide had tons of knowledge and we saw dolphins up close and they road in the waves!! Definite must do in VA Beach!

Thank Mary T
Reviewed July 29, 2018

The boat was in great condition, very clean. We definitely saw lots of dolphins. We took the 3:30 tour on a Thursday and the boat was packed. We stood for the entire time so we could ensure we'd have a spot at the rail. The...More

1  Thank BostonTravelLover1
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

My family and I went out with RudeeTours on the Mariner boat. This was the 8 hour fishing trip for supposedly flounder and trigger fish. I have never been disappointed on a fishing trip and I’ve never experienced not catching one fish. All three of...More

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wlc782017
May 31, 2018|
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Response from RudeeRocket1 | Property representative |
You do not need to print your tickets
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Becky M
April 2, 2017|
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Yes it is
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emlangdensau
March 30, 2017|
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Because of the weather Saturday looks like the next dolphin watching trips Thanks
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