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Encounters With Dolphins
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Clearwater to Tarpon Springs
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Come join us on a fun filled, narrated sightseeing tour of Clearwater's harbor. Enjoy a relaxing ride while you learn about our abundant wildlife, and view the area's dolphins in their natural environment. Every trip stops at Compass Island where you can collect shells, swim, snorkel and the kids can even hunt for treasure! Dolphin sightings are guaranteed*. Excursions depart from the Clearwater Beach Marina multiple times every day. Spend an hour and a half to an hour and forty five minutes with our highly trained crew in the Clearwater Harbor on board our 40 foot Coast Guard inspected excursion boat. For twenty to thirty minutes during your trip, the boat will stop at Compass Island where you will have the opportunity to shell hunt through thousands of shells, swim, snorkel (gear is provided) and enjoy the island. Our boats are available for charter as well. If you're looking for something more intimate with friends and family on the water we can accommodate. We have done weddings, rehearsal dinner socials, proposals, birthday parties, bachelor parties, anniversaries, school and church groups and family reunions.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Stroller parking, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
Arnold, Missouri
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“road the sea screamer”
Reviewed September 10, 2012

the Sea Screamer (the big yellow boat) near the maria is awesome. I have been to Clearwater Beach several time and always ride the Sea Screamer. Go to the back of the boat and I always see dolphins. Have your camera ready but be prepared to get wet

Visited September 2012
8 Thank vcki01
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Toledo, Ohio
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“dolphins and sea shells.....not here”
Reviewed September 7, 2012

First the dolphins are no where to be found. When you come back they will tell you they can't control nature but your next trip is free. The sea shell island is a 20ft by 10ft sand bar in the bay.This cruise is a total ripoff from the start. There refreshments are a can of pop or a bag of chips. Please choose another dolphin trip from anyone but them.

Visited September 2012
8 Thank bobbie b
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Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Dolphins 2012”
Reviewed August 20, 2012

has a great time on the dolphin encounter ! we always see dolphin and have never been dissapointed !!! great for picture taking, and the kids love it

Visited July 2012
2 Thank pickle26Maryland
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Long Island NY
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Natural and on boat trip !”
Reviewed August 13, 2012

While in Clearwater I have seen dolphins fishing and frolicking at the beach over the years. This last trip I saw a pod of ten right on the intercoastal while having my coffee. However I must add I have taken Dolphin cruises as well the absolute best is Little Toot. Something about the motor the dolphin's love to play in its surf and the do all kinds of flips its amazing. The Pirate cruise is a blast especially for families with kids 10 and under !

Visited July 2012
4 Thank lovinthebeach103
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26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 2012

I was really excited about this trip reading the reviews. When I called I asked if the mornings or evenings were best for viewing the dolphins and the lady said the dolphins are feeding all the time so anytime would be good. We had a hard time spotting a dolphin and finally tracked some down. The captain said we were lucky because he had recently had 2 back to back trips that didn't see a single one. The island was broken shells..wear water shoes! We found a sea urchin which was pretty cool but that was about it.

Visited August 2012
4 Thank Mari065
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