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“Nice afternoon cruise”

Olin Marler Fishing and Dolphin Cruises
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$28.90*
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Gulf of Mexico Dolphin Cruise
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Owner description: Olin Marler Charter Fishing and Dolphin Cruises is Destin's first established cruise service. We offer the best in Deep Sea Fishing and Dolphin Sightseeing cruises.
Reviewed July 15, 2009

Affordable. Family operated. Nice history of Destin area from guide (Marler). Beautiful souvenier photo ($10 extra, but best one we've ever had taken) .

It was busy in the Gulf and Bay with tour boats, party boats, parasail boats, wave runners. The dolphins must have steered clear of the traffic. We saw a few dorsil fins, but no dolphins. NOT THE CRUISE OPERATORS' FAULT!!! We still enjoyed the cruise. The weather was gorgeous.

PERHAPS TRY THE 10AM CRUISE - $5 discount - and probably less traffic and more opportunity to see playful dolphin.

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Reviewed July 12, 2009

A group of 10 of us booked a private charter on the Gentle Winds for a 10 hour fishing trip. Jim and Mike were so helpful and friendly, especially with the kids in our group. We caught way more fish than any of us imagined we would, including a huge red snapper that they said was the largest they had seen in a long time. The boat was clean, comfortable with a/c cabin and two bathrooms. A special hello to Devin who made friends with my nephew, Anthony. :)

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Reviewed June 21, 2009

We chartered the Gentle Winds with Captain Greg Marler , and what a great experiance !! I would highly recommend Olin Marler Charters to anyone ! The Captain (Greg) and crew ( Jim & Mike) were first class and VERY good at what they do !

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Reviewed June 18, 2009

We called a couple other places before we picked Olin Marler and it was the price that made us choose this one. The girl told me they were running a June special and they were about $10 cheaper than the other boat tours. This was a relaxing way to spend a couple of hours and just take in the scenery. We really enjoyed the narrative by Mr. Marlin who gave a history of the area. It was informative and entertaining. Everyone who worked there was pleasant. They had a snack bar and they even took a picture of you as you boarded the boat that was available for purchase as you got off the boat at the end of the tour. We did get to see dolphins while we were out and my daughter was able to get a couple of good pictures of them. I would definitely recommend this dolphin tour.

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Reviewed May 22, 2009

This was an amazing experience in Destin. We went out for a 2 hour cruise that took us through the destin harbor and into the gulf of mexico. Shortly after we entered the gulf of mexico, we saw a family of dolphins. They stuck around for awhile and played around the boats so my kids could take pictures. I never seen dolphins up close like that!

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