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“Would have been happy to pay full price”

Dolphin Landings Charter Boat Center
Ranked #2 of 30 Tours in St. Pete Beach
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Dolphin Landings, located on Saint Pete Beach since 1972, is known for Eco-friendly DOLPHIN WATCH and SUNSET SAIL aboard luxury sailing yachts. Other Public Boat trips go to historic EGMONT KEY and wildlife refuge SHELL ISLAND. Reservations are required. Looking to cast a line and reel in dinner? Book a BACK BAY, DEEP SEA and/or OFFSHORE fishing trip. Larger group? Ask us about PRIVATE CHARTERS!
Reviewed April 28, 2013

We got a groupon for the dolphin watch a while back and as it was low season there weren't as many sailings as usual. However, with the help of Cindy who was lovely we got on a sailing last Friday and had a really great time. We even managed to spot lots of dolphins! This was well worth our money and time. I would recommend any one spend two hours in St Petes on the Dolphin Landings boat tour.

Thank Umba
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Reviewed April 24, 2013

Thank you all for a wonderful time. We sailed with the dolphins. My families first sail and I have to say it was awesome! And we saw lots of dolphins and sting rays.
I hihgly recommend this trip its well worth your time and money. Thank you Cyndy for making our trip here the best!


Thank Darla F
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Reviewed April 23, 2013

My husband and I have been coming to the St Pete area for over 25 years and make a point of going out on a sail with the crew at the Dolphin Landing. The staff are friendly and always go out of their way to make you feel welcome. Cyndy (manager) takes care of all of her customers and makes sure that everyone has a good time.

The previous review is way off base as far as I am concerned. All groupons are quite specific in terms of dates and how they can be used. Cyndy's recommendation to this customer was bang on and she was looking out for their best interest of a sail versus a speedboat. This particular reservation was for a public sail not a charter so of course she would want to get others booked on the same trip. This is a very popular and busy boat charter and reservations fill up very quickly.

This is a very safe and enjoyable activity for the whole family so if you've not had a chance to have a sail and see the dolphins, I encourage you to do so.

Thank Kathy R
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Reviewed April 22, 2013

Booked a Dolphin Excursion for 4 adults and 2 kids using a Groupon. When called the next day to ask if the groupon could be used from phone instead of printing a woman named Cindy (Manager and VP) stated the groupon was only for specific dates and it wouldn't be as nice of an excursion (speedboat vs sailboat) as the one we were booked for. This was very confusing considering we booked the trip solely based on the groupon and it was mentioned at reservation. So my friend called back and Cindy who at this point was rude stated that the other days just became booked that the groupon was good for and the only day available was a Sat (org booked for Tues) and that boat was going to be uncomfortable and way to packed for us to enjoy ourselves and we really should stick with our original plan PLUS another couple had booked too and if we backed out we would be ruining their trip. The whole situation was being handled shady and with no attempt to resolve the misinformation on their part. To top it off it was even stated that when booking and when the groupon was mentioned the person should of been knowledgable of the deal and explain things accordingly. It's really too bad because we were really looking forward to the excursion and they lost our business. The management should be better at taking care of customers but they know losing a couple families won't affect their business.

5  Thank Burke1024
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Reviewed April 21, 2013

This is a very nice boat with an enclosed downstairs with two very roomy, pleasant bathrooms and room to stand outside. It also has an upper deck with a canopy, tables and chairs or seats around the edge. They take you in the bay so don't worry about rough water. We saw lots of dolphin and some manatee. It is a pleasant ride past beautiful homes. They do serve beer and wine. The crew are very friendly. This is a nice way to spend a few hours.

Thank HeatherR353
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