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“What A Fabulous Experience!”
Review of Dolphin Racer

Dolphin Racer
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Take an exhilarating tour on the Dolphin Racer!Watch as acrobatic bottlenose dolphin surf and dive alongside!This high-speed tour lasts between 1-1.5 hours beginning with a narration by the Captain and then leading into a breathtaking chase with nature as the speedboat picks up speed and looks for dolphin.The huge wake created by the Dolphin Racer attracts jumping dolphins.It's sure to be an adventure you will remember for a lifetime. Don't forget to bring your camera.
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Reston, Virginia
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3 reviews
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“What A Fabulous Experience!”
Reviewed May 28, 2013 via mobile

My family and i went out today and we were able to see dolphins within minutes of leaving the dock! Capt. Dennis Was Great! Even with a rain shower, we had an awesome and memorable experience! Thanks Again!!!

Visited May 2013
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Saratoga Springs, New York
2 reviews
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“Starlite's Dolphin Racer at Corey Causeway”
Reviewed May 23, 2013

We loved this ride last year so we went again this year, in early May- Dennis and Bob were lots of fun. They worked very hard to spot pods of dolphins and told us about some of their techniques as well as educating us about dolphins. The boat is great, it is beautiful out on the water, and we saw many of those wonderful creatures as they played around us. I think this is a must for anyone looking for a cool experience on the water when visiting Florida. Bonus- The Starlite Sapphire dinner boat is there too!

Visited May 2013
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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49 attraction reviews
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“Dolphin Racer”
Reviewed May 22, 2013

Great afternoon of fun! Who doesn't want to be on the water in Florida on a summers day, seeing the dolphins was just an added benefit! And we seen a ton of them!!! My husband and I have been on dolphin tours before (with other vendors) and we've seen more dolphins sitting at the beach, but this was way different and so much better! First of all you are in a speed boat! Secondly there wasn't just a few dolphins but a lot of dolphins surfing behind the boat! SIT IN THE VERY BACK LAST ROW (the back bench) for the very best view! BRING A CAMERA and/or CAMCORDER!! Set you camera to record or to take pictures in BURST so you don't miss a shot. Boat ride last from 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Bring water and sunscreen! They offer drinks on board for $2.00 if you forget. Venue is easy to get to, with close (free) parking. We got our tickets from Groupon for $12.00 a ticket. Well worth the price!To be fair we were told that the large amount of dolphins we seen was not always the norm, but we lucked out maybe you will too.

Visited May 2013
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United States
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8 reviews
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“disappointing for sure”
Reviewed May 20, 2013

Viewed some dolphins swimming in boat wake on bay. However capt bill thought we might get a tad wet and turned around at inlet into ocean. Hello, we are at the beach, summertime, riding in a boat, getting damp is ok. Weather was fine, tons of smaller boats and houseboats...went right out. What a disappointment, big powerful, sexy boat and a wimp capt I guess. Give us a nice ride in the gulf please...not views of houses and bridge demo work.

Visited May 2013
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StarLiteFlorida, Guest Relations Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this review, June 24, 2013
We're sorry that you did not enjoy your trip. It's our goal to give guests the best possible experience. We'd appreciate the opportunity to discuss your trip with you personally and ask that you contact us via our website. Thank you!
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Blaine, Minnesota
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“Magical!”
Reviewed May 10, 2013 via mobile

From minutes of pulling away from the dock we had two dolphins jumping side by side next to the boat; this was an amazing experience and one we don't see in MN- we will certainly include this in future trips to FL!

Visited May 2013
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StarLiteFlorida, Guest Relations Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this review, June 24, 2013
Fantastic! We're thrilled you enjoyed yourselves on the Dolphin Racer. Please feel free to post photos on our Trip Advisor profile or Facebook page.
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