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“Great dolphin tour!”
Review of Dolphin Seafari

Dolphin Seafari
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The Dolphin Seafari is a 30 foot covered pontoon boat with comfortable bench seating and a restroom on board. Sitting low and close to the water, gets you up close and personal with our wildlife and gives you optimal viewing of our salt marsh. With a friendly and accommodating staff, we love to educate about Hilton Head Island while we look for dolphins, egrets, herons, Osprey, Bald Eagles, sharks, pelicans, and even mermaids!
Reviewed July 7, 2017

We saw lots of dolphins and the staff was wonderful. They were knowledgeable, fun, and attentive to the interests of the passengers, especially the kids. We highly recommend this tour!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Kate S
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Tim T, Owner at Dolphin Seafari, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2017

Thank you for choosing the Dolphin Seafari, we're so glad you enjoyed your time on our boat.
Tim

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Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful experience for us adults and the kids. Very informative, we saw dolphins and one of them came very close to us. Big plus, there is a bathroom on board and that's a saver for a family with young kids. Captain let all the kids steer the boat and my kids were so happy. A definite must.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank moejoe98
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Tim T, General Manager at Dolphin Seafari, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2017

Thank you moejoe98! We at Dolphin Seafari appreciate your business.
Captain Tim

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Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

Captain Tim and his first mate were fabulous! Our family went and everyone learned something, while the kids had such fun seeing the dolphins. They also took the boat over to their own crab pot, and it was so fun for the kids to see and touch the crabs!! Tim and his first mate were so helpful in answering our questions and made it a fun and personable experience for all of us. We would highly recommend them and will go again during our next beach visit. The boat was also very new, clean, and comfortable. The bathroom came in handy for our little ones and the nicely shaded roof was a bonus!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Christine H
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Tim T, Front Office Manager at Dolphin Seafari, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2017

Christine H. We are so glad that you and your family enjoyed our boat. The island is a beautiful place and seeing it by water is the only way to really appreciate it.
Thank you again.
Captain Tim

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Reviewed June 22, 2017

Captain Tim and crew allowed us to bring cocktails and appetizers on the boat. We had a private party with a bathroom on board. Unlike other boats, this boat was fully covered which provided shade for everyone. The music and bubbles on the boat created a party atmosphere and memories we will cherish forever!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank tacy5701
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Tim T, General Manager at Dolphin Seafari, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2017

The family time on the boat is always a pleasure! Please join us again next year too, we loved getting to know you!
Captain Tim

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Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

My trip on the dolphin seafari was earlier this week at 2pm. I checked Palmetto Bay marina and they're boat didn't have shade, it was nice to be in the shade. Not to mention, it was great to have a bathroom on the boat. Excellent and would highly recommend.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Mchmielewski
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Tim T, Front Office Manager at Dolphin Seafari, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2017

Mchmielewski, we are glad that you joined us the other week. We like to think that a "head" on board is very important whether you use it or not!!!
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Captain Tim

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