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Clearwater Bay, Gulf Coast Dolphin Watching Cruise 2-Hour Tour

  • Learn about bottlenose dolphins' biology and behavior from your captain
  • Dolphin sightings guaranteed on this tour
  • Gain a better understanding of the Gulf Coast's ecosystem
Clearwater Dolphin-Watching Tour
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Get out on the water in search of bottlenose dolphins on this cruise from Clearwater. Aboard a double-decker catamaran, listen to your captain's commentary as he points out luxe mansions along the coast. You’ll cruise out into the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico to see the region's dolphins and learn about their biology and behavior. Pack light, as drinks and snacks are available for purchase on board.

What to Expect

Make your way to the tour's departure point near the Clearwater Memorial Causeway, where you'll be welcomed aboard a modern, double-decker catamaran.

After you pull out of the marina, your captain will point out the luxe mansions on the shore, some belonging to celebrities. Listen to tunes on the sound system, or visit the snack bar for a bite or a drink.

Once you get out into the Gulf of Mexico, the commentary will turn to the biology and behavior of your day's quarry, bottlenose dolphins. Keep your eyes peeled for jumps and dorsal fins, and learn about their role in the Gulf Coast's ecosystem. Dolphin sightings are guaranteed on this tour.

Return to your original departure point at the conclusion of your tour.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was my second dolphin watching cruise with the Tropics Boat Tours. They do such a great job of providing interesting info about the area as well as spotting dolphins and doing their best to follow/track them. So much fun!!

Thank Trish B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
A Sunday Sail

Myself and a friend booked to go on the dolphin trip as a last minute ad hoc idea on our day trip to clearwater. I was thinking "guaranteed dolphins yeah right" This was by far the best boat trip I have been on in a...More

Thank Martin T
Reviewed 1 week ago
Very fun trip.

We have gone on several dolphin viewing tours at various locations but never one where we saw as many dolphins as we did on this trip. They were right up beside the boat, swimming in the boat wake and jumping and playing all around us....More

Thank Russ S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fun experience for the whole family!

We purchased tickets at the last minute online for a short dolphin excursion before leaving Clearwater in the spring. It was easy to book, inexpensive, and the crew was fabulous! Will be joining them again soon!

Thank lkester2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Excellent experience

Lovely, friendly, knowledgeable staff and a captain with a great sense of humour. Plenty of space on the boat to gains great views of the coast (and the dolphins!) without any pushing or jostling. Suitable for families, couples, solo etc. Great knowledge of the local...More

Thank NicolaB2330
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Kelli D
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Response from Meghan F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, my daughter was 15 months. She was able to walk for the most part on her own. Eventually I just strapped her into my Ergo carrier. It was easiest for her to see that way. She also loved to stand on some of the seats... More
Patick C
12 August 2018|
Response from nljtravel | Reviewed this property |
It does go out into the Ocean but honestly just a little bit. You travel along Pier 60 beach. It usually stays pretty smooth unless and big boat is near causing waves.
10 August 2018|
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