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Clearwater Dolphin-Watching Tour

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Go in search of bottlenose dolphins on this 2-hour cruise from Florida’s Clearwater Bay to the beautiful, emerald-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Enjoy snacks and beverages available for purchase on board and listen as your captain highlights interesting facts about the Gulf Coast. Dolphin sightings are guaranteed!
  • 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
  • Gaze at luxurious mansions on the coast
  • Cruise Clearwater Bay and the Gulf of Mexico on a double-decker catamaran
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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Departure Point
25 Causeway Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767, USA
1h 45m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Live commentary on board by your captain
  • Guaranteed dolphin sightings
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks (light snacks available for purchase)
  • Parking permit ($4)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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All reviews tropics boat tours unlimited beer boat leaves beautiful afternoon provided interesting gulf of mexico saw dolphins top deck fun cruise super nice staff boat ride purchased a groupon captain angelo long tour spend a couple hours nice boat numerous dolphins
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I highly recommend The Tropics Boat Tours, well organized fantastic experience, the crew is Awesome!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Joe M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent trip, encountered loads af dolphins and had fantastic photo opportunities. Crew were helpful and knowledgable

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank harpo52
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Marc and Zack made this dolphin tour a time to remember. We saw a pod of 12-15 dolphins and they were exquisite. The staff was great and knowledgeable. They also took a spin around Clearwater Beach to point out some celebrity's houses. Great 2...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We saw so many dolphins while we were out. The drink package was worth it to get the cup and one drink in the beginning. Crew was fun and very informative. A nice way to end an afternoon out on the water

Thank Stacerr11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The crew member Zach who narrated was full of info and super friend and Ryan Bartender made some awesome drinks driver mark made the ride smooth saw lots of dolphins as well as a sea turtle and manatee!!!!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kaitlyn D
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25 July 2019|
Response from KathyP843 | Reviewed this property |
If you book in advance, they generally will call if they have to cancel. It really all depends how intense the storms are. They are very good about safety first!!
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Yes, there are several small restrooms
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