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Shared 2 Hours Dolphin Watch Cruise with Snorkeling to Shell Key provided by Island Ferry St. Pete Beach

Shared 2 Hours Dolphin Watch Cruise with Snorkeling to Shell Key

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 27/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Shared 2 Hours Dolphin Watch Cruise with Snorkeling to Shell Key
Small groups only, FULLY CDC compliant with social distance guidelines. Boats are disinfected just prior to every trip. All payments are made online, with no contact. We look forward to seeing you again!
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Updated 27/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Spot dolphins and manatees in their natural habitat in Boca Ciega Bay on this cruise. After exploring the bay, head to the Gulf of Mexico and visit Shell Key island, a preserve located at the mouth of Tampa Bay, where you are able to snorkel, swim, and stroll the beach. There, you might spot manatees and rays during the warmer seasons.
  • Make the most out of your time in the Tampa Bay area on this tour
  • This tour is a good option for families
  • Choose from multiple departure times to fit your schedule
  • Snorkeling equipment and bottled water are provided
Important Information
Departure Point
Tierra Verde Marina Resort, 200 Madonna Blvd, Tierra Verde, FL 33715, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Bottled water
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Parking at the marina
  • Cooler with ice on board
  • FREE parking at the Tierra Verde Marina Resort
  • BYOB welcome
  • Food, unless specified
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • You must check in 30 minutes prior to your departure time. All trips leave promptly at their departure time
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Kate C wrote a review Yesterday
Baltimore, Maryland2 contributions
We had an amazing time. Capt Tony was great and super knowledgeable. We saw dolphins and had a great time hanging out at Shell Island. Would highly recommend this and will absolutely do it again the next time we visit Florida!
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Date of experience: February 2021
Christina D wrote a review 26 Feb
1 contribution
Had an amazing time! Saw many dolphins and captain Tony was the absolute BEST!! Would definitely do this again!!
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Date of experience: February 2021
Brad P wrote a review 24 Feb
1 contribution
Captain Tony - Excellent tour, very relaxed and enjoyed dolphin watching. We did not want to go to the beach for sea shells - spent our time on the boat watching the dolphins for close to 75 minutes. I would recommend Tony as a tour guide and would book this tour again.
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Date of experience: February 2021
Destiny A wrote a review Jan 2021
2 contributions
I recommend this trip 1000% Captain dalton was great he was so energetic and very friendly and knowledgeable when it comes to his job! I definitely will be back on my next vacation!
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Date of experience: January 2021
Bryan K wrote a review Dec 2020
2 contributions
Captain Dalton is Great !!! We had an awesome time The Dolphins were surfing off of the back for 15 minutes Highly recommend
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Date of experience: December 2020
About the operator

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By: Island Ferry St. Pete Beach
Daryl and Barb H
2 hour sunset cruise
We enjoyed a PRIVATE 2 hour sunset cruise last night as the other couple canceled. Captain Dalton was a fabulous gu
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Keith C
Fun in the sun, kayak tour
This was a great easy paced tour. Your butt will get wet in the kayak. You do need some upper body strength for pad
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Dolphin-Snorkeling-Shell Island Boat Tour
It was a great tour! Iwent with my sister and my niece. Saw a few dolphins, several canals with lots of informatio
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Captain Dalton Is Great!
We went on our second trip with Island Ferry today. We had Captain Dalton for the 2 hour cruise out to Shell Key. W
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Holly B
Relaxing boat cruise
We had a great boat tour with Captain Tony. He was friendly and very knowledgeable about the area. We learned some
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Alice R
Stunning Sunset
My sister and I enjoyed a lovely sunset cruise with Captain Dalton. Seeing the sun set with nothing but ocean surr
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great tour!
This was really lovely! Great way to spend time outside, see nature in the area. Justin was great! Reccomended!
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captain was great, even on cloudy day was a great trip
We were there on a cloudy and foggy day but it was still great. Saw a couple of dolphins and found LOTS of big and
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Excellent ending to long weekend stay
Highly recommend the sunset tour. Boat was clean and inviting. Captain Chris led our tour and was friendly, profess
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Highlight of our trip!
My husband and I went on the sunset cruise for my birthday and we had a wonderful experience. It was the highlight
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Best Day on the water in 2020
My brother was visiting with his four kids ages from 10-14 . This was the best thing thing ever and I’m so excited
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Awesome kayak tour
Justin was an awesome tour guide! He was a pro at kayaking, very knowledgeable and so adorable!!! Had a great time!
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Relaxing and Fun Experience
Exceptional sunset tour with a very knowledgeable guide (Dalton). We saw the sunset, the full moon, and lots of dol
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Must do while in Tampa! The online booking was very easy, and Captain Dalton was very engaging, knowledgeable, and
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Captain Dalton’s Sunset Cruise!
Awesome Sunset cruise! Captain Dalton was extremely engaging and knowledgeable of the history and wildlife of the T
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Key Details
  • Island Ferry St. Pete Beach, St. Pete Beach
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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