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Dolphin Snorkeling Cruise

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Address: 4630 29th Ave S, Gulfport, FL 33711-3750
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Day trip to Egmont Key, off St. Petersburg, Florida. Watch dolphins jump...

Day trip to Egmont Key, off St. Petersburg, Florida. Watch dolphins jump and play in the surf behind our mono-hull boat. They jump, twist, & spin so close you can almost touch them! Our boat stays with you the entire 2 1/2 hour stay on the island. Explore this tropical island with its abundant wildlife and ruins of a Spanish-American War fort. Snorkel gear is provided for those wishing to snorkel the sunken ruins. Reservations recommended by calling.

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Wanted to have an adventure during our visit to Tampa...this sounded fun! Our hosts answered our questions and were very pleasant. The day was on the cool side so the dolphins... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 January 2017
Tobin L. B
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Burlington, Vermont
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79 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with 4 ladies of varying physical abilities. We had a blast watching a storm in the distance, looking for dolphins, beach combing on Fort De Soto Beach, and snorkeling in the grasses off of the Island. Loved the Music on the Boat, the views from the Water, and seeing all the great bridges from Below. The two captains were... More 

Thank RealityBarbie
Star Prairie, Wisconsin
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

We had a great cruise. The captain & mate made the experience fun and educational. Dolphins as promised. Even found a Lightning Whelk conch shell, (which we left as found). No matter your age, everyone will enjoy this outing. We would certainly go again if in the area.

Thank eastacres
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

I spent 5 days in St. Petersburg/Clearwater and the day spent on this cruise was by far my favorite. I was a little hesitant, because as other people have said, they use high pressure tactics to get you to sign up. Blaire pulled us in, showed us a video, and told us we had to pay a deposit. I was... More 

Thank OpheliaDiFranco
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Second time with Captain Randy and crew! Great experience seeing dolphins ( they swim right up to the boat and jump in the wake!) Very casual atmosphere. Coolers with ice provided so you can bring whatever you want. They take a lot of care to make sure you have a good time. Saw a lot of tortoises on Egemont Key... More 

1 Thank GMcNHawkeye
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77 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Wanted to have an adventure during our visit to Tampa...this sounded fun! Our hosts answered our questions and were very pleasant. The day was on the cool side so the dolphins were not very abundant, but we did see some going and returning fro the island. The boat was nice and the trip enjoyable. We were prepared and brought food... More 

1 Thank Tobin L. B
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Staff were very friendly and had lots of fun. Had enough time to explore edgmont key and snorkel. We also were able to see a pod of dolphins on the way home.

Thank Roxanne F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Captain Randy, our guide, was very knowledgeable and full of subtle humor... very relaxed and comfortable... nice music on the boat... we had a great afternoon with him...

Thank otarecords
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Well, we did it, but really feel the price was too high when considering what's included. Thankful it was a beautiful, sunny day with no rain issues. We saw a few dolphins, gathered a few shells, dove for a few sand dollars, and the water was dirty looking (the crew said it was due to all of the rain over... More 

Thank flhandster
Toronto, Canada
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29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

The captain and his first mate are very welcoming and friendly. The ride to the island for shelling and snorkelling was great as we has a great many dolphins swim in our boats wake! The downside was that the island part is not great. Only about an hour and a bit on the island and the shelling and snorkelling are... More 

Thank cafguy
Brazil, Indiana, United States
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

This was SO not worth even a fraction of what we paid. It was a 2 hr boat ride with very minimal dolphin sightings. We got belittled as a group for not being loud enough to keep the Dolphins playing in the wake. So basically the lack of Dolphins was our fault. We got to Egmont Key and parked on... More 

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