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Pier Dolphin Cruises

Open today: 13:00 - 19:00
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Wonderful experience!

We saw dozens of dolphins, including babies. Even though it was a hot day, the trip was enjoyable... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carol H
Nice cruise

This was a nice cruise just being on the water but we didn’t see any dolphins. They did give... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
Aurora, Illinois
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“saw dolphins”(9 reviews)
“bird island”(4 reviews)
Witness the majesty of dolphins up close and personal with Pier Dolphin Cruises in downtown St. Petersburg. It's fun for the entire family and adventure for all ages. Start your sea-faring experience on the M/V Dolphin Queen, a 44' x 18' catamaran...more
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Hours Today: 13:00 - 19:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
400 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg Marina, Slip 46, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3519
+1 727-647-1538
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw dozens of dolphins, including babies. Even though it was a hot day, the trip was enjoyable. The narration was interesting.

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 26 May 2018

This was a nice cruise just being on the water but we didn’t see any dolphins. They did give vouchers for another cruise since we did not see the dolphins. Enjoyed the bird island but agree with other reviews that too much time was spent...More

Thank kafrhit
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Amazing trip, but it's unfortunate that the captain abuses his customers with hate-filled, right-wing nonsense all along the ride. It's unbelievable that in the middle of downtown St Pete this is allowed to go on. Not a good look for a city that is growing...More

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

2 Grandparent, 2 parents, 2 teen boys, 1 7yo boy on cruise. Saw dolphins from distance, unbelievable number of birds on island owned by Audubon Society, beautiful homes on bay. Lovely day for a boat ride. Both captain n first mate were kind to children...More

Thank mmsoko
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We spent about 10 minutes viewing dolphins, about 3 minutes viewing bird island which was the purpose of my trip and all the rest of the time coming and going and cruising by houses! Could we have circled the bird island a few more times...More

Thank ldharding2
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Based on the excellent reviews, I thought we were going to see some dolphins. Nowhere on their website or in the reviews I read did it say that the boat stayed within the Bay. I was jacked-up to see some dolphins at play in the...More

Thank TwinFlayms
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

So I called twice about the 5pm cruise and was told there was plenty of room and to go right over I told them I was driving from Tampa and they told me no problem they would have room. Well I got there and they...More

Thank Mommy56721
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Loved every minute of this cruise and enjoyed seeing the many dolphins, birds and other wildlife. The captain's narrative was informative and entertaining and Sara was equally knowledgeable. Was so pleased to meet both. I definitely recommend and it is good value for the cost.

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

So impressed with Captain Steven & Mate Sara! So friendly and really took the time to make sure we saw dolphins & manatees. Must see if you are in town.

Thank Patty N
Reviewed 22 November 2017

We saw so many dolphins in the first few minutes of our trip. We were not disappointed. I also enjoyed the rest of the tour. The rest of the tour was great too. I loved seeing all the beautiful homes from the water.

Thank Shelia L H
Fred D, Owner at Pier Dolphin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you, Shelia. I hope that you do do it again! Capt. Fred

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