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Blue Wave Adventures

#9 of 21 Tours in Murrells Inlet Features Animals
4123 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
+1 843-651-3676
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So much fun!!!!!!!

We went out at 10am 9/29/16! It was a bit rainy but Mark said he would refund anyone who wanted... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2016
Seymour, Tennessee
via mobile
Very disappointed child

I know these are wild animals and they are not contained but when we went out this tour it was... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2016
Ankeny IA
via mobile
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Blue Wave Adventures is the Original Dolphin Watch Tour in Murrells Inlet, SC. Our tours take you thru the salt marsh estuary and out into the ocean along the coastline. We specialize in finding our wild dolphin friends in their natural habitat. We are the only Dolphin Watch Tour that follows NOAA'S Dolphin Smart guidelines. In addition, we provide information on the dolphins, turtles, habitat and other critters we may see. Our Brand New Vessel, TURSI-OPS, was custom build to provide you with incredible viewing from every seat. All our seating faces forward and we have rasied seating in the back for excellent viewing. We are the only dedicated Dolphin Watch Tour in Myrtle Beach, SC.
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  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“dolphin tour” (14 reviews)
“sea life” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
4123 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
+1 843-651-3676
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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We went out at 10am 9/29/16! It was a bit rainy but Mark said he would refund anyone who wanted off!! No dolphins seen Bc weather was crazy! But experience and crew were awesome and my 3 year old won't stop talking about it! Gave...More

1  Thank eveals
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I know these are wild animals and they are not contained but when we went out this tour it was rainy and choppy and we did not see 1 dolphin. I had a VERY disappointed child. As a mom it's hard to pay that kind...More

Thank mel234o
Amy C, Owner at Blue Wave Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are very sorry that your child was disappointed. We do our very best and sometimes have to deal with less than perfect sea and weather conditions. The Captain with 26 years of experience on the ocean running tours has the final say on if...More

Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Went went on the 10:00 tour. We were lucky to catch up to the dolphins right away and watched them frolic for about 45 min. No problem for people unsteady on their feet like my friends but it was a super calm day. Only a...More

2  Thank LRR2222
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We did not see any dolphins and went at 10 am. But a storm is coming so possibly the reason. The Captain was friendly and fun. Found the younger gal helper to be a bit impatient for older people. Expect to walk a ways to...More

Thank lasvegasgirl_10
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

The captain and crew members were passionate about respect for the wild life and environment. The boat was perfect size, about 40 passenger, with great views from every seat. It was a calm relaxing and fun ride. We were lucky to see a mother and...More

2  Thank llb222psu
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful trip. So much information give. Thanks to the crew for encouraging us to be economic friendly. Things we need to understand to prevent and stop destroying our planet. Beautiful ride, spectacular views and we saw dolphins. Easy check in and lots of parking. Will...More

2  Thank BG W
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We stayed in Murrell's Inlet for a week and I think this was the highlight of our trip. We had a group of 8 ppl ages 3 to 63. Everyone enjoyed this adventure! We took the 8 a.m. 90 minute trip. We saw jellyfish, a...More

6  Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Absolutely one of the best things to do in Myrtle Beach! Captain Mark was funny and informative! The boat ride was so fun and seeing the beautiful dolphins made the trip amazing! I'm also thankful we heard the speech we heard coming back! I will...More

3  Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Not for the sea sick or weak stomached. We saw lots of dolphins and had a blast on the boat ride. The sea was a little rough and we rode those waves like a roller coaster!! Everybody say weeee! Honestly I don't think anyone would...More

4  Thank cgill11
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Took the two hour dolphin watch / tour. Didn't see any but still worth the trip - would do it again. Suggest going early before it's blazing hot!

4  Thank tony r
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18 January 2017|
Response from Amy C | Property representative |
We do a Dolphin Watch Tour. Dolphins are actually in the whale family. We do have larger whales that come thru the area but because are waters are so shallow along our coastline, they rarely come close to shore. We have... More
25 July 2016|
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Response from Amy C | Property representative |
Our new vessel TURSI-OPS, the white one, has the individual forward facing seating and is running our Dolphin Watch Tour. Our Original Vessel OSPREY, the blue one is doing a whole new line of adventures tours. Both Boats... More