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Dolphin Tour & Visit Shell Key Preserve- Snorkel, Shell and Swim! provided by Salty Water Tours, LLC

Dolphin Tour & Visit Shell Key Preserve- Snorkel, Shell and Swim!

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Overview
Customized Private Adventures!!! We only take 6 guests per adventure. Get up close to Dolphins. Visit Shell Key Preserve.Limited to 6 Guests per Trip. This is no cattle boat!! Pet Friendly! Call before you book to see if your trip is available.
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  • We provide bottle water and fresh ice in coolers- BYOB- Only cans or plastic allowed.
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  • What to Bring with you!! Suntan Lotion, Towel, Hat, Jackets, Food & Drink, camera
  • Call before booking to see if schedule is open.
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience 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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Stephanie W wrote a review 5 Aug
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Our family had a great time on our private boat tour this afternoon. Great guides! Very friendly and knowledgeable. They made the tour personal for our family. Saw lots of dolphins, different birds, mangroves and Shell key island. Great price for the 2 1/2 hour tour! Definitely
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from saltywatertours, Owner at Dolphin Tour & Visit Shell Key Preserve- Snorkel, Shell and Swim!
Responded 2 days ago
Thanks for the kind review. We are glad we made your trip. Have a great vacation.
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Jessica Kennedy wrote a review Jul 2020
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Private tour. Loved it. Got to see multiple schools of dolphins. Can be very educational for young children and adults who love the water.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from saltywatertours, Owner at Dolphin Tour & Visit Shell Key Preserve- Snorkel, Shell and Swim!
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks for the nice review. We are proud that we give knowledge to the Guests that come aboard. We love educating about the great wildlife in the area. See you soon.
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Hannah Bell J wrote a review Jul 2020
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Rob & Emily where awesome! We did the 8:00 am trip. They make you feel very comfortable and make the trip very enjoyable. The kids(ages 7, 15,17) loved it and found lots of shells we saw dolphins several different time on the way out and coming back in. I would definitely
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from saltywatertours, Owner at Dolphin Tour & Visit Shell Key Preserve- Snorkel, Shell and Swim!
Responded 1 week ago
The 8am is a great time to go out, less boat traffic, light winds and water is great. Thanks for the nice review. See you soon.
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Kelly L wrote a review Jul 2020
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We loved our experience! This was one of the highlights of our trip. It was so nice taking a private tour on a smaller boat with just our family, especially during this time of the virus. It was incredibly professional, they thought of everything! Emily was so knowledgeable, it
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from saltywatertours, Owner at Dolphin Tour & Visit Shell Key Preserve- Snorkel, Shell and Swim!
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thanks for the kind review. We are glad we could make your vacation to Florida a great one. See you soon!!
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CassiusKing wrote a review Jul 2020
Geneva, Illinois32 contributions
It's a private tour and the trip was amazing! The boat was great to sit on the front and feel the open breeze and ocean mist caress your face.. it was a smooth ride and the engines were very quiet.. we found a few dolphin pods to hang out with and some great shells to take home
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from saltywatertours, Owner at Dolphin Tour & Visit Shell Key Preserve- Snorkel, Shell and Swim!
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks for the review. We are glad you choose Salty Water Tours for you vacation fun. See you soon.
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trf610
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Amazing experience
This tour went above and beyond my expectations. We saw plenty of dolphins and even a baby dolphin with its mother.
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Melis1611
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Perfect St Pete evening
Fabulous evening with Emily and Rob! Felt like we were out with new friends who knew the bay, the wildlife and wher
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Honeychip34
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Truly memorable Island Explorer ride!
We did the Island Explorer and it was the best! Capt. Rob and Emily went above and beyond so we can have the best t
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PRETTIELADIE
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HIGHLY RECOMMEND
My husband and I really enjoyed the sunset tour. It was amazing. The tour guides were very nice and engaging. We sa
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M5659ITdianeg
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An amazing experience!!!
We had no idea this was a private charter and had the best time!! Even if we hadn’t seen the dolphins (and we saw s
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mdschwartz3
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Great experience
Emily and Rob are super friendly and their boat is very comfortable. We had a great time on the water and look forw
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ericagC8998AA
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Private Dolphin Tour! Group of 4
This tour was everything we expected & more! Rob & Emily were amazing tour guides. They were both very friendly, kn
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tiajuanaw
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The Salty Water Experience
Captain Rob and Emily were quite friendly, welcoming and very informative. We learned so much about not just dolphi
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SportPilotIT
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Best boat charter in Tampa Bay
Awesome boat, exceptional staff, an overall memorable experience. Had friends visit from California. Total of four
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sherriannm2020
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Fantastic two hour tour
We had a FABULOUS time! Recommend this tour for everyone. I know we’ll do it again ❤️ Our captain and first mate we
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J4452RSjamieh
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Egmont island tour
My favorite part was the captain and crew. They were awesome! The boat was smooth in the water and the island tour
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yvetted577
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Beautiful
This was so much more than expected. We saw dolphins and watch the sunset, Rob and Emily were great! We had an amaz
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jmw080
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Fantastic
Enjoyed the sunset cruise and dolphins. Would definitely recommend and will book again when I’m back in the area.
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Jominator100
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A definite First class experience
Cpt. Rob and Emily are the best! My wife and I had an amazing time on our private, customized tour. They exceeded o
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cbuck1
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Great
Very friendly & knowledgeable of the area. Extremely nice boat . We liked that it was more personal, not a bunch o
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  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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