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Dolphin Encounter

#43 of 84 things to do in Clearwater Features Animals
Clearwater, FL 33767
+1 727-442-7433
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Family getaway!

First experience and absolutely loved this tour! Family all found them left with smiles laughs N... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Good, inexpensive dolphin tour

Would have loved to do a longer tour, but time and options were short, so I did a same day booking... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

First experience and absolutely loved this tour! Family all found them left with smiles laughs N great pictures. Tour guides very educated about the dolphins and got us some great pictures. Going to the little island for seashells picking was a great touch. Recommend and...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Would have loved to do a longer tour, but time and options were short, so I did a same day booking with Dolphin Encounter. Lisa was very helpful when traffic had us running late, and the captain and first mate were friendly and laid-back. Island...More

Thank KRIS D
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I was a little disappointed with the trip, but it was worth the money. We did see a dolphin jump a few times, but I thought that this part of the trip could have been longer. I felt like the captain was rushing the dolphin...More

1  Thank Robyn151
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Nice trip, and the people that work on the boats were exceptionally nice. They do their best to find Dolphins for you but on my experience they come out of the water and go back in so fast it's difficult to get a picture. They...More

2  Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Visited Clearwater for the day and took this little trip. Crew were friendly and we saw three dolphins up close. Good commentary of the people who live in the houses that surround the bay. Time to hunt for shells on a little island and collect...More

1  Thank katiemac0408
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Our family had a great tour. It was amazing to see the dolphins in the wild! It was a cool day, but we were given blankets to keep warm. Our daughters even got to steer the sail boat.

Thank DByma
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

Expecting to see Dolphins up close. Found two small groups. Then went to an island. Very picked over not much there. Really rated low. Actually just a boat ride.

3  Thank Lori C
Reviewed 12 March 2015

This was one of the best short (90-110 minute) trips we have ever taken. Fantastic crew (Captain Bill & Mate John) and we saw probably 10 or 12 dolphins. For once I had to much lens for my camera as the dolphins where within feet...More

2  Thank Bad_driver98
Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

Had an excellent tour, three dolphins tagged along in our wake. Best boat to have as closer to the water meaning closer to the dolphins. $21 adults $17 child for 1 hour tour.

3  Thank Pinknpurple
Reviewed 24 May 2014 via mobile

We paid $16 each for the dolphin cruise, the Captain (Eli) was a great host as was his 'first mate'. We saw many dolphins both on the way to the island and on the way back. The boat paired up with the 'Little Toot' and...More

9  Thank William G
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Will I get to touch a Dolphin?
7 March 2017|
Response from Robyn151 | Reviewed this property |
No, not even close.