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MV Minnow Boat Tours

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5325 Marina Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1710
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Dolphins . . . . . YES. Captain Frank . . . . . . NO

This Dolphin Tour was not what I expected and I personally was very disappointed. Based on the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tammy K
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Edmond, Oklahoma
Awesome time - great for kids!

Had a great tour and saw LOTS of dolphins! Never seen that many or so up close. Had 4 kids with us... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
ng136
,
Herndon, Virginia
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Boat Tours and Charters on Anna Maria Island. M/V Minnow offers excursions to Egmont Key, dolphin watches, sunset cruises and hosts private event charters.
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good1%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“saw dolphins” (9 reviews)
“sunset cruise” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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5325 Marina Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1710
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"pod of dolphins"
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"saw dolphins"
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"sunset cruise"
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"captain frank"
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"egmont key"
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"wonderful sunset"
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"whole family"
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"egmont island"
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"dolphin whisperer"
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"big group"
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"excellent knowledge"
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"fun afternoon"
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"an excellent tour guide"
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"lots of fun"
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"great trip"
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"anna maria island is"
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"all ages"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This Dolphin Tour was not what I expected and I personally was very disappointed. Based on the plethora of rave reviews for the legendary Captain Frank, imagine my disappointment when I emailed Captain Frank to check in on preferred payment and was informed his summer...More

Thank Tammy K
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Had a great tour and saw LOTS of dolphins! Never seen that many or so up close. Had 4 kids with us under the age of 5 and they all loved it. Captain Frank is great and knows how to find the dolphins - also...More

1  Thank ng136
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Captain Frank and his First Mate Bill were friendly, knowledgeable and informative. We had a wonderful day on the water and we're surprised to see so many pods of dolphins. A must for visitors to AMI!!

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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Great experience and value. Really enjoyed the trip. Scheduled 2 hours , ended up more like 3. We saw loads of dolphins and even manatees. The trip was about over when we saw the manatees and captain Frank took the time to stop and have...More

1  Thank Brett P
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We spent the afternoon dolphin-watching with Captain Frank on the MV Minnow. He knows right where to look, and we enjoyed watching them. Our group was small and we had a fantastic time. Captain Frank is very knowledgeable about the area. He fielded questions in...More

Thank 2FlyingCoconuts
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We took Captain Frank’s boat tour with a group of 6 adults and 9 kids (10-17 years old). The ride was entertaining for all ages. We were able to sit back and relax while learning more about the area and we saw a lot of...More

Thank Rhonda B
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Captain Frank provides a terrific bay tour. Saw dolphins as we exited the Marina and then a big group on the other side of the bay frolicking and feeding. Lively and informative comments including the classic shoreside Cortez fish eateries. South to Longboat Key. Sunset...More

1  Thank Adktraveler72
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

The 2 hour pontoon ride along Anna Maria Island is great. We saw some dolphins and got to listen to some really fun stories from captain Frank. A good time all around.

1  Thank MarcLMtl
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Frank is the best. We had such a fun time with our group of 5 as well as the other ladies on the boat who we just met today. Frank was a great captain and very informative about the land, homes and boats throughout the...More

Thank Lisa D
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful mid afternoon cruise with Frank....very accommodating and informative and we saw lots and lots of dolphins!! Loved it!!

Thank Mary M
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Tim R
17 April 2018|
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Response from 2FlyingCoconuts | Reviewed this property |
We paid $29.00 per person. It was worth every penny!!
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firefly331
12 March 2017|
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Response from Bill C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the head. 2 hr trip and 2 people used the "head"
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Barb W
4 March 2017|
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Response from Mel C |
Do you allow any med size dogs on your cruise ? How many people are max capacity??
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