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Dolphin Quest

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Address: 140 Boardwalk PL, John's Pass Boardwalk, Madeira Beach, FL
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+1 727-392-7090

See the dolphins play in their own backyard!1 1/2 hour narrated sightseeing...

See the dolphins play in their own backyard!1 1/2 hour narrated sightseeing tour!New Boat, U.S. Coast Guard licensed captains!Cushioned bench seating, clean bathroom!

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Amazing tour,

The guys who run the boat are very funny and great ! Wonderful way to see the inner coastal, really enjoyed it! I would love to do it again next time I'm back down.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The guys who run the boat are very funny and great ! Wonderful way to see the inner coastal, really enjoyed it! I would love to do it again next time I'm back down.

Thank madisondayne
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Make sure you allow PLENTY of time to get to John's Pass for this tour. If you're coming from the St. Pete Beach area, there's a drawbridge right before John's Pass that can delay your arrival, not to mention the lack of parking there. My family and I got delayed at the drawbridge and struggled to find parking and even... More 

1 Thank wsref23
Illinois City, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this tour online, the morning of, with a teen, school ager, and preschooler. Parking is simple, as there is a large parking structure right near the entrance to the dock. Check in at the gift shop was quick & simple. The vessel was clean and comfortable. Captain John & Tina were friendly and fun. Unfortunately, we didn't see... More 

1 Thank christine v
Lakeland, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best boat cruise of this type that I have been on for this area. The crew was very friendly. Had a lot of information and oh! found A LOT of dolphins. They came right up to the boat I had videos where you could hear them spout out of their blow holes. They also had a baby... More 

1 Thank Michele C
Cleveland, OH
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hour and a half boatride took us around the Boca Ciega Bay in quite calm water. About 15 minutes into the trip, dolphins were spotted around North Madiera beach, near the Tom Stuart causeway. It was a wonderful experience as Capt John maneuvered the boat very close to the 5 dolphins we saw, and everyone managed to get great... More 

Thank Lzane
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved it!! The crew was great! Spotted Dolphins and they made sure we circled to get plenty of photos. Definitely will do this same tour next time I am here!

Thank Sharon C
Worcester, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Took our grandson and had a less than stellar experience. Saw more dolphins from a Saint Johns pass restaurant the same day.

Thank sharronsibley
Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Advertised that we'd see dolphins. We sure did! Probably 30 of them or more! Within two minutes of leaving dock, they starting jumping up right next to us, in front of us, and behind us. WOW! Small enough boat that everyone can see and take photos. Crew was funny and very knowledgeable about the area. After dolphins, we took an... More 

Thank Jay P
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This was a 2 hour dolphin cruise from John's pass village . The cruise was pleasant and the ride was smooth . They took us to see dolphins up close and give us a chance to take pictures and videos and than 2 hours of cruising the smooth water of the near by bay . The vessel was clean and... More 

Thank Maha M
Spring Hill, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

As we were on this cruise today, a family from Maine reminded us that we are blessed to live in Florida. We were enjoying a great afternoon while there was a blizzard at their home. This cruise was wonderful. We hadn't gone far when we spotted the dolphins. We saw a lot of them, and our crew followed them so... More 

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