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Pier Dolphin Cruises

400 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg Marina, Slip 46, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3519
+1 727-647-1538
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So impressed with Captain Steven & Mate Sara! So friendly and really took the time to make sure we... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Patty N
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Bel Air, Maryland
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Great trip! Would definitely do it again!

We saw so many dolphins in the first few minutes of our trip. We were not disappointed. I also... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Shelia L H
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Honolulu - Oahu
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Witness the majesty of dolphins up close and personal with Pier Dolphin Cruises in downtown St. Petersburg. It's fun for the entire family and adventure for all ages. Start your sea-faring experience on the M/V Dolphin Queen, a 44' x 18' catamaran that can accommodate up to 70 people. Be sure to bring a camera! You'll see dolphins and manatees in their natural habitat, a variety of native birds such as Ospreys, Cormorants, Egrets and Herons as well as the US Coast Guard base all along St. Petersburg's historic waterfront. Pier Dolphin Crises sets sail seven days a week, with trips that last up to an hour and 50 minutes! Cpt. Fred is confident he'll provide the best dolphin tour you've ever been through, and has been promoting the waters of St. Petersburg for more than 25 years. Sit back and enjoy your time with friends and family while you're told stories and tales of everything around you. Dolphin sightings are guaranteed or you will receive a voucher for your next trip free! We offer a diverse range of services to meet our customers in the Saint Petersburg, FL area. Shed the stress and worry of everyday life and enjoy a fantastic time.
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  • Average5%
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  • Terrible7%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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400 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg Marina, Slip 46, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3519
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So impressed with Captain Steven & Mate Sara! So friendly and really took the time to make sure we saw dolphins & manatees. Must see if you are in town.

Thank Patty N
Reviewed 23 November 2017

We saw so many dolphins in the first few minutes of our trip. We were not disappointed. I also enjoyed the rest of the tour. The rest of the tour was great too. I loved seeing all the beautiful homes from the water.

Thank Shelia L H
Fred D, Owner at Pier Dolphin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you, Shelia. I hope that you do do it again! Capt. Fred

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We booked a Dolphin cruise at 3:00 in the afternoon and had a wonderful time. The Captain was very informative and fun. My granddaughter loved seeing all the Dolphins and she got to drive the boat! It was a great time and we saw lots...More

Thank card61
Fred D, Owner at Pier Dolphin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Glad the dolphins turned out in force for you and your granddaughter. Please come back! Capt. Fred

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Lasted almost 2 hours. Saw dolphins and had a great narrated tour of majestic waterfront homes. Captain Fred was excellent. Very relaxing and enjoyable.

Thank Robert G
Fred D, Owner at Pier Dolphin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you, Robert! Please come back soon. Capt. Fred

Reviewed 27 July 2017

The tour was meant to last 90 minutes but it was closer to two hours. We saw plenty of dolphins and even baby ones. They came right up to the boat. Well worth the money. Captain and crew very friendly, my grandsons enjoyed sitting at...More

Thank Kay S
Fred D, Owner at Pier Dolphin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

You are very welcome, Kay. Thank you! Capt. Fred

Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Thanks Captain Fred for this trip, we really enjoyed it we discovered a wonderful place at we met and raced with 2 beautiful dolphins ;) my kids Oscar and Melody did some driving boat practice too ;) thanks Captain Fred and thanks to your lady...More

Thank William V
Fred D, Owner at Pier Dolphin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you William, Oscar and Melody! I'm glad you had fun. Please come back again soon! Capt. Fred

Reviewed 9 July 2017

You must keep in mind these are wild animals in their natural habitat, so it should be mentioned we were there on an ideal with all things in our favor. We observed an estimated 40 to 50 dolphins, 2 schools of sting rays and numerous...More

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Fred D, Owner at Pier Dolphin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you, James. So glad we had such a great cruise when you were aboard. Please come back! Capt. Fred

Reviewed 24 June 2017

Where to even begin.... This was far and away the BEST choice we made on our trip to Tampa/St. Pete. Let's start at the beginning.. We arrived a bit early... and noticed that the parking in the marina, closest to the boat.. was all reserved/tow-away...More

Thank cd1167
Fred D, Manager at Pier Dolphin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you for that very nice review. Please come back to see us! Capt. Fred

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We just finished a beautiful afternoon aboard the Dolphin Queen with Captain Fred! We saw lots of dolphins and several pods surfed with us. Our trip also included touring many waterfront areas with a very informative narrative about early St Petersburg, as well as many...More

Thank ShieliaN
Fred D, Owner at Pier Dolphin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you Shiela. It was great having you aboard. Please come again! Capt. Fred

Reviewed 13 April 2017

We had a great time on a wonderful sunny day! Captain Fred made the trip fun with lots of local historical information, let the kids of all ages "drive" the boat, and did a great job of staying with a dolphin that surfed along the...More

Thank Curt N
Fred D, Owner at Pier Dolphin Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Hi Curt, thanks for the kind words. I'm so glad you enjoyed the trip and want to come again. Every trip is a little bit different with new things to see each time so come back to see us.

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