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Captain Derek's Dolphin Adventure

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Address: Highway 80, Tybee Island, GA 31328
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Welcome aboard Tybee Island's fastest, most enjoyable boat cruise. We have...

Welcome aboard Tybee Island's fastest, most enjoyable boat cruise. We have over 700h.p. to get the action going. Dolphin love to play alongside our boat. Enjoy such sights as Ft. Pulaski, Cockspur and Tybee lighthouses, barrier islands and the Brown Pelican. Dolphin Guaranteed. Large restroom aboard. Coast Guard approved for up to 90 passengers on both boats.

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Don't miss this fun dolphin adventure!

We loved our trip to see the dolphins! Every seat is a good one, and you could see all sides without moving around too much. However, if you wanted to move to the side for a... read more

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Fairbury, Nebraska
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Fairbury, Nebraska
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We loved our trip to see the dolphins! Every seat is a good one, and you could see all sides without moving around too much. However, if you wanted to move to the side for a closer view, it was very easy to do! This adventure is also nice for getting out on the ocean a little ways, without it... More 

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Thank meshellee78
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Captain Chris and Captain Scott did a great job. Scott steered us into prime dolphin viewing by getting them to follow us in the wake of the boat and Chris was very entertaining with his narration of the tour and history of the area. Well worth the visit!!! God bless and Jesus loves you!!!

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1 Thank Charlie S
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

These are the guys to choose for your Dolphin tour! From the time waiting to board, to stepping off the boat, first mate and captain was very entertaining! First mate was a awsome tour guide and very informative about the dolphins, local history and all around a funny guy! Boat was neat and clean and a bathroom on board. We... More 

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1 Thank Steve7428
Gastonia, North Carolina
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took our Girl Scouts on a dolphin cruise and we had such a great time! It was the highlight of our trip. The entire staff was so nice, funny & entertaining. The reservation desk was so patient every time I called with a question and the Captain & First Mate were so much fun! One thing-if you're prone to... More 

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1 Thank Pattyjpp
Disputanta, Virginia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good trip. Saw lots of dolphins. The first mate was entertaining and knowledgeable Very comfortable with all staff

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Thank Debra B
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My sister and I booked a sunset dolphin tour and, although the ever elusive dolphin did not make an appearance, we had a very enjoyable time and witnessed a spectacular sunset. Garrett was fun, friendly, and very informative. We received an email the very same day for a free return trip which we went on the next day. Captain Gator... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a beautiful day for our trip. The boat ride was very nice and information was given to us about what we were seein or passing. The disappointing part was that when we went out we saw no dolphins. At the beginning of the trip the boat stayed basically at the dock moving around to see resident dolphins. Obviously... More 

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divingderek, Owner at Captain Derek's Dolphin Adventure, responded to this review

Dolphin are wild animals and basically go wherever their food is. If bait fish are up the creek, the dolphin will be up the creek. If shrimpers are sorting through their catch and discarding their bycatch, dolphin will be attracted to the area. Likewise, if fishermen are in from their fishing trips and throw fish remains in the creek, that... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great tour. We saw so many dolphins. The tour guide and staff were so nice and they made the experience fun for everyone. Thanks for a great time. Highly recommed.

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Longmeadow, MA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a terrific time. The narration was funny and informative. Our family - four adults and two pre-schoolers - enjoyed this a lot. Dolphins, sunset, and lighthouse -- what more can you want?

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Thank pgzimmer10
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had such a great time on the water! This was my 3rd cruise with Captain Derek's and it's always great. The night we were out there were SO many dolphins, right off the boat. I highly recommend the sunset cruise. My granddaughter was beside herself with happiness. Magical!

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