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Captain Derek's Dolphin Adventure

#1 of 28 Tours in Tybee Island Features Animals
Highway 80, Tybee Island, GA 31328
+1 912-658-2322
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Great tour

Had a wonderful day on the dolphin tour. The staff were fun and so nice. Great music playing and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kingston Springs, Tennessee
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Great trip

Capt Gator and his mate made the trip well worth while. Entertaining and yes we saw dolphins. Great... read more

Reviewed yesterday
David B
Greensboro, North Carolina
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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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Highway 80, Tybee Island, GA 31328
+1 912-658-2322
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a wonderful day on the dolphin tour. The staff were fun and so nice. Great music playing and saw so many dolphins and even saw a manatee!

Thank lynnlee01
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Capt Gator and his mate made the trip well worth while. Entertaining and yes we saw dolphins. Great excursion for young and old.

Thank David B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went out on the 10 am ride. The day was a little overcast but we saw lots of dolphins. The crew also took us to see some of the history of the island. The boat was not crowded on this trip so I just...More

Thank luv2golf12
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our Captain Gator and crew were awesome. The information they shared and music hit the spot. Multiple dolphin pods were swimming in the area during our morning tour. This is a fun, family friendly activity. Unfortunately most of my pictures are of fins and not...More

Thank PLMT
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had checked dolphin tour prices in Charleston and they were outrageous. Finally found a place in Savannah that was half the price. Then before booking, we found Captain Dereks which was less than half the price of the one in Savannah! It was a...More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Three generations boarded with Captain Derek. We all had a great time seeing lots of dolphins! We liked the fact we could bring snacks and drinks with us.

Thank KJDobbs
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited Tybee Island recently and found Captain Derek's Dolphin Adventure on the advice of a friend. We had three adults and two children ages 10-13 with us. We had a great time. Plenty of dolphins were around the boat on our short cruise, and...More

Thank FortSeeker
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fun trip with Gator and Garrett. Saw so many dolphins swimming around. Learned some interesting tidbits about sea life and the island. Loved that there were 2 boats that created waves for the dolphins to play in.

Thank ErikaT_10
Reviewed 3 days ago

Took the sunset cruise with wife kid nephew and mother in law. There were two boats and we rode on the boat "spear it". Had a good time with cpt Gator & Garret. They were funny and gave some good accurate info about the marine...More

Thank cfg0mez
Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved the dolphin tour. Capt. Chris and Zack went out of their way to help us get on and off the boat. We saw lots of dolphins and had a great time playing music and dancing with the beach goers. Our minds were tested on...More

1  Thank Deborah P
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If someone is very susceptible to motion sickness would this boat tour be ok? Are you in the ocean, intercoatstal? Will you still see dolphins in mid/late September? Thank you!
16 May 2017|
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Response from Pattyjpp | Reviewed this property |
If you're prone to motion sickness, take a Dramamine. They said they stick close enough to the shore & that it's not a problem but my stomach had its own ideas. Guess it depends on the day and weather - no one else seemed... More
We booked the sunset tour for our trip to Savannah in May. Wondering if this tour is conducive to bringing food/dinner aboard, or if you'd suggest we dine either before or after, and if so, nearby restaurant recommendations?
17 April 2017|
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Response from divingderek | Property representative |
You are welcome to bring whatever you would like to eat or drink on board. Little coolers are welcome. We don't have tables set up for dining. Passengers who bring food usually bring food like sandwiches that can be eaten... More
Jeanne A
We are hoping to visit in May, will this be a good time for this excursion? What is the cost
1 April 2017|
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Response from divingderek | Property representative |
May is a perfect time for the dolphin tours! Dolphin are very active during that time. Our prices are $15 for adults, $8 for children ages 12 and under, and children ages 2 and under are free. Our sunset dolphin tours are... More