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Gulf of Mexico Dolphin Cruise

  • Destin dolphin-watching tour on the Gulf of Mexico
  • Join a tour that specializes in finding dolphins in the wild
  • Fully narrated tour provides fun facts about sea animals and Destin history
Gulf of Mexico Dolphin Cruise
From US$28.90
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3:30pm Dolphin CruiseMost Popular
Departs at 3:30pm
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6:30pm Dolphin Cruise
1.5-hour Dolphin Cruise through Destin Harbor departing at 6:30pm.
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5:30pm Dolphin Cruise
1.5-hour Dolphin Cruise through Destin Harbor departing at 5:30pm.
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Cruising the Gulf of Mexico with a guide gives you the best chances of seeing dolphins in their natural habitat. This tour specializes in taking you straight to the dolphins, with insightful narration along the way—great value for the price. Plus, a small boat provides for a friendlier outing, making this tour particularly popular among families with kids.
What to Expect
Your tour begins when you make your way to the Destin Harbor waterfront. Meet your captain-guide and set sail in the Gulf of Mexico, admiring views of the famously blue waters and white sands of the Emerald Coast as you go.

Take photos, relax, and sip on refreshments available on board (own expense), as you cruise through the water. A small boat only allows for a limited number of participants, giving this tour a family-friendly feel—and leaving plenty of time for you to ask questions.

As your captain narrates Destin’s history and wildlife, look out for pods of dolphins in their natural habitat. This tour specializes in finding dolphins, giving you the best likelihood of seeing them in the wild.

Your tour concludes at the original departure point.
Reviews (242)
1 - 5 of 227 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Easy getaway

I throughly enjoyed my first dolphin watching tour. Captains Alex, Scott and Marcus were great! I travelled with my mom and my uncle. My Uncle isn't as mobile and uses a cane. I immediately asked would he be able to sit on the lower level...More

Thank tracib1913
Reviewed 7 November 2018
Very enjoyable

We enjoyed the afternoon dolphin cruise. The crew was great and provided interesting information. They also did a good job of spotting dolphins. We have done other dolphin cruises from Destin Harbor but this was the best.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank drctrigeek
Reviewed 6 November 2018
Dolphin watch extraordinaire!

I have been on no less than 50 dolphin watches over the years in various locations all over the world but this by far, was the BEST! We saw no less than 50 dolphins on this 1.5 hour trip- all of which were in the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank dive4pam
Reviewed 22 October 2018
Sunset Dolphin Cruise Amazing!

Our group of 8 did the sunset dolphin cruise in mid-October. It was amazing. The boat was fully equipped with snack/drink bar, restrooms, glass bottom, and air conditioning room. They even took a group picture of us in the wheelhouse. We were able to see...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 26 September 2018
Enjoyable dolphin watching cruise

I took the 3:30 PM cruise with family on 9/22/18. It was an enjoyable experience seeing the dolphins and other marine life. The crew members do an excellent job of making the experience entertaining and informative. The boat was clean and comfortable.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Natalie G
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