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Dolphin Racer

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Take an exhilarating tour on the Dolphin Racer!Watch as acrobatic bottlenose dolphin surf and dive alongside!This high-speed tour lasts between 1-1.5 hours beginning with a narration by the Captain and then leading into a breathtaking chase with...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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3400 Pasadena Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33707-4489
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All reviews captain cecil dolphins jumping boat ride boats wake dolphin experience marine biologist boca ciega bay great trip gulf of mexico great fun recommend this trip great afternoon an amazing experience a lot of fun dalton mate crew
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Captain was great, the boat was fast and we saw a lot of dolphins. This is definitely a "must see" activity

Thank Jen M
Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your comments! We are thrilled to hear that you had a good time and consider the Dolphin Racer cruise to be a "must do activity," and we agree! We hope that you'll cruise with us again soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago

this was a fantastic experience!!! the captain and first mate of our boat were great people. we got to thrill at the site of not 1 but 2 pods of dolphins racing our boat!! my wife says it is in her top 3 experiences ever!!...More

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Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for leaving us your feedback! We are so happy to hear that you and your wife had such a great time aboard the Dolphin Racer, so much that it's in her top 3 experiences! We hope that you'll come visit us again soon....More

Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I did this boat trip at the end of October, with Captain Dalton and First Mate Jackson. We had an fantastic experience - the dolphins were very active and rode along in the boat's wake for nearly 2 miles. We saw 4...More

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Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for sharing your photos with us! We are so glad to hear that you had an amazing time aboard the Dolphin Racer and we will be sure to pass along your compliments to Dalton and Jackson. We hope to see you on another...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I wasn't expecting much from this boat trip, but it greatly exceeded my expectations. It took a while to find dolphins, but once they spotted the boat, they were happy to jump and swim in its wake for miles! The captain and first mate taught...More

Thank Barbara H
Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for leaving us such a detailed review! We are ecstatic to hear that the Dolphin Racer cruise exceeded your expectations and we agree the the experience is well worth the fair price of the cruise! We appreciate you providing us with your feedback...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The captain and first mate were brimming with knowledge about the dolphins and waterways. They also had a fun sense of humor. Our trip didn't disappoint, we had about a mile and a half of dolphins in our wake. Simply amazing!!

Thank CheryleN
Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for leaving us your feedback! We are elated to hear that you had an amazing time aboard the Dolphin Racer and were able to see so many dolphins too. We hope that you'll visit us again soon. Thanks again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have taken several dolphin sightseeing cruises in the area and this ride far surpassed every previous one. There were loads of dolphins. And the boat goes very fast, creating a wave behind it that the dolphins love to swim in and dive through. This...More

Thank Carol A
Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for sharing your experience with us! We are so happy to hear that you think the Dolphin Racer is the best dolphin cruise in the area - and we agree! We are very appreciative of you recommending our cruise to others, and we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Would highly recommend the dolphin racer. Everyone there is so knowledgeable about the dolphins and you can tell they love what they do. It is something we look forward to year after year. Every trip we have seen SEVERAL dolphin. No other dolphin cruise that...More

Thank Nikki L
Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for leaving us a five-star review! We appreciate you recommending us to others and we're so happy to have you back onboard the Dolphin Racer again. We are honored to by the highlight of your vacation and we hope that we continue to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome ride! Captain and first mate are amazing! We saw so many dolphins and learned so much about them!More

Thank Brittany K
Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for leaving us your comments! We are so happy to hear that you not only had an amazing time, but that you were also able to learn so much on the cruise too. We appreciate your business and we hope to see you...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

One hour and a half of pure joy, with many dolphins jumping behind and on the side of the boat, including babies. The captain is very knowledgeable and nice. We highly recommend the trip. Will go back when friends visit.

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Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your experience with us! We are happy to hear that you had an amazing trip and were able to see so many dolphins too. We look forward to seeing you on another cruise when your friends are in town!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Dulton was amazing! He was knowledgeable, funny, and knew just where to find the dolphins. We had non stop dolphin shows during our boat tour. It was an experience myself and my children will not forget! A MUST DO!

Thank Briana P
Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your photos with us! We are ecstatic to hear that the Dolphin Racer cruise was the best excursion of your vacation. We hope that you'll cruise with us again next time you are in town. Thanks again!

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samanthaluvsu21
11 September 2018|
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Response from Beachgirl_08Pa | Reviewed this property |
I would not recommend this for an infant. There is no shade, it’s a speedboat and it can be rough. Sometimes people get soaked and have to move to different parts of the boat. It is also loud as the Captain encourages people... More
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youngdebra48
18 May 2018|
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Response from Beachgirl_08Pa | Reviewed this property |
No. No whales. The boat doesn’t go out far enough for that. We saw lots of dolphins though!
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Diane F
24 June 2017|
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
Ordinarily, it is $24.95 for adults and $14.95 for kids. You can look up a Groupon and get it for much less. It's probably best to just call them to find details and check out the Groupon.
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