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Spongorama's Cruise Lines

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Cruise with Lunch at Yianni’s - great day at Tarpon Springs!

Pros: Nice, normal people running the restaurant, boat tour and gift shop. The lunch that’s... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael B
Pleasant Cruise, Below Average Customer Service

We took this cruise on 4/7/2018 and booked ahead online. The online reservation was for an 11:00... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Jill S
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“sea shells”(8 reviews)
“hour tour”(6 reviews)
This is the trip you don’t want to miss on your visit to Tarpon Springs. We take you on an exciting narrated cruise down the beautiful waters of the Anclote River to the Gulf of Mexico. You’ll be looking for dolphins, manatees, birds, the Anclote...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
510 Dodecanese Blvd, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-3128
+1 727-943-2164
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently moved to the St. Pete area and had heard great things about Tarpon Springs. Upon arriving we were asked if we’d be interested in a dolphin/shelling tour. We are so glad we went on this ride! The captain and crew were extremely knowledgeable...More

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros: Nice, normal people running the restaurant, boat tour and gift shop. The lunch that’s included with the cruise package is very good, with lots of choices. One of the nicest boats offering this type of tour. We got 30 minutes on Anclote Key to...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The crew was very pleasant and knowledgeable about the area. They stayed extra and helped us find the dolphins. I hope to return and do some more shelling in the future. Very satisfied!

Thank Cstafinski
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Had a great time. Was very impressed. The crew made it very enjoyable. Liked going to the island to do sea shell gathering. The weather was perfect. It was a couple hour boat ride. This is a must. Bring a camera. The crew did point...More

Thank shortierose
Reviewed 13 June 2018

We brought family from Ohio to see the beautiful city of Tarpon Springs and to go Dophin watching and enjoy the day on the water. Our boat captains were awesome, giving us much history of the town, the waters, pointing out dolphin and other wildlife....More

1  Thank sasysutler
Reviewed 14 May 2018

When you are from New Jersey & you are visiting Florida, it is a must to get on the water! We visited Tarpon Springs & were lured by Spongeorama's recruiters to take their cruise to "Shell" Island. Why not? It was a perfect sunny afternoon...More

Thank Lorri V
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Definitely take the 2 hour cruise to break up your day visiting Tarpon Springs sponge docks. The crew did a nice job to make sure you had an opportunity to see dolfins smd other wildlife if possible. They take you to an island to do...More

Thank Lorie D
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We took this cruise on 4/7/2018 and booked ahead online. The online reservation was for an 11:00 cruise, and said to arrive 60 minutes before. When we did, we were given tickets with a hand-written boarding time of "11:15". We killed a little time and...More

2  Thank Jill S
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Skip the tacky tourist shops and jump on a relaxing 2 hour cruise. Parking is free and the cost is about $18. The skipper provides interesting commentary and it's common to see osprey in the nest and frolicking dolphins. The island stop is brief and...More

1  Thank teacherpam88
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I had the opportunity to take an awesome 2 hour cruise to shell island.--- One the way we observed dolphins, an Osprey nest with Ospreys and many other great sights. We stopped on Shell Island to search for sea shells and then observed the most...More

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Joel S
11 May 2018|
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Response from 609KaySSSS | Reviewed this property |
There is no dinner on the boat but they have a restaurant which is delicious Greek food. Not sure about the dinner package.
4 July 2017|
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Response from Donlynne L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are. We travelled with an electric scooter and they were very helpful getting it on and off the boat.