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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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6:30pm Dolphin CruiseMost Popular
1.5-hour Dolphin Cruise through Destin Harbor departing at 6:30pm.
5:30pm Dolphin Cruise
1.5-hour Dolphin Cruise through Destin Harbor departing at 5:30pm.
3:30pm Dolphin Cruise
Departs at 3:30pm
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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 (237)
1 - 5 of 223 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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.

Thank Natalie G
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile
Nice Dolphin Cruise

We took the 6:30 cruise on 8/31/18 and the crew was great and engaged with all aboard. Took care in explaining everything and knew how to entertain the group. Great two hour trip in the bay with short venture in the gulf. Saw plenty of...More

4  Thank Dave S
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile
Definitely worth it!

We enjoyed the dolphin cruise. We saw several pods of dolphins, including babies. We also saw sharks which was a highlight for my family. The captain let our 8 year old drive the boat and took pictures with my phone. It was a highlight of...More

Thank 59817AmyD103
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile
Amazing Dolphin Views

The cruise guides do a great job explaining about the history of the area and giving you plenty of time to take photos of the dolphins. You really do get close to them as well! We saw lots of dolphins, several sharks, and even jellyfish....More

2  Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile
Olin Marler’s Hannah Marie Dolphin Cruise

Since 2011 my family and I have done several dolphin cruises in Destin, but the one we did on 8-15-18 was the BEST ever. The crew was so welcoming as every one came aboard and really made the trip fun and exciting. We along with...More

Thank jcharj105
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