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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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Hours Today: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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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 dolphins jumping captain cecil boat ride boat's wake dolphin experience marine biologist great trip boca ciega bay their natural habitat gulf of mexico recommend this trip great fun great afternoon an amazing experience a lot of fun dalton mate
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my second time on the dolphin racer and it never fails to disappoint. So much fun. You are guaranteed to see dolphins or they give your money back. The dolphins like to play in the wave in the back of the boat.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank katiejean1985
Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for leaving us your feedback and sharing your photos with us! We are so happy to have you on board the Dolphin Racer for the second time, and we hope we'll see you again for a third time in the near future! Thank...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All I can say is dolphins, dolphins, dolphins!!! This 1 1/2 hr trip on the Dolphin Racer did not disappoint! It exceeded my expectations. First off, Captain Dalton was incredible! He was super welcoming and very informative about the dolphins, area, and other things to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank draskovichaliciad
Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for leaving us such a detailed review! We are elated to hear that you enjoyed your time aboard the Dolphin Racer with Captain Dalton and we're so happy to hear that it exceeded your expectations too! We appreciate you recommending our cruise and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Dalton and First Mate Mike did an amazing job finding dolphins and keeping everyone entertained! We all had a great time including my 18 mo old grandson! We will definitely go again!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Meemaw0603
Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your experience with us! We are ecstatic to hear that you all had a great time aboard the Dolphin Racer Speedboat. We look forward to seeing you all again in the near future. Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Dalton and First Mate Mike made this adventure of a lifetime! This was so much fun and everyone from the baby to the grandparents had an amazing time!! Thanks for everything!!More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Trista G
Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for leaving us your comments! We are so happy to hear that you had an awesome time aboard the Dolphin Racer. We will be sure to pass along your compliments to Dalton and Mike and we hope we'll see your whole family again...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jen M
Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Barbara H
Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CheryleN
Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks 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 5 November 2018 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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks 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

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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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