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Dolphin Racer

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Address: 3400 Pasadena Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33707-4489
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+1 727-462-2628
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13:30 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 13:30 - 15:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Take an exhilarating tour on the Dolphin Racer!Watch as acrobatic...

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 nature as the speedboat picks up speed and looks for dolphin.The huge wake created by the Dolphin Racer attracts jumping dolphins.It's sure to be an adventure you will remember for a lifetime. Don't forget to bring your camera.

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Captain was very experienced. Seen guite allot of dolphins. We recommend the trip to all our family and friends

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Akron, Ohio

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Akron, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Captain was very experienced. Seen guite allot of dolphins. We recommend the trip to all our family and friends

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Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We are so happy to hear that you had such a good time aboard the Dolphin Racer cruise and we really appreciate your recommendation. We hope to see you aboard another cruise in the near future. Thanks again! More 

Toronto
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The fact that they offer you 'if you don't see a dolphin - your next trip is free'! I would post the video - but that wouldn't be fair! This trip you must do if you are in the area!! The Captain was amazing - and I learned a lot about dolphins on this day! The Dolphins did not disappoint!!... More 

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Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are so happy that you had a great time aboard the Dolphin Racer Speedboat, and we couldn't agree more that it's a must see experience in the St. Pete area. We hope that you'll join us again for another cruise in the future! More 

Bedford, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We so enjoyed our Trip. The Dolphins were amazing and the views off Saint Pete were Great! Such an enjoyable afternoon on the water, i will bring my grand kids again next time they visit in Saint Petersburg.

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Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your cruise aboard the Dolphin Racer and we will definitely pass along your compliments to Captain Dalton and First Mate Bob. We look forward to seeing you again when your grandkids are in town, if not sooner! Thanks again! More 

Ailey
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We loved it and so did my kids 2 years old and 9 year old. It was a great family adventure. You do get a little wet but I liked that. The dolphins were beautiful and it was very educational also. I would love to go back.

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Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments! We are so happy to hear that you and your family loved your time aboard the Dolphin Racer Speedboat. We hope to see you on another cruise in the near future. Thanks again for your review! More 

Woodbury, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Captain Dennis & Dalton were awesome. Very funny & knowledgeable. Saw dolphins right when we were leaving the dock & saw some out on the tour. Would have liked to see them jump the boat wake but they didn't. Very fun!!

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Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are ecstatic to hear that you had a fun time aboard the Dolphin Racer and we will definitely pass along your compliments to Captain Dennis & Dalton. We hope that you'll join us again for another cruise soon! More 

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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The Dolphin Racer tour was just awesome, lots of fun, very informative and a must do if you are in St Pete Beach. Captain Dalton and first mate Kyle were so much fun, extremely accomodating, knew their stuff and made the experience that much better! We had 4 dolphin encounters during the hour and a half tour!! Thank you! We... More 

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Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us your feedback and sharing your photo! We are thrilled to hear that you had an awesome time on the Dolphin Racer cruise and we will pass along your compliments to Captain Dalton and First Mate Kyle. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future! More 

St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A fun 1&1/2 hour. The Captain was knowledgeable about the area and he and his first mate had a great sense of humor. We saw dolphins going out into the bay and again as we headed back to the dock. There was even a precious baby dolphin jumping with it's mom in the boat wake. The boat left on time... More 

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Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us your feedback! We are so happy to hear that you had a fun time aboard the Dolphin Racer Speedboat and we will definitely pass along your compliments to the staff. We hope that you'll join us again for another cruise in the future! Thanks again! More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
1 review
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We had a great experience and the dolphins really do like the wake and swin in it, surf it, and jump in it. Some nice info. was shared about the area and the captain was humorous. Suggest getting there early to get a seat at the back of the boat...yes, the back is where you will see the dolphins in... More 

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Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us your comments! We are so glad to hear that you had a great experience aboard the Dolphin Racer Speedboat cruise. We will be sure to pass along your compliments to the captain and we hope you'll join us again for another cruise in the future. Thanks again for your review! More 

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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I had a friend visiting from out of state and decided to go on the boat ride to see the dolphins it was excellent! I've lived here about 22 years and I never went out but I will definitely bring company there it was so much fun and we saw tons of dolphins I'm afraid I don't remember the captains... More 

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Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are thrilled to hear that you had an excellent time on the Dolphin Racer with your friend. We will be sure to pass along your compliments to the staff and we look forward to seeing you again when you have visitors in town, if not sooner! Thanks again for your feedback! More 

Buffalo, New York
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This day on the water was fabulous. We didn't know what to expect and had seen dolphins from afar, but this one is up close, if not personal... Loved it.

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Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments! We are so happy to hear that you loved your experience aboard the Dolphin Racer Speedboat, and we agree that it's a great trip for both young and old! We hope to see you on another cruise in the near future! More 

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