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Dolphin Racer

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3400 Pasadena Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33707-4489
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Captain Dalton is the “ish”

Went on the Dolphin Racer this afternoon. Didn’t expect much since it had been cold and over cast... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
Christopher M
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Fantastic Experience

This is the most fun activity I've experienced in the St. Pete's area. I learned so much about... read more

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Reviewed 3 February 2018
Michael H
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Springfield, Illinois
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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 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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  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Went on the Dolphin Racer this afternoon. Didn’t expect much since it had been cold and over cast. Within 10 minutes of leaving the dock we had 10-12 dolphins in the wake jumping and putting on a show. Captain Dalton and First Mate Mike we’re...More

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Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Thank you for leaving us a 5 star review! We are ecstatic to hear that you had such a great time aboard the Dolphin Racer. We will be sure to pass along your comments to Capt. Dalton and First Mate Mike and we hope to...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2018

This is the most fun activity I've experienced in the St. Pete's area. I learned so much about dolphins and boating in the bay. The dolphins didn't disappoint. Four separate pods of them put on shows for us. Just delightful!More

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Thank Michael H
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Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Thank you for leaving us your feedback! We are honored that you found the Dolphin Racer to be St. Pete's most fun activity - and we agree! We hope that you'll join us for another cruise in the near future. Thank you again for your...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

This was an awesome adventure..from 75 year old gramma to 10 year old daughter and parents in between, we all enjoyed it. Captain Dalton and Jackson were great.. they were fun, entertaining, informative and kept there eyes out finding several dolphin pods..watching the multiple dolphins...More

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Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your comments! We are so happy to hear that your entire group enjoyed the experience aboard the Dolphin Racer. We will be sure to pass along your compliments to Dalton and Jackson, and we hope to...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

We had a great trip with Dolphin Racer, we saw lots of dolpins, and enjoyed the fun from the crew. We can only recomend this.

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Thank Tina B
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Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are ecstatic to hear that you had a great cruise aboard the Dolphin Racer and were able to see so many dolphins during your trip. We hope that you'll join us for another cruise soon!

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Excellent!!! Saw many dolphins. Captain was wonderful and knowledgeable about the dolphins. Was Christmas gift (an excellent gift).

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Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Thank you for providing us with your feedback! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your trip aboard the Dolphin Racer and we hope that we'll see you again soon. Thanks again!

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Went on our second tour of dolphin cruising and this was by far the best. The staff is also amazing and if we could give more stars we would! Thank you! 🐬🐬🐬

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Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Thank you for leaving us your comments! We are thrilled to hear that you had an excellent time aboard the Dolphin Racer and we will be sure to pass along your compliments to the crew. We hope we'll see you again in the near future!

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Reviewed 27 January 2018

Enjoyed seeing many Dolphins jumping and playing around the boat. Captain Dalton and First Mate Mike very knowledgeable.

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Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Thank you for leaving us your comments! We are so happy to hear that you had a fun time aboard the Dolphin Racer and we hope that you'll come out on another cruise with us soon. Thanks again for your review!

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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went on this trip together yesterday. We weren't even 5 minutes into the trip when we saw our first dolphins! We sometimes had 4 dolphins at a time in the wave with a total of probably 25 dolphins just on the...More

Thank Amanda H
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Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Thank you for leaving us a five-star review! We are ecstatic to hear that you and your husband had a great time on the cruise and were able to see so many dolphins. We will be sure to pass along your compliments to Dalton and...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

personable , upclose awesome tour. saw lots of dolphins, great way to get out on the water and see the dolphins

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Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback! We are so happy to hear that you had an awesome time aboard the Dolphin Racer Speedboat, and we hope that we will see you again on another cruise soon. Thanks again!

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

The captain was very knowledgeable and friendly and so was his mate. We had so much fun and so so many dolphins. The captain knew where to take us to see dolphins and I never saw so many ever. Everyone had a great time and...More

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Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Thank you for leaving us your comments! We are so glad to hear that you had a fun time aboard the Dolphin Racer Speedboat. We will be sure to pass along your compliments to the crew and we hope to see you on another cruise...More

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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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Candie F
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Response from A314AAlindab | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a bathroom on board. No one had motion sickness during the ride.
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2 June 2017|
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Response from Heather H | Property representative |
Most of our customers don't experience any motion sickness issues aboard the Dolphin Racer, but it's always a good idea to take something if you think you may have sensitivity, just to be safe :)
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