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Southern Star Dolphin Cruise

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100 Harbor Blvd, Harborwalk Marina, Destin, FL 32541-2312
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A solid 2 hr ride in the harbor, gulf, and bay. Glass bottom, snack bar, AC, and guided tour. Saw... read more

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clinton70
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Columbus, Ohio
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Rain and thunderstorms were a problem during our cruise. The crew did a great job of steering us... read more

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D W
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Saint Louis
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Expect a Miracle aboard Southern Star! Enjoy a relaxing 2 hour tour aboard Destin’s Original Dolphin Cruise, as seen on National Geographic Explorer and CNN Earthwatch. Join us as we cruise the pristine waters, along the sugar-white sand beaches of the Emerald Coast. Witness the Coastal Bottlenose Dolphin in their natural habitat. Family owned and operated by Captain Steve and Wendy Wilson for 20 years, our 80’ Glass Bottom Boat is all about family fun! With over 10,000 dolphin sightings, you are sure to see something extraordinary.
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100 Harbor Blvd, Harborwalk Marina, Destin, FL 32541-2312
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Reviewed yesterday

A solid 2 hr ride in the harbor, gulf, and bay. Glass bottom, snack bar, AC, and guided tour. Saw dolphins and sharks. Recommended.

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Reviewed yesterday

Rain and thunderstorms were a problem during our cruise. The crew did a great job of steering us clear of most rain. They made the best of a bad day and we saw dolphins and sharks. We are return customers and great time as always.

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Highly dissapointed! Advertised to be a relaxing 2 hour cruise and if u don’t see any dolphins then u get a voucher for a free one in the future! First hour we spent gliding through the bay as we got told what restaurant to eat...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a great cruise. The sunset cruise is beautiful. Saw lots of dolphins. We all had a great time. Definitely recommend!!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved taking the dolphin cruise with southern star! Employees were wonderful and helped us with our handicapped son! They made sure we were taken care of and told us the best seating to get him out of the sun! Also at the end of...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great experience. Highly recommend. I booked the wrong date and the office was great in being sure we made the tour last minute.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were referred to this company by friends and decided to go during our honeymoon. Would definitely do it again! We had a lot of fun!

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Three teens and an eleven year old agree this dolphin cruise was the highlight of their week, and three of the four are boys! They, and the parents and grandparent, totally agree! We saw lots of dolphins and the cew was just super nice!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed this boat ride, saw several dolphins, so what was promised was delivered. The weather was nice, but having the covered top deck was a treat.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed this trip so much! We seen Dolphins, Sharks and a Sea Turtle! The crew was excellent and very helpful to answer our questions! They told us some history about Destin, and even gave good places to eat! We had a 7 yr old...More

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Paul R
19 May 2018|
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Response from farahhai28 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Restrooms are available there. You can also use the restroom of the restaurants.
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Justin H
14 April 2018|
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Response from farahhai28 | Reviewed this property |
In our cruise, it was allowed.
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Amanda C
11 March 2018|
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Response from farahhai28 | Reviewed this property |
We did it in April n the evening 5.30 pm to 7.30 pm. If you take evening cruise you will see beautiful sunset view on the ocean!
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