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Address: 231 Margaret St, Historic Seaport, Key West, FL 33040-6639
Phone Number:
+1 305-294-6306
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Dolphin Watch - The Key West Original... Since 1986!

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Dolphin Watch - The Key West Original... Since 1986!

Join us to Watch Dolphins and Snorkel on our catamaran Patty C. The boat conveniently departs from the Historic Seaport in Old Town Key West and has many features that set her apart.

• 6 Passengers Maximum

• 31' length x 14' width makes her Largest Boat in her Class

• 4 Hour Long Trip on a Quick Power Boat helps us consistently find Dolphins

• Guaranteed Dolphin Sightings or Your Next Trip is Free.

• 30 Years of Helping our Guests Experience Wild Dolphins

Our trip focuses on delivering the best dolphin watching and snorkeling experience possible for our guests. We do this through the combination of our listed features and the passion and knowledge of our Captains.

• Snorkel Gear and Instruction provided

• Fresh Fruit and Water

• Guided Snorkeling! Your Captain will join you for the Snorkel.

• Bathroom and Freshwater Shower

• Wet suits for winter months

• Calm snorkel Locations.

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We Loved It!!!

My boyfriend and I can't say enough great things about Captain Rob and the experience we had on our dolphin watch! It was a tough day for everyone finding dolphins out there but... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Becky S

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My boyfriend and I can't say enough great things about Captain Rob and the experience we had on our dolphin watch! It was a tough day for everyone finding dolphins out there but Rob found them and we were absolutely thrilled! It was incredible seeing and learning about these amazing creatures in their natural habitat. We were lucky enough to... More 

Thank Becky S
Tewksbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As the title indicates, this outing was the best part of our trip. We could not have asked for a better guide. Captain Rob was incredibly laid back, friendly, personable, and knowledgeable of the area, pointing out interesting facts throughout the trip. We did not see dolphins on our first trip out, despite searching in vain. We did see some... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My experience was fantastic in every way. My wallet was stolen and so my reservation didn't go through, but they allowed me to board anyway. Truly fantastic experience. I can officially say I was "chuffed" by a dolphin in the wild. Captain Rob was super fab and so were my fellow passengers.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a great day on the water with Captain Evan, Despite the fact that he's a Michigan fan, he still gave two Buckeyes the royal treatment. We saw several groups of dolphins on the boat tour portion of the trip. We saw stingrays and lots of fish while snorkeling. Evan extended the trip by 15 minutes to give us... More 

Thank Susan D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Five of us took this tour yesterday and loved it. Captain Rob was laid back, full of great information and took us to see a group of 6-8 dolphins, which were very entertaining. Too cold to snorkel but he was game for it. Nice tour of the harbor on our way in. One of the highlights of our visit!

Thank Grammaturtle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family (4 adults) spent an afternoon aboard the Patty C with John Bosco who was very knowledgeable and very welcoming He quickly found a small pod of dolphins and we watched them and talked about them with John. We then went snorkeling and saw lots of different sponges and fish. John is also passionate & knowledgeable about the mangrove,... More 

Thank Louise A
Bloomington, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Key West, but we pretty much prefer to stay on dry land, so I had my doubts about this. But Evan, our cruise leader, made everything very easy and a lot of fun. The dolphins put on a great show, and Evan taught us all we needed to know to have a great time snorkeling. I wouldn't hesitate... More 

Thank David G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our skipper, Bosco, was very friendly and knowledgeable and he showed us a great time. We found a small pod of dolphins almost right away and we were able to follow them around for quite some time. Afterwards we went to a coral reef for an hours worth of snorkeling (which was plenty) and we saw many different corals and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to Key West a handful of times, and this was by far the best thing i've ever done! My husband and I traveled to Key West for our Honeymoon in December, and we booked a Dolphin Watch/Snorkel trip with Captain Bosco aboard the Patty C. We had a fantastic experience. We saw lots of dolphins, including the famous... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the Dolphin Watch tour online spontaneously after a stroll through the old historic port of Key West. Since there are many offers for similar tours, we relied on TripAdvisor and the excellent ratings this very tour had received. In a nutshell: it was one of the best excursions we have ever made! Our guide and captain John Bosco... More 

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