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Affordable, but overall not an exceptional experience. Food/ beverage was unappealing. Boat ride... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jeff F
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Slow and Relaxing

If you are looking for a fast and exciting ride, then you will not like this cruise. However, if... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
Batesville, Indiana
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Affordable, but overall not an exceptional experience. Food/ beverage was unappealing. Boat ride was nice and dolphins were everywhere. Shell island was ok but not quite as good as we hoped. Average experience overall but at least it wasn’t super expensive.

Thank Jeff F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the boat was great, the staff was great ,the price was great ,the crew was very nice they went around and talked with everone one on the boat ,we took our grandkids on the trip to shell island ,would go again on this boat ,its...More

Thank Timothy C
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We went for the special fireworks cruise The staff was nice The boat was fine But El Captain placed the boat in the worst possible position for passengers to view the fireworks - with the front of the boat facing the display. I’m sure he...More

Thank MiltonSiegele
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

7 of us went on this Shell Island, Dolphin watch cruise at the end of June 2018. We wanted an affordable cruise that lasted a decent amount of time, and this fit the bill, plus you get lunch included! Pros- inexpensive 3.5 hours Nice dock...More

Thank sarahg1104
Reviewed 23 February 2018

We are enjoying unseasonably warm weather this year and usually there are no trips to shell island until March. We went out on Ashley Gorman for her first trip of year yesterday. Got off to later than planned start after we disembarked still attached to...More

Thank redsox14624
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

The tour guide and captain were very knowledgeable. There were drinks and snacks on board. We went to Shell Island and then looked for dolphins. Seeing the dolphins that close was amazing. Would definitely recommend this, and we found a coupon in one of the...More

2  Thank Savannah J
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

First things first... the John the Captain is a #^*~€!! He was very rude to our family and everyone on board! Don't eat the hotdogs that they offer either... the crew members were handling them after they pulled a bait trap and didn't wash their...More

Thank Oceandreamer111
Reviewed 5 July 2017

If you are looking for a fast and exciting ride, then you will not like this cruise. However, if your taste is something slow and more relaxing, then this is a good choice. It takes about an hour to get to Shell Island and you...More

Thank GoBengals01
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

The crew was very friendly and efficient. The weather was horrible which we realize is out of their control. The company called us hours after we booked the trip(11 of us) and ask us to change from Wednesday to Thursday. We agreed which was a...More

Thank SLMHunt
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We had a very good trip even tho it was storming the morning before. The sea was rough so we did not get to swim with dolphins but that was ok because I loved the extra snorkel time. The crew was excellent, gave great directions,...More

Thank Samantha M
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