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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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Dolphin cruise

It was an awesome experience. Captain Dalton was hilarious and very knowledgeable. Definately will do it again if we go back.

Reviewed 2 days ago
Brett M
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Park Hills, Missouri
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Park Hills, Missouri
1 review
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was an awesome experience. Captain Dalton was hilarious and very knowledgeable. Definately will do it again if we go back.

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Summerfield, Florida
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our second time. Always so much fun to see the dolphins jumping out of the water. We had a sighting right away and they performed for us. We then left to look for more but never saw anymore. I wish we had stayed with the first ones that we saw, but at least we saw them. You have... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Amazing tour!! Captain Dalton & first mate Mike were fantastic -- very nice & knowledgable! We had a lucky trip & ran into several dolphin pods (and a manatee!) before even leaving the harbour. Can't recommend this highly enough if you're in the area! Very very worth the money.

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Kansas City, Missouri
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Captain Dalton was very professional, while ensuring that all of his passengers saw dolphins on the tour. Using the microphone, the captain was very interactive with his passengers, answering all of our questions along the way. He clearly understood and communicated Florida boating maneuvers and laws, as well as dolphin harassment laws, and made sure we all knew what he... 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 to hear that you enjoyed your Dolphin Racer tour with Captain Dalton. The trip is very informative, but also lots of fun, so we are glad that you appreciated the commentary as well. We will pass along your compliments to Dalton and we hope that you'll cruise with us... More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted to do something fun in the sun with my boyfriend and our experience on the Dolphin Racer was ideal! Exciting, beautiful and also relaxing! I wish I remembered our Captain's name but him and his 1st mate (who was also a marine biologist) were so friendly, fun and knowledgeable. They were devoted to giving us the best possible... More 

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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 and your boyfriend enjoyed your time aboard the Dolphin Racer. We will pass along your compliments to the captain and first mate, and we look forward to seeing you again next time you are in town. Thanks again for your feedback! More 

Buffalo, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What fun this was...we saw a manatee and dolphins... takes a few hours...easy to get too...free parking. Kyle is the cutest 1st mate ever....

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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 enjoyed your time aboard the Dolphin Racer. What a bonus it was to also see a manatee on your trip! We will pass along your compliments to the staff and we hope that you'll join us for another cruise soon. Thanks again! More 

Manchester, New Hampshire
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tour was fun captain Dalton was full of information and we all enjoyed the ride. Would recommend it as a great sight seeing event

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

Thank you for your comments! We are thrilled to hear that you had fun aboard the Dolphin Racer Speedboat Adventure, and we will definitely pass along your compliments to Capt. Dalton. We appreciate your recommendation and we hope to see you again soon. Thanks again! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great adventure. The Capt said we might not see many dolphins but before we left the harbor was did. When we left the 'no wake' area he fired up the motors and we had dolphins riding the boats wake. What a grat adventure.

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

Thank you for your feedback! We are pleased to hear that you were able to see tons of dolphin aboard your Dolphin Racer cruise and we hope that you'll join us for another cruise in the near future. Thanks again! More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family recently went on the Dolphin Racer and had a great time! Not only did we see multiple dolphins but the staff was friendly and informative. We'd definitely do it again.

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

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are thrilled to hear that you and your family had an awesome time aboard the Dolphin Racer and we'll be sure to pass along your compliments to the staff. We hope to see you again soon. Thanks again! More 

1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My uncle came to visit from NJ and he mentioned this experience. We have lived here for 15 years and I had never heard of the Dolphin Racer... we will never have another out of state visitor leave St. Pete without going aboard the Dolphin Racer.

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Thank you for leaving us your comments! We are ecstatic to hear that you and your uncle were able to check out the Dolphin Racer Speedboat cruise and are so happy that you had an awesome trip. We can't wait to see you again next time you have visitors in town. Thanks again for your review! More 

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