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Address: Harbourgate Marina, 2121 Little River Neck Road, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
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Dolphin cruise

Great fun for the money would and will do again on next visit in the area......scheduled cruise online with credit card payment very easy to do......

Reviewed 1 week ago
rtkirk
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Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great fun for the money would and will do again on next visit in the area......scheduled cruise online with credit card payment very easy to do......

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Thank rtkirk
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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

This was so much fun and worth every penny!!! My husband was hoping that we wouldn't see any dolphins because he was wanting to come back the next day and get to go again for free! We sit in the back and got completely soaked but was mostly dry by the time we got back! Just have some towels in... More 

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Clemmons, North Carolina
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95 reviews
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We have gone to Myrtle Beach for the last few years and have gone on either the Sea Thunder or the Sea Screamer. There are between 8 and 14 of us when we went on them. We like the Sea Screamer better because you get wetter that boat, but both are great. Sit on the back when it's on the... More 

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Thank Jim R
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43 reviews
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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Very affordable, and family friendly.. nice ride out the intercostal waterway and then out to the ocean... the captain is very knowledgeable and informative, and the first mate super attentive and friendly with any needs or questions... we saw lots of dolphins!! However if you don't see any, you get a free pass for another ride..

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Thank Mershaw
Richmond, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I have been on the screamer about 8 times the past 8 years. We loved each and every trip but "back in the day" it was guarantee 🐬Dolphin sittings🐬 , if you saw dolpins on your cruise but you were guaranteed to get SOAKED and to enjoy a great boat ride! Made my vacay!

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Butler, PA
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We wanted to take this tour to see some dolphins and quite honestly we saw more dolphins off our balcony at the condo in the morning. We were very disappointed they weren't closer to the boat than they were. The driver of the boat turned the boat in such a way that we got very wet (wish I would've taken... More 

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Thank bethkris
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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We had a blast on the Sea Thunder! The Captain and his mate Jason were fantastic! The sights were spectacular through the intercoastal waterway and then you go out to the ocean.. The boat speeds up and you get splashed.. Especially in the front, so take a towel...then you will find the Dolphins! We saw two! Great attraction and out... More 

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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56 reviews
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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We decided to take the Sea thunder and it was a great choice. We thoroughly enjoyed speaking with Captain Patrick and First Mate Jason who are both excellent people. ( do not blame anything I write on them) One thing I noticed was a lack of music aboard the cruise. During the 6 mile ride to the Atlantic Ocean bits... More 

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Coolville, Ohio
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27 reviews
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

It's set up with a shrimping boat that they travel to, the shrimp boat attracted many dolphins with fish they discard back in ocean. We did see numerous dolphins. Ride out and back was nice, but we wouldn't do it again.

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Thank Scaje
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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90 reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Sea Thunder, sister boat of Sea Screamer, is a great family attraction that takes you from the dock in Little River, down the Intercoastal Waterway, and into the Atlantic Ocean to observe dolphins off the shores of North Myrtle Beach. Great fun for all. USE SUN SCREEN for this event.

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