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St. Pete Dolphin Watching & Shelling Adventure

ST. PETE DOLPHIN WATCHING & SHELLING ADVENTURE

LOCATION

6810 Gulfport Blvd. S.
St. Pete, FL 33707

PRICING

$60 ADULTS
CHILDREN 12 & Under FREE

DEPARTURE TIME

10AM

DURATION

THREE HOURS

DOLPHIN WATCHING ST. PETE

SHELLING ADVENTURE

Available Year Round  •  Discover dolphins, exclusive shells, and beautiful views with St. Pete Coastal Cruises

Escape the mainland and join Coastal Cruises for a perfect day of Dolphin Watching and Shelling in St. Pete! Our three-hour tour starts with a slow 45-minute dolphin-watching cruise along the intercoastal waterways in St. Pete amidst the multi-million dollar waterfront homes en route to one of our favorite local shelling islands in Florida.

Once stopped at either Shell or Sand Dollar Island, guests will have up to an hour and a half to go ashore and enjoy the day the locals’ way swimming and exploring at one of these pristine shelling destinations!

Our boat has plenty of shade for those who aren’t quite as adventurous, so feel free to stay aboard, pick the crew’s brain on the local St. Pete area, take in the coastal views, or enjoy the satellite TV featuring your favorite game!

Don’t worry, we have plenty of adult beverages onboard to purchase to quench your thirst! The bar includes beer and RTD cocktails to enjoy.

Upon departing the St. Pete shelling islands, we will have an opportunity to once again search for dolphins along the 45-minute intercoastal route back to the marina.

Don’t miss out on this adventurous boat tour in St. Pete with Trip Advisor’s 2022 Traveler’s Choice Award winning vessel and top notch crew!

Recent Reviews

cherry d
cherry d
Tim’s ark > Noah’s ark Entirely fun cruise. Highly recommended way to enjoy the being in open water. There were dolphins!!! The hosts were gentlemen and sweethearts.
Delaney C
Delaney C
Bachelorette party! So fun! Everyone was so kind and they made it a great day on the boat. Get the unlimited drink pass it’s worth it! Please book with them. Captain Tim and Bartender Noah ROCK
Madison Y
Madison Y
DO IT!!!!! BEST TIME EVER!!!!! If you wanna have the best time of your life book with them right now!!!!! They play the perfect music mix and have such yummy drinks!!! Don’t hesitate and just book now!!!!
Michelle C
Michelle C
Noah let his hair down! Capt Tim and Capt Noah were the best! Weather was dicey, but they kept it fun!! Noah let the hair down and the crowd went wild!! Worth every penny!
Sarah H
Sarah H
Bachelorette party! Was so welcoming and so much fun! Had a bachelorette party and he made it the best time! So much fun 10:/10 recommend
Kennady K
Kennady K
Bachelorette weekend captain tim & bartender noah are the life of the party! The most amazing bachelorette party experience! Unlimited drinks are worth it!! highly recommend !!
Joan C
Joan C
AWESOME experience The Crew was awesome and very attentive to everyone on the cruise. A “must do” adventure It’s everything they say and more … Best ever …
Jordan B
Jordan B
Amazing! This trip was amazing. Captains Tim and Bree did such an amazing job. Both were very informative, and answered any questions we had. They also provided many photo opportunities. I definitely recommend this.
stevenn604
stevenn604
Enjoyable Tour We had a great time on this cruise. The crew Captain Tim and Breanna were very friendly and helpful throughout the trip. It was fun walking around Sand Island looking at wildlife and searching for shells. The Sunshine Bridge views were awesome. We would definitely go again.
Deb L
Deb L
Spectacular We thoroughly enjoy the Sunset Cruise and Skyway Light Show. Booking, Check-In and Parking were simple. Captains Bri and Paul were professional, friendly and informative. They offered outstanding customer attention and service. It was a chilly evening so we dressed accordingly. A text was sent out reminding us of the expected chilly weather. Blankets were offered to keep all comfortable. The stop on the island was not as long as we would have liked. We didn’t realize we needed the time to enjoy the spectacular bridge light show experience. Again the Captains were exceptional in taking photos for everyone, creating viewing/photo opportunities and providing information at the SkyBridge and other bridges on the ride back. Beverages were offered to purchase on board. A head/ toilet was available on board. The pontoon boat was clean, comfortable and safe. Highly recommend.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is your cancellation policy?
  • Customer Cancellations: Must be requested via calling or emailing no less than 48hrs before trip departure for a full refund. No shows or late arrivals will be charged the full ticket price. 
  • Weather Cancellations: If your trip’s departure may be impacted by weather, our captains will reach out via text and email no less than 2hrs before departure with a weather update. Should the trip be canceled, guests are entitled to be refunded, rebooked, or receive a gift card in accordance with the cancellation policy associated with their ticket.
Is there a bathroom on board?

Yes, there is a restroom on board that is cleaned and sanitized daily!

What time should we arrive?

Please plan to arrive no later than 15 minutes prior to your scheduled departure for boarding. 

Is there parking available?

Yes! We have designated free parking for all of our customers.

Are we allowed to bring food?

Yes! Guests are more than welcome to bring their own snacks or light fare to bridge the lunch hour.

How do we get off at the beach?

For our island stops, we use a series of steps from the front of our boat to the sand. Typically, you can step right from the boat/steps to the sand. However, on occasion it may be up to ankle deep.

What should we wear?

Guests who wish to swim during their island stop should wear their bathing suits on board as there are no changing facilities at the island. Swimwear is strongly encouraged for all guests as the water is refreshing and crystal clear. Be sure to pack a towel for the ride back!

Is your vessel handicap accessible?

Unfortunately we are not handicap accessible at this time. Guests with limited mobility (i.e. walkers, canes) should call our office prior to booking. A good rule of thumb is if the limited mobility passenger is able to make it up 2-3 standard stairs with assistance. Our crew is always here to help and eager to share our memorable trip with all!

Marine Max
6810 Gulfport Blvd. S.
St. Pete, FL 33707

$60 Adults - Children 12 & Under FREE

Duration: 3 Hours

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