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Dolphin Racer

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3400 Pasadena Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33707-4489
+1 727-462-2628
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What a wonderful experience made special by Captain Cecil and 1st mate Jackson. We have passed the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kyle732
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Davenport, Florida
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Awesome!

We had the best time. We saw a ton of dolphins and the crew was excellent. They love their jobs... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robin R
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Massachusetts
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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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  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“captain cecil” (30 reviews)
“first mate” (65 reviews)
“boat ride” (31 reviews)
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Hours Today: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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3400 Pasadena Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33707-4489
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+1 727-462-2628

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful experience made special by Captain Cecil and 1st mate Jackson. We have passed the launch area hundreds of times and thought to do it someday. Sorry we waited so long. The dolphins gave us a wonderful show and the crew knew just...More

Thank Kyle732
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the best time. We saw a ton of dolphins and the crew was excellent. They love their jobs, you can clearly tell. They were very friendly and accommodating. We had a Groupon but I would pay full price to do this again.

Thank Robin R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great adventure in the Bay and Gulf. While passengers on the Racer ride around Dolphins wait to hitch rides on the boat wake. This is a close encounter with these beautiful creatures at play. This is a great way to spend time with family and...More

Thank NYPOP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outstanding adventure today! Captain Dalton and First Mate Mike were incredible! Saw dozens of dolphins in all their glory jumping in the wake behind the boat. Highly recommend this excursion - can't wait to go again!

Thank Colleen V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and 2 friends got a Groupon deal for the Dolphin Racer. We thought for the price we had nothing to lose. We arrived @ 1.00 for 1:30 departure, easy free parking but no bathrooms until you board. Boat is large (had 99 passengers- not...More

Thank Dennis K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best ever dolphin interaction trip! Racing along on the big speedboat, we saw groups of beautiful dolphins leaping and clearly really enjoying the wake of the motor. Not a slow crawl along the water with ''is that a fin or a little wave I see'',...More

Thank glali2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Captain Dalton and Mike were informative and friendly. It was a great trip. They knew where the dolphins were. We saw pods of dolphin playing and jumping in the wake of the boat. Our photos are amazing. I would highly recommend this experience.

Thank gulfportrhoda
Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are so happy to hear that you had a great experience and appreciate you recommending our cruise. We hope to see you on another Dolphin Racer cruise in the future. Thanks again for your business!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Dalton and First Mate Jackson were great. Extremely informative and did a great job getting us near the dolphins. Their passion for the Tampa Bay area and dolphins was extremely evident. They got just as excited as everybody on the boat. We would ABSOLUTELY...More

Thank Ray G
Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving us your comments! We are ecstatic to hear that you had such an excellent experience aboard the Dolphin Racer with your family. We will surely pass along your compliments to the crew, and we greatly appreciate you recommending the cruise. We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a fun and informative excursion! We used a Groupon. Captain Dalton and First mate Jackson were great. I felt like we were in good hands with this captain. He was obviously very experienced, safety conscious, and doing his best to provide dolphin sightings....More

Thank Jamie D
Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving us your feedback! We are so happy to hear that you had a fun time aboard the Dolphin Racer Speedboat. We will be sure to pass along your comments to Captain Dalton and First Mate Jackson, and we appreciate you recommending...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Captain Dalton and Mike took us on our best dolphin adventure yet. They were informative and friendly. We saw dolphins up close. It was phenomenal!More

Thank Cindy R
Heather H, Manager at Dolphin Racer, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are so happy to hear that you had such a phenomenal time aboard the Dolphin Racer with Captain Dalton and First Mate Mike. We will be sure to pass along your compliments and we hope you'll visit...More

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Diane F
24 June 2017|
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
Ordinarily, it is $24.95 for adults and $14.95 for kids. You can look up a Groupon and get it for much less. It's probably best to just call them to find details and check out the Groupon.
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Candie F
12 June 2017|
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Response from A314AAlindab | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a bathroom on board. No one had motion sickness during the ride.
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ja1995mm
2 June 2017|
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Response from Heather H | Property representative |
Most of our customers don't experience any motion sickness issues aboard the Dolphin Racer, but it's always a good idea to take something if you think you may have sensitivity, just to be safe :)
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