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“Deep Sea Fishing”
Review of Hubbard's Marina

Hubbard's Marina
Ranked #4 of 28 Tours in Madeira Beach
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Deep sea fishing, party boats, private charter fishing, pleasure cruises, dolphin watching nature cruise and eco tour, sunset cruise with FREE beer and wine, Island ferry boat rides with snorkeling excursion, shelling, beach rentals, cabanas, umbrellas, kayak, paddleboard, segways, beach cruiser bike rentals and much, much more! Hubbard's Marina is the longest running ORIGINAL offshore fishing and dolphin watching company in the entire state of Florida! We started back in 1928 and after over 85 years, were still family owned and operated! "If you're too busy to go fishing, You're just too busy!"
Useful Information: Stairs / lift, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Food available for purchase
Reviewed 15 October 2017

hubbards marina is the best place to go for a awesome fishing experience there boasts cove 5,8,12,and over night fishing .Bring a big cooler cause you will fill it with fish.there staff are very nice and experienced in all deep sea fishing

Thank Jeff W
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

In early August, with my family (three kids) we took the Hubbard ferry to Egmont Key and asked for the snorkeling addition at the booth, but they said that was to be asked in the boat.. We arrived to the key, and surprise, the captain said snorkeling was in strong currents not recommended for kids, so the main reason to go was gone, and they did no state this BEFORE buying the tickets that it was the case.

So we went to walk around the key and it was like walking in desert with large shrubs, no turtles, not one bird, virtually no seashells. The beach was much more better at St Pete's than there, where a few feet away from the beach you feel the current driving you away.
So DON'T waste your time visiting this place. Nothing to rescue. On the way back we saw ONE dolphin and ONE manatee and that was it.
Of course they repeat over and over again in the boat, that tips were appreciated! It was a nightmarish waste of time and money. I felt like it was a tourist trap. Stay away.

Thank Fel M
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

We had just pulled away from the dock to start our excursion when we started seeing dolphins. Then more dolphins and more dolphins! We were in the midst of several pods of dolphins and having so much fun watching them! We must have spent 15 or twenty minutes with the dolphins before moving on.

The rest of the trip was good with the crew pointing out landmarks, hurricane damage and whatnot. But the highlight was the dolphins!

Thank MNM1011
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

This is the best value period for the money a trip you will remember as a highlight of your vacation remember to take some photos you will see dolphins. I have been four times and will do it again . I live here for past 11 years from Indiana and when My friends come to visit I send them down and everyone loves it. A little Jimmy Buffett a cold beer and a boat ride with your honey checking out the sunset. works for me. Beer and wine are free . Enjoy!

1  Thank Jeff G
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Today was amazing. Great weather terrific guides and a lot of fun. We went on the afternoon trip and there was about 30 of us on the boat but there was room for more. For additional $12 per person you can also buy a meal deal and get fed and drinks, but if you do not choose that option you can still buy food and drinks on the boat. The boat does have restroom facilities albeit very crude but let's be honest this is not a cruise ship this is a hard-working fishing boat. You get great instruction on how to fish and when you have issues they are quick to help you. The guides are very friendly and have a terrific sense of humor and deserve great tips in my opinion. Afterwards they cleaned your fish for a small fee and you got to take it home and it was absolutely delicious. You will not get to keep all of the fish you catch because the State of Florida says they have to be so big. We threw back three times what we brought home.
I would gladly recommend this trip to anybody and if you go on this trip remember the answer to the question about what's the most important equipment is your thumb!!

Thank tragaller2012
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