From 8 am – 6 pm (EST)
From 10 am – 2 pm (EST)
Discover the most popular Clearwater Beach dolphin tours from Orlando! Get ready for a one-of-a-kind adventure where you’ll have the chance to relax and unwind on Florida’s Gulf Coast and spot Atlantic bottlenose dolphins in their natural habitat. You’ll enjoy a 90-minute boat ride on the Dolphin Encounter Cruise with picturesque views of Clearwater’s beaches, coastline, and famous resorts. Dolphins love to trail along in the boat’s wake so, you’ll have plenty of dolphin sightings along the way. This full-day tour includes roundtrip transportation from the Orlando, Kissimmee, and Disney areas with convenient pickup locations like International Drive.
After pickup from your selected location in Orlando, you’ll head to Florida’s Gulf Coast for a day of excitement. During the 90-minute ride, your tour guide will provide a brief introduction to everything you’ll find in Clearwater Beach.
Upon arrival, you’ll have 1-2 hours of free time to explore the beach before heading to the marina for an exciting 90-minute dolphin sightseeing cruise. You’ll enjoy scenic coastal views as you spot wild bottlenose dolphins in their natural habitat!
At the marina, hop aboard the Dolphin Encounter Cruise and sail inland up Florida’s Gulf Coast. The cruise takes you around the calm waters of Caladesi Island and Clearwater. Be sure to watch for pods of bottlenose dolphins that leap alongside the boat! You’re guaranteed to see dolphins year-round with Florida’s warm temperatures and subtropical climate.
In addition to offering guaranteed dolphin sightings, your Captain will highlight fascinating facts about the natural wonders of Florida’s Gulf Coast. Along the way, you’ll see extraordinary celebrity mansions that belong to the rich and famous. The tour offers something for everyone!
Back on shore, you’ll have another 3-4 hours of free time to bask on the beach, swim, or enjoy various watersports activities like jet skiing, parasailing, and more. Take a stroll down the famous Pier 60, browse local souvenir shops for a t-shirt or postcard, or simply relax with your toes in the soft, white sand. Beach umbrellas, chairs, snorkeling gear, and other watersports equipment can be rented from spots all along the beach.
To get the most from your trip, upgrade to include lunch at Crabby’s Dockside! You’ll receive a gift card voucher from your tour guide (valued at $20/Adult and $10/Child) that can be redeemed for any item on the menu. Guests will be responsible for any charges above the value of their gift card.
7:30 am to 7:30 pm
7:00 am – Loews Royal Pacific Resort (6300 Hollywood Way, Orlando, FL 32819)
7:15 am – ICON Park (8375 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819)
7:30 am – Golden Corral Buffet & Grill at Lake Buena Vista (8707 Vineland Ave, Orlando, FL 32821)
7:45 am – Walt Disney World Swan (1200 Epcot Resorts Blvd, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830)
8:00 am – Charley’s Steak House (2901 Parkway Blvd, Suite 1A, Kissimmee, FL 34747)
Orders typically take 1-2 Business Days to process. You’ll receive an email confirmation once your order has been received. A final confirmation will be sent with your ticket voucher once the booking is confirmed.
Most of the activities on our website can be changed or canceled up to 24 hours before the scheduled departure date. However, a select few are non-refundable and non-transferable. Please refer to the Trip Details, or contact us for questions regarding a specific activity.
Yes. The person who placed the order must be present on the day of the activity. The credit card holder is required to show a valid photo ID and a matching ticket voucher. Otherwise, entry will not be permitted.
If you would like to book a trip for someone and you will not be present on the day of the activity, you must submit a Credit Card Authorization Form and a copy of your valid photo ID and credit card for verification.
We recommend packing a day bag with your swimsuit, towels, a change of clothes, snacks, water, and sunscreen. Closed-toed shoes may be required for certain activities.
Please arrive at least 10-15 minutes before the pickup time indicated at checkout or on your confirmation email/tour voucher.
Yes. Most of the pickup locations allow free car parking and are easily distinguishable. If you park at any of the Walt Disney World Resorts or Universal Orlando Resorts, there will be an additional fee for parking.
If you need help on the day of your scheduled activity, or you need to contact the tour operator for any reason, please contact the phone number listed on your ticket voucher.
Wheelchair- and scooter-accessible vehicles are available upon request. Any passenger requiring an ADA-accessible vehicle must inform us at least 2 Business Days prior to departure.
All of our tours are guided in English. Other languages may be available upon request for groups. Please contact us to inquire about tours in other languages.