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“captain sherman”(119 reviews)
“saw dolphins”(82 reviews)
“great tour”(38 reviews)
We are a 28 passenger power catamaran. Covered and padded seating. Also, for those cooler months we are wind protected. 95+% of tours see dolphins! Running daily and sunset tours which are BYOB. We'd love to share with you the beautiful intracoastal...more
200 Bridge St, Bridge Street Pier, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2467
+1 941-465-8624
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All reviewscaptain shermansaw dolphinsgreat tourhighly recommend this tourmarine lifesarasota bayknowledgeable crewwealth of knowledgelocal historyinteresting informationhis assistantsunset cruisepod of dolphinsgreat afternoonwithin minuteslocal areaminute tour
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a delayed review. Went to AMI back in July and this is always a Must for us... The captain and Jess were so wonderful, knowledgable, and really care about the ecosystem and environment. They stopped to pick up trash whenever they could. They...More

Thank RebeccaL4013
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited the island in August. Went on the trip and had an amazing time. We would highly recommend this trip to anybody visiting Anna Maria, it is value for money, very informative and a wonderful experience. Don't miss this trip!!!

Thank Kazthebird
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely incredible trip today with Chris at Paradise boat tours - funny, knowledgable and passionate about his job and the marine life. We were Inundated with wild dolphins playing around the boat for the whole trip!

Thank Robyn W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time with Captain Chris and Erin. They were knowledgeable and just nice, fun people. As luck would have it we saw so many dolphins. Too many to count. They were swimming alongside the boat with their babies. Jumping out of the...More

Thank Sally W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We used this company back in 2016 and again in August 2018, and they didn’t disappoint. Went out on Friday 30th September with Captain Chris and Jess for a very enjoyable 2 hour tour. Saw plenty of Dolphins, lots of lovely houses and was talked...More

Thank Aiupsala
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The crew could not have been more professional and friendly. They were both very knowledgeable about the Bay and are invested the wildlife that lives there. They know all about dolphins and manatees in area as well as local landmarks. They made trip interesting and...More

Thank scottfranlamson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been on other tours but this one was exceptional good. We wy many dolphins and some manatees. The one who explained everything was very knowledgable about every aspect of this fascinating mammal. My wife and I were very plead with what we say...More

Thank Richous
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting Bradenton as a family group with grandparents, parents and young children. Captain Mike and his partner, Erin, couldn’t have been nicer. We saw a few pods of dolphins, and enjoyed the whole tour, which lasted 90 minutes. My grandson was thrilled when...More

Thank Marilyn L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a spur of the moment decision and we are so glad we chose it. Jessica who sold us the tickets was very friendly and knowledgeable . Captain Chris is an expert at his job and you can see how much he enjoys what...More

Thank L W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took 11:00am tour on 8/25/2018. Capt. Chris and 1 st mate Jake extremely knowledgable and made every effort to make our 90 min trip so enjoyable. Highly recommended

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Carol D
June 21, 2018|
Response from Quest802884 | Reviewed this property |
I believe we paid $25 per person. And a tip at the completion
May 16, 2018|
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Response from Alicatred | Reviewed this property |
We went on the sunset cruise, not only did we see many dolphins.... we saw a beautiful sunset and got fantastic pictures of both
November 22, 2017|
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Response from dorine p | Reviewed this property |
No this is a dolphin watching cruise where they are in their natural habitat. You are pretty much guaranteed that you will see dolphins as well as ma manatees. This tour is very informative!