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Address: 231 Margaret St, Historic Seaport, Key West, FL 33040-6639
Phone Number: +1 305-294-6306
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Dolphin Watch - The Key West Original... Since 1986!

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Dolphin Watch - The Key West Original... Since 1986!

Join us to Watch Dolphins and Snorkel on our catamaran Patty C. The boat conveniently departs from the Historic Seaport in Old Town Key West and has many features that set her apart.

• 6 Passengers Maximum

• 31' length x 14' width makes her Largest Boat in her Class

• 4 Hour Long Trip on a Quick Power Boat helps us consistently find Dolphins

• Guaranteed Dolphin Sightings or Your Next Trip is Free.

• 30 Years of Helping our Guests Experience Wild Dolphins

Our trip focuses on delivering the best dolphin watching and snorkeling experience possible for our guests. We do this through the combination of our listed features and the passion and knowledge of our Captains.

• Snorkel Gear and Instruction provided

• Fresh Fruit and Water

• Guided Snorkeling! Your Captain will join you for the Snorkel.

• Bathroom and Freshwater Shower

• Wet suits for winter months

• Calm snorkel Locations.

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The most amazing experience!

We had a magnificent time watching dolphins and snorkeling with Captain Rob! Five minutes into the sail and the dolphins were at an arm's reach. The ability to observe these... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Or Q

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a magnificent time watching dolphins and snorkeling with Captain Rob! Five minutes into the sail and the dolphins were at an arm's reach. The ability to observe these wonderful wild creatures up close is second to none. Our Captain was a very cool guy, easy going, and knowledgeable. Do not miss it!

Thank Or Q
Muskego, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Turely enjoyed Robert and his trainee Janet. Both were extremely knowledgeable and very personable. Saw several dolphins and Robert actually took us back to see the dolphins again on the way back to port. Did not join the snorkelling as water to cold for my liking. However we did see a nurse shark go under the boat. The few that... More 

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Central Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We (me, my mom, husband, and 7 year old son) set sail with Captain Evan on the Patty C. the morning of Nov. 8 (Election Day) and despite the waters being a little rough, we were treated to spotting several pairs of wild dolphin! Our son was thrilled, it was awesome to see both the dolphin and the expression on... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was even better than I hoped it would be. Stephanie was the perfect host: relaxed, friendly, informative, dedicated. The little catamaran is the perfect way to explore the beauty of the sea round here and we saw dolphins in their natural environment - including a mother teaching her calf to swim. Then we did snorkelling (my first time) and... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved it. We saw two pods of dolphins and the famous one called "hang nail". The captain was very knowledgeable about these animals and was a lot of fun! Snorkeling was ok as it was a colder windy day, but I'm happy it was part of the trip. Enjoyed the beautiful sunset on the way back.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We (me, husband, 75-year old dad and 13-year old daughter), had a private tour this past weekend and had an amazing time with Rob. We saw several dolphins. The snorkeling was great- Rob pointed out an eel, starfish, stingray, and sponge that we wouldn't have seen ourselves. The boat was comfortable and a lot of fun. Great conversations too! Thanks... More 

Thank Katie A
Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking for a smaller group, more personalized dolphin tour this is it. We had a great time on the Patty C with Stephanie. The boat only accommodates 6 guests so it's entirely possible to have it all to yourself if you have a larger group. On the way out Stephanie provided great commentary and quickly got us on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was perfect, the best 100$ that i spent in my whole trip in the usa. We had a very nice guide (a young man, i forgot the name). He told us alot about the dolphins! It only took 10 min, till we saw many of them. We also saw a shark!! The boat is really nice, they have fresh... More 

Thank Fine V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked this after reading other TA reviews, and couldn't have been more impressed. Captain Rob was just the perfect, laid back host.. made everyone feel incredibly welcome. We were lucky to find dolphins really quickly, so got to spend plenty of time watching a group including a tiny baby. I was impressed by the trouble Rob and the other boats... More 

Thank Pam R
Auburn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a Dolphin Watch and Snorkel Tour for today and what a great time it was! The boat was comfortable and it was a smooth ride. Captain Rob was great! He located a lively pod of dolphins that included a mother and a baby. There were several playful dolphins who were fun to watch. Rob was very informative. We... More 

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