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Address: 510 Dodecanese Boulevard, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Phone Number:
+1 727-943-2164
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

This is the trip you don’t want to miss on your visit to Tarpon Springs....

This is the trip you don’t want to miss on your visit to Tarpon Springs. We take you on an exciting narrated cruise down the beautiful waters of the Anclote River to the Gulf of Mexico. You’ll be looking for dolphins, manatees, birds, the Anclote lighthouse and other historical sites. Our beach excursion allows you to disembark on the Anclote Island to stroll the beach and look for shells.

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Nice two hour tour

We had a nice two hour tour. We saw several dolphins and also had a half hour walk on a small island/sand bar. The crew were friendly and explained the sights.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 November 2016
Judi W
Orlando, Florida
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Wapwallopen, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I called a day ahead and they asked us to be there a half hour before. OnStar stated 2hr 15 min from us. We left 3 hours ahead, traffic was horrible and we were late (close to sail time). When we got to the window Naomi was leaving a message for us on the cell. She's a tad "aggressive" but... More 

Thank Michelle B
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked ahead of time so we wouldn't have to wait with the kids we were told if you don't book with a credit card to be there 45 prior so we used a credit card to reserve we got there at 2.05 for 2.30 cruise and was turned away they sold our seats and said we could go on... More 

2 Thank Marni M
Naomi K, Owner at Spongorama's Cruise Lines, responded to this review

We are sorry you were not able to go on the cruise. We have a limited number of seats for each cruise. We instruct all customers that if you use a credit card to make a reservation you need to be at our ticket booth 30 minutes prior to departure, otherwise your seat will become available. Sometimes people make reservation... More 

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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Today was in the 50's and the boat did not have the plastic down on the windows to try and help cut the wind. The crew of two acted like we were crazy for wanting to warm it up. My husband put several of the windows down himself. Once rolled down, the plastic windows were cracked and moldy. We had... More 

1 Thank Gigilarue2014
Orlando, Florida
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166 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We had a nice two hour tour. We saw several dolphins and also had a half hour walk on a small island/sand bar. The crew were friendly and explained the sights.

Thank Judi W
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Great experience for the whole family. We took our 20 month Grandson out and he had a fantastic time. The island stop over and shell collection was great. We were lucky and saw dolphins on the way back, and even had them wake surfing with us. I would highly recommend including the cruise if you visit Tarpon Springs.

1 Thank Terrence H
Hedgesville, West Virginia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

This is my 2nd time in 6 months. Seen many dolphins in this ride and then explore an island and found many sea shells to keep. Well worth time and money while visiting Tarpon Springs.

1 Thank Skeet100197
Clifton, New Jersey
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69 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

It was our wedding anniversary and as we were passing through Tarpon Springs we decided to see some of the docks and shopping and ended up buying tickets for the Dolphin cruise on the Anclote River. So glad we did, we had a great time, the staff was very informative on the areas waterways and animals. We even saw a... More 

Thank Roxan_4
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Had a great time on this tour. The dolphin were playful and we hit the mother load of shells. The crew was fantastic.

Thank S S
Macomb, Illinois
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88 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Can't beat this trip. $18th for adult. Less for seniors and kids. We went at 2:30. Saw birds and lots of dolphins. The captain tells about the area and takes plenty of time to stop and look at dolphins. Nice roomy clean & covered boat. Stopped for 30 minutes at an "island" for sea shells. Score!! We loved it!!

Thank Greenbean1000
New Lenox, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

What a pleasant way to spend a couple hours... Approximately $20 per pers. Nice stop at the outer island (for shells) or just to get off the boat a for a little while. Only saw a couple dolphins the day we went out. (Parking was included if you went on their boat. :) )

Thank Bob_B_NewLenox_IL

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