Dolphin Watch & Sail Aboard Nathaniel Bowditch

Based on 10 reviews
EXCLUSIVE: Sail on one of Destin's original Schooners!

Come enjoy some time on the water as we sail the emerald green waters in a two-masted schooner! Discover dolphins, manatee’s and other marine wildlife on this 3 hour adventure. Relax and soak in the sun as the captain and crew provide a unique and memorable experience.

Activity Highlights
→ Cruise the beautiful waters of the Choctawhatchee Bay
→ Encounter wild dolphins in their natural habitat
→ Traditionally rigged, two-masted schooner

Booking Details:

Please bring with you the provided confirmation number (located on the voucher e-mailed to you after online purchase) and a valid drivers license for verification at the boat behind the restaurant 1318 Miracle Strip Pkwy in Fort Walton Beach, FL. Please arrive at least 30 minutes early for check-in.

Departure Details
Cruise departs daily during the spring and summer seasons. Please check the booking calendar for schedule by clicking the "check availability" button above.

Duration: 3 Hours

Public parking is available at Island Time located at 1318 Miracle Strip Pkwy in Fort Walton Beach, FL.

● 3 Hour tour

● Gratuities (18%-20% customary)

● Children must be 6 years and older to participate.
● Large parties over 15 are asked to make reservations at least 24 hours prior to departure.
● Glass bottles are not allowed on the boat.
● No spray sunscreen

Additional Information
● Customers are encouraged to bring a camera, suntan lotion, sun glasses and a lite jacket or cover-up.
● As we don’t provide refreshments on this cruise you are invited to pack and bring a cooler with drinks and snacks. Alcohol is permitted for those over 21 years of age, but not is provided.
● This boat is not wheelchair accessible.
● The tour boat requires a minimum of 4 passengers to depart, the boat holds a total of 25 passengers.
● If weather or wind is unfavorable and the captain calls off your tour, another day will be scheduled or the customer may receive a full refund.

Cancellation Policy
Customers may cancel at least 24 hours prior to their arrival date to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers that cancel after the 24 hour period will not be eligible for a refund. If weather is unfavorable and the captain calls off your trip, the trip may be rescheduled for a later time/date or a full refund will be issued. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 24 hour cancellation period. No-shows will not be refunded.
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  • Dustin H. about 30 days ago

    My wife and I sailed on the Nathaniel Bowditch for a sunset cruise that included several wines and a cheese and fruit platter. Captain Dan and first mate... Read More on Yelp

  • Stephanie P. about 1 year ago

    Great crew, music , excellent wine and cheese selection !!! We did the sunset wine and cheese cruise and it was a blast ! We will be back ! Read More on Yelp

  • Christine W. about 2 years ago

    We stumbled onto this tour walking around the boardwalk in Sandestin Resort. A little chalk board on the sidewalk advertized a wine and cheese sunset... Read More on Yelp

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