Dolphin Watch and Destin History Cruise

SPRING SPECIAL: Adult $20 (Reg. $28), Child $13 (Reg. $15) 12:30pm Cruises ONLY! $5 OFF Adults on all cruises! (Reg. $28, now $23. Ends May 31)

The Hannah Marie runs Dolphin Cruises daily. Family owned and operated, this is an ideal way to enjoy a relaxing 1.5 hour narrated cruise watching dolphins play in their natural habitat. This boat features a glass bottom viewing area, snack bar, restrooms and an air conditioned and heated cabin.

Activity Highlights
→ 1.5 hour narrated cruise.
→ See dolphins and other marine wildlife.
→ Great for families with young children or infants.
→ Air conditioned cabin & bathrooms
→ Glass bottom viewing area and top deck observation

Please Note: You MUST book your tickets in advance to receive promotional rates.

Booking Details:

Once the tickets are booked online, please visit the Olin Marler Charters ticket booth at 102-B Harbor Blvd with a photo ID for verification. Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled cruise time. It is highly recommended to confirm the cruise time at least 24 hours in advance.

Departure Details
Dolphin tours depart daily throughout the year other than Christmas day. Cruise times will vary during the year so please click the "Check Availability" button above for current departure times.

Duration: 1.5 Hours

Public parking is available at 102 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL 32541 for $5-10 per car (Special event parking prices may vary). As you pull off highway 98, head over the hill down to the Harbor. Customers may park on the hill or just over it.

● 1-1.5 hour tour

● Gratuities (optional)
● $5-10 Parking Per Car
● Food & Drinks (for purchase)

● Children under 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
● The boat requires a minimum of 20 paying passengers to depart. If this is not met, a customer service rep will call to reschedule or cancel.
● Large parties over 15 are asked to make reservations at least 24 hours prior to departure.

Additional Information
● Customers are asked to bring a camera, suntan lotion, sun glasses and a small 6-pack cooler for food and beverages.
● Alcoholic beverages are allowed on the boat, but glass is prohibited.
● 98% success rate for finding dolphins on the cruise.
● The tour is wheelchair accessible however motorized chairs are too heavy to get over the ramp and onto the boat
● The tour boat has a maximum capacity of 97 passengers.
● Children under 4 are FREE, but need to be accounted for during booking.
● The boat will cruise in the Gulf of Mexico, Destin Harbor and the Choctawhatchee Bay depending on how rough the waves are. The boat does not experience much movement, but those who are prone to motion sickness are asked to take dramamine or bonine for precaution.
● This boat is equipped with a restroom.
● If weather is unfavorable and the captain calls off the 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 and time 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 the tour, the tour may be rescheduled for a later time/date or a full refund will be issued. No-shows will not be refunded. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 24 hour cancellation period.
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  • Lacey USA about 9 hours ago

    Awesome boat ride!!

    This boat ride turned out to be Awesome! The weather was iffy when we were suppose to go out but thankfully it held off long enough! We seen plenty of dolphins, the crew was super friendly and helpful. I would definitely recommend this!!!

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  • Michael Wilson USA about 11 hours ago


    We enjoyed the trip, everyone made us feel welcome. Praying On next year we will be able to go again.

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  • Rita USA about 13 hours ago

    Fun time

    Great crew who introduced themselves, gave information along the trip without being pushy. We did see Dolphins and were pleased with the boat overall.

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  • Dawn Hittle USA about 1 day ago



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  • Rachelle Conish USA about 1 day ago

    Love it!

    Everytime we come to Destin we book with you. It's a wonderful experience for all ages. Professional and fun crew, great historical tour a d dolphin sighting every time.

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  • Clinton USA about 2 days ago


    Great experience and lots of dolphins to see!

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  • Lola Spencer, Oklahoma, USA about 2 days ago

    Amazing Experience!

    This was a special first time boat ride for my family! The whole crew was just perfect! They make sure everyone has a great time! Take extra money for the photos and tips.

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  • John Mcdougal USA about 2 days ago

    Dolphin tour

    We really enjoyed the dolphin tour. The staff did a great job and we got to see a bunch of dolphins:)

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  • Julian Byrd USA about 3 days ago

    Money saver

    User-friendly. Tripshock will save you money

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  • Jan USA about 3 days ago

    Dolphins boat ride

    VERY friendly and informative. Great with children and respectful of armed forces persons.

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