Dolphin Watch and Destin History Cruise

SPRING SPECIAL: Adult $20 (Reg. $28), Child $13 (Reg. $15) 3/17-4/30 Morning Cruises ONLY! $5 OFF all other cruises!

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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  • Mark Giede Wausau, Wi. about 2 days ago

    Best dolphin cruise EVER!

    All staff and equipment excellent. Captain Scott very informative and jovial. He knew were to go to see the dolphins. Excellent at piloting the boat!

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  • Sharon USA about 5 days ago

    Good Trip ruined by large group

    The trip was the great. The problems was the passengers. A large group had a couple of intoxicated passengers. There needs to be better screening of passengers before taking off. This passenger and several from the group entered with glasses of mixed drinks and were stumbling and falling on other passengers. They continued to spill their drinks on the boat, passengers, and passengers belongings. The crew never noticed.

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  • Fred United States about 5 days ago

    Best Dolphin Cruise Ever

    We had the Best Cruise, everyone of the crew were Fantastic, and we saw lots and lots of Dolphins, and a Baby, so much Fun. And to get a picture at the wheel was Great. I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND this cruise to anyone. Lots of Family on Board and everyone got to take Good Pictures. We will go again the next time we are in Destin. Thanks Again Guys

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  • Timothy Tausz USA about 7 days ago

    Awesome Experience!

    I highly recommend to anyone in this area to check these guys out! The crew was awesome, very upbeat and high spirited and got us on dolphins right away. Also very knowledgeable about Destin. Just an unforgettable experience!

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  • Jill USA about 8 days ago

    Dolphin Tour

    Book this tour, crew goes out of their way to find dolphins and spend time with everyone.

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  • Eboni Thomas USA about 10 days ago


    Great experience. It was a little chilly, but the Captain and grew was vwry knowledgeable we were able to catch a fee remarkable photos.

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  • Tina Cambron USA about 10 days ago


    We had a great time on the cruise! Staff were great and we saw lots of dolphins! Would love to go again when we are back in the area!

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  • James USA about 11 days ago


    Had an amazing time. The crew was awesome. We will definitely do this again on our next visit

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  • Amy USA about 11 days ago

    One of the kids’ favorite activities

    The crew did an awesome job and we saw so many dolphins (including one that was 1-2 weeks old!) my kids had a blast!!

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  • Allen Goshen, KY about 11 days ago

    Dolphin Watch Cruise

    The staff were A #1 - very friendly and knowledgeable. They went above and beyond when enteracting with the guest and including the guest with feeding the seagulls. Had a great time - well worth the money!

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