Dolphin Watch and Destin History Cruise

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SUMMER SPECIAL: Adult $20 (Reg. $28), Child $13 (Reg. $15) 10:00am Cruises ONLY! $5 OFF Adults on all other day cruises, $3 off Sunset!

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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  • Dawna USA about 4 days ago

    Fun but the gulf was really choppy

    We had a good time on the dolphin cruise. The staff was friendly when we arrived but once my husband was sick, they seemed to not want to help us. The gulf was extremely choppy because of storms that had come through the night before. The captain did all he could to ensure dolphin sightings. I'm assuming on a calm day you can see more than dolphins and that's why he ventured into the gulf. We only saw and felt huge waves.

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  • Lee USA about 7 days ago

    Some good Some bad

    The weather was bad for crab Island. And the boat went out anyway. (UNSAFE) because they have to have 48 hour notice of cancellation. We were out that money. Sometimes waiting and not pre booking may be better.

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  • Destiny Erisman USA about 20 days ago

    Dolphin Cruise

    It was a pretty good cruise. It was a first for my kids and they enjoyed it. Overall it was a good experience for them but I’ve been on some that were better.

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  • Marilyn USA about 21 days ago

    Dolphin cruise

    Good customer service, fun experience. However the boat was a bit to crowded we didn’t get to enjoy the glass bottom.

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  • gaurav shekhawat USA about 22 days ago


    Did not see that many dolphins. At 12:30 show

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  • Keisha Hubbs USA about 25 days ago


    Didnt really see as many dolphins as o expected, but the overall Cruise was pretty cool

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  • Debbie Smith USA about 28 days ago

    Dolphin cruise

    Cruise was great!

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  • Clare USA about 1 month ago

    Lots of dolphins!

    I'd give it 4.5 if I could. Staff was wonderful and they knew their stuff. Would've liked the glass bottom of the boat to be bigger, we we're expecting a little different. Overall value was fantastic and we saw quite a few dolphins. Wished we would've seen sharks/stingrays but that's out of their control.

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  • Paul USA about 1 month ago

    We had a great time on the cruise and the Boardwalk.

    We had a wonderful time on the dolphin cruise and was able to see many dolphins. The only reason I did not give a 5 star review is we were hoping to see more wildlife (like sharks and stingrays) but we cannot fault the crew and captain for that piece. We would definitely do this cruise again!

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  • Selena USA about 1 month ago

    Nice trip

    Nice trip. Good info

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