Dolphin Watch and Destin History Cruise

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SUMMER SPECIAL: Adult $20 (Reg. $28), Child $13 (Reg. $15) 10:30am 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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  • Andres Acosta USA about 7 days ago

    Trip was good

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  • Nick Southerland USA about 8 days ago

    Dolphin Cruise

    Great boat ride. Didn’t see any dolphins. Will have to try again when weather is better.

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  • Tim USA about 10 days ago

    ok, did not see many dofphins !

    Ok, did not see many dolphins.

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  • Management Response, about 8 days ago

    Hi Tim, Dolphins are very common to our area and we typically see them on 95% of our trips, however there's really no guarantee of sightings. We're glad you saw a few at least and hope you enjoyed the trip overall. Thanks for booking with us and hopefully the dolphins will put on a better show for you next time! Olin Marler Management

  • Angel Fowler USA about 18 days ago

    Fun Boat Ride

    The ride was bumpy due to the water conditions. The staff was friendly and I had no problem redeeming my voucher. The scenery was beautiful. Beware of the front of the boat. You will get WET!

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  • Sarah USA about 18 days ago

    Dolphin cruise

    While we didn’t see any dolphins our cruise was great! The staff made it fun! He gave us some great history on Destin without talking too much. It was relaxing and entertaining.

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  • Mark USA about 29 days ago

    Enjoyable trip

    Pleasant trip. Beautiful weather. Saw dolphins but less than spectacular showing on their part. Well worth the price, however.

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  • William Stone JR USA about 1 month ago

    Dolphin historical Cruise

    Nice cruise and we got to see some dolphins.

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  • LeRoy Thrift USA about 2 months ago

    Dolphin Tour

    Good trip!

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  • Linda Bell USA about 3 months ago

    Dolphin trip

    The trip really was great...seeing the dolphins, even a baby dolphin! And I think our grandchildren enjoyed the feeding of the seagulls almost as much! However, since I got seasick, I would suggest that you have throw up bags to offer.

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  • Andrew Mary Esther, FL about 3 months ago

    Great boat ride and crew

    Overall the boat ride was great. Crew is very friendly and helpful. We saw quite a few dolphins, the boat was comfortable and easy to navigate around. Light on the history part but dolphin viewing was good.

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