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Small Group Waverunner Dolphin Tour Departing From Destin Harbor

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Join us and see wild Atlantic bottlenose dolphins up close and in their natural habitat from the comfort of your own jet ski. From up close, you will be able to hear the sounds they make and see how much fun they have playing among the waves. Feel the cool splash of the ocean and smell the fresh air as you race through the scenic emerald waters of the Choctawhatchee Bay. Reserve your tour today and prepare for the ride of your life!

Activity Highlights
  • Guided jet ski dolphin tour
  • Up close experience with dolphins and other marine wildlife
  • Speedy skis mean extra fun in the sun among the waves
  • Smaller groups for better interactions

Duration: 2 Hrs.

What's Included
  • 2 Seater Waverunner
  • Tour Guide
  • Life Vests
  • Instruction


  • Gratuity
What to bring
  • Sunscreen
  • Towel
  • Valid ID
  • In an effort to provide the most accurate information regarding all COVID-19 measures, policies, restrictions, and requirements, please reach out to the provider prior to your activity/trip date.
  • The time you are selecting is the time the tour is to leave the dock. All customers must arrive at least 30 minutes early. If you are late there is no guarantee the tour will be held for you.
  • Children under 6 are prohibited from riding on jet skis.
  • Adults born BEFORE January 1, 1988 can operate a jet ski with a valid driver's license without a Florida's Boater License.
  • Person signing the contract must be 18, have a valid picture ID, & a VALID credit card for incidentals.
  • The person operating the waverunner must be at least 16 years old.
  • Those born on or after January 1, 1988 can operate a jet ski, but are required to take a Florida Boaters Test. These tests need to be complete pror to arrival online for $9.99
  • Jet ski's are prohibited from entering the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Total weight capacity is 400lb.
  • Guests are strictly prohibited from jumping off the wave runners and swimming with the dolphins. There is also no touching of the dolphins of any kind.
Additional information
  • Jet ski's have small compartments to hold small valuables such as wallets, watches and jewelry. However, it is best to leave all these items back home or in your vehicle.
  • If the weather is unfavorable for this activity, we will attempt to reschedule for another time or day. If we cannot meet customer demands for this, we'll refund the purchase amount.
  • If there is rain while you are on the waverunner, the price will be prorated accordingly
  • Tour guides are experienced in finding dolphins so there is a very good chance dolphins will be encountered. However, there are no guarantees.

530 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL 32541, USA

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186 ratings

Small Group Waverunner Dolphin Tour Departing From Destin Harbor

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Great Time!!!

about 2 months ago
Seriously we had so much fun! Our tour lead was so awesome and helped us front beginning to end. The wave runners were in great condition and two hours was just the perfect amount of time. Will definitely return!
Jennifer P

Little too long for our liking

about 3 months ago
We booked the 1.5hr wave runner dolphin tour through Gilligans water sports. I’ll start by saying everyone at Gilligans was very friendly and nice. The problem we had was we took our kids on this tour and didn’t realize how long we would be out in rough choppy water. I had a hard time navigating through the water and was fearful my wave runner was going to flip quite a few times. Our tour ended up going on for 2 hours and 15 mins and my husband and I were completely exhausted by the end, the guide and other people on our tour did not wait for us and at times they were so far ahead we could barely see them! I was too busy trying to pay attention out in the middle of nowhere that I didn’t get to take in the scenery and enjoy myself. Next time, if there is a next time... we will take the wave runners out on our own so we can come back when we want to. I don’t recommend taking young children out on this either, it got pretty rough for us and if we ended up flipping we’d be floating alone not knowing what to do because our guide was long gone!
Melissa T

We had a great time in the wave runner dolphin tour!

about 3 months ago
Our guide, Nate, was great and we saw lots of dolphins. It was an exciting adventure.
Krista N

Best Jet Ski Tour Ever

about 3 months ago
We got to see tons of wildlife including numerous dolphins and manna rays. A great mix of riding the waves on a jet ski and taking time to slow down and enjoy nature. Will only use Gilligan’s going forward. Our tour guide, Nate, was awesome.
Robert D