Pensacola Beach Dolphin Cruise

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Pensacola's Dolphin Cruise offers the best cruising experience on Northwest Florida's Gulf Coast. Cruise aboard the 63' open-air, covered catamaran - the Portofino I - and spy dolphin, birds and the other marine life playing in their natural habitat along the protected Gulf Islands National Seashore. The two-hour cruise, guided by experienced and entertaining captains, sets sail from the Portofino Boardwalk on Pensacola Beach.

Activity Highlights
→ Two-hour relaxing cruise.
→ See dolphins and other marine wildlife.
→ Great for families with young children or infants.
→ Open views plenty of seating.
→ Experienced and entertaining captains.
→ Food & Beverage available.

Booking Details:

Please bring with you the provided confirmation number (located on the voucher e-mailed to you after online purchase) and a valid drivers license for verification. Customers should arrive at the dock behind Hemmingway's 15 minutes before the cruise time. The boat arrives at the dock behind Hemmingway's Island Grill for our public passengers to board approximately 10-15 minutes prior to departure time. Please do not be alarmed if you are there earlier and do not see the boat. You will check in by giving your name to the deckhand as you board the boat

Departure Details
Dolphin tours depart daily throughout the year. Cruise times will vary during the year so please click the "Book now" button above for current departure times. Reservations booked less than 24hrs prior to arrival are not guaranteed until confirmed by the vendor.

Duration: 2 Hrs.

● 2 hour narrated tour.

● Snacks and Beverages (optional)
● Gratuities (optional)

● Children under 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
● Large parties over 15 are asked to make reservations at least 24 hours prior to departure.
● Customers are not allowed to bring food or drink on the boat, however there is a limited bar aboard the boat with drinks (soda, beer, water, limited selection of liquor) and snacks for a nominal fee.

Additional Information
● Customers are asked to bring a camera, suntan lotion and sun glasses.
● The tour is not wheelchair accessible.
● The boat has a max. capacity of 100 passengers and has 2 restrooms onboard.
● Cruises must meet a minimum of 12 passengers in order to depart.
● The boat will cruise in the harbor of Pensacola Beach. The boat does not experience much movement, but those who are prone to motion sickness are asked to take dramamine or bonine for precaution.
● If weather or wind is unfavorable for your 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 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, the tour may be rescheduled for a later time/date or a full refund will be issued. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 24 hour cancellation period. No-shows will not be refunded.
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Read what other TripShock! travelers think about the Pensacola Beach Dolphin Cruise. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip. Only TripShock! customers may leave reviews. Please login to your reservation to post your review.

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  • Nadine USA about 4 hours ago


    Had a wonderful stay. Place was very well cleaned and we had everything we needed.

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  • George USA about 2 days ago

    Worth it!

    Very easy to book and pay on mobile device. Was an amazing experience! Well worth it!

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  • Richard BEACH USA about 4 days ago


    Great time kids and mom and dad loved it

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  • April USA about 4 days ago

    Pensacola beach dolphin cruise

    Our family had a great time and enjoyed all the dolphins we saw on our cruise.

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  • Christina USA about 6 days ago

    Very sad children

    My family and I will NEVER make reservations through tripshock again! I made reservations for 3 children and 3 adults to Premeir Dolphin Cruise in Pensacola for 6pm on Sunday. The 1st Sunday they canceled due to weather. Ok, fine understandable. You can't control weather. So my children waited patiently for the week to pass to go the following Sunday. Keep in mind I've already spoken to tripshock and Premier Dolphin Cruise to confirm our appt and on other occasions and was never told there would be a challenge to find this place. There is absolutely NO SIGNS AT ALL that say Premier Dolphin Cruise. My email stated they were located behind Hemingsworth Grill. Well we arrive at 5:45. There is a wedding or some kind of gathering going on at Hemingsworth Grill. By the time I find someone that... read more

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  • Roslynn Florida about 6 days ago

    Premier Dolphin Cruise

    We must have 30 Dolphins in pods of 3 to 7. It was such fun & the captain was awesome!

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  • heston walton USA about 8 days ago

    Pensacola Beach Dolphin Cruise

    Very nice cruise, staff, and capitaine! We had such great time, saw dolphin and the staff gave plenty of information regarding the bay and environment. I would recommand this cruise and do it again:-)

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  • nancy ferriss USA about 8 days ago

    Dolphin Cruise

    Captain Kevin was the best! Kept us laughing the whole time! He made sure that we saw dolphins and we did!! The only negative thing was we didn’t know exactly where to go to meet the boat...other than that it was awesome’n

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  • Norah USA about 10 days ago

    Premier Dolphin Cruse Pensacola fl

    It rained. Very little dolphin activity. Disappointing. Unable to hear captin over loud speaker above the music and crowd noise. Crew was very polite.

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  • Monty Gee USA about 10 days ago

    Dolphin Cruise

    Captain Kevin was amazing! Great tour guide. He was absolutely hilarious and new exactly where to find the dolphins. We had a beautiful adventure!

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2012-05-10 13:19:14

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