Private Dolphin Tour & Visit Shell Key Preserve- Snorkel, Shell and Swim!

96 Reviews | St Petersburg, USA

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Customized Private Adventures!!! We only take 6 guests per adventure. Get up close to Dolphins. Visit Shell Key Preserve. This is great trip for shelling and snorkeling to find the bigger shells! Save money with more people in your group.



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Average 5.00 out of 5 stars based on 96 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Kristen R, Oct 2022 Verified
After 10 days at Disney we decided to detox for a few days at the beach and on a whim booked the dolphin and shell key excursion. This experience was hands down the highlight of our entire trip! Bob and Emily are so professional and knowledgeable, their boat is a smooth, fun ride and the next time we venture down to Florida we’ll be looking for a longer excursion! Best money we spent the whole trip!
S8742PLpatrickv, Oct 2022 Verified
It was a very amazing trip with a nice crew. Thank you for that impressive experience. We will come Back!!!
TressTress421, Oct 2022 Verified
We had an amazing time with Emily and Captain Rob. Their dolphin tour can’t be beat! Emily taught us lots of fun facts about nature and the local waters and Rob knew exactly where to take us. Highly recommend these nice folks!
Beachandsunrays2022, Aug 2022 Verified
Friendly & knowledgeable. This was such a great trip with wonderful guides. Would recommend to anyone coming to the area. Great experience
1104sharon, Jul 2022 Verified
The boat ride was really fun. Rob and Emily were very knowledgeable kind and friendly. They worked extra hard for our trip because we were having no dolphin sightings initially but then saw and watched several. When we go to Shell Key, we were interested in looking for shells & completely forgot about the snorkel option so we ended up not doing that. A very pleasant trip overall and my 20 & 21 year old sons really loved it!
816corey, Jul 2022 Verified
We very much enjoyed the tour as a unique experience during our vacation. It was a highlight of our time in the area and we definitely recommend the private tour and experience to anyone thinking about it. You won’t regret having your own captain and guide who know the area, are friendly, and are focused on your enjoyment.
rachelcB4407FN, Jul 2022 Verified
Saw so many dolphins and a manatee! They were friendly and knowledgeable. Swam with a dolphin 50 feet away
Kari P, Jun 2022 Verified
We have done dolphin tours before, but this was our very favorite!! A wonderful team, we learned a lot and saw amazing wildlife, including dolphins up close and even a manatee!! Higy recommend
michelapZ1776O, Jun 2022 Verified
We absolutely loved our tour! Beautiful sights and a wealth of knowledge from Emily! A must do if you’re in the area!
suraimam, Jun 2022 Verified
Look no further for a dolphin/boat tour on the gulf beaches of Florida. This one is it. Husband & Wife crew are amazing! This is the second time we have used Salty Water Tours and it won’t be the last. Captain Rob and his wife Emily are very knowledgeable about the sea life and sea birds in the area, they put safety first among all things. They are very accommodating when it comes to what you want to get out of your tour and make sure you are always comfortable throughout. You will not be disappointed. Also, the pricing is very fair for the personalized experience you get. Just book it!

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