Dolphin Watch and Destin History Cruise

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Set out to sea in search of Destin dolphins aboard the Hannah Marie. Complete with an AC cabin that has a glass panel area for viewing the water below the boat, snack bar, and a climate-controlled cabin, this trip is the perfect recipe for maritime bliss. Take in scenic views of the Harbor, learn about Destin's history, and enjoy the fresh ocean air. Both convenient and comfortable, these tours depart daily and provide plenty of seating for the whole crew.

Activity Highlights

  • See dolphins and other marine wildlife among the waves
  • Glass viewing area in the bottom of the boat and open top deck make for incredible views
  • Narrated cruise teaches guests all about the history of Destin
  • Climate-controlled cabin, snack bar & bathrooms on board

What to bring

  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Cash for snack bar
  • 6-pack cooler with food & beverages
  • Weather appropriate attire


  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • Glass items prohibited on board.
  • The tour boat has a maximum capacity of 97 passengers.
  • The boat requires a minimum of 20 paying passengers to depart. If this is not met, a customer service representative will call to reschedule or cancel.
  • Large parties over 15 are asked to make reservations at least 24 hours prior to departure.
  • No service dogs allowed.
  • Must be 21 or older to consume alcohol.

Additional information

  • Parking is available on-site for a fee.
  • Boat can accommodate wheelchairs but cannot accommodate motorized scooters.
  • Bathrooms available.
  • Snack bar available.
  • Alcoholic beverages are allowed on the boat, but glass is prohibited.
  • 98% success rate for finding dolphins on the cruise.
  • 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 preventative measures.
  • Gratuities not included.

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 by the vendor. 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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Review of Dolphin Watch and Destin History Cruise

  • Gail Golembiewski Alabama, USA Jun 15 2019 07:53am

    Crew was a blast. They were very informative and nice. Will take this ride again next year. Thanks

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  • Michael Green USA about 14 hours ago

    Trip experience

    It was truly amazing we will definitely be there again really soon

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  • Christy Fulton USA about 16 hours ago


    This was by far the best Dolphin ride I’ve taken

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  • Liza Rodriguez USA about 17 hours ago

    Awesome Tour

    We had a great time for my Sister In laws birthday on the Hannah Marie!!!

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  • Pam Brooks USA about 1 day ago

    Awesome trip

    Everyone on the crew was not only very knowledgeable but they were a blast to interact with. From the moment we boarded we were treated like friends and made to feel so welcome. The captain and crew shared interesting fact about the area and the wildlife, answered questions and even helped a seasick little boy make it through the trip ok. It was by far the best trip I have been on, first and definitely not the last with your company. I would recommend the Hannah Marie to anyone looking for an excellent adventure experience.

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