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 a glass bottom viewing area, 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 your whole crew.

Activity Highlights

  • See dolphins and other marine wildlife among the waves
  • Glass bottom viewing area and open top deck make for incredible views
  • Narrated cruise teaches you 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 and beverages


  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult

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 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.
  • 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.

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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  • Emma Wigington USA about 1 day ago

    Great Trip

    We had a great experience. Saw a lot of dolphins and it was very relaxing!

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  • Lori Soukup Alabama, USA about 1 day ago

    Friendly and fun

    My family greatly enjoyed the dolphin cruise. The captain and his crew were entertaining as well as helpful. As promised, we saw quite a few dolphins

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  • Angelle Lynch USA about 1 day ago


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  • Christie Confer USA about 1 day ago

    Wonderful Evening Cruise

    My wife and I throughly enjoyed the evening cruise. The crew were wonderful. They delivered on dolphins and an experience. Great value.

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  • stephen cain USA about 1 day ago

    Great adventure

    This was our 4-5 time on this trip. Very nice crew. We saw about 50 dolphins, a manatee and several small sharks. We will go time and time again. Great value.

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  • Edgar Ramos USA about 1 day ago


    We had a wonderful time the crew was very knowledgeable and very funny I definitely recommend if you want to have a good time to go take this cruise we saw several dolphins it was great

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  • Tracey Barclay USA about 1 day ago


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  • Karen Riggs USA about 1 day ago


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  • Lacey Thompson USA about 2 days ago

    Awesome boat ride!!

    This trip is amazing. Really good with children as well. We seen plenty of dolphins and got some history of desti . Highly recommend this boat trip

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  • Tonia Gasquet USA about 2 days ago


    Awesome experience love the captain and staff

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