Dolphin Watch and Destin History Cruise

Save up to $5 when you book online!

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 your 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 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 & 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.

Check Availability/Book online

Read what other TripShock! travelers think about the Dolphin Watch and Destin History 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.

not so good

Review of Dolphin Watch and Destin History Cruise

  • Ella Prunescu Duluph, Georgia, USA Jul 28 2015 10:40am

    First thing first the cruise was advertised as a ,,glass bottom boat, , You should see a real one before put that in your ads. Second, the ocean was perfectly calm,no waves but, ,,the captain ,,thought would be fun to make the ship act like we were on a storm from time to time. A lady did throw up for the entire cruise. Now is fine,you took our money and we know next time we won't choose you.We ve been with the pirate boat, everything was perfect. is possible.

    Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
  • Management Response, about 4 years ago

    Ella, Thank you for the review and feedback. We are sorry that our cruise did not meet your expectations. We would like to mention that our captain never purposely drives the boat to make people sick. When you get into the East Pass, the current is strong and seas get rough at times. Also, our glass bottom is not heavily advertised and you don't see it in our title. There are no glass bottom boats in this area that have complete clear visibility. The currents in the East Pass make it nearly impossible to see much with all the boating traffic. However, if we are sitting on some dolphins then you can definitely see them swimming them under the vessel. Thanks again for your business.

1-10 of 3458
  • Kelli Brown USA about 28 minutes ago


    Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
  • Loretta Kovalik USA about 38 minutes ago

    Sunset cruise

    Saw a lot of dolphins, was a great experience.

    Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
  • Linda Mccard USA about 46 minutes ago

    Great trip

    We had a great time! Lots of dolphins and a great crew! Couldn’t have been any better!

    Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
  • cindy gibson USA about 48 minutes ago

    sunset dolphin cruise

    I thought it was alot of fun and we seen alot of dolphins! Great value for the price!

    Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
  • James Lindsey USA about 1 day ago


    We had a great time!! Saw several dolphins with some even jumping in and out of the water. Educational. Captain and crew were friendly, helpful, and entertaining. We highly recommend this dolphin cruise!! We definitely will go again next year when we come to Destin. .

    Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
  • Donna Hayes USA about 1 day ago


    Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
  • Drew Jackson USA about 1 day ago


    Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
  • LAMAR MORSON Alabama, USA about 3 days ago

    Dolphin watch and Destin History Cruise

    Very nice and relaxing. Saw many dolphins!! The crew was great and very welcoming. Would recommend for anyone and good for a family activity.

    Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
  • Becky Niswonger USA about 3 days ago


    Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
  • Diana Borova USA about 4 days ago


    Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
1-10 of 3458
Note: It is the responsibility of the activity/tour company to ensure the accuracy of the photos displayed. is not responsible for any inaccuracies in the photos.

Olin Marler Dolphin Cruises

Global Administrator
2009-12-17 19:09:53

to the top