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Dolphin Adventure Tour

* Dolphin Adventure Tour (formerly Explore-a-Tour – Groupon vouchers accepted for this program)

Join us aboard our Catamaran "Nicholas's Journey" to be a part of our Wild Dolphin Research Program and help us study our local dolphin population! Our Program is entirely funded by guests who join our field biologists each day on the Dolphin Adventure Tours.

As we tour Clearwater Bay's estuary system you will:

  • Have an opportunity to see members of our local dolphin population
  • Learn what it takes to be Dolphin SMART
  • Be a part of our mission and help us protect and preserve our marine environment as we study its inhabitants
  • Play Bird Bingo and identify birds of prey and wading birds including, osprey, ibis, egrets, great blue herons, pelicans and more
  • Conduct onboard water quality tests and plankton tows
  • Kids can participate in our Jr. Marine Biologist Program while on board

Times Available:

  • 11am Monday - Friday
  • 11am &1:30pm Saturday &Sunday
  • Prices:

  • Adults - $34.95
  • Seniors (60+) - $30.95
  • Children (5-12) - $23.95
  • *Space is limited to 40 participants per trip. Reservations are required, but walk-ins available if the trip is not already full. For further information, call us at (727) 441-1790 ext.0.

    You are drawn to Clearwater Marine Aquarium because of our unique mission; through our Dolphin Adventure Tour, you BECOME the mission!

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    Hit the High Seas!

    The Sea Life Safari Boat Tour is one of the most popular activities at CMA. The tour includes a 90 minute trip into our beautiful intracoastal waters. Look for dolphins, sea birds and other marine life as our staff narrates the scenic ride to a shell island. You'll witness data collection in action as we perform our net pull and pass around sea critters before releasing them back to the bay. Kids and adults alike will love this one-of-a-kind, hands-on experience!


    Adults – $27.95
    Children(ages 3 – 12) – $18.95
    Seniors(60+) – $24.95

    *Prices are subject to change until reservations are confirmed with full payment. All prices are subject to change without notice until paid in full. Seasonal rates, restrictions, and blackout dates may apply.

    *Time Slots: 10:30am, 12:30pm, 3:00pm

    *Guests Who Book the 5pm Must Park at CMA.

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    *Space is limited to 43 participants per trip. Reservations are required, but walk-ins available if the trip is not already full. For further information, call us at (727) 441-1790 ext.0.


    Join Clearwater Marine Aquarium as we tour through Clearwater Bay and St. Joseph Sound to view local bird sanctuary islands. This nature boat tour includes a narrated scenic ride and discusses local birds, their habitats, and identification techniques. Guests will witness birds and other wildlife in action as our narrator provides interesting and educational facts. This is a fun ecological experience for groups of all ages!

    *Available for a limited time only.

    Price: Adults $24.95, Seniors $19.95, Children (3-12) $14.95

    Times: 8:00 am to 10:00 am

    For further information or to book the tour contact 727-441-1790 Ext. 252 or

    At this time we do not honor coupons for 
activities booked online or over the telephone, and cannot be applied when checking in for your activity.
Coupons are accepted for activities  purchased at the CMA ticketing windows only