Tampa Bay

The Tropics Boat Tours Dolphin or Sunset Cruise

Save 54% on admission to the top 5 Tampa Bay attractions with CityPASS.

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  • Take in views of the beautiful emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico in search of the Sun Coast’s favorite, the Bottlenose Dolphin, on a Dolphin Exploration Tour. Or, witness a breathtaking Florida sunset on a Sunset Celebration Cruise — if you’re lucky, you may witness the legendary green flash.
  • Enjoy premium liquor (ages 21 and over) as well as snacks and soft drinks from the on-board bar.
  • Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride, with 5-star hospitality from the staff.


25 Causeway Blvd Slip #5
Clearwater Beach, FL 33767
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Tour times vary seasonally; please check website for current schedule.
The Tropics Boat Tours office is open from 9am-5pm; closed Tuesdays.
Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day
The Tropics Boat Tours will not operate tours September 27-October 8.

(727) 442-7433

Advice for Visitors


  • The boat tours are two hours long from boarding to return.
  • If you need to change your reserved time, please call (727) 442-7433 as soon as possible with your request.
  • Ask about upgraded drink packages and branded souvenirs, available at check-in. CityPASS guests receive 10% off all Tropics Boat Tours merchandise (does not include drink packages).
  • Outside food and drinks are not permitted on boats. Feel free to have lunch before the cruise, or dinner after the cruise; snacks are available for purchase from the on-board bar.
  • Tropics Boat Tours is the only Ocean Friendly certified commercial boat operation in all of Pinellas County.

Visitor Safety:

  • The Tropics Boat Tours has safety protocols in place to ensure a safe environment for its guests and staff; learn more on their website.

Best Time to Visit: While weather is beautiful year-round in Clearwater, please note that summers are hot and humid. Cooler weather can be expected October through January.

Parking/Transportation: Click here for information on parking and transportation.