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Take a daytime or evening cruise around Clearwater, Florida aboard the Calypso Queen. A lunch or dinner buffet, as well as an open bar featuring rum punch, wine, and beer, is included. The evening cruise includes a DJ and dancing.
Embark on a scenic journey to find bottlenose dolphins on this dolphin-watching cruise near Clearwater in Florida. From Clearwater Bay to the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico, enjoy the incredible views along the Intracoastal Waterway. See and hear about the celebrity mansions on the coast, and listen as the captain shares interesting facts about the natural wonders of the Gulf Coast region. Snacks and beverages are available for purchase on board. Dolphin sightings are guaranteed on this exciting tour.
Adults and children of all ages love the Little Toot because of our “tug boat” shape and power, we create a huge wake that Dolphins love to jump and play in.
The Little Toot offers closer dolphin sightings because the boat is lower to the waters edge. We provide a narrated sightseeing tour of Clearwater Harbor and the Gulf of Mexico.
Established in 1999, Encounters With Dolphins has been safely providing guests the opportunity to view dolphins, learn about Clearwater and enjoy the sand and sun on Compass Island and maybe even take a dip on the island! We are a veteran owned and operated small business founded on the principal of wanting our guests to have the same experiences we would want to have on our vacation! All of us work tirelessly to ensure that all of our customers have an enjoyable, relaxing time with us!
We will embark on an 8 mile loop of the Clearwater Beach & Boardwalk area. We will go over the Causeway Bridge, go to the old fishing pier and what is considered "Old Clearwater," possibly see some dolphins and take in the panoramic views of CWB then head back to our starting point as we cross Pier 60.
Spice up any Florida vacation with a cruise on Tampa Bay. Beginning in Clearwater, enjoy a beautiful sunset (depending upon the time of year) and listen to live music on board the elegant 'StarLite Majesty' yacht. Choose from one of the open-air observation decks or the climate-controlled dining cabin inside. For dinner (at own expense), choose from several delicious gourmet meal entrees along with salad, dessert, and coffee or tea. Then dance the night away or take a romantic stroll along the deck.
-Our USCG credentialed Captain & Crew will welcome you on board like an old friend and treat you to a relaxed memorable visit.
-Expect a 5 Star "True Sailing Experience" on our 52' custom steel Schooner sailing vessel.
-A 2 hour Daysail is the perfect way to enjoy our cool afternoon sea breeze as it powers us along the coast of Clearwater Beach. Whether you are a seasoned sailor or if this is your first time sailing, the Schooner Clearwater will be a memorable visit.
-Our motto is "We SAIL and We SAIL Well"!
Enjoy the exclusivity of a private boat trip for you and your party during this half- or full-day excursion. Your captain guides you through waterways for up-close views of wild dolphins and stops at secluded islands where you have time to relax on pristine beaches and swim in the Gulf of Mexico. Feel free to customize the itinerary with your captain to suit your group's interests. Price is per boat.
Enjoy an afternoon on this narrated 2-hour sightseeing cruise along Tampa Bay and Clearwater’s beautiful inland waters. On board the elegant 'StarLite Majesty' yacht, choose from the open-air outer deck or if it’s too warm, select the climate-controlled cabin inside. Either way, soak up the views and if you choose, you can add on lunch once you're aboard the vessel. Listen as the captain points out the area’s popular landmarks and history and look for dolphins and other wildlife on the journey.
THE PRICE IS $750 FOR A 4-HOUR BOAT TOUR AND INCLUDES UP TO 10 PEOPLE IN YOUR GROUP.
A Boat Day offers private, customized half-day and full-day boat tours for small groups of up to 10 passengers. Sit back and relax on the very comfortable, 25 foot double-decker Funship as you cruise the waterways with a Captain as your guide. Your boating adventure will get you up close to wild dolphins and take you to secluded barrier islands so you can go shelling on pristine beaches or swim in the Gulf of Mexico. Our private boat tours are perfect for family outings, birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, bachelor(ette) parties, marriage proposals, romantic getaways, reunions, spreading ashes, or any other reason!
Enjoy a refreshing Ice cream on-board our brand new 50 passenger catamaran. This tour is a great way of exploring the beautiful Clearwater Beach for the whole family. The boat is fully shaded to protect customers from the sun and also equipped with side curtains should we get surprised by the rain.
Ever wonder what it’s like to be the captain of a huge commercial jet? Turn the dream of flying a Boeing 737 into a reality on this 1-hour flight simulation at SimCenter Tampa Bay. With a professional flight instructor riding shotgun, pilot a plane to and from any airport in an ultra-realistic flight experience. Climb aboard the life-size, replica cockpit and see that every switch operates just like the real thing. A 20-minute or a 2-hour flight simulation are also available options.
Departing from Clearwater Airpark just minutes from the beach, what a view from above! Iconic Pier 60 features a boardwalk, fisherman and boats galore, a marina with yachts, a park, and beautiful beaches. The sand is a beautiful white, the marine life is plentiful and you cannot beat the thrill of flying over it all.
Departing from Clearwater Airpark just minutes from Clearwater Beach you will zoom southbound along mile after mile of some of Florida’s most beautiful beaches. You will set sail towards the Sunshine Skyway Bridge and pass the interconnected islands that make up Pinellas County’s largest State Park on the way. As you head north catch views of the Tropicana Field, Downtown St. Petersburg, the marinas, Dali Museum and Tampa Bay.
Hold on tight for a Jet Ski adventure cruising along the Clearwater coast. While many tours are only one hour, this 90-minute voyages lets you go further to explore barrier islands and marine landmarks like Mandalay Channel, Belleair Beach, Hurricane Pass, and St. Joseph Sound. Look for dolphins and other marine during the thrilling ride.
Spice up any Florida vacation aboard an exciting dance cruise on Clearwater Bay. Beginning in Clearwater Beach, relax, enjoy the beautiful scenery, and listen to live music on board the elegant StarLite Majesty yacht. Choose from the open-air observation deck or select the air-conditioned dining cabin inside. Either way, the view is incredible and the party is just getting started. Upgrade to include a 3-course lunch; there are six delicious meals to choose from, plus a variety of beverages available to purchase.
Take a tour of the Fresh From Florida winery, one of the state's few wine-producing outfits, on this excursion in Clearwater. Good for two people, this activity includes a tour of the winery and a tasting of five of the wines the vineyard produces. Listen to commentary on the wine production methods and pairings of cheeses, fruits, baguettes, seasoned oil for dipping, and chocolates. Walk away with two commemorative wine glasses and a bottle of wine of your choosing.
Go island-hopping and dolphin-spotting off the coast of Clearwater during this jet ski excursion. Take control of your own jet ski or ride with a partner in order to visit spots other travelers might miss, such as Caladesi Island State Park, and enjoy free time to swim, snorkel, and more. Plus, benefit from the insight of your local guide.
Paddle the channels, islands and beaches! Pick up your board and take it anywhere you like or launch straight from our floating dock. We are located directly on the intercoastal water way side of the beach just minutes from the spoil islands and the Caladesi Island Kayak Trail! Find your own little slice of paradise!
Watch as day turns into night off the coast of Florida on this sunset cruise from Clearwater. Enjoy the scenery and peaceful calm of a late-afternoon cruise on board a double-decker catamaran vessel with plenty of space to stretch out and soak up the breathtaking view. Watch a beautiful Florida sunset as the sun glows and gently settles into the Gulf of Mexico. Toast the new evening with a glass of Champagne.
Take to the skies on a helicopter tour of Clearwater Beach and its surroundings. You'll have bird's-eye views of the white sands, turquoise water, Pier 60, golf courses, and the barrier islands. This is a great way to escape the crowds and gain another perspective on this popular vacation destination. Booking in advance means you won't risk a sold-out tour.
THE PRICE IS $750 FOR A 4-HOUR BOAT TOUR AND INCLUDES UP TO 10 PEOPLE IN YOUR GROUP.
A Boat Day offers private, customized half-day and full-day boat tours for small groups of up to 10 passengers. Sit back and relax on the very comfortable, 25 foot double-decker Funship with a slide, as you cruise the waterways with a Captain as your guide. Your boating adventure will get you up close to wild dolphins and take you to secluded barrier islands so you can go shelling on pristine beaches or swim in the Gulf of Mexico. Our private boat tours are perfect for family outings, birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, bachelor(ette) parties, marriage proposals, romantic getaways, reunions, spreading ashes, or any other reason!
On your own private luxury boat with a personal captain, you’ll experience the very best of our Florida waters, restaurants/bars, and other fun stops! Enjoy your time on one of our beautiful boats, and experience the below stops:
Egmont Key - a beautiful Florida key with history. Bring some drinks and hangout for the day, as you likely will not want to ever leave! Near Egmont Key, we also have a fun snorkel stop to take to take you to, if desired.
Cruise by the Skyway Bridge - a must see!
Optional: Add a stop at a waterfront bar for some lunch and drinks, or bring your own. This tour is completely customizable!
Departing from Clearwater Airpark just minutes from the beach, head north towards the famous Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks. Fly by Pinellas County’s largest lake on the way to the Anclote River. Continue south along the coast over the beautiful waterfront mansions of Palm Harbor and Crystal Beach then glide over Clearwater Beach, Honeymoon Island, and Caladesi Island like you never have before!
The sand is a beautiful white, the marine life is plentiful, the barrier islands are pristine and the thrill of flying over it all is something you will never forget. Don't forget your camera.