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Jekyll Island, United States
Jekyll Island Dolphin Tours

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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English

Overview

The waters off of Georgia’s Jekyll Island are teeming with pods of bottlenose dolphins and this boat tour helps you find them. Board your cruise and set your sights on the playful creatures out in the Atlantic. Cruise through coastal waterways, salt marshes, and past wild beaches in search of dolphins as well as other wildlife like manatees, sea turtles, and sea birds.
  • Admire the scenic views of Jekyll Island
  • Stay cool under the boat’s sun cover
  • Learn about the local history and ecology
  • Set sail from a central meeting point
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Our comfortable boats are equipped with a sun cover, Stereo and a bathroom.
All our Captains are Master Mariners with years of experience in the local history and ecology.
Crew gratuities are not included in the price
366 Riverview Dr , 366 Riverview Dr, Jekyll Island, GA 31527, USA

We are located on Jekyll Island Georgia at the Historic Wharf, directly across from the Jekyll Island Club Hotel and Resort, plus we have the Jekyll Island Wharf restaurant on the dock with us.

This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 49 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Jekyll Island ​Dolphin Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Jekyll Island Dolphin Tours?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Jekyll Island Dolphin Tours.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Jekyll Island Dolphin Tours?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Jekyll Island Dolphin Tours.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Jekyll Island Dolphin Tours?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Jekyll Island Dolphin Tours.

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  • "Would definitely recommend this tour to any age, great for kids and adults alike." See review

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star-5
Great tour
Theresa_T
, Jun 2022
This was one of the best Dolphin tour we have been on. We saw a lot of dolphins. The guides were very knowledgeable about the history of the island. Loved it. I will go again when I am in the area.
star-5
Well worth every dollar!!
Allan_H
, Jun 2022
Riding close to the shrimp boat and watching the pelicans and dolphins go for the fish was amazing! My granddaughters loved it!
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
Thank you so much for the great review!
star-5
We saw 19 dolphins! The...
Anita_H
, Jun 2022
We saw 19 dolphins! The tour guides were very knowledgeable and quite funny. We will visit again soon.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
Wow! 19 dolphins is really something!! We are very proud of Captains and guides and I'm glad you enjoyed them too!
star-4
Great tour
Alice_B
, Jun 2022
The history about dolphins and seeing them in person. The different islands . It really was a wonderful tour
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
Thank you so much for the review.
star-5
Amazing
Ronald_K
, Jun 2022
The knowledge of the tour guides and their professionalism. I would highly recommend this tour for all.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
Thank you so much for the amazing review and recommendation!
star-5
Dolphin cruise
Robert_C
, Jun 2022
Nice time out on the water.. we saw lots of dolphins and the guide was very knowledgeable of the species and the history surrounding Jekyll island..
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
We are pleased that you had a nice time with us on the water and we appreciate your review!
star-5
Awesome Dolphin Day!!
Terry_M
, Jun 2022
Great History and commentary by Captain Paul. We did get to see multiple dolphins on our excursion. Great Day!!!
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
Thank you for the awesome review!
star-5
Great tour!
Rose_F
, Jun 2022
We loved the tour! Our captain and crew were fantastic! We saw 2 dolphins and a baby on the last leg of the tour. The captain stayed our longer because we weren’t spotting any. Highly recommend the tour!
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
Thank you so much for recommending our tour and for the fantastic review!
star-5
Our tour rocked!! We got...
Angela_G
, Jun 2022
Our tour rocked!! We got to see two pods of dolphins that followed us the whole trip. The captain and first mate entertained us as well.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
Thank you so much for the rocking review!
star-5
We had a great time!!! Dakota loved it and enjoyed spotting the dolphins and 👉 and yelling ooh ooh ooh! There's one!
Deborah_P
, Jun 2022
Ooh ooh ooh! There's one! Captain Phil and Pablo were Great! We were entertained with History and humor! We will be back!
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
Thank you so much for the wonderful review!
star-5
Great day for dolphin tour
Alicia_M
, Jun 2022
Lots of dolphins today! Up by the shore slapping their tails to concuss fish. Captain was fun and knowledgable. Weather was perfect.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
We appreciate your great review of our tour!
star-5
Best dolphin encounter on a trip like this!
Daniel_A
, Jun 2022
It was amazing how the dolphins hung out and swam around us for so long. I realize this wasn’t a normal occurrence but I’m so glad we were able to experience it! The guides were great and very knowledgeable about the island and dolphin habits
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
We appreciate your amazing review of our Dolphin Tour!
star-5
Fun ride
Tonya_W
, Jun 2022
Ride around south point of Jekyll . Captain was entertaining and knowledgeable about area and wildlife.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
We are glad that you had fun and we appreciate the great review!
star-5
Amazing experience! Highly highly recommend for the whole family!
Jennifer_L
, Jun 2022
This was an incredible experience! The whole crew aboard the Liberty was fantastic! They were very knowledgeable about the area and about all the wildlife around us. They included the children on the tour and my 2 year old had a blast!!! Would highly recommend this for everyone that visits.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
Thank you so much for the recommendation and for the fantastic review!
star-5
Fun and educational!
Ginger_M
, Jun 2022
Our grandchildren loved this experience! We saw lots of dolphins and even had a manatee sighting! Pablo gave some great information about the island and dolphins. We’ve been on this tour before and will probably do it again.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
Thank you for being a regular customer and for the great review!
star-4
Memories from 2022
Brenda_M
, May 2022
It's was nice and very informative. We didn't see many Dolphins. the time with our grandkids was the most important thing
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
Thank you for the review.
star-5
Best trip!
Pam_B
, May 2022
It was awesome! Tons of dolphins!! Great tour guide! Very smooth boat ride. Very educational!!! We saw sea turtle nest!
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
Thank you so much for the awesome review!
star-4
Dancing Dolphins
Phillip_C
, May 2022
The dolphins were very active and abundant! Lots of activity. Only downside were horseflies. Maybe more cruising would make them less noticeable? The crew were also a blast and very knowledgeable.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Sorry about the horseflies but I'm glad that you enjoyed the cruise.
star-5
Family fun with the dolphins
MIKE_R
, May 2022
The dolphins swimming beside the boat .. the captain was knowledgeable and funny !! The dolphins were plentiful ..
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Thank you for the fun review of our boat tour!
star-5
Highly recommend this dolphin tour.
Leanna_H
, May 2022
The tour guides were great!! Lots of information about dolphins. Our tour we saw a ton of dolphin activity.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Thank you for the great recommendation!

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