Treat Your Family to an Amazing Anna Maria Island Dolphin Tour

Are you looking to get out of the house and see some new aquatic creatures on your next vacation? On Anna Maria Island, you can do just that! With a variety of tour options and types of boat excursions you can go on, there is something that works for everyone. This article will outline the best boat excursions for you and your family to see dolphins near our Anna Maria Island vacation rentals

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Anna Maria Island Dolphin Tours

Anna Maria Island Dolphin Tours offers spectacular tours to nearby Egmont Key, hosted and run by Captain Ben Webb. He has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to dolphin wildlife preservation and provides a wonderful tour that is both insightful and fun for all of those involved.

Captain Ben’s ultimate goal is to help preserve the dolphins in their natural habitat for their current generations and those to follow. 

The trips take place on The Salty Dolphin 2. The ship is a 27-foot Carolina Skiff which is heavily customized for Anna Maria Island Dolphin Tours. With its comfortable cushioned seating for up to twenty adults and full ocean views from all angles, a ride on The Salty Dolphin 2 is the best way to experience the ocean and dolphins in Anna Maria Island! You can choose from a public or private dolphin tour during the day or at sunset.

M/V Minnow

The Anna Maria Island Dolphin Tours by M/V Minnow offer the perfect dolphin spotting experience for locals and tourists alike. On these tours, you will be able to see bottlenose dolphins swimming in their natural habitat, as well as other wildlife like manatees, stingrays, and more! There is also a plethora of native birds that you will see flying around the area, so be sure to bring your binoculars. If you are looking for a great opportunity to see the island while having fun with your family, M/V Minnow is a solid bet. 


Bradenton Beach Marina Dolphin Tours

The Bradenton Beach Marina Dolphin Tours is a 90-minute, full-scale dolphin tour of Anna Maria Island. The tour is a great experience for all those who enjoy seeing and interacting with dolphins. You’ll experience a beautiful boat ride on a 40-foot catamaran that breathes new life into the Anna Maria sun and sea. The dolphins seen on this ride are part of two non-migratory Atlantic bottlenose dolphin groups in the world. Year-round, the water of Anna Maria Island is full of bottlenose dolphins. Seasonally, you can also find manatees, sea turtles, and a variety of native sea birds. For an exhilarating experience in seeing aquatic life in Anna Maria Island, an excursion with Bradenton Beach Marina Dolphin Tours is a must-have experience for all who stay in our Bradenton Beach vacation rentals

Plan Your Vacation

With a wide variety of Anna Maria Island rentals to stay in, A Paradise Vacation Rentals will surely have you covered for your next dolphin tour.

Places to Stay

Need a place to stay on vacation? Not to worry! A Paradise Vacation Rentals has you covered with a wide variety of rental units that can accommodate a wide variety of group sizes and special needs that you may require. We have many rentals that are a few steps away from the pristine white beaches of Anna Maria Island. This means that you are always close to many activities from around the island, including swimming, snorkeling, fishing, boating, and a variety of other ways for you to enjoy your holiday.