Bring your family to see dolphins and manatees today

We offer a wide range of boat tours in the Indian River Lagoon that are fun and exciting for everyone.
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Bioluminescence Tour

1,5h tour
suitable for families with kids

This incredible natural phenomenon occurs from July till October, but the peak months to view are NOW!
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swimming in the dolphin and manatee lagoon

Swimming in the Dolphin and Manatee Lagoon

2h tour, suitable for families with kids
Visit to a local island
Shell collecting
Opportunity for Dolphin and Manatee Sightings

Unique experience to swim in the same lagoon that wild dolphins & manatees freely roam in! A safe and memorable family experience on a comfortable pontoon boat!
From$55
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Sunset Cruise

2hr, suitable for families with kids
Small groups of up to 6 people
Bring your own beverages and snacks; a cooler is provided on board

Enjoy a relaxing, stress-free sunset tour on a beautiful pontoon boat. A Sunset Cruise is the perfect way to end your day, unwind and watch as the sky transforms into a canvas of beautiful colors.
From$55
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Why choose us?

We feature the best locations and the most experienced guides in the area.
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Family Oriented

We welcome people of all ages for an exciting and educational experience that will make an impact on the whole family! Our boat tours promote family bonding and create memories for a lifetime.
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Eco Tours

Our tours give people an unique option to see wildlife in their natural habitat. Helping them to understand the history of the Lagoon and learn responsible behaviors to enhance and preserve our native wildlife.
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Support Local

We share a deep passion for this incredible ecosystem. We volunteer our resources to assist other local organizations with lagoon conservation, assist in dolphin and manatee rescues, and in island cleanups.

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We offer a wide range of family tours that are fun and exciting for everyone.

Book a Private Tour

We offer private charters for groups of up to 6 people. If you are looking for a private boat experience with family and friends, we have you covered! Our private charters are running daily from the Harbortown Marina in Merritt Island cruising into the beautiful Indian River Lagoon located minutes from Cocoa Beach, Florida.

Call us to book (321) 978-5479

Watch a live rocket launch

Come join us for a rocket launch on the waters of the Indian River Lagoon. This trip offers an opportunity to observe a live rocket launch while basking in Florida’s natural beauty! While we’re cruising to our launch viewing location, you will have a chance to see a variety of wildlife such as dolphins, manatees, coastal birds, and alligators.

Gift Certificates available

Buy a memory which will last a lifetime!
  • It's a great gift for all ages, and it's available for groups or individuals.
  • Cool for friends, family, and loved ones.
  • Minimum amount is $55.

Please call (321) 978-5479 to purchase.

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Customer Reviews

This is an experience you will never forget.
Heidi Sterner
Heidi Sterner
2021-12-06
Captain Russ was wonderful, we saw literally hundreds of dolphins and many other beautiful sights
William Knall
William Knall
2021-12-03
What a great time to get to see a lot of Dolphins... even a mother and baby.
Gay King
Gay King
2021-11-28
Our family of 3 (plus our dog) went out with Captain Shelley this morning. She was so great and we felt like we were on a boat with a friend not just a tour guide. We got to see dolphins & she told us all about the surrounding area. 10/10 would definitely do it again!
Rick Kinkopf
Rick Kinkopf
2021-11-09
Gerri Hart
Gerri Hart
2021-10-17
This was a great adventure. We saw all kinds of sealife. Lee was our guide and he was excellent with great knowledge. I would do this again in a heartbeat.
Tylee Nicole
Tylee Nicole
2021-10-11
Absolutely wonderful tour! We saw several dolphins and a few manatees. It was long enough to be able to sit back and enjoy. Russ was great and knew a lot about the land, animals, and history throughout the tour. We wanted to do it again, it was awesome! I 100% recommend.
Julia Mroz
Julia Mroz
2021-10-10
Great boat trip. Kids and adults loved it so much! Lots of dolphins 🐬 and spectacular sunset. Will definitely do it again! Thank you Dolphin family tours
Kate Serebryakova
Kate Serebryakova
2021-10-05
We did another family tour with the Dolphin Family Tours. Sunset boat trip was just amazing, breezy and smooth. Sky colors were unbelievable! Captain took us in special locations where we enjoyed the sunset the most. So many dolphins swimming around, truly special experience. Best local fun on the water for a family!
Marilyn Ortega
Marilyn Ortega
2021-09-25
Elizabeth Lafleur
Elizabeth Lafleur
2021-09-24
It was excelent!! The captain lady was awesome!! We saw the dolphins they were playing around. My family and I had an lots of fun! Thank you!

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Brevard County is home to the most bio-diverse ecosystem in North America. Our mission is to help preserve this rare habitat by sharing our knowledge, inspiring our guests, and giving them a unique chance to immerse themselves in nature.