Sunset & Dolphin Cruise St. Petersburg, Florida
with Reel Coquina
Get out of the city and away from the crowd on one of our dolphin and sunset boat tours! Are you looking to explore the magic of St. Petersburg from the water? Well, look no further! At Reel Coquina Fishing, we offer you the best sunset boat tours.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT TO SEE ON OUR DOLPHIN AND SUNSET CRUISES?
When you're on a sunset dolphin boat tour with Reel Coquina Fishing, we make sure to take you all along the bay! You'll see the city skyline and all its beauty as we make our way around the entire bay. Here are some of the things you can look forward to discovering as you go on a tour with us:
Areas We Visit
EGMONT KEY ISLAND AND EGMONT KEY STATE PARK
Located at the mouth of Tampa Bay, Egmont Key is an inhabited island accessible only by boat. The island served as a camp for captured Seminoles during the Third Seminole War before becoming a Union Navy base during the Civil War. The island is now part of the National Wildlife Refuge and has white sand beaches with crystal waters. This area is a great place to find sharks' teeth, seashells, and other fun treasures. You will also be able to explore Fort Dade, which was established in 1899 to prevent pirate attacks, but also the island's lighthouse built later in 1958. Battery Burschted is another attraction of the island where you can find some abandoned canons.
FORT DE SOTO PARK
Located on a sandbar peninsula northwest of Egmont Key Island, Fort De Soto Park features beaches, wetlands, mangroves, and wildlife. The park has become a habitat for diverse species such as pelicans, other birds, dolphins, and manatees. We will stop at its fort called Fort De Soto where you can climb the battlements and enjoy a panoramic views. If you love history, you'll find plenty of it at the fort. It has served multiple roles in the United States' defense throughout its history, including as an ammunition depot during World War II.
NAVIGATE THROUGH THE INTERCOSTAL WATERWAY
The intercostal waterway is north of Tampa bay and is the water between the mainland and outer barrier islands that form the beaches from pass a grill beach treasure island beach all the way north to clearwater and beyond. besides the skyway in Tampa bay another impressive bridge you'll see on the boat tour is the Pinellas Bayway Bridge. The bridge has become an icon for St Petersburg's skyline. The bridge spans across the intercostal water way, offering stunning views of the entire city. It is the perfect place to snap a picture of the breathtaking sunset. Indeed, Florida is known for its spectacular sunsets, so don't miss out!
Wildlife around St Petersburg's
Our fantastic captain will give you insight into all the dolphin species and wildlife roaming these waters.
You'll also have the opportunity to swim, and snorkel in gorgeous water during the charter (if the conditions allow).
St Petersburg is famous for its wildlife, including manatees, dolphins, many species of birds, and all types of fish.
These cruises are a perfect way to explore Tampa bay and St Petersburg. You will enjoy your 4-hours journey of discovery, peace, and tranquility as we guide you through the waters.
MEET OUR CREW & EQUIPMENT
About Capt. Pablo
Captain Pablo Koch-Schick is a commercial fisherman who loves fishing. He wants to share the true fishing experience with you and always knows where to take you.
About Our Fishing Equipment
The luxurious Reel Coquina fishing boat is one of the most popular, top-of-the-line vessels on the market. In addition to 4 comfortable seating areas for anglers, this vessel features two reliable motors designed to get you quickly back home even in bad weather conditions! This boat is ready for any adventure and has all the necessary safety equipment to keep everyone safe!
About Our Location
Our fishing charters take place in St. Petersburg O'Neill's Marina, which is centrally located close to any of the cities around it: St. Pete beach, Johns pass, Tampa Bay, Madeira Beach, Tarpon Springs, Clearwater (county), Sarasota (city), Dunedin and Bradenton Florida.
WHY REEL COQUINA FISHING & TOURS in ST. PETERSBURG?
We are a local St. Petersburg, Florida company and have lived here for many years. This means that we know exactly where and when to be so you are provided the best experience possible!
We will be looking for dolphins during our ecotour and ensure that all the precautions are taken to not disturb the marine wildlife. Our dolphin tours use 100% eco-friendly practices.
Note that the dolphins are not in captivity. They usually like to approach boats as they are extremely curious and enjoy playing in the waves created by the engines.
WHAT TO BRING ON YOUR ST. PETERSBURG SUNSET & DOLPHIN TOURS
We provide life jackets, all other safety equipment, and a cooler with ice to you during your Tampa fishing charter so that you can have an enjoyable and safe fishing trip. The following are things that should be brought on the boat:
What is included in the dolphin boat tour?4-hours boat tour.
A private charter
Up to 6 guests - including yourself.
An experienced captain to navigate you through the bay.
Cooler and ice
Bluetooth stereo system to connect your music or enjoy our playlists.