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  • Dolphin Watching near Inn on the Beach

Are you looking for a breathtaking unique adventure to top off your St Pete Beach Florida experience? Then going on a dolphin cruise is the perfect option to explore. Due to the amazing population of 700 dolphins in the region, a dolphin encounter is an iconic activity to do while staying with us at Inn on the Beach.

There are a variety of day cruises where you can get up close and personal with our local dolphin population. Most dolphin cruises leave St Pete Beach 7 days a week! Some options include cruising with the dolphins and even visiting nearby islands. Take a break from lounging on the beach and join the excitement of dolphin watching in Florida.

Dolphin Watching in Clearwater, Florida

If you are looking to venture out of St Pete to see the dolphins, our neighboring town of Clearwater has plenty to offer. For a more up close and personal experience akin to swimming with the dolphins, check out the Clearwater Water Marine Aquarium. This marine was the home of Winter, the star of the movie Dolphin Tales.

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Whether you are looking for a dolphin cruise or more personal dolphin encounter, visit us at Inn on the Beach in St. Petersburg to get the experience you are looking for. With close access to dolphin cruises out of St Pete, or a short 50-minute drive to Clearwater, you have a wide variety of choices.

The Aquarium is a perfect place to bring the whole family where you can experience these fascinating creatures as a dolphin trainers assistant! This includes learning about how to take care of and feed a dolphin. There are a variety of other aquatic animals at the aquarium that you can visit, take pictures with, feed and even pet! After your visit to the aquarium, if you are still itching to see dolphins in the wild, consider taking a dolphin-watching cruise out of Clearwater.
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Travel Tip

Make sure to keep updated with the weather and seasonal changes to get the best dolphin experience. Many local companies have information on their websites informing visitors which days are perfect to view the dolphins. This could be the difference from just seeing a fin, to getting the perfect picture of a jumping dolphin!

Gardenia bedroom, white and blue with yellow accents

Gardenia

The Gardenia is bright and spacious with its own private balcony with views of the gulf. The sleeping area has a queen bed, so the room accommodates two people. Enjoy the views from your comfy couch or from the Adirondack chairs on your private balcony. Fill the cooler provided with your beach snacks and head for the sand!

Gardenia
Daybreak room room with grey kitchenette

Daybreak

The Daybreak is ground floor studio. The room sleeps 2 people with a queen bed, bathroom with large shower and vanity, and a complete kitchenette. The patio has two chairs and some shade to keep you cool as you watch the world go by.

Daybreak
white bedroom with yellow pillows

Juneberry

Juneberry Room is bright and airy, with a queen bed, on the top floor of the Inn. The kitchenette has a fridge, Breville multi-funtion oven, and plenty of kitchen supplies. The bathroom has a shower and shelf space for your personal items. The entire room is air conditioned, with a flat screen TV and great Wifi. We have also stocked the room with a small cooler which can hold your beverage and snack supplies when you lounge on the beach!

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The Cottage

Next door to the Inn, this tranquil oasis has a large bedroom with a king bed plus a fully equipped kitchen. The living room is complete with seating area, cable television and a DVD player. The bathroom has a large shower. The outdoor deck has plenty of seating and a gas grill - perfect for outdoor suppers.

The Cottage
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