It’s amazing anytime you’re able to spot a dolphin but these dolphin tours and cruises go the extra mile to give you a once-in-a-lifetime look at these majestic mammals. Whether you want to board your own jet ski or hop on a ship with a narrator, these dolphin tours in Myrtle Beach are sure to check this experience off your bucket list! Check out this extensive list of Myrtle Beach boat tours we recommend so you don’t miss your chance to spot these beautiful creatures of the sea.
Blue Wave Adventures
Crazy Sister Marina, 4123 US-17 Bus., Murrells Inlet, SC
Blue Wave Adventures prides itself on being the “Premier Dolphin Watch Cruise in Myrtle Beach” and is the only tour that offers 360-degree views. They offer four types of dolphin adventures including private tours with half day adventures and group tours that go out for about an hour and a half. The dolphin tours leave from Crazy Sister Marina in Murrells Inlet.
4042 Highway 17 Bus., Murrells Inlet, SC
Express Watersports offers a Myrtle Beach Dolphin Watch and Sightseeing Tour right out of the salt marshes of Murrells Inlet into the Atlantic Ocean. You’ll see plenty of dolphins and other marine life feeding and jumping around in the waters. Each tour lasts an hour and a half. They offer up to three different cruise times depending on the day.
Getaway Adventures Sightseeing & Dolphin Tour
714 Highway 17, Little River, SC
Getaway Adventures offers up to a two-hour sightseeing and dolphin tour where you’re sure to see plenty of dolphins splashing along in the wake. Listen as the onboard narrator tells stories of the local history and of the marine life found all around. Tours are available daily in the summer months (except on Sundays).
9975 Nance St., Calabash, NC
Hurricane Fleet is located just over the border in Calabash, NC but claims to be the Original Myrtle Beach Dolphin Cruise Company! The two-hour cruise includes a narrator to walk you through the history of the area as you make your way past the jetties into the Atlantic Ocean. During shrimping season you’ll find dolphins chasing the boats down for a daily feast. Hurricane Fleet offers two dolphin cruises most days.
Myrtle Beach Watersports
Harbourgate Marina, 2100 Sea Mtn. Hwy., North Myrtle Beach, SC
Follow the experienced guides at Myrtle Beach Watersports through the waters of North Myrtle Beach on your 30-to-40-mile jet ski dolphin watch tour. They get you up close and personal with these amazing creatures and show you the beautiful habitats in the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway. Morning tours are suggested as that’s when dolphins can be seen the most.
2111 Little River Neck Rd., North Myrtle Beach, SC
You’ll love your time on this dolphin cruise in Myrtle Beach that coasts along the scenic Intracoastal Waterway, jetties and the Atlantic Ocean. Learn, listen and catch sight of the dolphins swimming in their natural habitat, along with local marine wildlife. This two-hour tour is a boatload of fun for the entire family! Sea Thunder accommodates up to 141 passengers and departs from the Harbor Gate Marina in North Myrtle Beach at various times.
4499 Mineola Ave., Little River, SC
You’ll have a scream of a time aboard the Sea Screamer, a dolphin watch tour in Myrtle Beach that prides itself on the high success rate of dolphin sightings. During each two-hour tour, 141 passengers will have the chance to explore the Intracoastal Waterway, dive into learning about the local ecosystems and witness the swimming dolphin showcase out at sea. The Sea Screamer departs from the dock behind Capt. Juel’s Hurricane Restaurant in Little River.
Voyager Dolphin Cruises
1525 13th Ave. N., North Myrtle Beach, SC
Voyager Dolphin Cruises were awarded the 2019 Best of North Myrtle Beach title and continue to please visitors and locals alike. Their dolphin adventure cruises run daily with morning and afternoon cruises as well as a sunset dolphin cruise. Your voyage will take you through the waterway into the Atlantic Ocean where you’ll stop to see the dolphins feed behind the shrimp boats. You may even spot a shark!
Nearby Condo Rentals
When you’re ready to get your land legs, check into one of these Condo-World resorts close by:
This newer North Myrtle Beach property offers luxury at every turn, from the oceanfront outdoor pools, kiddie pool, lazy river, hot tub, and sundeck to the sixth floor courtyard on the street side to the one-, two- or three-bedrooms condos decked out in stunning décor and boasting large panoramic views of the brilliant blue Atlantic.
Bay View Resort on the Boardwalk
The gorgeous oceanfront Bay View on the Boardwalk will not disappoint. All one- through four-bedroom condos are designed with luxury surroundings from the living area furnishings to the granite kitchen counter tops and sleek appliances. And, to keep your family entertained, Bay View offers indoor pools, a Jacuzzi, lazy river, a kid-friendly Outdoor Splash Deck, fitness room and onsite Starbucks coffeehouse.