NW Florida Dolphin Tours

NW Florida Dolphin Tours offers exciting aquatic opportunities for those who don’t have the itch to fish. Explore the beautiful waters of Panama City, Florida and have an exciting adventure you will never forget.

Take a dip in those phobic waters and explore the underwater hidden treasures. Once you’ve seen a dolphin passing by the boat, you will be ready to jump right in with these incredible creatures. You won’t want to leave - it’s as simple as that!

Apart from swimming with wild dolphins in their natural habitat, there are great chances to meet Manatees. These friendly and carefree creatures are regular visitors to the local waters. Kids especially like watching these curious animals, as they pop their noses through the surface and pose for a picture or two. You just simply have to see them to believe!

But NW Florida Dolphin Tours doesn’t limit their trips to these amazing activities. There are a lot of places where shells are buried or tossing in the waves along the beaches. Find your own Horse Conch, a Clam, or a Giant Cockle Shell but the shore and come back home with a bag of souvenirs. The opportunities abound!

You will travel to the snorkeling spots aboard a 25’ Carolina DLV center console. The boat’s single 200 HP Honda engine will power you there at a top cruising speed of 46 knots. There is plenty of space for up to six passengers. All aboard!

Just bring your own food, drinks, snacks, a camera, and appropriate clothes. Your captain will provide you with the snorkeling equipment.

If you are looking for fishing trips, check NW Florida Fishing Tours by clicking on the captain’s bio at the bottom of the page.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Eco Tour - (No Fishing)
      FREE Cancelation 1 day notice
    5 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $400
    up to 6 persons
    Enjoy sea shelling and snorkeling with dolphins. Visit a local shipwreck and take a picture with a local manatee. This trip is a lot of fun for the whole family!
  • Private trip
    Eco Tour - (No Fishing)
      FREE Cancelation 1 day notice
    5 hour trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $400
    up to 6 persons
    Enjoy sea shelling and snorkeling with dolphins. Visit a local shipwreck and take a picture with a local manatee. This trip is a lot of fun for the whole family!
  • Shared trip
    Shared Eco Tour - (No Fishing)
      FREE Cancelation 1 day notice
    5 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $150
    per person
    3 persons minimum
    Enjoy sea shelling and snorkeling with dolphins. Visit a local shipwreck and take a picture with a local manatee. This trip is a lot of fun for the whole family!
  • Shared trip
    Shared Eco Tour - (No Fishing)
      FREE Cancelation 1 day notice
    5 hour trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $150
    per person
    3 persons minimum
    Enjoy sea shelling and snorkeling with dolphins. Visit a local shipwreck and take a picture with a local manatee. This trip is a lot of fun for the whole family!
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About the Captain

Russell Fiser
Panama City, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
1 Reports
ID & License verified
35 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since October 2015
Captain Russell Fiser is a Panama City Native. Russell has loved the outdoors for as long as he could remember - he was born and raised on the water. While serving in the US Navy, Russell had a chance to travel to Europe, the Middle-East, Caribbean, and many other places throughout the globe. He has worked as a Firefighter since 2003 and a commercial charter boat Captain since 1994.

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Boat Specs

Carolina DLV (Center console) originally built in 2015. Powered by a 200HP Honda engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 46 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Fishing License

Policies

FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 1 day before the trip date. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (3)
4.94
out of 5 stars from 6 reviews
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Crew
Experience
Half day fishing trip with russel
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
75%
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Phillip B.
Panama City Beach, FL
 5.00
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Dolphins, Snorkeling, Shells and more...

VERIFIED   NEW  July 1, 2019
My family had a great time with Captain Russell today. Very knowledgeable of where to be and when to be there. We viewed dolphins...
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David S.
Buffalo, New York
 5.00
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Northwest Florida fishing

VERIFIED   March 22, 2016
Ok we booked the trip to Florida and then booked the fishing trip.  We arrived in Florida on Saturday and we had the fishing...
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Todd H.
Orlando, Florida
 5.00
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Half day fishing trip with russel

VERIFIED   June 11, 2017
It was an amazing experience we had a ton of fun we caught all the fish we thought we would catch and had a surprise fish which...
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Kimberly J.
United States
 5.00
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Great day on the boat

VERIFIED   November 10, 2016
Our family had a great day with Russell.  We went on a little sight seeing tour.  My two young children are begging...
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Michael H.
Pauline, SC
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   July 9, 2018
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