Need to get away from the hectic theme parks? Take a day away from the hustle and bustle of Orlando to unwind on the beautiful white sandy beaches of Clearwater, Florida! Whether it's a relaxing day you're after, or an adventure on the high seas, we're sure to have an option to suit each member of your party. Choose from a variety of add-ons including a pirate cruise, a double-decker boat cruise, deep-sea fishing, and tickets to the Clearwater Aquarium, home to Marine life featured in the Dolphin Tale Films.
Read on for more details on these options (all include a lunch voucher).
Spend the day relaxing on the beautiful white sands of Clearwater beach, doing as you please. Pier 60 is a great place to dine and shop, and the City Sightseeing Orlando team is always ready to give you recommendations on things to do.
Bottlenose dolphins love the Sun Coast’s warm waters, making for a good chance of some sightings on this 2-hour Dolphin Encounter Tour. Cruise from Clearwater Bay out to Clearwater Pass. Along the way, your expert crew provides educational information on our area and our wildlife. Refreshments are available for purchase.
Hop aboard the Sea Screamer, the world's largest speedboat! You’ll zip along the water at speeds up to 35 MPH, which is not only fun but a cool reprieve from Florida’s warm weather. Expect to get a little wet! The Sea Screamer is equipped with comfortable bucket seats, two restrooms, refreshments, and is Coast Guard-licensed (and equipped) for your safety.
Sail away with Captain Memo’s Original Pirate Cruise to a world complete with briny buccaneers and seafaring seadogs. Let the tropical island tunes guide your journey through the calm waters of the picturesque Gulf of Mexico.
This 2-hour ride on Captain Memo’s Original Pirate Cruise is a fun, family-friendly way to enjoy the calm waters of the picturesque Gulf of Mexico.
Every guest receives a complimentary beverage served by a friendly staff of swashbucklers. If you’re 21 and older, scallywags, embrace your pirate side a free beer or wine, or purchase a cocktail from the full-service bar.
Expect a treasure hunt, face painting, water gun games, stories and dancing for all ages.
For the anglers in your group, this is a must! Florida has featured in its fair share of fishing folklore over the years and tall tales abound. Sport fishing at Clearwater Beach is always a good time, so here’s your chance to head out and do battle! Your onboard a coast guard certified vessel that’s ideal for bottom fishing and provides a comfortable ride and good amenities. This is a family friendly operation that keen fishermen will enjoy as well as complete beginners. Equipment is included as part of the package and the knowledgeable, friendly crew are on hand to help you learn the basics.
Clearwater Marine Aquarium is a unique, nonprofit rescue facility that is dedicated to the rehabilitation and release of marine animals. Don’t miss the movie star residents of the popular Dolphin Tale movies. These major motion pictures were filmed on location at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, too! Be inspired by fun, educational presentations and exhibits about their important ongoing mission of conservation, rescue, rehab and release.
Q: How do I get to Clearwater Beach from Orlando?
A: Clearwater Beach is just over 100 miles (174km) from Orlando. The fastest way to get there is by vehicle. On our Clearwater Beach day tours, you get to enjoy a professional driver, and the comfort of our climate-controlled buses that are equipped with WiFi and TV to make the most of your relaxing drive.
Q: Where do we eat lunch?
A: You will be given a voucher that you can redeem between 11AM and 3PM at Crabby’s Dockside Restaurant.
Q: Can I just buy transportation to Clearwater Beach from Orlando?
A: Yes, we offer transportation-only options. Click here to see more.
Q: What should I pack for a beach day at Clearwater Beach?
A: We cannot stress the importance of guests wearing sunscreen and drinking plenty of water when out in the Florida sun.