Dear Capt. Steve and Wendy,

Thank you so much for the kindness your staff showed me and my children on the July 10th afternoon tour. I had promised them a dolphin tour on our last day in Florida and due to a mix up, I was in the awkward position of not having the ability for all of us to go. Your employees showed us (mainly me) an amazing amount of kindness and compassion. I thank you from the bottom of my heart. I pray that God will continue to bless you, your family and your business. You have blessed me a thousand times over. We had a marvelous time on the tour and hope to come back our next time in Destin.


I just wanted to thank everyone for the wonderful time we had on your Dolphin Cruise on July 21st. We had 5 adults and 5 children (ages 5-10) in our party and everyone had a fantastic time! the staff and crew were so friendly and made us feel very welcome. We all were thrilled to see so many dolphins, often swimming along the boat. It was so much fun for the children to sit in the captain’s seat and steer the boat (they were even kind enough to let “mom” (me) have a turn!) and they loved getting a treat from the treasure box. It was also great fun to feed the sea gulls. This was definitely something our family will never forget and we have already recommended your cruise to others who vacation in the Destin area.

Thanks so much.

The Wormald Families from Ft. Thomas, Kentucky and Dayton, Kentucky and the Miller Family from Sun Valley, California

Dear Captain Steve,

I just wanted to send you and your crew a quick not to say what a fun time my wife and 6 year old daughter had on a cruise we took on the Southern Star last month. We thought your boat was fun, safe and the crew very polite. We enjoyed ourselves on a beautiful warm sunny day and even got lucky to see a couple of pods of dolphins trail the Southern Star for awhile. My daughter was especially excited for a chance to steer.

I also want to especially say thank-you and the owner for your very helpful military discount. I serve my country and all Americans and do not expect any special favors. But, I do greatly appreciate your very kind acknowledgement of the contribution and sacrifices members of the military make for our country, especially those members of the military that have served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Again, thank-you for the wonderful time my family and I had on the Southern Star. I greatly appreciate your understanding and offer of a free cruise for returning military members from Iraq and Afghanistan. I will certainly recommend Dolphin Cruises, Inc. and the Southern Star to all of my friends that are planning vacations in Destin, Florida.

Major Charles Neal
U.S. Army
Iraq, Mar. 2003 – Feb. 2004
Afghanistan, Jul. 2004 – Sep. 2004
Afghanistan, Sep. 2005 – Dec. 2005
Iraq, Jan. – May 2007

Dear Wendy & Steve,

My husband and I recently took your 9am dolphin cruise with our two preschool age children. We cannot tell you what a wonderful time we had! EVERYONE in your company was so very helpful and thoughtful. Your cruise was a highlight of our trip, and we plan to cruise on your ship each year that we are in Destin. We had such a good time that our neighbors and their friends (28 people) who are now in Destin, will be taking your cruise. Everything was so well thought out! My 2 year old fell and was crying when a crew mate comforted him with a lollipop. This made his day! Later, when I became seasick, I was given a Sprite to sip on, and was made sure that I knew where the most stable part of the boat was. The narrating on the cruise was informative, interesting, and enjoyable. My children are still talking about driving the boat! The captain was so gracious and had such a wonderful rapport with all of the children. We have placed our family picture in our kitchen, where we can see it often. My son still sleeps at times with the army tank from the treasure chest, and my daughter faithfully wears her “I have Jesus in my heart” bracelet for all to see. knowing what a strong Christian based company the SStar is, we will continue to recommend it, and return for more “adventures at sea.” Thank you again for such incredible memories!

Jana K.

Dear Captain Steve & Crew,

We had a blast on your boat for our reception the evening of October 23rd, 2004. The scenery was beautiful, the service exceptional, the dolphins swimming with us was a great highlight, and steering the boat was fun & memorable. We would like to thank you for being so accommodating, fun and for your professional generosity to our family, friends and us. The unique small gathering of loved ones combined with your expertise created the reception of our dreams.

Mrs & Mr Kimberly & Lawrence O.


I just wanted to write to you and tell you, we loved your dolphin tour. My wife and I, and another couple and their 4 year old girl went on your tour last Thursday (9-11-97) on the 12pm-2pm tour. My wife and I were celebrating our 10 year anniversary and you made it very fun and special. I don’t know if Wendy remembers us but she took a group picture of us at the front of the boat. Steve, you and Wendy are special people I can tell, I was very impressed with you both, I just wanted to thank you and let you know that we admire you both for following your dream and making it work. You have been truly blessed. We have told everyone about the cruise and recommended it, and we will definitely be back when we get lucky enough for another vacation (HAHA). THANKS FOR THE WONDERFUL CRUISE ONCE AGAIN.

Ted & Stacy Morrison

Dear Wendy & Steve,

For a person like me who has the gift of the gab, I am having a very hard time writing my thanks to you as words can never express what a wonderful thing you have done for me. I have had seventy Birthdays and none have even come close to the joyous time I had with you and all my dear friends & family yesterday.

You are very special people and I will carry in my heart forever these beautiful memories.

God bless you.

Love always,