4123 Highway 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC



About Us

What We Bring to the Boat
Celebrating 20 years as the original and best murrells Inlet dolphin Watch Cruise


Here at Blue Wave Adventures we strive to be an honest small business and provide you with the best part of your vacation.
Book directly with us for your best price and dolphin watching experience!!
We don't not use third party mass marketing companies to sell our tickets. They employ bait and switch tactics , false guarantees and dishonest BOGO offers.


In this business, that means MAGIC! Looking for a Myrtle Beach dolphin cruise? You have found it! We are the dolphin experts. As the original and most experienced dolphin cruise in the Myrtle Beach area we offer a level of service and knowledge that is unmatched. Come on a tour and learn all about wild dolphins in their natural habitat. We have over 40 named dolphins that we can identify. If you want to have the Best Dolphin Watch Tour, then go with the best or you’re just riding with the rest. See you on the water!


Unlike Forrest Gump, this dolphin cruise is not like a box of chocolates! You can expect the same level of professionalism, integrity, & enthusiasm with each and every cruise that departs from the dock.
We live and breathe this stuff! From being Dive Masters in Hawaii to marine mammal researchers, we are passionate about giving you the same experience on your dolphin tour that has kept us STOKED our entire lives!

meet the team

captain mark collins

Captain Mark is a licensed United States Coast Guard Merchant Marine Officer certified to operate vessels up to 100 gross integrated tons. He has been working professionally on vessels for hire since 1993. In addition to that he is also a certified P.A.D.I. Scuba Divemaster and a 1989 graduate of Coastal Carolina University. He has not only had years of experience locally but also spent seven years working with whales and dolphins in the Hawaiian Islands. Captain Mark Collins is also an owner of Blue Wave Adventures.

First mate amy collins

Amy has twenty seven years of experience working on the water. She is a P.A.D.I. Certified Scuba Divemaster. She spent six years in the Hawaiian islands. During that time she worked for a small production company doing underwater filming of whales, dolphins and a variety of other sea life. In addition, she was a crew member on a sixty-five-foot sailing catamaran. She is a 1990 graduate of the University of Colorado. Amy Collins is also an owner of Blue Wave Adventures.

Captain jamey gagnon

Captain Jamey is a licensed U.S.C.G. Merchant Marine Officer, certified to operate vessels up to 50 gross tons. Born and raised in CT, right on the Long Island Sound, the University of South Carolina brought him to this area in 1991. Since then he’s lived in the U.S.V.I., Costa Rica, and London, however he’s considered Myrtle Beach his home ever since he discovered the offshore fishing and surf. He’s been an honorary crew member for many years and directly credits Captain Mark Collins for becoming a commercial captain. “Captain Mark’s passion for our local wildlife and preserving these waters is infectious, I couldn’t jump quickly enoughts to officially join his team!”