Waves for Wildlife: Cruise for a cause

Jessica Coker

The Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge will host a "Waves for Wildlife," two-hour-tour this Saturday, May 4, from 2 to 4 p.m.

Wave goodbye to the docks and dry land as you set sail on the Southern Star Glass Bottom Boat for a nautical adventure cruising around Destin's picturesque harbor in search of dolphins and other marine wildlife in their natural habitat.

Tickets are only $30 for adults and $15 for children 10-and-under, and include appetizers, soft drink, beer, wine and live music during the cruise by Derek Givans. The refuge will also be offering door prizes, raffles and 50/50 drawings throughout the sail.

Tickets can be purchased by visiting the refuge at 105 Santa Rosa Blvd. on Okaloosa Island or online at For more information on the event, call the refuge at 850-650-1880.