A houseboat featured on 'Dolphin Tale' is now an artificial reef off Clearwater Beach

On April 24, Pinellas County and the Clearwater Marine Aquarium turned part of Harry Connick, Jr.’s Dolphin Tale houseboat into an artificial reef.
Published April 25

On April 24, Pinellas County and the Clearwater Marine Aquarium turned part of Harry Connick Jr.’s Dolphin Tale houseboat into an artificial reef.

For eight years, the houseboat, which was featured in both Dolphin Tale movies, was docked outside the aquarium.

The houseboat’s barge was moved 10 miles off Clearwater Beach and submerged to become part of Rube Allyn reef.

The remainder of the houseboat is being rebuilt and renovated into a permanent houseboat that will be placed at the aquarium.

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