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Shell Island Snorkel & Dolphin Catamaran Cruise in Panama City Beach

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US$ 42.80
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    What to Expect
    Sail, snorkel & watch dolphins in the beautiful waters surrounding Shell Island aboard "Island Time" a 50 ft sailing catamaran tour boat. You will enjoy snorkeling the shallow grass flats of St. Andrews Bay in search of sand dollars, starfish, tropical fish & other sea creatures. You will then sail the Gulf of Mexico, the crew will hoist the sails while you enjoy the laid back music and your favorite beverage or our famous "Island Smash" rum punch. Friendly dolphins are frequently spotted. The whole family will have a blast on the Island Time Sailing Cruise.
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    Departure Point
    3605 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408, USA
    Departure Time
    1:00 PM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Driver/guide
    • Use of Snorkelling equipment
    • Use of paddle boards
    • Use of water slide
    • Use of life jackets
    • Entry/Admission - Island Time Sailing
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Snacks - Snacks & Drinks (available for purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • CHECK-IN: You must arrive 30 minutes prior to departure time.
    • Minimum drinking age is 21 years old
    • Weight restrictions for slide is 250lbs, for paddleboards 200lbs
    • You are not allowed to bring on drinks, but you may bring a sandwich in your beach bag.
    • No smoking allowed
    • No chewing gum
    • Please wear your swimsuits under your clothes. Also pack a beach bag with towels, sunscreen (no aerosol sprays), sunglasses, hats, cameras, etc. You may also want to bring water shoes.
    • Snorkel gear is provided but you may bring your own if you'd like. Young kids may prefer to bring their own goggles instead of the masks we provide.
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 70 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    What a great activity. The snorkeling was amazing and saw a few dolphin pods. The crew was very informative and helpful. Lots of fun!

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank A3058VLbrianc
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Went with my son and we had a great time swimming with all the fish and jelly fish! The crew was great, and they had snacks and drinks on the boat. We also spotted some dolphins! There are different companies at the same Marine and...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Ijordan85
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    The snorkeling cruise, on the sailboat, was a lot of fun. It wasn't too hot and the wind was just right for the sails. We sailed out and saw pods of dolphins swimming around riders on jet skis. We anchored on a penisula and snorkeled....More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Stubbskc
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This whole trip and experience was nothing but amazing even through the booking they accommodated us in any way they could.....not only did my kids enjoy it but so did the adults from sight seeing the dolphins to snorkeling and picking up sea shells!

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Brianne Y
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Hands down the best thing we have done on your vacation! The crew are very knowledgeable, friendly, and funny. Brought us to the most beautiful island and we had the absolute best time. It’s couple friendly and family friendly. Thank you for such an amazing...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Amber P
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    8 October 2019|
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    Response from bkjone01 | Reviewed this property |
    You also can wade to shore, lay on the beach or explore A part of Shell island.
    4 October 2019|
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    Response from NANCY32TH | Reviewed this property |
    There are restaurants near by plus all of the things within a few miles in Panama City Beach that you can do after. We absolutely loved Island Time and their crew when we went to Shell Island.
    22 September 2019|
    Response from Paden1 | Reviewed this property |
    I wouldn’t want to go in March. I’m not sure if this company is seasonal or not, but the water would be cold!
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