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Shell Island

Panama City Beach, FL
+1 850-233-5140
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1.5 Hour Dolphin and Shell Island Jet Ski Tour
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Panama City Beach, FL
+1 850-233-5140
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was so much fun. There was music, alcohol and dolphins. We cruised past st andrews state park and up the shoreline. Watched the beautiful sunset and saw some dolphins.

Thank Shelby M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our family of 4 had a great time on Shell Island. Beautiful and the way nature should be enjoyed. If you need concession stands and beach chairs don't bother. Shells everywhere on the Gulf side and we quickly filled a bucket. Wonderful swimming and beach...More

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

She'll island was great. The best part was the boat trip. We rented a pontoon boat. Why we have never done this before I do not know. We will definitely plan this into our future beach trips it was so fun.

Thank Mcbeemommy
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a family trip to PCB and decided to take the trip out to Shell Island ... it was wonderful, we saw Dolfins and gathered a lot of shells...the kids went snorkeling and we all played in the water...it was a great morning

Thank SheilaW09
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited Shell Island for a day of quiet relaxation, sun soaking and shelling. Great place for a family outing if you like the beach and water. Nothing else to entangle your day. Took a ten-minute boat shuttle from St. Andrews State Park (about $18. p/p)...More

Thank PapaGrant46
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The water was beautiful here and so clear. Would definitely recommend a trip to Shell Island if you are in Panama City.

Thank Savannah J
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have visited shell island as part of a guided tour and with a small group on our own. Nice place to visit. Be sure to bring water and snacks as there is nothing commercial on the island. It is a beautiful place.

Thank L H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We rented a pontoon boat for the day & took it to shell island.What a beautiful place. Great place to get away from the crowd. Beautiful beaches & fun place to picnic. Spend the whole day or a couple of hrs.Very relaxing.Its in St Thomas...More

Thank seatacea
Reviewed 5 days ago

We rented a pontoon from Beachy Boat Rentals to visit Shell Island. We were told about going to the east end of the island instead of where the shuttles drop off visitors and have to walk a long way. Our spot was perfect to be...More

Thank Gerald N Teresa H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Definitely lives up to it's name. Shells galore! Clean, peaceful, large enough that it never seems crowded. Beautiful birds and tide pools. I wish I had gone every day I was in PCB.

Thank silvercellist
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19 July 2017|
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Response from Yellat72 | Reviewed this property |
We swim there as well. Beautiful area! You can take your pets there too. It is not really a party area like you see at Lake of the Ozarks in Party Cove. Mostly family oriented area with people with kids having a nice... More
Victoria C
7 July 2017|
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Response from Mamapapa6kids | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe you can, it's part of the state park and you can't take them on the state park beach
Victoria C
7 July 2017|
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Response from Ron P | Reviewed this property |
you either have to have your own boat or rent a pontoon boat