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Shell Key Shuttle

#5 of 30 Tours in St. Pete Beach Features Animals
801 Pass-a-Grille Way, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706-4259
+1 727-360-1348
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Enjoyed a couple hours on Shell Key

I had a fun time with them today. There were a few dolphins in the water, saw plenty of birds and... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Wesley Chapel, Florida
Had a Blast!!

Excellent time! Tons of shells, sand dollars, birds and dolphins. Definitely one of the best things... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Samantha C
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Eco-friendly trip to unspoiled Shell Key for bird watching, shelling, dolphin watching. Sunset Dolphin Watching cruises by reservation.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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801 Pass-a-Grille Way, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706-4259
+1 727-360-1348

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Reviewed 12 June 2017

I had a fun time with them today. There were a few dolphins in the water, saw plenty of birds and collected some nice shells. What you find can depend on weather, waves, season, etc but there were plenty of shells on the shores here....More

1  Thank Janna64
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent time! Tons of shells, sand dollars, birds and dolphins. Definitely one of the best things to do in pass-a-grille beach and worth every penny. The captain's have the best job on the planet!! Will absolutely be going back. Thanks for a great time!!!

1  Thank Samantha C
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We had a fun time walking the beach and playing in the waves. Snorkel, shell bag and umbrella was included in the price. The kids were able to see dolphins while we swam off the island.

1  Thank Stephana B
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

It was a wonderful trip. Captain was easy going and informational about the area. We saw dolphins and baby pelcians. Highly recommend the sunset cruise.

1  Thank Lynnette a
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Me and my fiancé really enjoyed this. It's just a short boat ride to the island & there are a ton of shells! There's shells everywhere on the sand so we thought it would be more challenging to look in the ocean & found a...More

2  Thank bdearing
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We were looking for something new to do with the family. This was the 1st time we went to shell key. It's a short ferry ride from the dock in pass a grille. They provide beach umbrellas and face masks with or without snorkels. We...More

1  Thank Vincent C
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Nice little key 10 minutes off of St.. Pete beach area. Not much to do and okay shell collecting. Short couple hour excursion- better for younger children. Snorkeling was okay but not much to see.

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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This was a fun little adventure including a boat ride. I liked that beach umbrellas are provided as well as snorkeling gear. People running the shuttle were very friendly. We accidentally went inside the shop labeled shell shuttle and the clerk inside was very grouchy....More

1  Thank jeffrey718
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We did this trip with our kids. It was not what we expected. The trip is very short, maybe 10 minutes max. A bit spendy for such a short ride to the island. If you walk along the island to the right of where they...More

3  Thank rileyem
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This was a Very fun experience .,,we have a 5 year old and she loved looking for all the shells and sand dollars the water was clear and warm it was a great afternoon also saw a few dolphins swimming by.

2  Thank Jada123
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Kris H
12 June 2017|
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Response from MerryPier1 | Property representative |
Both of the kids under two will be able to go for free and the cost for the two adults will be $53.50 plus $3 for a parking pass if you come by car. That includes use of a beach umbrella, mask for the small kids, mask and... More
Steph F
25 May 2017|
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Response from Kelly H | Reviewed this property |
not speedy at all
Susan F
16 March 2017|
Response from MerryPier1 | Property representative |
Hi Susan. You do not need reservations to go on the shuttle but please call us for a weather check the morning you want to go. Because we are just a 10 minute boat ride, it is easy for us to add trips if we fill the boat... More