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Shell Key Shuttle

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Address: 801 Pass-a-Grille Way, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706-4259
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Eco-friendly trip to unspoiled Shell Key for bird watching, shelling,...

Eco-friendly trip to unspoiled Shell Key for bird watching, shelling, dolphin watching. Sunset Dolphin Watching cruises by reservation.

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Bring Sunscreen and Enjoy!

This was a super fun activity for our whole family (and extended family). It's easy, affordable, and made for a great morning. The small boat takes you on a short jaunt to tiny... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2015
L C
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Maitland

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Maitland
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 September 2015

This was a super fun activity for our whole family (and extended family). It's easy, affordable, and made for a great morning. The small boat takes you on a short jaunt to tiny shell key island (tiny!) where you can spend a few hours shell-hunting, swimming, or relaxing. We had a "sand dollar contest" to see who could find a... More 

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1 Thank L C
MerryPier1, Owner at Shell Key Shuttle, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your trip to Shell Key. But the island is almost 180 acres so not it is not a small or tiny island. Yesterday our visitors came back with quite a few sand dollars but some days they are not as plentiful as others. Hope to see you again some time. More 

St. Pete Beach, Florida
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62 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Sally sells sea shells be the sea shore! You can be Sally when you take the Shell Key Shuttle. This is an excellent way to escape the rat race. Spend the day on an uninhabited island looking for shells, swimming off the sandy beaches and just generally letting go. Bring your own beverages and Treats and have some fun! The... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Beautiful, Quiet, and completely worth the ride out. Found a ton of cool shells to bring home with us. Did I mention beautiful and quiet?

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2 Thank pirate_looks_at_30
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

This is a must if you are going to St. Pete's beach. Very nice couple runs the Shell Key Shuttle and for $25 you get the boat ride over to the island, an umbrella, shovel, seashell collecting bags, and snorkeling equipment if you want it. The boat leaves at 10, 12, or 2 and picks up at 12:15, 2:15, or... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015

A neat way to travel to a beach with a lot of shells (hence the name). The shuttle was convenient and while a little pricey for a larger group, the staff running it were nice and experienced. Appreciated that parking and the umbrella were included in the fee.

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1 Thank BusyBee065
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Were prompt and friendly. Plenty of room on the boat and they provided umbrellas and chairs if you wanted them.

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2 Thank donna r
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

This island is really cute. We saw an ad for this place in a brochure and listed snorkeling! That was really the main point to our trip here even if we just saw shells. The snorkeling was not great the day we went but the business has no doing in controlling any of that. Lots and lots of shells a... More 

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Viera, Florida
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We had a great time taking the Shell Key Shuttle over to Shell Key this week. The ride was only a few minutes from dock to shore and the crew was friendly and knowledgeable. Would definitely take this shuttle again.

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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54 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2015

I have taken the boat shuttle to the island 3 times and its a lot of fun. The kids have fun looking for shells. They provide free shelling bags, snorkel gear and umbrellas to use on the beach.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

We wanted to fill our day doing something different and we chose to do snorkeling. The island is huge and literally filled with shells. Everywhere you walk so wear water shoes! Tons of sand dollars too. While we were in the water stingrays and sea cows swam by. It was an awesome experience.

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