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AAA Jet Ski Shell Island Dolphin Tour

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Address: 5611 W. Highway 98, Panama City, FL 32401
Phone Number: +1 850-541-6879
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The guide was very nice! He took us where the dolphins were hanging out. He also pointed out a huge stingray and a mantee! Very up close and personal with all these beautiful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

The guide was very nice! He took us where the dolphins were hanging out. He also pointed out a huge stingray and a mantee! Very up close and personal with all these beautiful creatures!!! Then we had an hour to ride on our own! This was definitely the highlight of our trip to PCB!!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The day we went out was a red flag day. Swells were up to eight feet and we were warned repeatedly that it would be a rough ride and they didn't lie! However, the guide circled back repeatedly to make sure we were all together and doing okay. We saw a lot of dolphins as promised and were provided with... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

It was absolutely terrifying - huge waves! The guide said he'd never seen anything like it. He did warn us but it was more than we expected. I kept my eyes closed and held on for dear life as I had suntan oil on my legs and would have slid off of the Waverunner otherwise. It took about 20 minutes... More 

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Waterfanatic, Owner at AAA Jet Ski Shell Island Dolphin Tour, responded to this review

WE inform all guests of the water conditions prior to signing them up, no one is forced to participate , ever. WE also do not run in extreme conditions or when conditions are unsafe for our customers. The wave heights this tour were not over six feet just very choppy and windy( you do get battered around in rough seas... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Own a condo here in PCB and come multiple times a year. This is the best jet ski company to rent from! You won't be disappointed. You get two hours and the option to jump in with the Dolphins!

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Boardman, Ohio
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4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Had a 7 and 9 yr old with us. The water was a little choppy due to the weather but they hung in there and did just fine. Lots of dolphins in the area and got really close to them. Had free time to ourselves after our guided dolphin tour. I would recommend this place based on a good price... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

First time using this establishment. Read the reviews and the offers from multiple sites. This by far was worth the visit! Scott is someone who knows the area and is willing to share it with you. Our family had a great time and will be back every time we visit! Not to mention we will tell everyone where they should... More 

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Warner Robins
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

For the past 3 years that I have been coming to Panama City Beach, I have always booked with AAA Jet Ski , and have had ZERO issues with them. We did the 2 hour unguided tour, and Scott gave us a map and we were on our way! This company also does not discriminate at all. I am also... More 

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Waterfanatic, Owner at AAA Jet Ski Shell Island Dolphin Tour, responded to this review

We appreciate all of our customers and value their loyalty. Our main concern is SAFETY for everyone on the water so having the capacity to understand all the rules, regulations, & safety talk given before every ride is a must that we take very seriously. Our skis are set on kilometers. More 

Marion, Indiana
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

My husband and I took the 2 hour partially guided tour and were not disappointed. Scott took us right to the dolphins and my husband was able to dive in right beside them! The tour is fast and adventurous, which is exactly what we were looking for. After the guided portion of the dolphin tour we were able to ride... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

We were recommended to visit here from other tourists. The tour was great; however, if you are a first timer be warned. I was super nervous because of the speed and big waves but I had no choice but to hang on for the duration of the tour. The owner knew where to find animals and did stop to point... More 

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Waterfanatic, Owner at AAA Jet Ski Shell Island Dolphin Tour, responded to this review

This guest was a passenger on a Jet Ski driven by someone else in their party, we are in the Gulf, yes there are waves we can not control mother nature, we also have no control on the speed of the person that was driving the Jet Ski this person was a passenger on. Our tours only run @ 35... More 

Perrysburg, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We took a tour with this company. We were upfront with the guide and told him that some of people in our party had never driven a jet ski. He asked, we informed! Rather then inform us that this tour is not for beginners, he took our money and refused to let us return to shore when we realized this... More 

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Waterfanatic, Owner at AAA Jet Ski Shell Island Dolphin Tour, responded to this review

When booking all reservations we inform all customers that you must have Jet Ski experience no beginners we can only go with what we are told , we take people at their word. We can not hold up other members of the tour group for a novice driver that is why they were told to speed up ( 35 MPH... More 

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