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Address: Panama City Beach, FL
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Our family and some friends rented a pontoon for the day at Scotty's near Hathaway bridge. Great rate the pontoon was clean and ready to go. We got to sight see around and once... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Fultondale, United States
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Loganville, Georgia
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

A beautiful trip for the family. Shell Island is a very well maintained park and a great place for the family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

This is a very nice beach area along with nature trails, picnic Ares . the beach offers wave runners, boogie and surf boards. A very pretty place.

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Dawsonville, Georgia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Loved the trip in the boat with the birds being fed. Seeing the Dolphins was great fun. Water very clear.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Our family rented a pontoon boat from St. Andrews State Park for 1/2 day to tour shell island. After reading previous reviews we knew that we needed to be prepared! If you plan on spending several hours on the island, a cooler and umbrella are a MUST! By renting our own pontoon boat, we didn't have to wait in line... More 

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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Saw a few shells, but nothing I couldn't find right at my resort Beach. I have to say it wasn't as crowded, just traveling on a wave runner doesn't leave room for extras.

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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Can't believe I paid 72.00 to visit a beach. When it says you can go snorkeling I figured it would be something worth looking at. The water was crystal clear but you can see that in destin fl and hour drive. The staff was friendly but it is something that I will never do again and is not worth 72.00... More 

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Fultondale, United States
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Our family and some friends rented a pontoon for the day at Scotty's near Hathaway bridge. Great rate the pontoon was clean and ready to go. We got to sight see around and once on Shell Island it was pristine. we got to snorkle and explore the Island at our leisure. We grilled and had a wonderful experience for the... More 

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Tullahoma, Tennessee
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34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Highly recommend for anyone visiting the Panama City Beach Area to plan time to go to Shell Island! We went several years ago and had forgotten how beautiful and unspoiled it is. This trip to PCB, my sister mentioned going and I am glad we went back there. Any of the shuttles to take you there is fairly inexpensive. I... More 

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Soddy Daisy, Tennessee
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Our family took a hour cruise to shell island, the island was beautiful! The sand felt like baby powder,it was so soft and pretty! A very romantic trip if you go for the evening cruise!

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Buford, Georgia
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Left on a shuttle from St Andrews State Park. When you arrive there is a long walk to get to the Beach mostly thru sand. It',s worth the trip for the Beach and water are the best I have seen in the Gulf. The water looks like you are in the Caribbean

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Additional Information about Shell Island

Address: Panama City Beach, FL
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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