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Shell Island

Panama City Beach, FL
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Type: Beaches, Islands
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

Since I am from Wisconsin, we hardly see a sea shell unless it's store brought, so it was worth the $25 per person to go to this island. With the purchase, we got an umbrella, shelling bag & snorkel gear. Island was pretty & really peaceful. Found some amazing shells, and everyone found a sand dollar. If you have never... More

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Chapel Hill, Tennessee, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

The Best Beach to collect all those sea shells and sand dollars. Loved everything about this island.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

I didn't think I could be impressed by a beach; I've been to so many beautiful beaches. But, I was speechless. Best by far.

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Dallas, Georgia, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The trip out to the island was a lot of fun and the island was beautiful although a little hot. Not too many shells left by the time we got there as we didn't leave for the island until 3:00PM but enjoyable anyhow.

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LITTLE ROCK
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91 reviews 91 reviews
43 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This barrier island is long and kinda cool because no one hardly goes to it. If you want to hunt for shells, skip it as the name is a total misnomer.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Shell Island was pretty, but all the beaches in PCB are awesome. To get here, you'll have to take a shuttle or a tour, so it will cost you some $. We spent a few hours here as part of a snorkel adventure. I did not see anything that I would not have seen at the beach at my condo,... More

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Black Rock, Arkansas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Went on Dolphin Tour and this included going to Shell Island. It was very pretty and pristine. But disappointing for shell hunting, been picked clean. Just a beach that's empty.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

We should have checked trip advisor 1st. $75+ and no shells. It's no different than any other beautiful pcb. Our $$ would have been much better spent enjoying a dinner on the beach. It's a good place to see but not for the $$. Just go to the beach.

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Munford, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

explored swam, collected shells watched the dolphins, paddled boarded kayaked enjoyed the sun and white beaches friendly people

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Maynard, Arkansas, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I loved this boat tour, the captain and all the employees were great, informative and fun, We didnt get to see any dolphins but not for lack of our captains trying, he drove us around for a very long time trying to spot them but the boat ride without the dolphins was a blast. I could do over again and... More

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