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Shell Island Blue Dolphin Tours

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Address: 3605 Thomas Drive, Treasure Island Marina, Panama City Beach, FL 32408
Phone Number: (850) 234-7245
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We didn't get to go, but it is ok. A thunderstorm was approaching and they decided to cancel for safety reasons.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We didn't get to go, but it is ok. A thunderstorm was approaching and they decided to cancel for safety reasons.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Wife and I took the 9 am trip. Excellent to say the least. Jolly Rodger was such a good fellow. He was very knowledgeable, which led to many dolphin sightings and chances to swim. He was also knowledgeable on the snorkeling aspect as well. One of the best adventures of our trip. The Smith's

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Frisco, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

There were 5 of us which was great. James the guide took us to a lot of different places so we can spot different fish. We saw a sunfish jump out of the water, a stingray, and a few dolphins. Snorkeling near Shell island was great, he found some sand dollars for me. Just be prepared the waves can get... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Butch took us out for the two hour Dolphin and Snorkeling adventure. He was a great captain and very personable. He did a great job of getting us close to where the dolphins were. Then we spent about 45 minutes snorkeling over a sand bar. It was a really great time and we would highly recommend it!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I chose Blude Dolphin Tours based on the reviews I read and I'm glad I did. At first I had doubts about renting waverunners thinking they would scare off the dolphins. This isn't the case, as all the tour companies go to the same areas and we would slow down upon approach and shut down to watch. Our guide Katy,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

He took us straight to the dolphins at our reserved 11:30 tour! He pointed them out and got the boat close enough that we could get into the water and swim with them! We were lucky to have found a few different pods of dolphins on our tour that day. We also went snorkeling, and he helped us find/identify many... More 

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Nashville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We had a great experience this morning with Shell Island Blue Dolphin Tours. Captain James met us at the boat and was very welcoming and friendly. He knew what he was doing and handled the boat with ease! We saw several dolphins, a manatee, a sailfish jumping in mid-air and then we saw a manatee jumping in mid-air! We snorkeled... More 

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Montour, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

My daughter and I took the two hour dolphin tour, and it couldn't have gone better. We took the 9am tour to avoid the heat of the day. Captain Roger was awesome! He put us right where the dolphins were. Our group wasn't as interested in shell collecting, so we spent most of our time snorkeling (they provided the masks... More 

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Braselton, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

While on family vacation last week, I booked a 2 hour trip to Shell Island and to see/swim with the Dolphins. It was for myself, my wife, my 13 year old daughter and her 13 year old cousin. Our Captain, Captian Roger was an awesome gentleman with a great personality that took much time to seek out Dolphins and make... More 

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Ixonia, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Captain Mike was great! Got to swim with wild dolphins and get several sand dollars. great time! Would definitely recommend

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Additional Information about Shell Island Blue Dolphin Tours

Address: 3605 Thomas Drive, Treasure Island Marina, Panama City Beach, FL 32408
Phone Number: (850) 234-7245
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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