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Shell Island Blue Dolphin Tours

3605 Thomas Drive, Treasure Island Marina, Panama City Beach, FL 32408
(850) 234-7245
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Having a blended family and kids in different age brackets, we struggle to find activities everyone will enjoy. This was fun and just the right length at 3 hours. Shell Island is beautiful and aptly named. Worth it. Take your camera.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Saw a bunch of dolphins! It was a great experience! Captain was very professional and knowledgeable. Will come back again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

My mom and I had an amazing time with the Blue Dolphin Tour. The first time in we saw a mommy daddy and baby dolphin... The mother and calf stayed on the bottom while the dad came to explore me. He was about to press his nose to my hand when the mommy dolphin yelled at him and they all... More

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Siloam Springs, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We scheduled our trip way in advance, so the weather wasn't perfect when we went out, but that did not keep us from having fun! Captain Brian knew his stuff and made sure we had a great time. The weather was too cold for us to really swim with the dolphins, but we still got to see them - up... More

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Stow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

What a wonderful experience! We had 4 teenagers on board & were nervous that the trip would be a bust. Captain Brian made certain all of our group was safe and was having a memorable time. It shines through that he truly loves his job. We were able to see a pod that even had a baby dolphin playing and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

This was the one thing I have wanted to do my whole life. We swam with many dolphins and even saw a 5 day old baby. Captain Brian was great and we will ask for him everytimewe come here. Best experience ever.

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Albany, Georgia, USA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013 via mobile

Called and left a message, no return call. Stopped by, no one working during the middle of the day during the week of Thanksgiving. Went down the street and got a boat. Thought it was strange they were unstaffed. No sign indicating they were closed?

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Jeffersonville, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

We had a fun and informative afternoon in October with Captain Mike. It was a cool day, but water was warm for wading on Shell Island (found several sand dollars). Began to think we'd miss on finding dolphins, but to our delight, 'Scar' swam alongside and charmed us all. Later we came upon a large pod and witnessed wild dolphin... More

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Ansonia, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We had reservations for a dolphin tour on a Monday afternoon, there was a mixup and another party had taken our reservation. The people at Blue Dolphin more than made up for the inconvenience of changing our plans and taking the tour on Tuesday morning. Capt. Brian was quick to answer our questions, very polite and friendly during our tour.... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We heard of this tour from the friend of a friend and were very lucky to have visited so late in the season because we were able to book a tour just one day in advance. All employees were helpful and responsive and our captain (Brian) was top-notch. We went on the tour in October -- perfect day and the... More

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