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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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I highly Recommends this tour

I have taken the swim with the dolphins, snorkeling and shell collecting tour with Captain Anderson in the past. I have to say that Blue Dolphin Tour far exceeds my experience... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 22, 2014
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Prestonsburg
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Prestonsburg
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I have taken the swim with the dolphins, snorkeling and shell collecting tour with Captain Anderson in the past. I have to say that Blue Dolphin Tour far exceeds my experience with Captain Anderson!!! The cost is about the same but Blue Dolphin Tours has smaller boats which means far less people and a more personalized tour.I can't remember our... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Took a jet ski dolphin tour with Logan. Had a great time. Logan was very friendly and stopped to catch Sand dollars, Took us to shell island, and to see Dolphins. Lots of time driving the jet skis. Best value we found.

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Birmingham, Alabama
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We had so much fun on the water with Logan, we booked a boat tour the next day with Captain Mike! We swam with dolphins in the most beautiful, clear water then went snorkeling & looked for shells & sand dollars. We had a FABULOUS time....highly recommend!! We look forward to visiting with Logan and Captain Mike again on our... More 

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Flowery Branch, Georgia
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3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

These folks know how to do a Dolphin Tour. Captain Mike just ask us what we wanted to see and the magic began. We went to the most eastern end of the island to look for dolphins and then we got out and snorkeled and found shells on the island. We then went to the jetty's and the to the... More 

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Gallipolis, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

It was amazing to see the dolphins & my children loved being in the water with them!!! Shell Island was beautiful & we found shells that we never knew existed. Our guide was very friendly and knowledgable. He would stop in certain areas that had points of interest (such as diving for sand dollars). If I had to find a... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

This two hour tour was a good way to get out on the water on a jet ski in small group. Our guide, Logan, was good at explaining how to operate the water craft and making sure all of the riders were comfortable before we started out into open water. He was even kind enough to take our GoPro camera... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Hubby and I rented wave runners and it was fantastic! Our tour guide was a lot of fun! We saw dolphins, got some snorkeling in, and hubby really enjoyed cruising! Thank y'all so much! :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Our family had a great time today. We saw tons of Dolphins and we were able to swim with them in very close proximity. Then we went to some shallow waters and all of my kids and myself found sand dollars and other neat shells. It is a bit pricey but...my 6, 11, and 12 year old children all loved... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We had James give us a tour with some Waverunners on August 13, 2014. This was the best $200 we spent on our vacation! He was enthusiastic and wanted everyone to have a great experience. We were able to see dolphins up close and explore Shell Island in a very relaxed atmosphere. I don't think you can truly explore the... More 

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Kingsport, Tennessee, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

We had a great time with mike he was so nice we ended up seeing about 12 dolphins at once we were so close to them u could almost touch them being in the water with them was tons of fun he also took us to find sand dollars and shells highly reccomend this place ask for mike hes great!!!

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