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Address: 3605 Thomas Dr, Treasure Island Marina, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-7365
Phone Number: (850) 234-7245
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BEAUTIFUL Shell Island

The dolphin tours was reasonably priced and very relaxing. We were in "awe" of Shell Island! So many shells, so much white, beautiful sand and we just walked around for hours in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Judy L
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Lake Saint Louis, Missouri

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Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The dolphin tours was reasonably priced and very relaxing. We were in "awe" of Shell Island! So many shells, so much white, beautiful sand and we just walked around for hours in the water finding our treasures. Well worth the money, but please take sunscreen!

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North Carolina
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My family of 5 recently went on the dolphin and snorkel tour with Captain Mike. He was very good at finding the dolphins and keeping up with where they move to so that we could get a close look. He was very informative about the area and also any sea life we found or saw. Shell Island was pretty crowded... More 

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Sherman, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our trip was Friday, August 6, 2016, at 11:00 AM. Our captain was great! He kind of gave off a hippy-ish vibe, and I LOVED IT! At the beginning of our 'tour', he took us to the remains of a shipwreck from the 1930s. I can't remember the name of the ship, but being a history buff, I loved that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can save a little money and be on a boat of 40 or so other people with another company OR you can have a private tour for 6 for not much more ($). Hands down I would choose the private option! We were able to spend time where and how we wanted. We saw dolphins, walked Shell Island, and... More 

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Tomball, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour was August 2, 2016 at 2:00pm. Captain Brent was our guide. Even though we had some rough waters due to an earlier rain storm, Captain Brent was able to get us to the dolphins, maneuvering around other boats and jet skiers who were not behaving as professionally. My husband and I were able to swim with the dolphins... More 

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Thank erikadz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our trip was July 18, 2016. We had Mike as our Captain and he was AWESOME!! He did a wonderful job at finding the Dolphins and even help my 6 year old daughter and I into the water so we could swim with them! We enjoyed every minute and will definitely be back next year!

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Thank Christon C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best trip ever. Captain Tom was amazing. He kept us on the dolphins and we had a great snorkeling adventure with them. We will be back. Great captain great trip great adventure.

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Thank Todd L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the dolphin and snorkeling tour with Brent and it was amazing. We had 10 in our group with two boats and both captains worked hard to get give us a wonderful experience. We swam with the Dolphins and snorkeled. Both delivered so much more than we expected. Even my husband that hates the water had an unforgettable... More 

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Meriden, KS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Captain Robert was super friendly and knowledgeable about the area facts and the dolphins! He knew exactly when to go to swim with the dolphins when we saw them! You cannot touch or feed them of course, but it is so incredible to see one swim by so close! I stayed in the boat while my family snorkeled, and I... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rented a pontoon boat for 8 hrs, 9 of us went out with a packed cooler and enjoyed the snorkeling, sight seeing, collecting shells, chasing crabs, starfish, sand dollars, hermit crabs and sun bathing. Even with a few small storms it was MAGNIFICENT! The boat had a loud radio which was AWESOME. This was the best part of the... More 

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