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Shell Island Blue Dolphin Tours

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Panama City Beach, FL, USA
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About Shell Island Blue Dolphin Tours
3601 Thomas drive. Our hut is in the palm tree lined parking lot behind the Seafood market on the water.
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sryker06 wrote a review Sep 2021
19 contributions24 helpful votes
We did the 2 hr tour with captain Mike. Such a nice guy... warm, friendly & easy to chat with. We saw so many dolphins & found some great shells on Shell Island. It rained part way thru our tour & Mike made sure we were taken care of. Great time! Would recommend!
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Date of experience: September 2021
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JKK123 wrote a review Aug 2021
Sugar Land, Texas240 contributions88 helpful votes
We booked 4 hour private boat snorkeling tour. Wife/teen/myself. Was great fun & "Captain Jason" was friendly/knowledgeable/fun! Weather was overcast/water choppy BUT was still fun...he did get us right on top the dolphins (who immediately swim away LOL). He then got us to some nice snorkeling spots & knowing we were renting a boat ourselves two days later showed us all the good spots, gave us some tips, etc. Although one cannot control the weather I would definitely say do this on a SUNNY day where waters are clear, you really get to see the beautiful clear water, white beaches, etc. If you have an option & are planning last minute...save this activity for a sunny day! We cut the tour about 40 minutes short as when wind picked up & light rain the temperature dropped a few degrees & we were freezing being straight out the water from snorkeling. Helpful tip...bring a dry shirt/hoodie to put on...yes even FL in August gets cool when the clouds come & you are wet in the wind! Is NOT a cheap 4 hours for a private boat but as one of the first activities we did on our vacation gave us a great layout of the land & we knew exactly where we wanted to go each day after. If you only plan to do one excursion on the water during your time in PCB (& you are NOT familiar w/ PCB), this is the one to do!
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Date of experience: August 2021
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Brandie B wrote a review Jul 2021
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HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!! Been twice this yr w/Dave & we WILL go back to see him again! Very informative!!!
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Date of experience: July 2021
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Kaleigh B wrote a review Jul 2021
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Amazing trip!! Would 100% recommend for your trip to Panama City. We had turtle as our captain and he was awesome! Would suggest asking for him if you come here!
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Date of experience: July 2021
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Melissa J wrote a review Jul 2021
Fort Lauderdale, Florida2 contributions
We loved every minute , we got to see lots of dolphins , the captain said it was the most he has seen in over 3 weeks , and we also got in the water with them, our captain was awesome, he was super nice , we all loved him, he took time explaining things to us, he even took pictures for us.. it was our first time going , and for a all girl trip for me and my daughters, and their friends , I can definitely say we will be back... highlight of our trip!! If you come to Panama , this is a must !!!
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Date of experience: July 2021
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