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“Fun Half Day Adventure”
Review of Shell Island

Shell Island
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$145.00*
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1.5 Hour Dolphin and Shell Island Jet Ski Tour
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$64.00*
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Panama City Beach Adventure Catamaran Sail
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Reviewed April 15, 2013

We were staying at The beach and decided to take the shell island tour. It was a great half day experince to get away. We just walked along the beach and picked shells, really enjoyed the ride over

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Reviewed April 10, 2013

When we got there it was not windy but as the day wore on, we had to stop diveing for shells cause of the waves, only to find out each attemp to get off the beach the waves would push us back in. It was not untill two big young men came up and pushed us off did we gey away, with each wave filling the boat all I could do was keep going till the waves turned into rollers and the water drained out. Next time we'll take the pontoon boat!!

2  Thank Phil W
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Reviewed April 10, 2013

After reading other TripAdvisor reviews we decided to visit shell island for the day. We heeded others' advice and packed a picnic lunch.Other reviews describe Shell Island beautifully -- there isn't much to add.

Our family enjoyed walking the beach and searching for shells. We saw a tiny white crab. He was fast! My youngest daughter, 3, was disappointed she didn't catch a sea gull to take home as a pet. I loved watching her try though!

What was really great about Shell Island, is that it cost $ to get there. By that I mean, 'Spring Breakers' are not spending their $ on ferry tickets, so families and couples have the beach to themselves. If you are willing to walk a bit you could have a practically private beach for the day. Perfect!

1  Thank Mackem6
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Reviewed April 10, 2013

1 price gets you a boat ride, shell search opportunity, and a Dolphin view! Pretty clean and empty island. We took our own snacks.

2  Thank Mike Sue P
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Reviewed April 9, 2013

If you have a day to spare while in Panama City Beach, this is a wonderful way to spend it. From St. Andrews state park we took the shuttle over and spent the day picnicking, snorkeling, picking up shells and having fun in the sun. Great for people of all ages, but I will warn grandma and grandpa you have to be up for a walk in the sand because the boardwalk was washed away by Katrina.

Overall, a wonderful way to spend a day!

1  Thank Raechelann
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