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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 February 12, 2014

The boat ride to the island is relaxing. The island has beautiful sand and very relaxing. To find good shells, go early in the day.

3  Thank Kdw2008
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Reviewed January 25, 2014

My friends and I rented a pontoon and took a little boat trip to shell island.
It was a great boat trip and plenty of room on the pontoon. You can get the boat for 4 hours or 8.
We wish we would have done the 8 hour day and packed lunch and drinks.
The pontoon was easy for anyone to drive and they give you a direction map that is easily understandable.
We wandered around the island picking up shells for 2 hours then headed back.
They weren't huge shells but we did find a few really great ones.
We did not go the area where the public goes we went around the back side.
GREAT DAY TRIP~!!

6  Thank heyjude1724
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Reviewed January 24, 2014

Both Bay and Gulf front beaches. Easily accessed by watercraft from the Bay side. Short walk over to the Gulf front beach and a short walk east provides total privacy even in the middle of the summer. Caution should be taken when boating to the Gulf side as water tends to become rougher in the afternoon and could possibly beach a boat if not careful.

2  Thank HonestForReview
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Reviewed January 24, 2014

The water is deep and clear here. If you rent a boat use caution as there are a lot of experienced boaters that will damn near sink you from their wake. Its nice to troll around the bay side and do some snorkelling. The island is worth checking out even if you just use the ferry. Its a big party on the channel side. Also be careful of the current in the channel. At times it can be very strong even for an experienced swimmer.

2  Thank moondrop79
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Reviewed January 7, 2014

While visiting with a large group, a bunch of us took pontoon boats out to Shell Island - it was GREAT! Relaxing, beautiful white sand - just an all around great afternoon. BE SURE to keep applying sunscreen!! I didn't and ended up getting really burned.

4  Thank MenopausalMermaid
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