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“Beautiful sights, dolphins & history!”

St. Andrew Bay Ferry Company Shell Island, Dolphin & Restaurant Hopping Cruises
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Owner description: St. Andrew Bay Ferry Company is the only year-round and pet-friendly tour operator in Panama City. We are the only tour operator that takes guests to the center of Shell Island, where the locals go. There are no state park restrictions, so grab your dog, fill your cooler with your favorite adult beverages and join us for the best experience on Panama City Beach. We are also Panama City Beach's first and only Restaurant and Bar Hopping Cruise. Become a "Looper" on one of our Historic Grand Lagoon Loop Cruises.
Reviewed April 19, 2013 via mobile

My family had a great time on this tour with Captain Hal and crew. They both have lots of knowledge about the area. We were able to spot some dolphins playing too. Very exciting for all ages. Shell Island is a beautiful place to visit. We chose this tour because it is not a drop off service. The boat stays there in case you need to use the restroom or get some shade.

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Reviewed March 3, 2013

Took cruise to shell island. The day was sunny, cold, and windy. The captain and staff made the trip great fun and the experience of shell island was great. Enjoyed the shell hunting and came back with great treasures. Would do again in warmer weather for sure!!!

5  Thank Bonita R
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Reviewed February 28, 2013

Capt. Hal gave an entertaining and very informative tour of the area. Wish we could've done another with this company, but due to weather, we we're limited to just this one. A must do in Panama City Beach!

3  Thank CindyES
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Reviewed February 22, 2013

We recently took an "Historic St. Andrews Bay Cruise" with a stop for lunch with the St. Andrews Bay Ferry out of Bay Point Marina in PCB. It was fun and informative. With a nice lunch stop at a restaurant called Bayou Joe's. Which was great, too.
The cruise was fun and informative, with lots of history of the area called St. Andrews. THe marina was a bit hard to find. If I had not been to Bay Point before, I would probably have been lost and missed the marina altogether. It is a bit hidden behind condos. The captain is a local who really knows the area and made the history fun. I highly recommend this trip for the whole fmily.

3  Thank capecod043
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Reviewed January 17, 2013

My husband and I did 2 cruises with Captain Hal. We did a sunset cruise with supper at the Shrimp Boat Restaurant where we had an excellent meal. We also did a dolphin and lunch cruise to Bayou Joe's, again an excellent meal. We did see some dolphins, and the Captain was full of lots of history of Panama City which was interesting. Very reasonably priced and highly recommended trip.

2  Thank Karen B
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