24ft Pontoon Rental (12 per. max) in Panama City Beach
It is guaranteed to please. Captain your own boat from the still waters of Grand Lagoon just minutes from Shell Island where you can pull up on the beach and have a picnic or shell. Enjoy a day in and out of the beautiful Emerald Waters in comfort and safety.
→ Captain your own boat as you cruise to Shell Island.
→ See dolphins and other marine wildlife.
→ 50 horsepower engines on all pontoon boats.
→ Pet friendly pontoon boats available.
→ FREE shuttle service from local PCB hotels (Seasonal).
→ Fuel Included with purchase of rental.
Booking Details:Please bring with you the provided confirmation number (located on the voucher e-mailed to you after online purchase) and a valid drivers license for verification at the Lagoon Motel (address provided on the e-voucher). Please arrive at least 20-30 minutes early to sign the liability waiver and receive operating orientation. It is best to confirm your booking at least 24 hours prior to your arrival date.
This activity offers daily departures March through October. Current daily departures times are 9am for full day rentals and 8am and 1pm for half day rentals. Customers are asked to reserve at least one day in advance due to limited availability. Customers may request a departure time upon booking, but must confirm prior to arrival due to possible time changes.
Duration of Activity
● 50 Horsepower Pontoon Boat
● Safety/Operating Orientation
● Life Vests
● Swim ladder
● Safety Gear
● FREE Hotel Pick-up (Seasonal)
● Gratuity (optional)
● Portable Grill
● Cooler & Ice
Public parking is available at the Lagoon Motel located at 5919 North Lagoon Drive
● Customer must be 18 to book this tour. Anyone between the ages of 16-22 can drive if they have a Florida Boaters License. Boaters tests can be given prior to departure for $3 (paid upon arrival). Please arrive at least 30 minutes early if you need to take this test.
● Boat may not exceed 12 passengers.
● Boats are not allowed in the Gulf of Mexico due to rough surf.
● In order to receive free hotel pick-up, customers must be in the immediate Panama City Beach area and call at least one day prior to schedule. Shuttle service is not guaranteed and subject to availability.
● It is recommended to bring suntan lotion, coolers with food and beverages, sunglasses, towels, snorkeling or fishing gear, portable grills and a camera.
● Boating tests consist of 25 multiple test questions. They are not intended to be difficult. A photo ID must be available for each person taking the test.
● Pets are welcome on the boat, but they cannot go on Shell Island.
● Portable grills can be brought on the boat. Please be cautious using the grills to avoid damage to the boat.
● It is suggested to bring your own radio since some pontoon boats do not have them installed.
● If the weather is unfavorable for your rental, another time/date will be scheduled. If another time cannot be reschedule, customer will be given a full refund.
Customers may cancel at least 24 hours prior to their arrival date to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers that cancel after the 24 hour period will forfeit the entire amount paid. If the boat cannot depart due to weather or mechanical issues, a full refund will be issued to the customer. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 24 hour cancellation period.
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Caledonia, Michigan, USA Apr 16 2014 12:10am
The Pontoon rental went perfectly. Everything ran smoothly and the day went like a charm. Check In and checkout procedures went flawlessly. The pontoon was spacious and adequately equipped. The rental company even paid for the gas we used.Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
Dennis L Vaughan
Panama City Beach, Florida, USA Apr 11 2014 10:49pm
Pontoon was dirty when I picked it up Engine quit after an hour. Took an hour to replace boat.would not give me credit for Bad equipment, would not extend time For an hour.very rude people. I will tell everyone I know to Not rent from themVerified TripShock! Traveler Review
Ga Apr 11 2014 12:19am
very good experience
Easy to operate, and fun. At first I thought we would be "watched" the entire day but owner/staff told us how to use it, directions and let us go. We cruised around, and then grilled at the beach. It cost $190 but thats not bad for an entire day and our group split that costs. We will do this again.Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
Speedway, Indiana, USA Apr 8 2014 04:56pm
I must say that our day on the pontoon boat was by far the best day of our vacation! The boat was clean and well maintained. We had 11 passengers, and felt comfortable. There was plenty of room to sit, and plenty of room for our gear. The staff was quite helpful and even provided a cell phone number in case of any questions/emergencies. We drove the boat around a bit to explore, and then made our way to Shell Island. Shell Island was breathtaking! We docked on one side and walked to the other side (wear shoes to avoid broken shells). We were so shocked by the beauty of the beach. We found beautiful shells, sand dollars, and saw sea turtles and dolphins. I am so glad that we rented a pontoon rather than take a shuttle. It was a great experience all around. I recommend the full day trip--you will definitely need more than a half day!Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
Houston, Texas, USA Mar 28 2014 09:59am
My family was incredibly impressed with Eddie and the folks at Aquatic Adventures. Eddie met us at our car on the way in and asked if we needed any help loading. The boat was clean and well taken care of, the instructions were clear and helped us navigate the slightly confusing bay area. Overall it was a perfect rental experience and Eddie is a pretty cool dude. Will definitely rent from again.Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
Carbondale, Illinois, USA Mar 17 2014 06:44pm
The boat was a little rough, but you do get what you pay for. There was no depth gauge so it caused some problems in navigating the bay area where there were many oyster reefs and sand bars. It made for some rough boating for an hour or so. Overall we had a great time on shell island for the whole day. The place was very helpful when we rented so considering the rental price was the cheapest on the beach and had the largest capacity boats all in all it was well worth it.Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
West Monroe, Louisiana, USA Nov 3 2013 02:04pm
Grand Day in the Bay
Thanks for a great relaxing day. We went to Shell Island and gathered shells, grilled fresh shrimp, and just relaxed. The pontoon was very nice and easy to pilot. Eddie was very polite, helpful, and informative. Rates are very reasonable. We rented for a half day. Next time (and we will be back) we will go the whole day.Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
Georgetown, Pennsylvania, USA Oct 23 2013 08:48am
Some really great memories!
If you do anything while your in the area rent a boat. I have never ran a boat before but it was very easy with the helpful staff. My family loved this the most out of our trip! It was so much better than a guided tour. We caught star fish, hermit crabs and sand dollars. Sea shell island was an amazing beach, the kids kept asking to go back all the other days we were there. Highly recommended!!!!Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
Hendersonville, Tennessee, USA Oct 16 2013 08:51am
Best day of vacation!!!
Renting the pontoon for a day was the best thing we did! Shell Island was very nice. Eddie was fantastic!! He raises the bar on customer service! The boat was clean and easy to drive. Do yourself a favor and rent for the day - half a day just won't be enough. This will be an annual addition to our trip. Thanks for everything!Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
BEL AIR, Maryland, USA Oct 4 2013 12:39pm
Fun in the Sun!
We had a wonderful time on the pontoon boat last week! It was a perfect day and the entire process was so smooth. The boat was very clean and there was so much to see when we took it out. Wonderful experience all around! Will definitely be doing it next year when back in town!Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
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