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Panama City Beach Shell Island Dolphin and Snorkel Cruise

 Panama City Beach, FL
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Enjoy a fun-filled 3 hour catamaran cruise in beautiful Panama City Beach, FLorida! Swim and snorkel the calm waters in the bay behind Shell Island, check out the bayside beach, try your hand at stand-up paddleboarding, or zip down the waterslide! Afterwards, set sail for the Gulf of Mexico to visit local wild dolphins! The fun continues at the dock with dancing, contests, and activities. Prepare for a fun adventure the whole family can enjoy! Book your Panama City Beach Shell Island Dolphin and Snorkel Cruise!

Activity Highlights
  • Explore Shell Island's bayside beach to see the beautiful nature and wildlife
  • Sail, snorkel, and discover sand dollars, starfish, hermit crabs, and shells
  • See dolphins swim and play in their natural habitat
  • Great activity for the entire family

Duration: 3 Hrs.

Safety Precautions

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use

What's Included
  • Panama City Beach Shell Island Dolphin and Snorkel Cruise
  • Snorkel gear: mask and snorkel
  • Life jackets


  • Gratuities (20% )
  • Snacks & drinks (available for purchase on board)
What to bring
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Light jacket
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen (No aerosol or oil allowed)
  • Swimsuits
  • Camera
  • Towel
  • ID
  • The boat requires a minimum of 10 paying passengers to depart. If you are scheduled for a tour that has not met the minimum, the vendor will attempt to reschedule you for a different day or time. If your snorkel cruise cannot be rescheduled, you will receive a full refund.
  • The tour boat is a 50ft catamaran and has a maximum capacity of 78 passengers but may sell out at 70 passengers.
  • The boat is not handicap accessible, but the crew will assist customers getting on and off the boat.
  • Large parties over 15 are asked to make reservations at least 24 hours prior to departure.
  • You may bring food on the trip but no outside beverages, please. No coolers permitted.
  • Children under 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Only small collapsable strollers allowed.
Additional information
  • If weather or wind is unfavorable for your tour and the captain calls off the trip, another day will be scheduled or the customer may receive a full refund.
  • Cruise departs daily during the spring and summer seasons. Please check our schedule by clicking the "Check Availability" button above.
  • Snorkel gear is provided. You may bring your own snorkel gear if you prefer.
  • There is a cash/credit bar with non-alcoholic drinks, beer, wine, and rum punch.
  • The boat has 2 bathrooms, snack bar, and seating for everyone.
  • Please bring cash for snacks and tip for crew.
  • Guests are asked to drink responsibly.
Reservation Requirements

Please arrive at least 30 minutes early for check-in. You must read your ticket/voucher after booking for more details on your trip. Occasionally during slower seasons, the trip minimum might not be met. In that case, you will have the option to reschedule or be refunded. Please provide a contact phone number so the vendor can reach you promptly.


5201 N Lagoon Dr Ste. 3, Panama City Beach, FL 32408, USA

from $55 $49
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Panama City Beach Shell Island Dolphin and Snorkel Cruise

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Island Time Dolphin and Snorkeling

about 16 days ago
We had a great time! We saw a lot of dolphins and the snorkeling was fun. The crew was awesome and fun I would highly recommend this on your vacation bucket list!!
Cheryl C


about 18 days ago
It was a wonderful day and experience
Nikki C

Nothing short of amazing!

about 22 days ago
This was an experience me and my 2 boys will never forget! The crew was amazing, the dolphin views were incredible, and the snorkling was quite the adventure! We caught sand dollars, star fish, hermit crabs, and even a big blue crab! I highly recommend this cruise to anyone it is great for all ages and such an unforgettable experience!
Brittnee B


about 27 days ago
It was an awesome experience at a reasonable rate.
Sylina L
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