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05/27/2019 ~ 06/02/2019

Shell Island Eco Sea-fari Tour & Dolphin Encounter

Journey the Historic Grand Lagoon and Shell Island on Captain Anderson’s unforgettable Seafari Eco-Tour! Watch the trawl net bring aboard a variety of aquatic wonders, sea shells, and wildlife. Explore Shell Island and swim, go shelling, picnic, or just relax and enjoy the beautiful, pristine, uninhabited island!

Activity Highlights
  • See beautiful Shell Island and Bottlenose Dolphins
  • Historical narration by the captain, wading, and shell collecting
  • Educational and hands-on experiences available
  • Largest and most comfortable island boat-seats for all

Duration: 3.5 Hrs

What to bring
  • It's best to bring a towel, sunscreen, water, hat and sunglasses.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Alcohol, GPS are not allowed on vessel.
  • Boat requires 25 passengers in order to go out.
  • Cooler or insulated bags are not allowed on vessel.
Additional information
  • Customers are asked to arrive at least 30 minutes early for check-in.
  • Parking, traffic, and other unforeseen obstacles can cause you to miss the boat. The boat will leave the dock at the scheduled time and we cannot hold the boat for any reason.
  • Once at Shell Island, customers may go shelling, swimming and wading. If customer should prefer, they can stay on the boat while at Shell Island.
  • This trip runs rain or shine, however if severe weather conditions cause the cruise to cancel, refunds will be applied if customers cannot reschedule.
  • Restrooms are available.
  • Enclosed and climate controlled lower deck with viewing windows all the way around.
  • Open air viewing deck on the bow. The open upper deck seating area is covered providing shelter from the elements while also allowing the perfect place to feel the sea breeze.
  • Food and Beverages are not included.
  • Gratuities are not included.
Cancellation policy

Customers may cancel by 5pm the day before their arrival date to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers that cancel after 5pm the day prior to their trip will not be eligible for a refund. If weather or waves are unfavorable, the trip may be rescheduled for a later time/date or a full refund will be issued. No-shows will not be refunded. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as the changes are completed before 5pm the day prior to arrival.


Shell Island Eco Sea-fari Tour & Dolphin Encounter

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Verified Traveler Reviews

about 8 months ago
Saw pod of dolphins! Great activity. Could use a bit more time on the island. We had a hotdog during the trip, it was surprisingly affordable. The trip and visit to Shell Island was a great experience and value. Thank you!
It was great
about 8 months ago
I loved the tour the only thing is that we only saw 1 dolphin and the weather was a bit rainy,other than it was great I liked that we were able to go to seashell island and stay for awhile I recommend this tour
Captain Anderson’s shell island
about 9 months ago
We absolutely loved it!! Crew was amazing and everything about the trip was wonderful! Wished the dolphins had not been so shy but can’t control that
Lorie J
Shell Island tour
about 9 months ago
Awesome experience! My wife and I enjoyed Shell island, it is very beautiful. Also looking for dophines, we were able to see a few. The fishing net was also an added bonus, the crew pulled up a puffer fish. I would love to take this tour again, five stars all the way!
Bruce M