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Shell Island: Water Park and Dolphin Watching Boat Trip

Shell Island: Water Park and Dolphin Watching Boat Trip

From US$ 75 per person

Enjoy an action-packed day out on the water on this adventure cruise to Shell Island from Panama City Beach. Swim, snorkel, kayak, or relax on board with a drink before going dolphin watching.

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Duration 3 hours
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  • Sip on your favorite drink while taking in the views from on-board sunning nets
  • Enjoy adrenaline-pumping water activities at the inflatable water park
  • Choose from slow-paced options including kayaking and paddle boarding
  • Get unlimited access to all activities and inflatables during your trip
  • Set sail into the Gulf of Mexico and search for dolphins swimming in the water
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Embark on a boat trip from Panama City Beach to Shell Island, including a complimentary drink and a variety of water activities to make your day memorable. Have fun at the inflatable water park or try out kayaking or snorkeling. End your day sailing into the Gulf of Mexico for dolphin sightseeing. 

Your day begins with a scenic trip through Grand Lagoon and over to Shell Island. Once at Shell Island, enjoy an inflatable water park, paddleboards, kayaks, and snorkeling. Have a go on trampolines, a water see-saw called the “rockit,” and other inflatables.

If you’re looking for something a little more slow-paced, explore the waters on a kayak, take a paddleboard ride, or give snorkeling a try. Get plenty of time to take in all of the natural beauty that Shell Island has to offer.

If just hanging out is your plan, relax and listen to music on the boat or in one of the two sunning nets located at the front of the boat while you sip on a refreshing beverage. All activities and inflatables are all-inclusive with unlimited use during your trip.

The last portion of the trip will be spent sightseeing and dolphin watching before making a round-trip return to Panama City Beach.

  • 1 complimentary beverage (alcoholic or non-alcoholic)
  • Unlimited access to activities and inflatables
  • Extra food and drinks (available for purchase)
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

If possible, plan to arrive at the Sheraton Panama City Beach Golf & Spa Resort 40 minutes prior to the departure time. If you are not checked in at least 10 minutes prior to departure, you may lose your seat. Park at the resort, walk around the right side, and check in at the Paradise Adventures Catamaran kiosk. There is a 5-7 minute walk down the dock.

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What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Water shoes

Not allowed

  • High-heeled shoes
  • Non-folding wheelchairs
  • Drinks

Know before you go

  • Collapsible wheelchairs can be accommodated, provided that participants are able to board the boat (with 2-3 steps) on their own or with the assistance of someone in their party
  • This activity is subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given notice beforehand and the option of an alternative date or full refund
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4.3 /5

based on 11 reviews

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Loved this had so much fun!

September 23, 2022

Music at 150+db, no snorkel gear for adults. I do not recommend it.

July 14, 2022

July 10, 2022

Product ID: 408195