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AAA Jet Ski Shell Island Dolphin Tour

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Address: 5611 W Highway 98, Panama City, FL 32401-1044
Phone Number:
(850) 541-6879
08:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Sat 08:00 - 17:00

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Great rates, friendly staff

Great rates for jet skis, friendly and helpful staff. Everyone had a great time, safely and enjoyed the experience. 8 folks in our group, several doubled up and the area was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 October 2016
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Great rates for jet skis, friendly and helpful staff. Everyone had a great time, safely and enjoyed the experience. 8 folks in our group, several doubled up and the area was spacious for getting to use the equipment.

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Grand Marais, Minnesota
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Great guide who took us all out and straight to see some dolphins. We then got to roam the shore and saw more dolphins and a sea turtle along the way. Some in our group saw some sharks but we missed them. The equiptment was well maintained and worked perfectly which is important in a setting like being out on... More 

Thank Warrendad
Lafayette, Louisiana
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I did the guided jet ski tour. It is a two hour tour with about 45 minutes guided and the rest is free time. When we called the lady was very friendly and helpful. She also warned us that this isn't for the faint of heart. That the guide goes very fast and made sure this wouldn't... More 

Thank Tracy L
New York City, New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

I don't care if your guides are professional, nor if you have the "best" experience here (even that is very subjective). Your staff, especially your counter staff, are all exception - EXCEPTIONALLY RUDE. For the kind of prices you guys are charging you would expect the staff to at least speak to a guest politely. Thumbs down.

Thank PlutosAdventures
Waterfanatic, Owner at AAA Jet Ski Shell Island Dolphin Tour, responded to this review

this person was NEVER a customer st our business & from their Tripadvisor review history Nothing is ever satisfactory. Apparently this person has lots of free time to call & inundate business questioning why they have certain hours & policies & why said businesses won't accommodate their demands. Our staff is as polite as the customer allows them to be.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Best way to see shell island and Dolphins. We also were able to watch a manatee. Staff was very friendly. Be prepared to not be afraid of the throttle

1 Thank Charles S
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45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

There is no better value for a jet ski rental in the PCB area. Dolphins, Shell Island, and free time on the skis -on the same trip. OR just free time! They are accommodating and courteous. Remember-this is an outdoor-in the wild thrill/adventure. You will get wet-very wet. take extra towels or dry clothes for your ride home- I don't... More 

1 Thank wildcatfan
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Great company! A nice long ride! 20 minute tour then over an hour to ride solo. There were dolphins jumping and swimming under and around us. I am glad that we have had jet skiing experience before. The ocean waves could be frightening for a novice. My husband and I each rented our own ski and had a blast! We... More 

Thank Kaybe1204
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

It was a beautiful sunny day. Clear skies, great water temperature! I went with my 4 Grandchildren it was a BLAST! The dauphin's will come close enough you can almost reach them. Shell Island is simply beautiful, seems like an Oasis in the middle of the gulf. Alot of boat owners anchor their boats alittle off shore and enjoy the... More 

Thank Susan P
Norcross, Georgia
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

The guide was great. The jet ski was fast and in great condition. I would highly recommend. We saw a ton of dolphins. It was a great family trip.

Thank Patty G
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79 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

I would have been happy with just the great location and reasonable price...BUT, to have such an up-close dolphin experience made my entire vacation special. I also enjoyed by solo riding time. I would recommend this to anyone who enjoys water adventures. Great service; great price; great experience. This is much better than just getting a wave runner along the... More 

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