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St. Andrew Bay Ferry Company Shell Island, Dolphin & Restaurant Hopping Cruises


St. Andrew Bay Ferry Company Shell Island, Dolphin & Restaurant Hopping Cruises
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“pack light”(2 reviews)
“nice ride”(2 reviews)
“shuttle”(10 reviews)
St. Andrew Bay Ferry Company is the only year-round and pet-friendly tour operator in Panama City. We are the only tour operator that takes guests to the center of Shell Island, where the locals go. There are no state park restrictions, so grab your...more
3824 Hatteras Lane, Bay Point Marina, Panama City Beach, FL 32408
+1 850-866-8815
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

We typically take the shuttle to Shell Island once a year during our annual vacation. It's wonderful to get away from the crowds and be able to walk a beach without seeing someone. Ideally, water is calm and you get a nice chance to snorkel...More

Thank mikesth
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

The captain and the mate were very friendly. It was a quick ride to shell island and the captain stopped a few times so everybody could see the dolphins.

1  Thank Jim C
Reviewed 28 March 2017

A smooth trip to Shell Island. The crew was friendly, knew the island well and pointed us in the right direction to collect shells.

Thank sandykip
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We used the ferry service to take us to Shell Island. The kids enjoyed the boat ride. After getting dropped off we made our way over to the beach area of Shell Island which by the way is a long walk so if you have...More

2  Thank luvdunittome
Reviewed 4 August 2016

My family and I took the ferry from St. Andrew's to Shell Island. The staff was friendly and the equipment seemed to be in good working order. My family enjoyed the ride to the island. It wasn't too crowded but we stayed close to the...More

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

by all means take the ferry over to Shell Island. We were there today (6/8/16) and the flies nearly drove us mad. The beach was nice and there was seclusion, if that's what you wanted (except from the flies, of course). There were shells, not...More

3  Thank C C
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We have done this excursion several times. For what Shell Island Shuttle is, they offer a great service. We are safely transported to Shell Island and the boat stays on schedule with Captain Mike (Squid) capeably handling the day-to-day movement. Some items of note: Shell...More

2  Thank mikesth
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

We rented a boat for the day . We went April 5th . The water was not clear it was tea colored . They said due to lots of rain . The water was cold and sea urchins every where . You must shoes if...More

3  Thank tmbullman
Reviewed 24 February 2016

I have been to shell island by pontoon boat before but since we had too big of a group we decided to use the ferry at St. Andrews. Big Mistake. The dropped us off at a boardwalk way past the jettys where most people go....More

3  Thank stlMomma78
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

If you ever wanted to go out for some great seafood and family time with your little ones on spring break, this is the perfect place to take them out to eat fish and chips. The kids will enjoy the local pirates as your waiters...More

1  Thank Sandra L. B
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