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Shell Island Blue Dolphin Tours

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Address: 3605 Thomas Dr, Treasure Island Marina, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-7365
Phone Number: +1 850-234-7245
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Captain Mike is the Best

Great tour with captain Mike today. He found numerous schools of dolphins in several different locations. Twin daughters were able to get into the water while the dolphins swam... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2016
mbeavin11
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Prospect, Kentucky
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Prospect, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Great tour with captain Mike today. He found numerous schools of dolphins in several different locations. Twin daughters were able to get into the water while the dolphins swam right underneath them touching their feet.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Captain Mike was great!! We were lucky enough to go out with just us and he catered to exactly what we wanted to do! We were also lucky enough to find lots of dolphins and had a great time jumping in to swim with them!! We also found lots of jellyfish which we had to be careful of but it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing adventure today with BDTs. Brent was our captain and he was very knowledgeable and got us, literally, on top of some dolphins. We were able to get close to them in the boat, ride along side them, and have them play in our wake. I also got to jump in as they were swimming by us.... More 

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Poinciana, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Took family out on this tour again. Had a great time in 2015 so we did it again. Great crew and they make things interesting, even had ice cream boat stop by.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I love that there are only 6 people at a time. We went out at 3pm and did see and follow a small group. One of them came right up to and face to face with a man in our group. the captain was knowledgeable about the boat and the dolphins.

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Thank flutelady2
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We had the best day swimming with dolphins! It was a beautiful day and we got to see so many of them as well as jelly fish. The boat fit 6 and our guide, Mike was so much fun and gave us tons of information about the area and sea life. We loved the small group tour because you don't... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Mike was our tour guide, he is very fun & personable. Mike did a great job of maneuvering the boat when we saw the dolphins to get up close and personable. We had to have seen at least 30 or more dolphins. Went on the island and found lots of shells. It was very relaxing, easy to interact with the... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Called the day before and booked a half day pontoon excursion. We enjoyed every second of the trip out to Shell Island and back. Friendly, highly knowledgeable staff man. Flawless excursion. Plan on packing food and drinks and doing a lot of walking and/or swimming. We took our two daughters (6 & 9 years old). A whole day would have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I haven't expect so many dolphins at the beginning. But Captain Mike is really experienced and great at finding them. We searched for a while and seven dolphins showed up. They are heading with us for almost a mile. They seem to have a lot of fun because we can see they're dancing. A lady who jumped into the water... More 

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Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The dolphin tours was reasonably priced and very relaxing. We were in "awe" of Shell Island! So many shells, so much white, beautiful sand and we just walked around for hours in the water finding our treasures. Well worth the money, but please take sunscreen!

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