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Aquatic Adventures

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Address: 5325 N Lagoon Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-7907
Phone Number:
+1 850-235-8051
09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Aquatic Adventures has been serving the Panama City Beaches for decades and...

Aquatic Adventures has been serving the Panama City Beaches for decades and has exceptional experience in making your vacation memorable. The Panama City Beaches are known worldwide for the beautiful crystal blue waters and sparkling white sandy beaches. Aquatic Adventures in Panama City Beach is located on the west coast of the State of Florida on the Gulf of Mexico.

We have watersports for every level of thrill seeker, including banana boats pulled by jetskis. The banana boats are wonderful for hot days on the beach and a fun ride for the family. The jetski captain can give you a smooth ride if you want to just cruise around or they can speed things up for a more wild ride. It is up to you!

Dolphin tours will delight your inner explorer as you come face to face with the ocean’s friendliest dolphins. A guide will teach you to swim with the dolphins and you can even go shelling if you are wanting to get some awesome shells. Parasailing is the next level of thrills, in which the Captains and Crew will make sure that your adventure is safe and exciting.

Sail away in one of Aquatic Adventures sailboats off of Panama City Beaches that are available for rental or cruise around the water in a pontoon boat. Both are available for rent or for charter with one of our experienced captains. Wave runners are also available to rent and at reasonable prices. Aquatic Adventures offers a variety of aquatic services and rentals in the Panama City Beach, Florida areas.

From the skilled fisherman to the beginner, Aquatic Adventures has the best 18 foot fishing boats available for charter or for rent. Captains are knowledgeable and experienced in boat safety. The Gulf of Mexico and the Florida coast has some of the best fishing waters in the world. The Aquatic Adventures captain’s goal of the fishing charters is to make sure that you return with a “Big Fish” story of your own from the Gulf of Mexico!

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USD 32.99*
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Shell Island Dolphin and Snorkel Excursion
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USD 139.99*
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Shell Island Pontoon Rental
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USD 107.99*
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Waverunner Dolphin Excursion

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Dolphin tour.

Had the best time with Captain Rob Darly. He knew exactly where to find the dolphins and knew all about what we wanted!

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gina L
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the best time with Captain Rob Darly. He knew exactly where to find the dolphins and knew all about what we wanted!

Thank Gina L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We purchased Shell Island and Parasailing excursions for our kids from an Aquatic Adventure beach kiosk. The salesman didn't have a credit card reader so used a paper credit card receipt (the old, non-secure way). I was nervous about the paper as all of my credit card information was on it which could easily be copied or stolen. Sure enough... More 

Thank TNTMoscow
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rob helped us very well on the trip. Value for money. Doesnt rush you. Snorkeling was also good. They should have extra snorkeling kits. But that fine.

Thank Bhavani K
Red Lake, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just went on the "Swimming with Dolphins" boat tour with Aquatic Adventures and cannot say enough good things about the experience, the equipment and our tour guide, Captain Rob. Swimming with dolphins is something that everyone should do and I know I will never forget dolphins swimming right next to me and directly underneath me. Captain Rob was born... More 

Thank StormerLakeLodge
Churubusco, Indiana
1 review
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Family vacation during spring break. Had a great time. We had a large group, including ages from 10 to 76 years old, so needed two boats. Saw lots of dolphins, even a baby dolphin. Kids liked Shell Island. Both Captain Rob and Captain Cody were knowledgable of the area and entertaining. We all had a blast! Highly recommend this excursion,

Thank beth46723
Panama City Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Had a great time swimming with the dolphins, Captain Rob knew where to go and locate the dolphins. The kids had a great time jumping in and not only seeing the dolphins but hearing them as well. Very fun time!

1 Thank daphnedehaven
Sibley, Illinois
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This was well worth it for the price. Captain Rob was great very knowledgeable about animals and different areas we passed. Went to shell island was wonderful water so clear kids had great time and seen many dolphins up close.

1 Thank Crystal M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Cap'n Rob is the best ! He went way beyond to make our chilly morning tour well worth it. We will be back.

1 Thank Kristen G
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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Captain Rob helped turn our stormy vacation around! Had an awesome time. Only regret, not having enough time to go eat at the restaurant he mentioned to us! 100% better then last years trip though a different company.

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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Our trip today was beyond amazing...Captain Rob was very informational to the history of the islands and the properties along the way! We saw lots of dolphins and even got to jump in to swim with them🐋 We got to snorkel and just had an all around fantastic time! Highly recommend for all ages. Capt Ron even recommended a small... More 

1 Thank Dawn G

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