We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

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

3824 Hatteras Lane, Bay Point Marina, Panama City Beach, FL 32408
+1 850-866-8815
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Day trip

We took the shuttle to the ferry and went to shell island. It was kinda nasty the side they drop... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2015
afinke
,
Mount Vernon, Illinois
via mobile
No Shells

Rented snorkeling equipment with shuttle to shell island. Staff was very friendly. From the... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2015
Tglewis412
via mobile
Read all 64 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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 dog, fill your cooler with your favorite adult beverages and join us for the best experience on Panama City Beach. We are also Panama City Beach's first and only Restaurant and Bar Hopping Cruise. Become a "Looper" on one of our Historic Grand Lagoon Loop Cruises.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“shell island” (37 reviews)
“mate” (8 reviews)
“captain” (28 reviews)
LOCATION
3824 Hatteras Lane, Bay Point Marina, Panama City Beach, FL 32408
CONTACT
Website
+1 850-866-8815

Similar Things to Do in Panama City Beach

Write a Review
Reviews (64)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

11 - 20 of 64 reviews

Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

We took the shuttle to the ferry and went to shell island. It was kinda nasty the side they drop you on and then you have a long walk to the other side where it was nice. Couldn't find anything except tiny shells. We went...More

2  Thank afinke
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Rented snorkeling equipment with shuttle to shell island. Staff was very friendly. From the building where you purchase tickets and last bathroom stop, you get on a bus for a five minute ride to the shuttle (boat), quick 10 minute ride over to the island...More

1  Thank Tglewis412
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

Paid money to ride a bus to the ferry and ride to an island only to find I would be dumped off until I decided to come back. Left to figure out where to snorkel, but for the most part very rough waters on the...More

Thank carson30904
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

The website left us to think this would be a wonderful opportunity to snorkel with our 9 year old. First we were surprised that we had to take a bus ride to the ferry, at the ferry we were taken to shell island. Imagine our...More

2  Thank NOLARiverCItyCouple
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Good service and quaint community. Good parking and just over the big bridge. Easy to find. Liked everything..

Thank mel2523
Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

Great way to get to shell island. Reasonable price. Quick boat ride from st andrews state park. Bench seating area is covered. Boat takes 40 people at a time. Captain squid and first mate did a great job

Thank Normajean1937
Reviewed 9 August 2014

Had the best time... the driver of the shuttle and the captain of the ferry worked hard to make our trip pleasant and enjoyable. Shell island was beautiful... great snorkeling and beautiful shells and white soft sand that looks like snow... the only thing I...More

1  Thank BelindaFoster
Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

72 bucks for four people, make sure you pack, umbrella, food, drinks, etc. Saw some pretty fish snorkeling and one manatee.

2  Thank james l
Reviewed 21 June 2014

No where did any of us read anything negative about this trip for senior citizens. Senior citizens should not go unless you want: to walk on a long pier with no rails, have any back or walking problems, or balance problems, and there is no...More

3  Thank DarwinOhio
Reviewed 15 June 2014

The dolphins and snorkeling are the main attractions people like to see, but Capt. Lorraine's tours are so much more than that! She gave us info about the local area's history and she knows tons of stuff about all the wildlife in the area! The...More

Thank Jan T
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Pelican's Bar & Grill
30 reviews
.85 km away
Flip Flops Pool Bar
16 reviews
.61 km away
Bricks and Barley
27 reviews
.12 km away
TIDES Restaurant & Lounge
5 reviews
.65 km away
Nearby Attractions
St. Andrews State Park
1,362 reviews
1.54 km away
Dolphin and Snorkel Tours
552 reviews
.02 km away
Lagoon Pontoons
227 reviews
1.60 km away
Osprey Charters, Inc
66 reviews
.02 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from St. Andrew Bay Ferry Company Shell Island, Dolphin & Restaurant Hopping Cruises staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit