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What is Shell Island?

Shell Island is part of the St. Andrews Park on the East end of Panama City Beach. This uninhabited island offers many activities such as nature trails, bird watching, snorkeling and more. It got it's name for it's abundace of shells and other marine wildlife, but over there years it has become a popular spot for locals and tourists to enjoy the best of what Panama City Beach has to offer. Read More

How Do I Get There?

Shell Island cannot be accessed without renting/owning a boat, kayak or other watercraft. There are also tours that can take you to Shell Island if you rather not operate a boat. Let us recommend some options that will help you get to Shell Island that fits in your budget. Our sponsor TripShock.com offers easy online booking and discount to many different types of rentals and excursions. Read more

Where Can I Stay Close By?

There are a handful of great lodging options close by to Shell Island. Whether you're staying for the weekend or the entire week, there are hotels and condos that work great for all group sizes. Read more

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