Discover the Beauty & Nature of Shell Island

Shell Island is a small island in the St. Andrews Bay that is 7 miles wide of undeveloped land. The island is great for snorkeling, bird watching, sightseeing and more. There is also a high concentration of fish and other ocean wildlife such as dolphins and sharks. People come to Shell Island to enjoy the natural beautfy of the Gulf Coast and Panama City Beach.

What do you do at Shell Island?

The best things to do at Shell Island obviously involve the outdoors and getting wet. A lot of people enjoy boat and snorkel tours, which usually run daily during the peak season. Some visitors simply like to do their own sightseeing and rent a pontoon, kayak or jet ski and explore. Don't forget, it's not called "Shell Island" for nothing. It's not uncommon to find some shells to take home as a souvenier. Shell Island is a state park so it is open year round. However, it is best to visit the park durin the warmer months so you can take full advantage of the activities. You can view several Panama City Beach activities for Shell Island and book tours at great deals. There are several fun things to do outside of Shell Island in Panama City Beach!

Shell Island Reviews from

Great Service
"Making the reservation was easy and the customer service was great! The boat was in great condition and easy to use (coming from a 1st time boater). My kids loved the experience. Shell Island is the best way to go in PCB. Would definitely do again."
Bob Constante - Bullard, TX

Great Day at Shell Island
"The boat was in great shape and the service was perfect. A lot of area to boat and enjoy the beautiful water. We saw Dolphin, Rays and lots of other fish."
Ty Lambky - Panama City Beach, FL

So Much Fun!
" Fun for all ages. Captain Cody showed us dolphins, birds, jelly fishes, and even an octopus! It was quite a thrill to see them handle the critters."
Carolyn Nguyen - Destin, FL