Are you looking for an unforgettable ocean adventure in Panama City Beach, FL? Book a 4-hour trip on one of our beautiful pontoon boats to explore some of the best places Panama City Beach is known for. Dolphin and Snorkel Tours, a three-hour excursion full of dolphins and snorkeling, offers guests a tour of Shell Island and St. Andrews and plenty of time for diving. The shuttle service will drop you off at the “children's pool”, as the calm, protected waters behind the Shell Island pier are called.
This is the perfect place for beginners to familiarize themselves with snorkeling and it's also a great place to start a snorkel safari. If you're looking to take a dip in nature during your stay in Panama City Beach, putting on a snorkel, mask and fins is the best way to make it happen. While you can jump into the water with snorkel gear on any beach to see what there is to see, it's best to plan ahead and take an excursion to the best spots for snorkeling. Fortunately, PCB is home to many excellent clothing suppliers who will provide you with the rental equipment that best suits your needs and the direction (or even a boat ride) to the best diving spots in the Gulf.
Our Favorite Equipment and Locations for PCB DivingDolphin Seafari is a private charter and boat tour company that offers guided diving and swimming with wild dolphins on the beautiful beach in Panama City, Florida.
Learn more about local marine life and find some of the best places to dive in the Gulf on a guided boat tour. Shell Island Boat Rentals and Tours is another great option for a three-hour dolphin and snorkel tour or a full rental of boat and snorkel equipment. Their three-hour tours to Shell Island include the rental of your snorkel equipment, and you'll love the discreet and uncrowded environment; they have a maximum of 6 passengers per tour group, so you won't have to wait in line for answers to your questions.
The Best Places to Dive in Panama City BeachThe Gulf of Mexico is home to some of the most beautiful coral reefs in the world. From St. Andrews State Park to Shell Island, there are plenty of amazing spots for snorkeling in Panama City Beach.
Here are some of our favorite places:
- St. Andrews State Park: This park is home to some of the most diverse marine life in Florida. You can explore its crystal clear waters while admiring its colorful coral reefs.
- Shell Island: This island is known for its white sand beaches and crystal clear waters. It's also home to many species of fish, making it an ideal spot for snorkeling.
- Gulf World Marine Park: This park offers visitors an up-close look at some of the most beautiful marine life in Florida.
You can explore its coral reefs while admiring its colorful fish.