A very popular recreational destination is Shell Island in Panama City Beach. The island is about seven and a half miles long. It's just east of St. Andrews State Park and is totally uninhabited by humans. Shell Island East Pass A great spot for a relaxing afternoon of sightseeing, swimming and snorkeling.
Shell Island's pristine sand dunes and sugar white sand beaches make this extremely popular for boat trips departing from the mainland. Local businesses offer dolphin watch, wave runner and snorkeling trips to Shell Island at a reasonable priced. Kayak rentals and the Shell Island Shuttle are Shell Islandavailable near the boat ramp at St. Andrews. Shuttle departs every 30 minutes daily and offers snorkel packages with all the equipment.