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Sunset & Dolphin Catamaran Cruise in Panama City Beach

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    What to Expect
    The Island Time sailing catamaran is docked at Treasure Island Marina, located at 3605 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408. Arrive 30 minutes prior to departure time. (Departure times vary with sunset time.) Check-in at the ticket booth first.   (Please note: This tour departs from Panama City Beach, FL, which is about 3 hours East of Pensacola.)

    Once you're on the boat.....relax and unwind! You're on Island Time! Listen to our fun and relaxing playlist while you visit the bartender in the galley to get a snack and drink. Then sit back and enjoy the view! As we cruise through Grand Lagoon the captain will narrate while we pass restaurants, beautiful homes, and St. Andrews State Park. If the seas are rough or winds are strong then the cruise will continue in the Bay, passing Shell Island and the marinas of Panama City to look for dolphins and see the local sights. If conditions are favorable the boat will take you through the shipping channel to the Gulf of Mexico. This is where the local pods of dolphins are often feeding and swimming along or jumping out of the water. Here babies can be seen with their moms and pods can swim right under the boat, giving you the full grasp of their beauty and size. The boat will generally stay in the vicinity of the dolphins for a little while, giving you ample time to take pictures.

    As the sun begins to set the boat will cruise, or sail, towards the horizon. Be prepared! The sky can oftentimes light up in an orange blaze or if it recently rained the leftover clouds become a beautiful backdrop for a rainbow of colors that light the sky. But even a normal sunset is exceptional when watching it on the water! Whatever you do, be sure to ask our friendly crew to take some pictures with your group with the sunset behind you.

    Once the sun disappears the boat will head back to the dock and that’s when the fun begins! The crew will start it off with a conch shell blowing contest…see who has the most hot air! Next the kiddos, or your more limber friends, can try their hand at hula-hooping. And as the music shifts to more classic and modern dance hits be sure to join the crew to get the entire boat up and dancing. What a great way to end an amazing day at the beach!
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    3605 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408, USA
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Driver/guide
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum drinking age is 21 years old
    • You are not allowed to bring on food or drinks
    • No smoking allowed
    • No chewing gum
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 78 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    All reviews rum punch great evening captain and crew dolphin pods weather was great snack bar mother nature great atmosphere snacks and drinks baby dolphins hula hoops available for purchase the entire trip a lot of fun well worth the money the staff was great fun trip
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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    So fun. The crew was amazing. Fun music and relaxed atmosphere. Boarding was quick and easy. Crew brought out hula hoops for the kids on the ride back. Saw lots of dolphins and deer on the beach.

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Brad T
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    I was extremely excited about this cruise when I booked it as I was hoping it would be the perfect ending to a wonderful vacation with my kids and elderly mother. We arrived about 40 minutes early and sat behind the booth. Two young girls...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank newman821
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    We took our two grandchildren, ages 12 and 15. All four of us had a wonderful time and have memories forever. The captain and crew was great!

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Shelia P
    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Captain Ryan and his crew were fabulous! They were very friendly and courteous. The free first drink was a great value add. The bartender was very friendly and helpful. We saw plenty of dolphins and even saw some deer on the island. I would definitely...More

    Thank thescodav
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Excellent time hosted by a wonderful captain and crew who were very attentive. We saw dolphins and a beautiful sunset on the horizon. On the trip back, we stopped briefly to feed deer who came to the water's edge on the land mass that is...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Jennifer W
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    Jim S
    20 September 2019|
    Response from bds301166 | Reviewed this property |
    Looking at their site they are only booking up to end of October, I would drop them a contact request on their site, it may just be that their system only works that far in advance. I cannot type the email here but just... More
    Paul A
    15 September 2019|
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    Response from Celia K | Reviewed this property |
    I would call ahead to be sure if the water as smooth. If you call the day of your cruise, they will be able to answer any questions you have. They are very helpful. The evening we went a couple had a child with them that was... More
    Annette H
    25 August 2019|
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    Response from Flyer36215959344 | Reviewed this property |
    There is seating for everyone, but you can walk around if you so desire. There is a large net floor in the bow of the boat that is open to the water but mainly kids sat on it.
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    • Island Time Sailing
    • Duration: 2h
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