Panama City Beach Cruises

Whether you want to slow things down or speed things up, you can charter the ideal cruise for you and your group in Panama City Beach. 

The area boasts an incredible abundance of wildlife above and below the waves. Charter a cruise to swim with dolphins in the Gulf or stroll the beaches of Shell Island collecting sand dollars. Looking for a jolt of adrenaline? Book an airboat for a high-octane race through the bayous where the alligators roam, or charter a fishing boat and come back home with that big fish story. Explore the aquamarine waters of the Gulf of Mexico, cruise the Grand Lagoon, or sail St. Andrew Bay—fun and adventure await with experienced captains!

Eco Tours and Dolphin Watching

The waters of Panama City Beach are home to an astonishing variety of wildlife and you can see it all. Charter a dolphin-watching cruise and see the natural splendor of Panama City Beach firsthand. Enjoy the cool Gulf breeze in your hair while seagulls and pelicans soar overhead. Gaze into the water to find bottlenose dolphins frolicking in the surf. Want a more intimate experience? You can charter cruises that provide you with snorkeling and scuba gear so you can swim with dolphins.

You can also choose a cruise that sets course for Shell Island, named for the abundance and variety sea shells on its shores. Completely unspoiled by development, the island offers a glimpse of coastal beauty as nature intended. Walk the pristine shores, swim the clear green waters, and keep an eye out for plovers, sea turtles and ghost crabs.

Airboat Tours

If you like to live the wildlife, book an airboat tour. Let an experienced captain guide you through the winding creeks, hidden islands and lush bayous of Panama City Beach. Feel the rush as you rip through the water at speeds approaching Mach 10. Get a firsthand gander at alligators, bald eagles, herons and other wildlife. The captains are knowledgeable about the ecology of Panama City Beach’s bayous and backwaters, so each tour is as fascinating as it is thrilling.

High Sea Adventure

In the mood for an offbeat adventure? Book passage on the Sea Dragon, an impressive pirate vessel. Enjoy a little swordplay and fire the kid cannon as you rove the ocean blue in search of adventure … and a little treasure. There’s plenty to eat and drink from rum punch and margaritas for the old salts to soft drinks and lemonades for the little buccaneers.


Panama City Beach is famous for its salt and freshwater fishing. Charter a fishing vessel, complete with bait and tackle, and kick back with a cold one while you wait for a bite. Whatever your level of expertise, the fishing experience you desire can be arranged.