Suburban Extended Stay Hotel
4432 W. Highway 98
Panama City, FL 32401
Phone: (850) 215-6655
Fax: (850) 215-6672
This park, one of Panama City's oldest, sits on the bayou at the mouth of the North Bay. The park provides a public launch for boats as well as picnic areas, sporting fields and playgrounds. It is also adjacent to the local community college and hosts a number of local fairs an festivals.
The St Andrew's marina is the focal point of the former village of St. Andrew's, once a separate town but now a charming neighborhood just west of downtown. The small marina, just a block from the main intersection of St. Andrew's at Beck and 11th St, features several local charter companies for fishing and boating trips as well as a few local favorite restaurants.
Captain Anderson's Marina is a great place the whole family can enjoy. Try renting a charter boat for a deep-sea fishing excursion. They offer cruises where you can see the sights of the marina and the beautiful surrounding area like Shell Island. If you prefer land activities, the marina has a variety of shops and seafood markets/restaurants too. It is open daily from 8 am onwards.
Pirate Cruise will take you on a voyage beyond your wildest dreams. The authentic pirate inspired boat takes guests around Shell Island on both daytime and evening cruises, has treasures for the kids, beer beverages for the adults, and the chance to see marine mammals like dolphins and pelicans. The captains get into character by dressing head-to-toe in pirate gear and giving the kids their own pirate paraphernalia.
Take the ride of your life on the super fast, super fun “Sea Screamer.” Zip through the waves and then slow down to enjoy the scenery as you cruises past beautiful Shell Island and the many jetties of the Emerald Coast. Be sure to look out for dolphins and other marine life! Daytime and sunset trips are available, but be sure to make reservations and seats fill quickly.
Adventures at Sea have all the water sports activities you may need. You can find everything from Jet Ski rentals to parasailing here. Try and get the biggest catch by renting a charter boat and head out to the open sea of the Caribbean. With their Pontoon Boats the whole the family can discover the true beauty of the Gulf. Make all of your outdoor water dreams come true.
Have an adventure in Panama City with Bay Point Water Sports where you can take thrilling tours off the Florida coast. One of their best tours is where you can have a close encounter with wild Bottlenose Dolphins. Bay Point Water Sports allows you to explore the water outside the shore of Shell Island or you can relax on the beach. Enjoy snorkeling, have a relaxing day fishing or take a ride on their new Jet Ski. Talk to Bay Point Water Sports to plan a personalized day or enjoy one of their amazing planed tours. Their service is very friendly and especially accommodating to families. The tours are perfect for all ages.
Island Waverunner, located at the Treasure Island marina, is one of the many small tour companies happy to provide watercraft and know-how to visitors. Their friendly knowledgeable staff will be happy to provide you with boat rentals for a day on the water, a charter for island excursions, fishing trips, or simply an insider's tour of the best places to have fun on the water on this magnificent stretch of the gulf coast.
This lovely marina is located at the entrance to the gorgeous Grand Lagoon, flanked on one side by the peninsula of Panama City Beach and the other by the city itself. The marina hosts many private charter companies so even if you're not a skipper there are many options available for charters and rentals. The marina is also the site of the famous treasure ship restaurant and entertainment center, so it's easy to find from and direction.
This water tours company, specializing in agile catamarans, rents and charters vessels for all sorts of on-the-water activities, including fishing trips, island sightseeing excursions, or just a day's relaxation on the waves. As with all charter and tour companies, the prices are not low, but this is one of the more reasonable ones in town.
Aquatic Adventures offers, as their name suggests, marine excursions. Their extensive list of “fun in the sun activities” includes waverunners, pontoon boats, snorkeling, dolphin encounters, and parasailing. Call for pricing and schedules.
With two state-of-the-art fishing yachts, the Leo Too and the Aegeus, both approved by the U.S. Coast Guard, Bob Zales Zodiac Charters are ready to take you through the Florida waters in style. Their yachts are 48 to 54 feet, have ample room for 1 to 22 people, and are equipped with high-performance diesel engines and generators, full electronics, a full galley, air conditioning, microwave ovens, and all the safety equipment you could want to make your trip a success. All of the captains of the yachts at Bob Zales are certified by the U.S. Coast Guard, while the crews are seasoned fisherman ready to help you reel in a big one. Although special requests for fishing targets are considered, fishing expeditions are usually on the lookout for species such as Spanish Mackerel, snapper, shark, and more. Ideal for a just your family or perhaps for a small soiree, Bob Zales is also happy to cater your voyage. A far cry from a mere three hour tour, this is one trip to sea that will leave you wanting to return to the waters.