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How to Get to Shell Island

Explore the Natural Beauty of the Gulf Coast

Shell Island Adventures

Shell Island is a true hidden gem and one of the last of its kind. With approximately 7 miles of pristine, undeveloped shoreline, this is your one-stop-shop for reconnecting with nature and the surrounding ecosystem while enjoying a day at the beach.

At Paradise Adventures, we offer many tours that take you to the locally renowned Shell Island. We believe that getting to Shell Island is half the fun and we offer several tour options to choose from!

What is Shell Island?

Nestled between St. Andrews Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, Shell Island is an untouched, uninhabited island that showcases the natural beauty of the Gulf Coast. With everything from wildlife to serene views, Shell Island is always a family favorite.

What to do on Shell Island?

Exploring the hundreds of species of plants and wildlife that the Shell Island ecosystem offers is one of the best ways to spend your next visit. Although the island may appear barren at first glance, further investigation will allow you to discover the many native species such as deer, various shorebirds, crabs, turtles and even many endangered species of sea creatures.

If the name didn’t give it away already, Shell Island is one of the best places along the Gulf Coast to beachcomb for seashells. With 7 miles of natural shoreline, there is always something to discover.

Some of the area’s best snorkeling can be done in the emerald waters surrounding Shell Island. For those avid snorkeling fans, we even offer various packages to extend your time to explore!