Can I kayak around Shell Island? Kayaking in the shallow waters around the Shell Island Jetty is very safe and easy. It is also fun to explore the island’s shallow inland shoreline on St. Andrew Bay.
How long does it take to kayak to Shell Island?
Leaving from the boat ramp or beach entrance, Shell Island is directly North of Fort Island. It is a 35-45 minute kayak paddle depending on the tides and weather, but pay close attention to incoming boats because this area is prone to high traffic due to the main channel.
How much is it to go to Shell Island?
$18.95 Adults – $9.95 Children (12 and under) – Infants free!
Is Shell Island worth the trip?
Once you get there it is all worth it, as it is the most beautiful water I’ve ever seen. It is like you are swimming in a pool it is so crystal clear. We didn’t know what to expect with this so we went planning to spend a few hours on the island. Come expecting to spend all day!
Can you kayak from Fort Desoto to Shell Key?
As part of the Shell Key Preserve, Shell Island (or Key) can only be reached by boat. Located in Pinellas County, between Fort Desoto Park and Pass-A-Grille Beach, you can load your kayak or boat off State Road 679 by taking the Pinellas Byway South through Terra Verde.
Which beach is better Destin or Panama City?
Destin is very nice, and a bit more upscale than PCB. PCB is definitely more affordable than Destin. We’ve been to both and the beach is about the same. You can’t go wrong either way.