You’ll Flip Over This Eco Boat Tour In Panama City

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Are you ready to go on an educational journey that blends marine exploration with pure fun? Look no further than a private boat tour eco-adventure with Flippin Awesome Adventures in Panama City, Florida.

Whether you’re a curious learner, nature enthusiast, or simply love the idea of dolphin-spotting in the Gulf, this adventure promises to be an experience that’s both fun and relaxing.

Why Flippin Awesome Adventures Is Awesome

You’ll head out on a shaded and comfortable boat, that easily accommodates everyone in your group. Captain Chris, an expert marine biologist, is your knowledgeable guide for the 2-hour, 3-hour, or 4-hour marine biology trips.

Honestly, unless you’re crunched for time, I wouldn’t even consider the 2-hour trip. You’ll be disappointed because you’re going to want to stay out longer.

In my opinion, the 3-hour tour is the perfect tour for those interested in relaxing and enjoying time on the water,  while the 4-hour trip is for those that are fully invested in learning more about marine biology.

Panama City Eco Adventure Flipping Awesome Adventures.

Each trip promises an almost 100% success rate of dolphin sightings, along with the chance to encounter other marine wildlife such as birds, turtles, tropical fish, sharks, and marine invertebrates.

During your tour Captain Chris will find and bring wildlife to the boat and share information and interesting facts about it with your group. Did you know a star fish is called a sea star or that clams spit? I took a shortened version of this trip and had so much fun learning about marine life. 

sea shells on the sea shore

You’ll also have the opportunity to swim and snorkel (snorkel gear provided) in crystal-clear waters, search for seashells, learn about marine life and more during your adventure.

Beyond learning about marine wildlife the tour is also an enjoyable and relaxing boat ride. I love that it’s a private tour so you can enjoy the experience without having too many people on board.

Flippin Awesome Adventure Eco Tour Panama City.

What Extra Activities Does The 4-Hour Trip Include?

If you have kids that are budding marine biologists or if you yourself always wondered what it would be like then Flippin’ Awesome has a unique opportunity for you with their 4-hour marine biology trip.

During the 4-hour trip you’ll get even more hands-on learning and includes:

  • A short cruise across the bay to Shell Island and jetties.
  • Learn how to identify and record observation data.
  • Stop at Shell Island and explore the famous white sand beaches.
    • 7 miles of remote white-sand beaches to explore.
    • Search for seashells and sand dollars
  • Conduct data sampling on various marine species.
  • Collect and record local environmental data.
  • Assess species’ habitat use and possible distributions throughout a region.
  • Collect and record measurement data on selected species.
  • Discuss local conservation efforts and importance of scientific research.

What To Pack for Your Flipping Awesome Adventures Tour

  • Sun Protection: The Florida sun can be intense, so pack sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat to stay protected.
  • Swimsuit + Towel: Dress in comfortable clothing suitable for a day on the water, but if you’d like to go swimming be sure to wear your swimsuit under your clothes as there is no place to change on the boat. Be sure to pack a towel as well.
  • Camera + Binoculars:  I took my cell phone, and it worked fine to capture memories of my boat trip. I forgot to pack my binoculars and while they would have been nice to have, but I didn’t really miss them.
  • Reusable Water Bottle + Snacks: You’ll want to stay hydrated throughout the trip. Bring extra water if you can but realize there are no restrooms available during any of the tours. And snacks are always a great idea!
Flippin Awesome Adventures Panama City

Other Important Info You Need to Know

Cancellations made 24 hours or more in advance will receive a full refund. Cancellations made less than 24 hours will not be refunded.
If the weather is bad and there are safety concerns the trip will be rescheduled or fully refunded.
No snorkeling experience is necessary to snorkel, it is beginner friendly.
A trip with Flippin Awesome Adventures is sure to be an unforgettable experience and it might just become one of your favorite outdoor activities when visiting Panama City.

​Don’t miss these popular spots while visiting Panama City, Florida

–Local craft breweries along the Panama City Ale Trail
Panama City Mural Trail 
Historic St. Andrews

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