Snorkel alongside dolphins in the pristine waters of the Emerald Coast of Panama City Beach. The Salty Mary awaits to give you the best way to explore the waters off the coast.
Tours on the Salty Mary are private, so you’ll never have to spend awkward moments on board a boat with strangers. Captain Adam, who leads the trips, won’t be a stranger for long. Many visitors felt that he had become a friend at the end of their tours.
Families frequently choose the Salty Mary as their charter. Captain Adam also works very well with kids, helping them to paddleboard, getting shells from the seafloor for them, and pointing out marine life. Plus, as a private trip, parents can keep their kids close to make the outing a memorable family experience.
Each tour lasts three or six hours and allows up to six passengers. The boat you will take is a 25-foot Parker Pilot House. It includes full coverage over the deck to keep you protected throughout the year from the sun. You don’t need to bring anything with you other than a waterproof camera, a towel, and a swimsuit. The boat has a cooler stocked with cold drinks. You also have light snacks and snorkel gear provided for the tour.
Throughout the trips, Captain Adam does everything possible to treat participants like family. He ensures that each person has an enjoyable time and stays safe during the excursion. For instance, at animal sightings, Captain Adam makes sure that everyone on board has a good spot for viewing dolphins, turtles, manatees, or other creatures. At the snorkeling spots, he’ll get into the water with your group to point out interesting things in the area while ensuring that everyone stays safe in the water. With so much to do on the waters of the Emerald Coast, you won’t forget a trip with Captain Adam on the Salty Mary.
Book one of the following tours with Salty Mary Dolphin and Snorkel Tours based on your availability:
Afternoon or Morning Snorkel Excursion
The only difference between the afternoon and morning tours is the start time. Both give you ample chances to see native marine life and have fun in the water. During the trip, you have a choice of various sites to visit. Your choices customize your three-hour excursion to suit your tastes.
As an experienced captain in the waters off Panama City Beach, Captain Adam knows the best spots for dolphin sightings and swimming. Many people report seeing entire pods of dolphins in the water. Even non-swimmers enjoyed their trips. Shallow water activities and marine life spotting from the boat make this trip fun for anyone.
All Day Cruise with Captain Adam
The all-day cruise lasts six hours and gives you ample time to see marine life and enjoy water recreation. Those who want to paddleboard can do so on one of the two paddleboards that the Salty Mary carries on top. Captain Adam is patient enough to help beginners learn the best techniques for paddling. The boat also includes a floating lily pad for more fun in the water.
Of course, this cruise includes all the snorkeling fun and dolphin spotting of the shorter excursions. Some participants even got to see manatees up close while snorkeling. Others have mentioned swimming over shipwrecks to check off an item from their bucket list. Let Captain Adam know about the adventure that you want, and he will do his best to accommodate you during your tour.
Enjoy a customized, private tour of the waters off Panama City Beach when you book one of the tours with Salty Mary Dolphin and Snorkel Tours. You get the chance to dive with dolphins. This is an experience you don’t want to miss.
-Book well in advance as many dates already have tour times fully booked.
-General parking is at the lot for Adventures at Sea. If this lot is full, park at Captain Andersons. And arrive at the marina at least 15 minutes early to leave on time.