Category: Tours

How to Get the Most Out of Your Panama City Beach Dolphin Tour

 Panama City Beach, Florida

Panama City Beach is full of great family activities and family adventures. But no visit is truly complete without enjoying one of our dolphin tours. We here at DOLPHIN EXPRESS want to make sure you get the most out of your tour with a great list of tips before you go. Read All About it!…

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Dolphin Tour – The Perfect 4th of July Adventure

 Panama City Beach, Florida

July 3rd the boat will leave the dock at 7:30 and proceed to watch the fireworks behind boardwalk beach resort. Time of trip is solely dependent on how long the show lasts. July 4th the boat will leave the dock at 7:30 and proceed to watch the Dueling fireworks being shot off from both the…

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Ten Terrific Things to Look for on Your Panama City Beach Dolphin Express Tour

 Panama City Beach, Florida

Here in Panama City Beach, we love to share our world with visitors. From the white sand of our beaches to the incredible variety of marine life that call St. Andrew Bay home, we know you’ll love what you find here. When you take a Panama City Beach Dolphin Express tour, our captain and crew…

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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet of Federal Laws Protecting Bottlenose Dolphin

 Panama City Beach, Florida

Though bottlenose dolphins are not categorized as endangered by the IUCN List of Threatened Species, they are most definitely at risk from harm through destruction of habitat and threats from commercial fishing nets. Thanks to conservation efforts over the years, scientists have determined the population of these gregarious marine mammals is essentially stable and world-wide…

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Dolphin Tours in Panama City Beach Florida

 Panama City Beach, Florida

There’s nothing like Panama City Beach in the spring time with its milder temperatures, balmy breezes and later sunsets. Everyone agrees there are few places with sugar-white beaches that are as beautiful as the ones on the Emerald Coast. Add the crystal-clear waters of the Gulf and you have the perfect location for a relaxing…

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Bottlenose Dolphins Using Sponges – But not for a Bath!

 Panama City Beach, Florida

When you think of a bottlenose dolphin, no doubt you see that curious mammal leaping in the air, its mouth turned up in a smile of glee. Perhaps you’ve had an exciting adventure where you’ve gotten to swim with dolphins in the wild. But few people–even those who realize how smart bottlenose dolphins are–would think…

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The Habitat of the Bottlenose Dolphin

 Panama City Beach, Florida

Show a picture of a bottlenose dolphin to most people and they’ll immediately recognize this gregarious, free-spirited marine mammal who actually seems to be smiling. Not only are bottlenose dolphin the stars of many aquarium shows, they are common in all temperate and tropical oceans all around the world. In the Pacific Ocean they are…

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Bottlenose Dolphins – Are they Smarter than Humans?

 Panama City Beach, Florida

Bottlenose dolphins are probably the most observed and studied species of dolphin and most of the research is oriented toward finding out how intelligent they are. If you ask, the majority of people on who enjoy a dolphin tour in Panama City Beach would agree bottlenose dolphins are intelligent and definitely fun to watch. Scientists…

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10 Fun Facts about Shell Island

 Panama City Beach, Florida

1. Shell Island, Panama City Beach is a 7-mile long barrier island located between the Gulf of Mexico and St. Andrews Bay. Its pristine beaches of sugar-white sand surrounded by emerald green waters, make this a favorite spot for residents and vacationers to Panama City Beach. 2. This spit of land is undeveloped, so there…

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Bottlenose Dolphins “Seeing” Sound

 Panama City Beach, Florida

Have you ever been swimming underwater and banged two rocks together? Or heard the whine of a motorboat from far down the lake? That’s because low frequency sound waves have a lot of energy and can travel long distances in water. Since sound travels 4.5 times faster underwater than through air, many ocean animals rely…

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