Learn to snorkel in Panama City Beach
According to TripAdvisor, Panama City Beach ranks in the top 15 for snorkeling destinations in the United States. See the entire list here:
https://www.tripadvisor.com/blog/snorkeling-vacations-usa-best-destinations/ . TripAdvisor analyzed every traveler review on its site to compile its list of the 15 snorkeling destinations in the U.S and Panama City Beach made the cut. There are many options available to experience the wonders of snorkeling in Panama City Beach.
With mild water temperatures and incredible visibility, PCB provides the perfect place for snorkeling adventures. There are several beautiful locations in the gulf and bay areas for self-guided excursions. You can go right off the beach, rent a boat or jet ski in the bay, or visit a well-protected area in St. Andrews State Park (https://www.floridastateparks.org/parks-and-trails/st-andrews-state-park) that is packed with rays and colorful fish.
Additionally, there are many boat tours including dolphin excursions off Shell Island. Two favorites with our previous guests are
https://dolphinandsnorkeltours.com/ and (https://www.watersportspc.com/tour-shell-island-and-swim-with-dolphins-in-panama-city-beach/).
With several mask/snorkel combinations available, including full-face models, even a first time snorkeler can have a safe and worry-free experience. Don’t forget the sunscreen!