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Shelling Adventure!

Quick Details

Adult (13+)
Child (2-12)
Infant (2 & under)
Private Charters (Price includes 6 people, $50 pp after, up to 16)

Join us on an Enchanting Journey on a ShellingTour!

Adventure and wildlife await! You might see wild bottlenose dolphins, manatees, stingrays, sea turtles, native birds, and much more! We stop at our favorite shelling spot, where there is always a large variety of shells. Be sure to keep your eyes open for sand dollars. Every trip is a different adventure. So, sit back, relax, and enjoy the best day of your vacation!

Things to Know

  • Bottled water and soda are available for purchase.
  • Your captain and boat are USCG-certified.
  • Your captain and the Calypso Cat Catamaran remains at the island with you until the designated departure time.
  • Bathrooms are available on board.
  • Please pack your own lunch, snacks, and drinks.
  • Alcoholic beverages are permitted, but you need to bring your own.
  • Please bring a hat, towel, and lots of sunscreen.
  • Feel free to bring your camera. There are lots of photo opportunities!

Pack everything you would need for a beach day: lunch, drinks, water, sunblock and towels. Adult beverages are permitted. We have large coolers with ice for you to share or you can bring your own. We supply your mask, snorkel, and fins. Don’t forget your camera!

Find Treasure That Will Remind You Of A Perfect Day!

What Is Shelling?

Shelling is finding and collecting beautiful treasures from the beach! Warning, shelling can be addicting! Its not unusual for people to spend hours combing the beaches for fantastic finds. The best part about shelling is seeing your treasures at home in beautIful vases and glass bowls reminding you of sun & fun filled days along the Florida Gulf Coast. If you love shelling, then you have found the right trip for you!

Florida’s Best Kept Secret

Shelling at Egmont Key /Shell Key is Florida’s best kept secret! Our tropical island destination is covered in white sand, beautiful shells, and sand dollars. Here you will have the opportunity to hop off the boat and fill your bag with fantastic treasures! Everyday thousands of new shells are washed ashore on Egmont Key / Shell Key. Most shells are intact and they come in all sizes. You can find shells along the shoreline or just off the beach in surf of the waves. Shells native to the St. Petersburg area include Fighting Conch, Whelks, Murex, Shark Eye, Alphabet Cone, Banded Tulpip, Horse Conch, Scotch Bonnet, and Junonia.

Can I Take My Shells Home?

Yes, you can take your treasures home as long as no one is living in them. Many creatures, such as hermit crabs and baby octopus, claim empty shells as temporary homes. Please, examine your shells carefully and return return all living creatures back to the ocean promptly . It is illegal to take any live shells from the beach.



Check out our frequently asked questions and answers page or call us at 727-­871­-2628. No question is too small, we are always happy to answer. We want you to be informed and know what to expect on your adventure with us. Our goal is to provide a fun, affordable and memorable vacation experience that the whole family can enjoy.This trip is great for all ages. We are just minutes away from the Tampa Bay Area. Including St. Petersburg, Treasure Island, Clearwater Beach, Madeira Beach, John’s Pass, Tampa, St. Pete Beach, Bradenton, Sarasota, Anna Maria Island, and Orlando.