The course is between wetlands, marshlands, lakes, and preserves, and dotted with stands of palm trees, pine, and azalea.The Panama City Beach Classic is held here, and the course has hosted many of the world's finest golfers.Rick Seltzer Beach has a boardwalk across the dunes down to the beach from its ample parking lot.
Locals love Shell Island, accessible only by boat, and its remoteness from the mainland is a draw to people searching for a quiet spot to swim and sunbathe.
Rolling sand dunes, the presence of loggerhead and sea turtles, and the nesting place for shorebirds, here is a place where all can enjoy the beauties of nature. Andrews State Park is another site where visitors and locals can enjoy undeveloped beach front.
Along the trails in the park deer can be spotted as well as the occasional alligator, and at the shore, visitors enjoy fishing, snorkeling, and scuba diving.
Cruises leave from the Pirates Cove Marina off Thomas Drive in Panama City Beach, and groups of up to 49 people can be accommodated.
Morning and afternoon adventure tours last three hours, and stop near Shell Island for a variety of activities.