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Private Fishing Charters in Panama City Beach

Enjoy a fun-filled day of exploring the Florida waters with your own private fishing charter. Book a private boat for you or your group to discover wildlife and catch deep-sea fish in Panama City Beach.

Calling All A-FISH-ianados!

Skip the organized tours and be your own guide by renting a pontoon boat for the day. You’ll have the freedom to explore all of Panama City Beach and find your own private piece of paradise on Shell Island

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Catch Big Fish Near Shell Island

Our highly trained and experienced guides will take you to the top fishing for catching big, bait-hungry fish. Passengers are likely to come across gag grouper, scamp grouper, bonito, trout, flounder, blackfin tuna, white snapper, and so much more!

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Great for Groups of All Sizes

Make a day of perusing the fish-filled waters with your friends or family. There are various rental options for small and large groups. We have the speed and comfort to get you to deep fishing grounds quickly and safely!

Fishing Trip Features

✓ Suits up to 6 Passengers
✓ Includes License
✓ All Fishing Gear Provided
✓ Fun for All Ages
✓ Captained by Experienced Guide
✓ No Experience Required
✓ Lifejackets Provides
✓ Catch the Biggest Fish Near PCB!

Book Your Private Charter Boat Today

There’s nothing better than exploring the Gulf with your own private fishing boat. At Dolphin Seafari, we’ll provide a memorable fishing experience with our safe fishing boats and educated crew. Showcase your big catch and snap a photo to show friends back home.

We can’t wait to have you!

6 Hour Charter

8 Hour Charter

10 Hour Charter

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Man fishing from a boat in the deep blue sea
Fishing poles attached to back of boat while you see the trace of the boat in the water
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A fun memorable experience!

“Go take this tour!!! So much better than the crowded tourist trap boats. We booked a private tour… It was my husband, me, and 4 of our children, aged 12 to 4. They all had a blast!!!! I think what made the world of difference was our captain, Bryce. He was so energetic, informative, and accommodating. He wasn’t there to just give us a ride, he gave us a fun, memorable experience to remember forever!!” – Sarah

FAQ – Charter Fishing Boats Panama City Beach

All boats are equipped with safety equipment and fishing equipment. 

Do I need to have previous boating or fishing experience?

No – but it helps! We invite passengers of all skill levels to join us on our fishing excursions. Prior fishing experience may help you reel in more fish, but this is not required. Our crew is here to help!

How many people can your charter boats hold?

Our charter boats can hold up to 6 passengers.

What’s included with my boat rental?

All boats are equipped with safety equipment and fishing equipment.

What can I bring on the fishing boat?

We suggest bringing any extra food or refreshments you would like for the day. You should also bring shades, sunscreen, and a camera!

Do we need to bring our own life jackets?

No. We will provide life vests for everyone.

What is your cancellation policy?

No refunds will be issued 24 hours before your tour time. You cannot cancel or reschedule your tour within the 24 hours. We are holding the boat for your group. Refunds will only be issued if the weather does not allow us to operate. We will not run your tour in lightning or bad weather.

Contact Dolphin Seafari with any questions: 850-358-1013

Man sitting on edge of boat holding up big tuna he caught on his fishing charter
Pontoon boat on the water at sunset