Attraction Spotlight: Capt. Anderson's Marina

Posted by Beaches360 Administrator on Saturday, January 17th, 2015 at 11:37am


Capt. Anderson’s Marina is a local favorite marina located at the Historic Grand Lagoon in Panama City Beach. You can find it at the corner of Thomas Drive and North Lagoon Drive and enjoy an attraction that has been known as the top destination for dolphins, fishing and Shell Island for more than 55 years. It’s a family-friendly attraction where you can enjoy sightseeing, take a tour or go fishing. Here is a look at what you can experience at Capt. Anderson’s Marina.

What You Can Enjoy at Capt. Anderson’s Marina

There are some great cruises you can enjoy at the marina. There are Deep Sea Fishing and Sightseeing Cruises, Dolphin Cruises, Fishing Boats and an Express Ferry to Shell Island. The Marina offers the Anderson Seafood Market where they will clean and pack your fish or offer you fresh seafood to purchase, the Dockside Giftshop for souvenirs and nautical gifts and dining options.

The Capt. Anderson’s Restaurant offers fresh and innovate seafood entrees with a waterfront view while the Marina Cantina is a Mexican cuisine & tequila bar overlooking the Grand Lagoon.


The Dolphin sightseeing tours varies with three different types of trips and times of day. You’ll learn about the history of the Grand Lagoon and St. Andrew’s Bay while you hunt for sea shells at Shell Island and watch the bottle nose dolphins play.

The Shell Island Express Ferry takes you to the crown jewel of St. Andrew’s Bay and Panama City Beach. The sand stretches 7 ½ miles long and ½ mile wide where visitors can relax and spend the day.

Many people choose fishing or sightseeing tour. You can take the private charter boats for sport fishing, bottom fishing, snorkel trips and more. Head Boats are available for those wanting a party experience to go to multiple fishing spots.

The Marina is located at 5550 North Lagoon Drive in Panama City Beach, FL. Try one of the tours or special events throughout the year that will allow you to enjoy fishing, dolphins and more with Capt. Anderson’s Marina.

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