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Marco Island
Shelling Tours

On our shelling tour, experience the amazing wildlife of the Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge. Although our goal on this tour is to collect unique and exotic shells, you’ll also get the chance to view multiple species of marine life and birds that are equally magnificent. Shelling tours in the Ten Thousand Islands are an unforgettable experience, with incredible views and led by expert naturalist guides.

We’re dedicated to providing a fun, experiential, and educational experience to people of all ages, and from all over the world. By booking your shelling excursion with Rockstarz Boat Tours, you’re helping to support the education and preservation of wildlife in this part of the world.

Trip Details

Duration
2-8 hours
group size
2-6

Rockstarz Boat Tours: Your Guide to a Memorable Adventure in Marco Island Shelling Tours

Discover the Beauty of Ten Thousand Islands with Rockstarz Boat Tours - Your Premier Shelling Tour Experts!


If you want to discover its beauty without any hassles, Rockstarz Boat Tours is the name you can trust. Being the premier shelling tour expert, we offer a truly unique experience to explore the hidden gems of the Ten Thousand Islands. You can witness the breathtaking beauty of the pristine waters, discover the myriad wildlife, and collect some of the most beautiful seashells you've ever seen.


Our tours are designed to cater to everyone seeking a chance to explore the natural wonders of the region. From families with young children to solo travelers and couples, everyone is welcome aboard. The knowledgeable and friendly guides will take you through the islands and help you discover the diverse ecosystem of the region.


Embark on a Shelling Adventure in Marco Island, Florida

Regarding the best shelling tours Marco Island offers, look no further than Rockstarz Boat Tours. Our Marco Island shelling excursions are renowned for providing a unique and unforgettable experience. You will have the opportunity to collect exquisite seashells and encounter the unique local wildlife, including dolphins, eagles, turtles, and pelicans, all while being led by a master naturalist guide.


Why Choose Rockstarz Boat Tours for Your Marco Island Dolphin and Shelling Tour?

At Rockstarz Boat Tours, we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional shelling tours in Marco Island. Our private tours offer a personalized experience, allowing you to enjoy the beauty of ten thousand Islands at your own pace. As you explore the mangroves and remote barrier islands, you'll be treated to breathtaking sunsets and sightings of captivating wildlife.


  • Expert master naturalist guides

  • Small group sizes for a more intimate experience

  • Flexible tour durations ranging from 2 to 8 hours

  • Comfortable and well-maintained boats

  • Customizable tours to suit your interests


What Makes Our Shelling Tours in Marco Island Stand Out?

When it comes to shelling tours in Marco Island, Rockstarz Boat Tours is the name that stands out among the rest. Our shelling tours are designed to offer a unique and unforgettable experience to our adventure-seekers. What sets us apart from other shelling tour providers is our commitment to providing the highest level of customer satisfaction, coupled with an intricate knowledge of the area's wildlife and marine ecosystems.


Our shelling tours are the perfect way to explore the natural wonders of the area, and make your visit to Marco Island a memorable one. Don't miss this unique opportunity and book your tour with Rockstarz Boat Tours today!



Frequently Asked Questions About Marco Island Shelling Tours


What Should I Bring on My Shelling Adventure?

When joining our shelling tours, we recommend bringing sunscreen (no spray sunscreen please!), sunglasses, a hat, a camera, a towel, waterproof shoes and attire, and a bag for collecting shells.


What is the Best Time of Year for Shelling Tours in Marco Island?

While shelling tours are available year-round, the best time on Marco Island is typically during winter, when the tides are lower and the weather is cooler. However, you can still find an abundance of shells throughout the year, making any time a great time to embark on a shelling tour.


Can I Expect to See Dolphins on My Marco Island Shelling Tour?

Yes! Dolphins are commonly spotted during our shelling tours.


Shells you might find on this tour

The Ten Thousand Islands hold a number of rare and valuable shells, and you just might find a junonia shell, one of the most highly prized shells in Southwest Florida. Another rare find might include a Don Moores murex. Other shells you might come across include:

  • Angulate Wentletrap
  • Calico Scallop
  • Lettered Olive
  • Scotch Bonnet
  • Horse Conch
  • Nutmeg
  • Rose Petal Tellin
  • Alphabet Cone

The Best Shelling Experience on Marco Island

There are several boating and shelling tours to choose from near Marco Island, but Rockstarz Boat Tours makes your experience worthwhile. We only hire expert guides to take you out on shelling tours, so you can have all the information you need about the wildlife you see and the shells you’re collecting. We also refrain from cramming guests into our boats, so you’ll be comfortable on the ride there and back.

Whether you’re an experienced shell collector or simply want a rare keepsake from your travels to Marco Island, you’re sure to find a fascinating shell on one of our shelling tours.

What to Expect on Your Shelling Tour

After we set out from our departure point, we’ll head to one of the barrier islands with low tide, where you can disembark and begin searching for shells. This isn’t your regular beach combing, though. You can expect to find marvelous and exotic shells on this tour, that you’re welcome to take home with you. On the way to the barrier islands and mangrove forests, our guide will provide you with background information about the marine life of the area.

That way, when you start your shelling experience, you aren’t just picking up shells randomly. You’ll be able to identify the animals these shells belong to, which makes your tour all the more satisfying. Our experts are also available throughout the entire tour to answer your questions.

On the tour, you should bring sunscreen, sunglasses, a camera, a towel, waterproof shoes and attire, a hat, and a bag for collecting shells.

Book Your Shelling Tour with Rockstarz Boat Tours Today

Ready to start exploring the Ten Thousand Islands and hunting for unique shells? Book one of our shelling tours today, or fill out our contact page for more information.

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