About Us

Lagoon Pontoons is located on the shores of tranquil Grand Lagoon and is less than 10 minutes away from beautiful Shell Island.

Don’t let our name fool you. We cater to all of your beach activity needs, from Pontoon Boat Rentals and Jet Ski Rentals, to Guided Dolphin Tours, Boat Tours to Shell Island and Unguided Jet Ski Rentals. In Fact, we are the only location on Panama City Beach that offer Unguided Jet Ski Rentals.

Marty & Caleb pledge that you will have an amazing time on our waters with clean, well-maintained equipment and friendly service.

Marty Taylor

Marty Taylor is a Panama City Beach, Florida native. He has spent his days working in the beach service industry here. He has also recently been involved in local environmental cleanup as a safety inspector. Marty started Lagoon Pontoons with the help of long time friend Caleb Ford who was currently running his own water sports rental company out of St. Andrews State Park. In 2013 Marty and Caleb became business partners, working together at the Lagoon Pontoon location.

Marty is married to his long time sweetheart Lindy and is the father of a new baby boy Nevin Taylor. Be sure to say “CONGRATS!”

Caleb Ford

Caleb & his wife Laura have been blessed with 3 little boys (AKA the “dock hands”, Jonah, Charlie & Luke). Marty & Caleb are focused on being a more service orientated company.


We’re close to Shell Island, get to the fun faster! Lagoon Pontoon is one of the closest Boat Rental, Jet Ski Rental and Dolphin Tour companies to Shell Island. We strive to give our customer’s the best possible boat rental experience available in Panama City Beach, Florida. Not only our are boats in excellent condition, our staff is friendly and knowledgeable. We will provide you with professional instruction to be sure that even first time renters will feel comfortable and safe with their friends and families aboard our pontoon boats. Our unguided jet ski rental service is unmatched in Panama City Beach. Our jet skis are in like new condition in order to give our customers the best jet ski rental experience possible. If you are not the adventurous type or just prefer to be in the company of an experienced professional, we offer guided dolphin tours as well. Our experienced guides have learned the dolphins habits over the years and will be able to share their knowledge and experience with you. Their experience also helps them to locate the dolphins much faster than you would be able to do on your own. Get ready to experience the best of what Panama City Beach, FL has to offer with Lagoon Pontoon.


With St. Andrews Bay and Shell Island so accessible, renting a pontoon boat on your Panama City Beach vacation is the perfect way to really see why we have the “World’s Most Beautiful Beaches”. Navigating through the Bay and to Shell Island is easy and our guides are available to answer any questions you might have. So what are you waiting for? Lagoon Pontoons is ready with your Pontoon Boat.