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Caladesi Island State Park

1 Causeway Blvd., Dunedin, FL 34698
727-469-5918
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Ranked #1 of 9 Attractions in Dunedin
Type: State Parks, Islands, Beaches
Activities: Kayaking
Description: One of Florida's few remaining undisturbed barrier islands.
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Tampa, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

This is a beautiful Island right off the Dunedin causeway & Honeymoon Island. You cannot drive there. You can either boat, kayak, canoe, or be ferried over. The ferry runs from Honeymoon Island, which you can drive to off of the Dunedin causeway. We went on a weekday and the crowd was very sparse. Lots of wildlife including many bird... More

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Madisonville, Kentucky, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We took the ferry to Caladesi Island State Park. We had a wonderful time on the beach. We also saw a Gopher Tortoise near the snack bar. The t-shirts and postcards were reasonably priced.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

What a great place to get away to from the hustle and bustle. I love that we can kayak there or take a ferry. It's great to just relax on the beach or walk it, and enjoy the natural surroundings.

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29 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I usually take the ferry from honeymoon island to this beautiful state park. Well worth the money. Go in the morning to find the best shells. You are allowed to stay for four hours. The limits keep this island pristine.

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Dunedin, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This park is a diamond in the rough! Unlike a lot of local "tourist trap" beaches, it is not built up with high rises, hotels and $5 t-shirt (souvenir) shops. My family and I loved our recent visit to Caladesi Island. The ferry captains were very nice, and the staff on Caladesi was very helpful helping us find the beach.... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

If your looking for a nice quite beach and a pretty much untouched by man this is the beach for you! You have to go to Honeymoon Island State park to get to Caladesi Island, it will cost you $4.00 for one person to get into and $8.00 a car load to get into Honeymoon Island State Park you will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We found Caladesi Island State Park to be wonderful. We were looking for quiet, peaceful, beauty, and relaxation. We really only visited the beach. We did not take opportunity to walk the nature trails or rent kayaks to tour through the Mangroves. If you want a quiet, relaxing beach lounging experience- this is a great spot. Little to no waves... More

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Dunedin, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Was one of the first places we visited in FL, and we liked it so much we moved here. You take a short ferry ride over from Honeymoon Island State Park for like $12 round trip. Or your own boat or kayak, it s a short paddle from the causeway. You can also rent a kayak. There is a cafe,... More

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Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Great place to visit. A little pricey when you add in Honeymoon Island entry fee, ferry fee and umbrella/chair rental, but this was our first time there. Would recommend!

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Great beach. Lots of sand dollars, sea shells and conch shells. Nice place to spend a day. Lots of people fish and dig for clams etc.

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