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Caladesi Island State Park

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Address: 1 Causeway Blvd., Dunedin, FL 34698
Phone Number: 727-469-5918
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One of Florida's few remaining undisturbed barrier islands.

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Great Local Beach

You either have to Kayak over from the Causeway to Honeymoon Island or take the pontoon ferry from Honeymoon... There's no other access to this island beach and it's worth the 20... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Dunedin, Florida
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Dunedin, Florida
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You either have to Kayak over from the Causeway to Honeymoon Island or take the pontoon ferry from Honeymoon... There's no other access to this island beach and it's worth the 20 minute paddle to beach your kayak on the sand. If you hit the tide just right, the beach is littered with shells - I found 4 pair of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love going on the ferry boats over to the Island. Everything any of my friends come to town that's always there favorite place to go.And it's mine to for a great to get away from it all 🌴☀️🐬

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to buy a ticket and ride a boat to visit the beach. Only so many spots available, so the beach doesn't get as crowded. Must see when visiting Clearwater.

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Thank Lindsay F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I spent the afternoon on Caladesi Island. I needed a wheelchair for my mother and asked about them when I bought the tickets. When we got off the ferry a wheelchair was waiting for us. Restrooms were clean. Snack bar had a variety and decent prices. Rented an umbrella and chair. Found lots of shells and walked the nature trail.... More 

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Palm Harbor, Florida, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Voted one of the best beaches in the US 2 years ago for a reason. Beautiful beach. I live very close & frequent Calidesi Island often. I was also married on the beach at Caladesi Island State Park.

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Clearwater, Florida
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Has clean restrooms and the snack shack even serves beer and wine! Fun for a day trip either by boat or walking from North Clearwater Beach. The grills are a nice option. Always see a lot of wildlife when I'm here.

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1 Thank Kaycro
Tarpon Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Going to Honeymoon was wonderful but then we found the fairy to Caladesi Island. It was a great little boat ride to a very private beach. Stayed about 4 hours it was more then enough time but could have gone back earlier if we wanted.

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful state park is so pretty and naturally beautiful. I've been there a few times in the early morning and found lots of shells. It's peaceful and clean. I've always arrived by private boat and the state park employees have been nice. There's an outdoor shower that's perfect for a quick rinse off and the boardwalk takes you right... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Caladesi Island is one of the most beautiful places in Clearwater area .It is accessible by passenger ferry , or by private boat,also from a dock on Honeymoon Island. Alternatively, the state park can be walked to via Clearwater Beach from the south. Caladesi Island is not its own island, but shares its island geography with Clearwater Beach.

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

This is a State Park on the Gulf of Mexico. It remains in its natural state without any buildings.. Accessible by boat or a ferry that runs from Honeymoon Island. Well worth the short boat ride. Marina available to dock boats and also has a concession store to purchase drinks, snacks and ice cream.

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