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Address: 6500 Peanut Island Road, Riviera Beach, FL 33404
Phone Number: +1 561-845-4445
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Activities: Group tours/day tour
Description: This unique eighty acre tropical park is situated in the Intracoastal...
This unique eighty acre tropical park is situated in the Intracoastal Waterway near the Lake Worth Inlet in close proximity to Phil Foster Park, the City of Riviera Beach, and the Port of Palm Beach. The park is a favorite destination for boaters and provides numerous recreational opportunities for visitors. Fishing and snorkeling are popular activities in the beautiful clear waters that surround the island. Guarded and unguarded swimming beaches provide the perfect access for bathers of all ages to enjoy the sun and fun. For visitors looking for an overnight experience, a twenty-site Campground is available for tent campers by reservation only and reservations can be made by contacting the park office.. Local Attraction: Palm Beach Maritime Museum and John F. Kennedy Bunker. (Not operated by Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation) Water Taxi Services (independently owned and operated): Captain Joe's Peanut Island Ferry aboard the Seafare Palm Beach Water Taxi
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JFK bunker interesting

The history and perspective was well covered. Quick trip to take as a side activity to fill a morning or afternoon LIke it and enjoyed the ride to the island via ferry boat

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Greenville, South Carolina
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The history and perspective was well covered. Quick trip to take as a side activity to fill a morning or afternoon LIke it and enjoyed the ride to the island via ferry boat

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We took Capt Joe's taxi service over to the island ($10 roundtrip). We went at low tide and saw a lot of fish, very colorful!!! They say it is better at high tide. Make sure to bring your snorkel gear, plenty of water, and whatever you want to eat. Nice island, plenty of shade. Will definitely do again, this time... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Peanut Island, located at Palm Beach Inlet...water gets crystal clear as high tide comes in. A lot of family fun. A must see Awesome Video: https://vimeo.com/132123667

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We arrived at the kayak rental booth in the parking lot of a run-down marina, amidst a great deal of construction and I had some serious reservations. BUT... once we rented our gear and headed to the dock I was so excited to see schools of fish swimming in the marina, crystal clear water, beautiful sunshine and weather. We paddled... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

It seems like a fun place if you have a boat and want to hook-up with other boats around the island. Definitely a lot of drinking on the boats although alcohol is not permitted on the island. I'm sure Peanut Island is a beautiful island but the number of boats, people, and loud music takes away from the natural beauty.... More 

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Leesburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We spent the day at Peanut Island and really enjoyed it. The marina with the ferry was a little hard to find and we had to wait about 25 minutes for the ferry. We brought all our own food and water per the other reviews I read. The snorkeling was pretty good and we saw lots of fish. Good day!

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Hobe Sound, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We took our friends from TN here and stayed all day! Captain Joe took us by water taxi, which was hassle-free and a short, fun boat ride over! The water was teal blue and we saw SO many kinds of fish and even a sting ray and manatee. I recommend water shoes because even though I was being very careful... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Took a snorkeling trip through Keylypso Tours - Loved Peanut Island. Great marine life and clear waters - would definitely go again and tour JFK bunker next time too.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This was so much fun and actually very interesting! Really cool pictures of Kennedy. We took some good pictures and they are really nice.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We enjoyed our 1 day visit. Captain Jo , charge $10 round trip plus tips. Make sure you come here from 9am till 5pm ,bring your lunch food & soda/organic /Bottles of water drinks ,picnics bags and swim suits. It was enjoyable for a day trip. Museum fee is 25 per person I think. Please Bring lots of food so... More 

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Address: Address: 6500 Peanut Island Road, Riviera Beach, FL 33404
Phone Number: +1 561-845-4445
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Riviera Beach

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