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Island Boat Adventures

6800 Sushine Skyway Lane, St. Petersburg, FL 33712
727-871-2628
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: We offer daily excursions to Egmont Key Island. Egmont Key is a magnificent island just a few miles off shore at the mouth of Tampa Bay, in the lovely... more » Owner description: We offer daily excursions to Egmont Key Island. Egmont Key is a magnificent island just a few miles off shore at the mouth of Tampa Bay, in the lovely Gulf of Mexico. Accessible only by boat. Egmont Key is the GEM of the Bay Area and a Florida State Park. It is not to be missed on your vacation. Egmont Key's history dates back to the 1800's during the Spanish / American War era. Call and book your trip today for a truly memorable vacation experience and a fantastic day of Adventure and Excitement you will not soon forget. Just a few of the sights you may experience on your journey are pods of wild Bottlenosed Dolphins playing in their natural habitat, or a huge manatee gracefully swimming along side of the boat, stingrays, rolling Tarpon, numerous native birds, Gopher Tortoises, the Egmont Key Lighthouse, the soldier cemetary, and the ruins of old Fort Dade. It is our goal to provide a fun, affordable, memorable vacation experience in a safe environment that the whole family can enjoy. Call today for reservations. « less
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
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English first
southeast
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

My family and I went on the island boat adventure trip today. We had a great day, saw a mother and baby dolphin swimming, snorkelled by the rocks, explored the island and looked for pretty shells. Hans and John were lovely, very informative and gave loads of information about the dolphins, island and more. Well worth the money and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The people were lots of fun. Captain was great. And the weather was perfect. Snorkeling was challenging for me but still a great trip. Worth the 50$ for sure.

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Leidschendam-Voorburg, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Good crew, interesting island visit, less good snorkeling at the dive site. Take your mask to shore and use it to see shells and marine life in the shallows.

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Denver, Colorado
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Betty and the rest of the staff were very friendly. Its a great experience for the money, if your reason is to see birds, drilling boats or have some family time with youngsters is the trip for you, but if you are looking for a good snorkeling experience I won't recommend it. Will recommend the company to shorten the snorkeling... More

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Streator, Illinois
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19 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Although as many have said, the snorkeling visibility was not great, my boys still enjoyed the experience and would like to try it somewhere else in the future. We then went to the island and walked through the forts, took pictures of the lighthouse, saw turtles, and snorkeled next to the boat there. We saw dolphins on the way to... More

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Lakeland, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The staff was very nice and sent a text message the day before as a reminder. The captain and first mate were very nice and knew the area well. The weather didn't permit snorkeling but we were able to swim and get up close and personal with moon jellies. (They don't sting). We found starfish and sand dollars too. Had... More

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Clermont, Florida
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My family and I love to snorkel so when I found this snorkeling tour 2 hours from home I figured why not. Let me start by saying the staff is great, very nice and the boat is super clean. The Cap't is very knowledgeable of the surrounding area. Now the bad, the snorkeling spot was not so good, there was... More

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Mosul, Iraq
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

This morning we went out and it was perfect weather. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful! All the gear is supplied for no charge!!! This trip was well worth it. The only thing is one passenger decided to walk around and not return so we had to bake in the sun until he returned 45 minutes late.... Needless to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

2nd year that we took the cruise...had so much fun last year, we all bought shirts and wore them all on our trip this year...it was just as much fun this year as last ...we are planing on returning again next year

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Brevard, North Carolina, United States
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3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

These people really cater to you. The ride in the boat was wonderful I was in the shade the whole time. The Captain gave us a lot of interesting information on our boat ride to our snorkeling destination. I have been battling a year long illness and was concerned that this maybe too much for me but it wasn't. You... More

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