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Address: 260 Madonna Blvd, St. Petersburg, FL 33712
Phone Number: +1 727-871-2628
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Description: We offer daily excursions to Egmont Key Island. Egmont Key is a...
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.
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Egmont Island Cruise

We had a great time on calypso cat with Vinny and John. We saw some dolphins on our way to the island, collected shells on the beach at Egmont Island, went snorkeling and fed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We had a great time on calypso cat with Vinny and John. We saw some dolphins on our way to the island, collected shells on the beach at Egmont Island, went snorkeling and fed some seagulls. The crew is very knowledgeable about the area and the history of the island. A great value for everything that is included. We also... More 

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Northern NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Very well organized from the details of where to meet to how the trip was run. All staff were extremely friendly and knowledgeable. Trip itself was very fun (and water was not as good as feared!)

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Had a fantastic day aboard the Calypso Cat with Captain Vinny and first mate John. Smooth sailing and saw a few pod of Dolphins although not for as long as we would have liked. However, it's nature! What are you going to do? Loved Egmont island and really enjoyed getting up close and personal with a gopher tortoise. Seriously I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

I highly recommend this trip for all ages! We had a 4 year old, 11 year old and 2 adults (*side note, for smaller children,buy the snorkeling set you can get at Public's or other retailer, because the boat doesn't have fins for the smaller kids), but she was scared to put her face in the water anyhow. The boat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

The capt. Was very informative and fun. He knew a lot about the island and his facts were very interesting not boring. The boat is clean and modern. The crew is helpful and witty. I would recommend this to anyone it's definitely worth the money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Island tour, snorkeling, sea life spotting, and relaxing. Along with a fun captain who makes sure you are doing everything there is to do on an ocean. From feeding seagulls out of the hand to coasting with manatees and dolphins alongside the boat, it was a great experience.

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Osage Beach, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

This was a really fun excursion at a very good price. It was me, my wife, our 15 yr old son and his friend (15 yr old as well). We got to go snorkeling first and saw some really neat fish. Then headed to Egmont Key to explore the Lighthouse, collect some cool shells and just explore the island. The... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We took the 9:00 am cruise to Egmont Key. It was a great cruise! Vinny made the trip very fun. The snorkeling was nice and we enjoyed the hour to have lunch and explore on Egmont Key Island. The beach is absolutely beautiful. We saw dolphins throughout the cruise! They were so close to the boat. I would highly recommend... More 

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Sandusky, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

After seeing all of the good reviews on Trip Advisor we decided we should try the cruise. It is everything we expected and more. Captain Betty is VERY organized and kind. She answered all of my questions and texted us instructions on how to get to the boat the morning of the trip. When we arrived, she was standing in... More 

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Prior Lake, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Vinny and John were awesome. we will do this same trip next year. Super clean and safe boat. 85 and sunny didn't hurt either. We loved the time at the island the best.

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