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Charlie's Charters

3400 Pasadena Ave South, Treasure Island, FL 33707
(727) 417-8837
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Type: Tours, Boat Tours
Traveler Description: Charlie's Charters offers offshore fishing boats for 1-3 people (4 upon request). All trips include licensed and knowledgable captain, fishing... more »
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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English first
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

the 4 of us [2 adults and 2 kids aged 11 and 9] decided we wanted to take a trip to Egmont Key and based on the other reviews we saw of Charlie's Charters, decided to give them a try. I rang first thing to find they had space for us on that day's cruise and 20 minutes later they... More

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Arlington, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

this was a great experience. The captian and mate were very knowledgable about the area.( as i am not from here) The boat was clean and roomy plenty of places to sit to get great view of pretty much everything. The ride out is fun. As we got to the island we were informed of the do's and dont's. we... More

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Sarasota, Florida
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

The water was very salty and the visibility was very poor underwater which made snorkeling no fun at all. Not for beginning swimmers (they drop you into 9 feet of water and don't supply a life vest). This experience doesn't compare to snorkeling in the Caribbean.

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Powell, Tennessee
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

Our family of seven had a marvelous time on Charile's Charters to Egmont Key. We collected shells, explored Fort Dade ruins, snorkeled, and even found Sand Dollars! The crew was fabulous, helpful, and informative. They provided bottled water for the trip and snorkel gear. Laurel picked us up directly from our condo and returned us there afterward. She, too, was... More

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st cloud
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

Me and my fiancee went we booked for the 4 and half hour trip. the capt. and crew were awesome. we took the free shuttle to pick us up at our hotel. the lady was sweet from the time i called and booked our trip from the time she dropped us off. upon arriving to pick us up she was... More

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STL
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

If I were to go back to Treasure Island I would definitely go to Charlie's Charters. They were great and knowledgeable about just about any question we asked. This is a part of my trip to Treasure Island that I will always remember. They made it fun and made easy to open up and have a great time, it felt... More

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Valdosta ga
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5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2011

This was a no brainer for us. We wanted our 10 yr old son to try snorkeling and we all love to explore ruins and islands so for $35 per adult and $15 per child we booked this little excursion. We chose the Egmont Key trip which is a 1 hr boat ride to the key island, 45 minutes to... More

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Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2011

We decided to go on the snorkling/shell/ dophin trip for 4 hours, BEST $ spent on our entire trip to Florida! Capt. Dennis and First mate Chris were very knowledgeable about the area and very entertaining. Saw a bunch of dolphins and snorkled for the first time. Will definately do this again! Best value attraction in all of Florida!

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Marion, Illinois
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2011

The captain and the tour guide were very helpful. The location where we met the boat was easy to find. Egmont Key is fascinating and the boat ride is a lot of fun. I recommend that you visit Egmont Key and that when you do you travel with Charlie's Charters!

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Odin, IL
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2011

We took the "all day tour", which was actually 2 separate trips. The first day we went to Shell Island, during the ride to the island we were able to get very close to SEVERAL dolphins. Many had their calves with them and they came very close to the boat! Shell Island is just what they say it is. We... More

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