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Clearwater Ferry

Open Now: 6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Easy & reasonable

Parking in downtown Clearwater is much easier than fighting bridge traffic to the beach. It is a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
5643tT
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Polk City, United States
Great way to get to Clearwater Beach!

Do you want to go to Clearwater Beach but can never find a place to park? If so, this is the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Vickie T
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Laconia, New Hampshire
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Welcome aboard the Clearwater Ferry, the easiest, fastest, cheapest and most reliable way to come enjoy Clearwater Beach. Park for free behind the Harborview Center on Cleveland St in Downtown Clearwater and enjoy a nice ten-minute ride to our beach...more
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All reviews nice ride rec center easy ride causeway bridge avoid parking finding a parking space enjoyable trip dolphin watching tour parking issues parking spot stuck in traffic beach area pontoon boat bait house saw dolphins day pass a lot of fun
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Parking in downtown Clearwater is much easier than fighting bridge traffic to the beach. It is a very short and comfy ride.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Do you want to go to Clearwater Beach but can never find a place to park? If so, this is the answer. Free parking, $8 round trip and comes and goes every 1/2 hour. Why sit in traffic and drive around in circles when you...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Vickie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bridge into and out of Clearwater can be a pain. The Clearwater ferry got us to Dunedin in a timely fashion for a good price. It pulls up in the marina at the end of Main Street without bridge time or parking. Good people....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fun and expeditious way to get around Clearwater and Clearwater Beach. Captain Morris (I hope I have his name correct) and Shane were entertaining and informative. We took the ferry to Clearwater Aquarium and in a matter of minutes we spotted a few dolphins...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ChickenMama1968
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My host at the Snowflake Inn recommended that I take the Clearwater Ferry to Dunedin. As the weather was chilly for full beach immersion, my daughter and I decided to try this option. First off- all reservations need to be booked online: clearwaterferry.com. You can...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Minamo67
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

Well worth the cost.$4 each way($3) for seniors. Saves a lot of time to Clearwater beach, marina and pier 60. About a 20 minute ride on a pontoon boat. Captain and mate were very friendly and talkative. Saw dolphin as we passed under causeway bridge....More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank c0bruce
Reviewed February 20, 2019

We traveled on the ferry from Clearwater to Clearwater beach, and it was so quick, and who doesn't want to travel on the water rather than in a car. It also travels to Dunedin on weekends, but we learned this to late. Next time we...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kim H
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Very impressed with the staff members on our trip. They assisted my handicapped father and engaged in conversation and were knowledgeable about the surrounding area and very helpful with suggested areas to visit on our trip to Clearwater Beach. They pointed out the dolphins and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tonja K
Reviewed February 10, 2019

First time on ferry. Took it from the beach to the best western in Dunedin. Very relaxing after walking beach area for hours. Highly recommend. Can’t beat the price. $5.00/person. Crew was very pleasant too.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Craig H
Reviewed January 20, 2019

Its $4 each way per person so if you are going to stay there for awhile, buy a day pass for the Trolley. But, you should definitely ride this thing once across the bay. It was a beautiful day out and the views are great!

Date of experience: January 2019
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March 11, 2019|
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Response from Suzan H | Reviewed this property |
You can go to the Uber app and get an estimate from point a to point b. Avoid going to the area after 11 am. Otherwise you will sit in bridge traffic for at least half an hour.
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February 10, 2019|
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About one half mile
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