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Caladesi Island State Park

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Address: 1 Causeway Blvd, Dunedin, FL 34698-8561
Phone Number: 727-469-5918
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One of Florida's few remaining undisturbed barrier islands.

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2-hour Honeymoon and Caladesi Island Jet Ski Tour from Clearwater Beach
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Gorgeous place! But use bug spray!!!

Caladesi Island is AMAZING! So incredibly beautiful. The ferry ride over takes about 15 minutes and is a nice little ride. We got tons of nice shells too without going out past... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Versailles, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Caladesi Island is AMAZING! So incredibly beautiful. The ferry ride over takes about 15 minutes and is a nice little ride. We got tons of nice shells too without going out past our ankles! The only negative thing is the stinkin' bug bites! Locals say they're called "no see-ums" because you don't see them until it's too late! And let... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I go to this place every week! I love the beauty! I used to live in Hawaii and I call this my own little Hawaii. Don't miss a chance to see this place. Bring a shell bag! Plenty!

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Gulf Coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have always wanted to go to this beach and it did not disappoint. Nice shelling, secluded and quiet, unspoiled. Just a wonderful state park. Great little gift shop that you pass right after getting off the ferry. There are showers and restrooms on the island and umbrellas and chairs for rent-or you can bring your own. Unfortunately, Hurricane Hermine... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A must for the locals... a really great place to see real florida. Crowds are at a minimum. See it from the sailboat or Kayak perspective... very zen-ish.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best most amazing beach to visit. A must see on your to do list for vacation. From the ferry that takes you over to the endless shoreline for walking. If you love sand bars while swimming your in for a real treat! Must pack a good cooler with food and drinks and what ever else. Consession is very small and... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found out about this through a brochure. What a splendidly lovely day. It's not even a half hour drive north of Clearwater jump on a ferry from a state Park; the island itself is a state park amd it's extremely clean and organized. The ferry ride is just about an easy 15 minute pontoon boat ride. It is extremely... More 

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Dunedin, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful island accessible by boat or ferry, Worth the trip out there one of the most beautiful beaches in Florida

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited a natural beach today . The ferry takes you there on a 20 minute boat ride. You can bring your own beach gear however they rent chairs and umbrellas. Very relaxing ride and a beautiful beach. The ferry runs every half hour until mid September. There is a cost however the website will get you $1.00 discount up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful, wild, and quiet. Great for older families. Just after hurricane Hermine, so playground and trails were closed due to flooding. Lovely place for peace and quiet, birdwatching and Shelling.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful beach and great place to find some nice seashells. It is very quiet and peaceful. If you decide to walk the trails, be prepared for the bugs. The only way to get there is private boat, kayak or one of the boat shuttles. There is a nominal charge and they give you a time to return... More 

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