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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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$175*
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2-hour Honeymoon and Caladesi Island Jet Ski Tour from Clearwater Beach

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Very away from the typical large beach scene.

You must take a ferry. The catch.... you can only stay for 4 hours. Due to the volume of visitors they write a time to return on your arrival ticket. Bring your own chairs as it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Teresa F
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Kettering, Ohio
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Kettering, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

You must take a ferry. The catch.... you can only stay for 4 hours. Due to the volume of visitors they write a time to return on your arrival ticket. Bring your own chairs as it is 25$ to rent an umbrella and 2 chairs for such a short amount of time. Very calming and relaxing. Fell asleep while reading... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Breath taking view. Extremely clean beach & just beautiful water. Great place to spend a day with your family. A must see state park.

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Yes, we read all the reviews about costs- there is a state park fee for Honeymoon Island then ferry to Caladesi but so worth it. We should support our State Parks! We packed a picnic in a cool bag - good idea although there is a cafe on the island- you won't want to leave the beach. We also ditched... More 

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Thank Marcrissi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We absolutely love this place!! We have been 2 times now (July 2015 & Aug 2016). The kids beg to go here. It really is a great place for the kids. It's quiet & secluded, the water is shallow & the waves are not big at all. You have to pay $8 to get into the state park area (unless... More 

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Dunedin, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is unbelievable. Everything so natural, breathtaking. Great shelling and finding peace for your soul.

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Dunedin, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Glorious sunsets.......... beaches are nice. Food is good for snacking. Kids park is nicely kept and safe for the munchkins!

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Thank sues222408
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely love Caladesi Island. The beach is clean, and not crowded. Lots of beautiful birds, and even come cool sea creatures like this starfish!n You can get there by personal boat, or you can take the ferry from Honeymoon Island. Plan an all day trip!

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Thank Melissa C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a little pricey but well worth it. You pay $8 bucks to get into Honeymoon Island state park then we payed $26 bucks for 2 adults to take the ferry which runs every half hour. We packed 2 beach chairs, a small cooler with snacks and an adult beverage! DEFINITELY bring bug spray for while you are waiting on... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had high expectations for our day trip to Caladesi Island State Park. Unfortunately, it didn't live up to those expectations. Let me explain. The Good It's a beautiful island and the ferry ride over and back is fun! The beach is wide and nice and the water is super calm and shallow for a long way out (great for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this beach and little island trip. the boat ride is fun, we see dolphin at times, but beach allows us to find huge shells, and not over crowded.

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