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All reviews ferry ride caladesi island beautiful beach an umbrella every hour clearwater beach private boat ferry leaves day trip per adult snack bar state park rent a kayak rent chairs and umbrellas sand dollars concession stand ranger station
Caladesi Island State Park is great. You can get there by boat or walk from Clearwater Beach. There is a hiking trail, a concession stand (which has GREAT burgers etc.), a gift shop, and beautiful walks on the beach. If you haven't gone there GO.
We took the Caladesi Island ferry during the holidays, and the old skinny angry men was a so angry and yelling at people that I thought he was going to hit us in front of the children, something is wrong, people who take those trips...More
Don’t let any negative reviews turn you off; this place is beautiful!
We took our two kids here (10 & 8) by catching the ferry from Honeymoon Island.
Ferry ride over was relaxing and we even saw a pod of dolphins. Ferry driver was kind...More
It’s rocky, so wear shoes, shelling was ok. If you want great shelling head to Captiva! This was not worth the $8 entrance fee. We drove here, stayed about and hour and headed out. I agree with some other reviews that Clearwater beaches are better.
This beach is a bit of a tussle to reach to but it is totally worth it to pay the 14+2 bucks for the ferry and the entry. The beach is pristine and stretches long. The crowd is limited and you get lots of time...More
this was a beautiful secluded beach at the tip of the island. It is a little hard to get to but the ferry ride is worth it to get there. beautiful uncrowded beach and a must for sheel collectors as there were a bunch of...More
Kayaking from the Dunedin Causeway to Caladesi Island is a relatively short paddle that can yield a wide diversity of experiences.
Caution must be used when crossing the channel of Hurricane Pass via kayak/paddle board when the tide is rapidly rising or falling and also...More
Not knowing what to expect, it was nice to walk the shore and pick up a few sea shells. It was nice to just sit on the beach chairs we brought along and chat, take a nap or whatever. I'll definitely go again.
You can pretty much take anything you want if you can wield it and get it on the boat. You are not allowed Alcoholic drinks, but all else is OK. You can even borrow beach wheelchairs if needed once you get to Caladesi. A... More
You can pretty much take anything you want if you can wield it and get it on the boat. You are not allowed Alcoholic drinks, but all else is OK. You can even borrow beach wheelchairs if needed once you get to Caladesi. A little grill with soft drinks on the island...