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Intercoastal island, with clear water, clean sand and small lagoon

A little gem. Accessible by short ride in boat or water taxis. No condos/homes. Small, clean... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GardenGirl_1526
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Orlando, Florida
Fun Day kayaking around

My family of 5 kayaked over to peanut island. We went to the reef to snorkel. It was a great day... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lispony
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Parkton, Maryland
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This unique eighty acre tropical park is situated in the Intracoastal Waterway near the Lake Worth Inlet in close proximity to Phil Foster Park, the City of Riviera Beach, and the Port of Palm Beach. The park is a favorite destination for boaters...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A little gem. Accessible by short ride in boat or water taxis. No condos/homes. Small, clean beach, with small lagoon for great snorkeling. Bring gear and let loads of fish surround you.

Thank GardenGirl_1526
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family of 5 kayaked over to peanut island. We went to the reef to snorkel. It was a great day. We did not visit the JFK bunker. The best part was there was a huge sandbar in the middle of the water next to...More

Thank Lispony
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Ferry price is the only complaint. $12.00 for 1/4 mile boat ride is a little high. Once you arrive there showers, restrooms and picnic tables. A great snorkeling spot for kids.

Thank metrotxex
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

An amazing captain with pristine equipment, guided tutorials, and a beautiful boat. Very knowledgeable and realizes the importance of safety. A must-have experience for all ages!

Thank izzymamet
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

The ferry is kinda high for the venue according to other ferry sites. It’s a very short ride. Peanut island was a nice place to visit and snorkel. Bring your own gear Bring your own food.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

We have taken our family here 2x now. Once, last year in July and we took the ferry. The ferry was a simple process and they left every 20 mins. The island was amazing and we all snorkelled. Saw lots of colorful fish and the...More

4  Thank lovey22016
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Our family of 6 - consisting of an 8 yr old, 11 yr old and 13 yr old, 2 adults and a 72 yr old grandmother, spent 5 hours at Peanut Island swimming in the lagoons. The beaches were wonderful. We saw manatees and lots...More

Thank marisacolls
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Snorkeling: Human-made rock barriers and lagoon provide protected, calm waters for snorkeling. Colorful reef fish and crabs, plus the occasional rays, octopuses, turtles, upside-down jellyfish, and manatees, make it worth your while. For your picnic, Peanut Island has grassy areas with pavillions, tables, and grills...More

Thank 73tonia
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Wow what a great place to visit!!! Took the ferry to the island and it cost $12 a person. This was our first trip here. The sand is so soft and the water was great. High tide the water is so clear and there were...More

Thank Nurseerika1
Reviewed August 6, 2018

excellent snorkeling, can bring food. can rent snorkel off ferry, ferry ride takes debit cards, you can sneak on your own alcohol(dont drink on ferry) walk around to other side of island for partyboats. but island closes early, so get there early

1  Thank islandsunluver
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tom K
July 13, 2018|
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Response from ecajina | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we saw lots of dogs playing by the beach and sandbanks. The ferry taxi allows animals.
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Linda H
July 12, 2018|
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Response from tom K | Reviewed this property |
I have asked the Park staff your question. I will forward their reply.
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MissNik40
June 19, 2018|
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Response from soccercoach18 | Reviewed this property |
On the east side of the island is best place, that is where the beach is. There is a per person fee to ride the ferry, that is the only cost.
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