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Peanut Island Park

Riviera Beach, FL 33404
+1 561-845-4445
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Awesome Day

We visited with small children. The beach is rocky, so bring your water shoes, but the water is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Columbia City, IN
love this little gem

Great island in the middle of it all. So peaceful and serene. Feels like a tropical island in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Janet M
New Jersey
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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 and provides numerous recreational opportunities for visitors. Fishing and snorkeling are popular activities in the beautiful clear waters that surround the island. Guarded and unguarded swimming beaches provide the perfect access for bathers of all ages to enjoy the sun and fun. For visitors looking for an overnight experience, a twenty-site Campground is available for tent campers by reservation only and reservations can be made by contacting the park office.. Local Attraction: Palm Beach Maritime Museum and John F. Kennedy Bunker. (Not operated by Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation) Water Taxi Services (independently owned and operated): Captain Joe's Peanut Island Ferry aboard the Seafare Palm Beach Water Taxi
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“water taxi” (95 reviews)
Riviera Beach, FL 33404
+1 561-845-4445
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited with small children. The beach is rocky, so bring your water shoes, but the water is knee deep for a 50 ft or more from the beach. Warm water and perfect for non-swimmers. Also got in the deeper area to snorkel. Water was...More

Thank Hathaway0715
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great island in the middle of it all. So peaceful and serene. Feels like a tropical island in the middle of nowhere. Great picnic area, great place to walk, swim and or snorkel.

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must visit. Wish this place was a secret 😊😊😆 snorkeling here is fun when high tide is in. Beautiful place

Thank paulfortlauderdale
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went completely unprepared! We when we arrived on the boat we saw people with barbecues, food , drinks etc... and we only had our beach bags. So we asked if there was food on the island and they said yes water and chips. OMG...More

Thank Alexia C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful place to snorkel or just hang our in the water. Make sure that you pay attention to the tides, you want to go at high tide. The incoming tide brings in beautiful clear blue water with great visibility. When the tide goes out,...More

Thank hkmm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful surprise - PEANUT ISLAND! First of all - we were there when it was sunny, then started to rain (even thundered) about an hour later and we still could stay in the water and snorkel and no one cared it was raining....More

3  Thank LMcNala
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the short water taxi .ride over to Peanut Island. We took the tour of the Coast Guard Station and Kennedy Bunker. It was interesting, but not the highlight of our vacation. Nice to walk around the island - about a mile - lots...More

Thank Leslie C
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

Riviera Beach marina is much improved and the water taxi is no longer run by Capn. Joe . There is a new company running the taxi service - really nice guys, full of great advice and very cheerful. They drop and collect every 15 minutes...More

Thank spires
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

We went completely unprepared! My husband read that you should plan to go 30 min before high tide and leave 30 min after. Somebody was telling a lie to keep people like us away from their beautiful swimming! Lol. We came with snorkel gear and...More

1  Thank fiddlestix36
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

1st time visit and loved it. From jet skis to snorkeling to mansions to boats playing music to being able to get pizza delivered to your boat to the beautiful sunsets to being able to just lay on the beach and relax to seeing JFKs...More

Thank edfernandez2016
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Karen O
June 16, 2017|
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Stephanie R
May 26, 2017|
Response from edfernandez2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but you have to reserve a spot and I'm sorry I don't know a number to call. Best wishes.
Elizabeth c
May 20, 2017|
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Response from Patrick S | Reviewed this property |
There is electricity on the island, but you would have to ask the nice lady in the boat shed if you could use some.