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Peanut Island Park

Riviera Beach, FL 33404
+1 561-845-4445
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Nice beach day

My main interest was to venture the island and then spend the rest of the day on the beach. They... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
angeljav748
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Miami, Florida
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Snorkeling

Peanut island is absolutely amazing. I have been quite a few times because I have family in West... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jordan C
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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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Riviera Beach, FL 33404
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My main interest was to venture the island and then spend the rest of the day on the beach. They need to reopen the Kennedy bunker. However, the rest of the island was nice. Love it that it’s pet friendly and you can camp out...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Peanut island is absolutely amazing. I have been quite a few times because I have family in West palm. It has always been perfect. You can snorkel, swim, pack a lunch, camp out and walk around the island. There’s the peanut island water taxi for...More

2  Thank Jordan C
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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Biked to this beautiful spot at the end of Singer Island. Very clean with friendly staff. Boardwalk across park, or ride the free shuttle.

Thank Dawn C
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

It's a manmade reef, but the water is really clear, there are lots of fish, and, as it was windy when we visited, the rocks kept the water mellow. If it had been mellow in general, I would've wanted to also paddle around the island....More

2  Thank wellwhateverfor
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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

We rented kayaks on a gorgeous day and paddles over to peanut island. It was great to walk around, visit JFK’s bomb shelter and look at the beautiful scenery. Great place to go for a long walk and have a picnic. An outing we will...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2018

I have been here twice and both times it was fantastic. You pay $12 to ride the ferry to the island or use your own boat. It has great beaches for sunning and playing with kids. It has shade trees, cabanas and showers for your...More

4  Thank soccercoach18
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

We took the ferry boat here when we were visiting the area on spring break. Bring your swimsuit, cover up, flip flops, sunscreen, small cooler bag with drinks, snacks, lunch. Restroom facilities on the island. We mostly just sat on beach and people watched, but...More

Thank BeachyKeen68
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

My son in law here about Peanut Island Park from a co worker in NYC. Upon his arrival with his family he said we got to go there and right he was. The experience each of the two under 10 year olds , the parents...More

1  Thank tom K
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Unique experience... Though crowds take the water taxi over for the day, we decided to camp overnight here. When you arrive as a camper, you check in at the office, close to where the ferry drops you off. Pricing depends on different factors, but total...More

Thank aprnef
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

My children (grown) and grandchildren love this park. Next time, we will bring the dog! A lovely way to spend an afternoon. Bring your own beach equipment, towels, and food. Plenty of places to picnic. No refreshments available at the park. Bathrooms are available.

Thank March46
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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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jrmc357
March 5, 2018|
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Response from FLnurseER | Reviewed this property |
If you're talking about the ferry over to the island, it's worth is if you want to see the island and enjoy the beach. There is a campground also. I guess you could just walk around and enjoy the beach and the view, but... More
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Karen J
February 28, 2018|
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Response from brettrosynek | Reviewed this property |
I believe they have some at the ferry/pontoon ticket counter but you might want to verify
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