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Island Boat Adventures

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St. Petersburg, FL, USA
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About Island Boat Adventures
We offer daily excursions to Egmont Key Island. Egmont Key is a magnificent island just a few miles off shore at the mouth of Tampa Bay, in the lovely Gulf of Mexico. Accessible only by boat. Egmont Key is the GEM of the Bay Area and a Florida State Park. It is not to be missed on your vacation. Egmont Key's history dates back to the 1800's during the Spanish / American War era. Call and book your trip today for a truly memorable vacation experience and a fantastic day of Adventure and Excitement you will not soon forget. Just a few of the sights you may experience on your journey are pods of wild Bottlenosed Dolphins playing in their natural habitat, or a huge manatee gracefully swimming along side of the boat, stingrays, rolling Tarpon, numerous native birds, Gopher Tortoises, the Egmont Key Lighthouse, the soldier cemetary, and the ruins of old Fort Dade. It is our goal to provide a fun, affordable, memorable vacation experience in a safe environment that the whole family can enjoy. Call today for reservations.
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Jennifer C wrote a review Oct 14
76 contributions24 helpful votes
Very nice crew. Easy to find. Left on time. Beautiful ride to the island. Fun to explore. Just the right amount of time on the island. We saw 1 dolphin on the ride back.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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ET76 wrote a review Sep 2021
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I was disappointed with this trip! The boat ride is $30 to Egmont Key. If you want to do any snorkeling it's additional $15.00 for one hour out of four hour trip! The mask is an additional $5.00 to use it. The beach side of the island was beautiful! But the snorkeling in this area was disappointing! Nothing to see in the water! It's about 15 minutes ride to the Island and you start returning at 2:25 pm back to the dock. It was not what I expected based on other snorkeling trips!
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Date of experience: September 2021
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April P wrote a review Sep 2021
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Highly recommend! John and Mike were amazing captains that really care about you getting the full experience while making sure that you are informed for your safety!
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Date of experience: September 2021
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aisha1601 wrote a review Aug 2021
Atlanta, Georgia19 contributions16 helpful votes
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First of all, the crew was fantastic and safety oriented. Although we booked this excursion weeks in advance, Hurricane Ida decided to make her presence known on the same weekend 😭. Due to the available weather data at the time, we moved forward with the trip. The vendor contacted us ahead of time to offer a reschedule which was cool. During the trip, they made adjustments to our itinerary based on the status of the waves/the weather. We were still able to enjoy our full 4 hrs with snorkeling and beachcombing. Seagulls were fed and people danced. The whole thing felt a tad subdued (re: the weather) but fun! The boat was not crowded so all the families were spaced out for social distancing. I would certainly rebook again with this company in the future!
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Date of experience: August 2021
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Marcia k wrote a review Aug 2021
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this was absolutely the highlight of our little florida vacation. we went in mid August had a possibility of storms and God was on our side and it turned out to be a beautiful perfect day for a snorkeling cruise! captain Dave and John were so sweet and accommodating to our family of 6 with children ages 7, 11 and 3 they all got to try driving the boat , go snorkeling danced and had the time of there life.. my 11 yr old said it was the best trip he had in years 😄. we saw dolphins mantanees some fish got to go on a little hike in egmont key private island climbed a fort fed seaguls cheetos thanks to John the Co captain 😂 I can't recommend a more fun exciting trip to do as a family.. we definitely will be doing this again.. thank you captain Dave and John we will never forget our time on your calypso cat 😸
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Date of experience: August 2021
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