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“egmont key”(239 reviews)
“calypso cat”(83 reviews)
“saw dolphins”(86 reviews)
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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...more
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224 Pinellas Bayway S, St. Petersburg, FL 33715
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed July 9, 2014

Island Boat Adventures ( Calypso Cat ) located in St. Petersburg, Fl provided us with the most outstanding adventure from start to finish. The first thing I have to say is we were super lucky not to choose one of the fast talking competitors. I'll...More

8  Thank Renee O
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

Island Boat Adventures seekers beware... I've received 2 attorney phone calls so far wanting me to pursue a claim against island boat adventures for my injury. I declined it... For nothing other than the fact that I don't want to deal with the headache. But...More

7  Thank Ashley Marie M
Betty34607, Manager at Island Boat Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2015

To our Future Adventure Seekers, Since her tour with us on Oct. 16, 2015, Ashley Marie M has left several reviews for our company on the internet (under this name and others), she has messaged us on Facebook, and personally tagged myself and one of...More

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All reviews egmont key calypso cat saw dolphins sand dollars captain vinnie dolphin watching star fish great trip recommend this trip fun snorkeling sea shells friendly crew sea life these guys pod of dolphins highlight of our trip great afternoon
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This snorkeling and dolphin watch tour was absolutely amazing. This was my families second time going and again they said it was the best part of our vacation. We cant wait to do it again

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Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

I ended up with this tour by accident, I had called around the day of to try and find tours starting at 12 and had no luck. I am so so so happy I found this company because it was far better than any of...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

This was my 3rd tour with Island Boat Adventures and each trip has been so much fun and such a beautiful day. You are greeted in the parking lot then guided to the boat.( Very warm, welcoming and friendly ) The crew is amazing. Very...More

1  Thank Dana H
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Our family enjoyed the trip and it was a nice change from doing the theme parks. Crew were friendly and knowledgeable and we did some dolphins as well as various fish crabs and a tortoise!

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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Had a awesome time crew went out of their way to find dolphins very informative and friendly had ample time to explore the island and snorkel well worth the money

1  Thank Tina M
Reviewed August 24, 2018

These folks know how to give a your. Couldn't recommend the snorkeling/dolphin tour enough. They crew was fun and patient with all the people on the boat. Spent time trying to find the best spot for snorkeling and seeing dolphins.

1  Thank creativeessencecraft
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Went out today on the Calaypso cat and had an amazing time with our grandchildren great memories thanks to the awesome crew

1  Thank traciejohnson84
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for a fun day on the water, look no further! My girl friends and I booked this trip about a month in advance. Easy to reserve and they sent me a text reminder the night before; which was greatly appreciated! Even though...More

2  Thank Rachel N
Reviewed August 16, 2018

This boat experience is highly recommended. The captains were friendly, informative and friendly. I was able to see dolphins, manatees and turtles. Definitely will be going back! Great for families, work trips, friends etc.

2  Thank Jody W
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Very good service and experience. Very attentive staff. Loved John. The snorkling part of the adventure was just so so. Not much to see but Egg Island, sand dollars and dolphins were better than expected.

2  Thank kimrte
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mpresgraves
March 23, 2018|
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Response from charmed3ways |
The boat captains are very helpful with and for people. I am sure they would be able to get you aboard and make your trip as memorable as with those that snorkle. On one trip they helped a woman who did not swim in the water... More
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Carla M
March 9, 2018|
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Response from Miles C | Reviewed this property |
They have free bottled water and soda. You should bring your own munchies.
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