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Address: 224 Pinellas Bayway S, St. Petersburg, FL 33715
Phone Number: +1 727-871-2628
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We offer daily excursions to Egmont Key Island. Egmont Key is a magnificent...

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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Great trip. You get to snorkel over some old military ruins then go to the other side of the island to walk around or snorkel some more. The staff was awesome. I highly recommend... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great trip. You get to snorkel over some old military ruins then go to the other side of the island to walk around or snorkel some more. The staff was awesome. I highly recommend if you're in the St. Pete area.

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Thank ahle926
St. Petersburg, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Five good friends went out on the Calypso Cat for a half day of boating and snorkeling. The boat was very nice. The captain and were Awesome. Very friendly and knowledgeable. They had two large coolers with ice for us to use. A bathroom and shower were available on the boat. A lot of fun for a very fair price.... More 

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Columbia SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

From making the reservation, to actually boarding the boat and finishing the day, things could not have gone any better. John and Eric are a great crew, very informative, helpful and down to earth nice guys. The scenery is amazing, got to snorkel twice, visit a state park out in the ocean and found some cool shells. They even let... More 

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Hinckley, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked for me and my partner after reading the fantastic reviews online! Booked 9-1 slot to avoid some of the afternoon sunshine! Fantastic from the off, greeted in the car park, directed to the calypso cat where we were met by the captin (vinnie). The boat was immaculate. Quick safety talk and we were off listening to country music. Sights... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome crew! Very knowledgeable of the areas visited and the history. The snorkeling was awesome. We had our 10 year old daughter with us who was able to participate in all activities. It is very family friendly and well organized. The tour kept moving at a nice pace. Highly recommended!!!

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Thank Danielle W
Brownsburg, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I had so much fun snorkeling! We stopped numerous times to see dolphins swimming (up close!), and we were also able to see a couple manatees. The two guy's running the tour that day were awesome. Very friendly and knowledgeable. Will definitely do this again the next time I'm in St. Pete :)

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Island Boat Adventures is the perfect activity for families of all ages! We had the best day snorkeling and exploring Egmont Key! The Island has a rich history and we saw manatee while snorkeling. To top off the day we saw several dolphin on the boat ride back to St. Petersburg. The tour guides were very friendly and let us... More 

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Bradenton Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family recently visited me and our aim was to do some snorkeling in the gulf. Island boat seemed to have it all according to the pictures on their website. Most of our adventure was a very enjoyable trip and the captains could not have been better. The boat ride was great and the scenery was marvelous. As for the... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the beginning to the end it was great - we moved to St. Pete a year again and a resident of Tierra Verde recommend this to us we have taken other boat trips when family and friends have come down but by far this was the best the two men on board where very friendly knowledgeable of the area... More 

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Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

im from pittsburgh and just read their reviews and decided to give them a shot....and it was amazing and then some....these two guys truely made it an experience we wouldnt forget and recommend them to everyone thats wants to have a fun snorkeling adventure.

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