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Address: 510 Dodecanese Blvd, Tarpon Springs, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-3128
Phone Number: 727/943-9498
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This attraction features Greek sponge divers, Greek food and fun.

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Boat ride was a good deal

We enjoyed the boat ride out to the island. It was a few hours and they tell you some history and point out some landmarks as you ride out. We also saw a lot of dolphins... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the boat ride out to the island. It was a few hours and they tell you some history and point out some landmarks as you ride out. We also saw a lot of dolphins swimming along with our boat and they stopped and let us take lots of pictures. The handed out bags for anyone wanting to collect... More 

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Thank NLE0
Greenfield, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took 1:30 tour after visiting gift shop /museum.And eating at Hyannis.Ferry service did all it said it would.Could have used some more time on Anclote Key .trip have good view of barrier islands.

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Thank Motleycrue12345
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great find. We really enjoyed walking the streets and taking in the local culture. Very Greek oriented community with some hard working folks keeping the sponge business alive. Plenty of local shops and a view of the fishing community from the docks that surround this little town. It does appear that most of the town shuts down before... More 

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1 Thank Rebecca B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The main attraction is an old movie shown on a VCR but I have to admit that it is interesting. Not only does it teach us about the different types of sponges but it also shows us how people live from it and when this all started for Tarpon Springs. A piece of history.

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Thank Johanne Pearl C
Carmel, Indiana
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the epitome of good tourist stuff. Yes! Stop in and buy stuff. Prices are good. Atmosphere is fine enough.

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Thank Carolyn W
Citrus Hills, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried to speak with the manager director about it but she got offended when I asked if she was the manager and then said sarcastically: "NOW CAN I help you??!"

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Thank catzbytes
Danville, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't really care for the shelling excursion. Not enough time on the barrier island to shell and explore (30 Min).

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Thank Twilson254
Waukesha
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sponge lady is so helpful and informative. The sponges are a bit pricy but are incredible. 2nd time I've been there for sponges I look at the other places and they just aren't the same quality.

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Thank Hildy N
St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little history museum and video on site. Not to mention the authentic souvenirs. Very friendly staff ready to help you find what you are looking for.

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Roseville, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I called to reserve our tickets 24 hours in advance. I was told the cruise would be at 12:30. When we got there, we were told it was not until 3:00 because the boat was getting new engines (they didn't know this the day before?) So we decided to hang out around town, have lunch. About 3:10 it was announced... More 

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