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Still the best place for shark teeth

Parking can be a challenge if you come late in the day while it’s busy. There’s a long walkway... read more

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Venice, Florida
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Took some friends to see Casperson beach. It is so natural and beautuful! If you like to look for... read more

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Maryann L
Venice, Florida
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Parking can be a challenge if you come late in the day while it’s busy. There’s a long walkway parallel to the beach that you reach from the parking lot and runs along the road so you can walk along and choose where you want...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took some friends to see Casperson beach. It is so natural and beautuful! If you like to look for sharks teeth this is the beach for you!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Maryann L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to go shelling and to look for shark's teeth - found lots of smallish shells but just a couple shark's teeth. The beach sand is a little crunchy but the water there is nice for swimming.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful beach, fabulous wildlife to see, dolphin, pelicans tortoise and sand pipers. Hunting for sharks teeth is great, especially when you find some beauties. You can spend the whole day there, but bring food and drink. There are good toilets 🚻

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HeatherS261259
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived early hoping to find sharks teeth. Actually found a great deal of people doing the same, and most of them had equipment to assist. There was a row of large rocks running down the beach between the waves and sand. Found a few teeth...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice gulf beach. The water was clear and wasn't really that busy. We had a great time looking for shells and shark teeth both if which we easily found in quantity. Will definitely revisit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank richmonroe50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for shark tooth hunting. It’s a little walk from parking area to get to beach. A more rugged beach, this is the place for sun bathing and shark tooth finding. We bought a “shark tooth finder” from a local person. Walmart has...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank yvonneb189
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Caspersen Beach is a great spot for sharks’ teeth fossils. You can usually find one within the first 10-15 mins of searching the sand and even more quickly if sifting the sand in the ankle to mid thigh depth water. Arrive early for the best...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank JenniferD63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have a place to find shark teeth right near my home, so I could not miss going here. It was an incredibly windy day, but there were many people hunting for teeth. Even without the right equipment, we found teeth and ray plates. I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank ken j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful beach with close, free parking and restrooms. And sharks teeth! And a snowy egret! Can’t wait to go back.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Rebecca B
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September 26, 2018|
Response from andiz79 | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest checking the mote website.
Kim W
August 1, 2018|
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Response from Susan V | Reviewed this property |
Across the street is a restroom, if you can make it without burning your feet.
July 9, 2018|
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Response from Dirk S | Reviewed this property |
There is no more red tide
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Caspersen Beach (1 Reply)
I read about this. What is it like to walk on this beach? Where is a good place to stay in a condo?
May 13, 2010|
Response fromSRQgirl|
Casperson Beach is the place to go to find sharks teeth...very popular. How long do you plan on visiting and do you have a budget? How many bedrooms and which month? ~SRQgirl
Dallas, Texas
A day at the beach (2 Replies)
We're looking to squeeze in a day at the beach on our way south to Fort Myers via I-75. Venice looks picturesque and convenient. Any recommendations on a beach? We would like facilities - restrooms, showers and maybe even chair / umbrella rental? Caspersen Beach looks promising... We'll have young children with us who like to play in the sand at the waters edge. Thank you in advance!
October 26, 2015|
Response fromSRQgirl|
I think you would enjoy Casperson Beach. When do you plan to visit? that would help with suggestions. ~SRQgirl
Red Tide????????????? (9 Replies)
how bad is it at Caspersen Beach we'll be there Aug . 11-15. hope someone who lives in the area or has been there recently could tell me if we still can swim...gotta look for shark teeth .
July 29, 2006|
Response fromWutzy|
this will bump ya up for a reply. And have a drink at Sharkey's for me.