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Too many people

I went to this beach to relax, but there were so many people there, it was impossible. The place... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Pete S
Lakeland, Florida
Love It

I love this beach. Mainly because of the sharks teeth. You can find shells also but in two days I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Located south of venice fishing pier. Ok for sunbathing and good for fishing. Also popular for shark tooth hunting. Not good for going in water or with kids as large rocks run along water's edge.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank alnewton
Reviewed 3 days ago

I went to this beach to relax, but there were so many people there, it was impossible. The place is clean.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pete S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this beach. Mainly because of the sharks teeth. You can find shells also but in two days I found over 200 sharks teeth. It's a nice clean beach.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RDHunter1980
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome spot to shell and hunt for shark's teeth. When it's low tide the selection is incredible. Water nice and calm with nice clean beach

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jeanik2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this beach multiple times on our trip. Best place to hunt is along the rocks. They serve as a natural wave break and make for a much more enjoyable experience. Using dollar store colanders, we found hundreds of shark teeth over the two...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank UPNorthguy41990
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice beach for swimming, shells and sharks teeth. Nice paths for walking or biking. Sunsets are amazing!

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

The beach was as expected per other reviews. Rocky areas near the beach which was darker in color. We brought our own sand dippers we bought off Amazon. While they worked well, we found a guy who was finding shark teeth right and left using...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank buckeyecruiser09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went looking for shark's teeth and although it was verrrry crowded, it was still a fun day. The parking areas were full so that held us up for a while. The sand is darker here on this beach which was interesting.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank msbasil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rocky shore. Search for ancient sharks teeth. Lots of parking. Strange bathrooms with a huge ramp. Not the greatest swimming beach because of all the rocks in the water.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SovereignSage
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was probably my favorite place we went on our vacation. Gorgeous, not crowded, found many shark teeth. We had a great time!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kate T
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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 Replies)
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.