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“Pure nature at it's finest”
Review of Tigertail Beach

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Reviewed June 30, 2013

Lovely place lost in time with the beautiful tidal pool to wade across to get to the main beach on the gulf. Nice shelling place and the two women park workers were so nice and friendly and offered tips on when and where to locate some of the more elusive shells.

Thank gm3fan4u
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Reviewed June 30, 2013

This place must absolutely not be missed. It is like what I imagine Florida must have been before the age of cement and developments, i.e. stunningly beautiful. Some of us crossed the lagoon to walk across to the beach. Me and another couple of friends chose to kayak or paddle-board across in the other direction, toward the head of the beach where there's the bird preserve. We were stunned to see not only beautiful shells everywhere, but also conch with live creatures in them, actually moving ever so slowly on the beach--I had never seen live conchs yet and this told me of how protected is the place from human encroachment. This beach was one of the definitive highlights of my trip to Florida.

Thank Chris-From-MD
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Reviewed June 29, 2013

Loved crossing the lagoon to find this amazing white sand beach!
Lots of shells to collect, birds to watch, nature at it's best!

Thank mimiluvspapa
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Reviewed June 26, 2013

It is a lovely beach but for us it took entirely too much walking to get to it. We found tons of sand dollars and shells. We stayed on the island for two weeks but didn't go back because of how far you had too pack stuff in. Others have commented on the lagoon you had to wade through. We didn't experience this. We parked in the far south parking lot and you just walk for about a quarter mile in sand to get to the seaside beach. The sand dollars are a walk further north up the beach. It is more secluded with fewer people but there are still condos. Parking fee $8. Remember, you can use the same parking ticket at South Beach the same day and vice-versa.

Thank disgusted41
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Reviewed June 26, 2013

This is absolutely the best beach ever. It is an adventure and a paradise all in one. You must walk across a shallow river to get to a short trail that leads you to the Gulf. It is best to get the schedule of high and low tide times so that you can walk across when the water is most shallow. I've been through this water more times than most and don't worry, nothing will get you! The beach is so beautiful and full of perfect shells. Last time I went there was a sandbar not too far out and I collected over 200 sand dollars, in perfect condition. Walk down the beach a ways and you will find you are the only one there. It is not very populated and walk far enough and you will come to a tip of the small island, with the river on one side and the Gulf on the other. It is absolutely beautiful.

Thank JennaMarie81
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