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“You need to be invited” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Fisher Island

Fisher Island
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Bayside Blaster Cruise in Biscayne Bay
Ranked #27 of 115 things to do in Miami Beach
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Owner description: An upscale and relaxing island just a ferry ride away from Miami.
Miami Beach, Florida
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144 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“You need to be invited”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2013

This is a beautiful, exclusive place, only reachable by boat. If you know someone in the island and they invite you, you can go across the causeway.

Visited January 2013
1 Thank monsita1910
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Miami, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2012

You are near everything but yet completely removed. Perfectly manicured and clean, it is mostly residences for it is nice especially it you love being surrounded by water.

1 Thank Lourdes T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Fisher Island is an exclusive, private retreat for the rich and famous.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2012

Firstly, the island is only accessible by boat or helicopter. There is a ferry service that runs every 15 minutes, and the ride is about 7 minutes long. During peak season, there is a ferry running every 7-10 minutes.

If I recall correctly, the Island (which has it's own zip code) had the highest average income per household I think in all of the United States according the census.

To get on the island, you need to be either be a resident, an equity member ($200k), or you must be a guest of one of the two.

The island has everything you need. To mention a few things... there are 6 restaurants (with delivery for the lazy), a golf course, 18 tennis courts, private beaches, two marinas for your mega-yacht, an observatory to gaze into deep space, and a five star hotel.

Dont get excited about any wild nightlife here... The island is very conservative. You'll find the Sunset Bar, Garwood Lounge and Snooker Club all to be fine places to get a drink, but don't expect any loud music or party people.

I've been a resident for 10+ years. It's a beautiful place, and a great investment for those who can afford it. The best time to run into your favorite celebs and billionares is between December and April!

3 Thank tmnsky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Can get on the island.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2012

This is for the high rich class. You can only get on the island via a ferry. And if you know someone there or you own a place. They have a hotel to rich for my blood.

Visited October 2012
Thank WillieC939
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Miami, Florida
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35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“What's there to really see?”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2012

Big deal...high end condos and a beach YOU can't go to. Peacocks running wild between golf carts, and occasional people with a look of what are you dong here.

OK so there's a ferry ride there, yippie. You need to know someone or be invited to actually run around there and once you do, that's all. The biggest attraction, besides trying to figure out what these people do for a living, besides being stars is the security they have.

Whenever I am there, I wonder what they do if they forgot to get something at the grocery store...oh I forgot...they don't go to the grocery store.

Stay on the mainland, if you just want to see what it's like there, you probably don't belong there.

Visited November 2011
1 Thank joeswartz
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