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“Private island for residents, but you can take a ferry” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Fisher Island

Fisher Island
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Bayside Blaster Cruise in Biscayne Bay
Ranked #25 of 116 things to do in Miami Beach
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Owner description: An upscale and relaxing island just a ferry ride away from Miami.
new york
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137 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
“Private island for residents, but you can take a ferry”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2013

Not sure why anyone would go here unless you had a friend with a house or apartment? Nothing to see when you get there except for residential areas and the private club. This should not be listed as an "attraction" in Miami.

Visited December 2012
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Abilene, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2013

Excellent place to visit. People very friendly and helpful. Took a cruise around the island and it was gorgeous. The whole area radiated Miami.

Visited October 2012
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Miami Beach, Florida
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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
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Miami, Florida, United States
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Beautiful!”
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.

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“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!

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