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Island Boat Adventures

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224 Pinellas Bayway S, St. Petersburg, FL 33715
+1 727-871-2628
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A nice kayak tour through the mangrove islands

Lots of fish, birds, and wildlife, good tour guides. Lots of instruction and good safety... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Miles C
St. Pete Beach
Sun Day Fun Day!

Had an amazing day on the water with these guys! We were able to see dolphins and explore Egmont... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Elizabeth C
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We offer daily excursions to Egmont Key Island. Egmont Key is a magnificent island just a few miles off shore at the mouth of Tampa Bay, in the lovely Gulf of Mexico. Accessible only by boat. Egmont Key is the GEM of the Bay Area and a Florida State Park. It is not to be missed on your vacation. Egmont Key's history dates back to the 1800's during the Spanish / American War era. Call and book your trip today for a truly memorable vacation experience and a fantastic day of Adventure and Excitement you will not soon forget. Just a few of the sights you may experience on your journey are pods of wild Bottlenosed Dolphins playing in their natural habitat, or a huge manatee gracefully swimming along side of the boat, stingrays, rolling Tarpon, numerous native birds, Gopher Tortoises, the Egmont Key Lighthouse, the soldier cemetary, and the ruins of old Fort Dade. It is our goal to provide a fun, affordable, memorable vacation experience in a safe environment that the whole family can enjoy. Call today for reservations.
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224 Pinellas Bayway S, St. Petersburg, FL 33715
+1 727-871-2628

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Lots of fish, birds, and wildlife, good tour guides. Lots of instruction and good safety equipment. Took about 3 hours and well worth it.

Thank Miles C
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Had an amazing day on the water with these guys! We were able to see dolphins and explore Egmont Key. Unfortunately we were not able to snorkel as much as we had wanted but that was outside of their control. We still had a wonderful...More

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful afternoon aboard the Calypso Cat, where Vinnie and John took very good care of us. We got up close to a large pod of dolphins and even saw a manatee! We had plenty of time to explore the islands, and we...More

1  Thank Carrie K
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Our granddaughter had never been snorkeling. They were helpful with the equipment and patient with a 12 year olds questions. We loved the trip and shell hunting.

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Our family had a wonderful time with the crew from Island Boat Adventures. This crew provides an affordable boat adventure that can be appreciated by all ages. Our adventure included snorkeling, cruising, exploring islands and sandbars, and bird and dolphins watching - no disappointments. I...More

1  Thank Gam255
Reviewed 31 August 2017

When considering a boat cruise near Clearwater Fl. this should be on the top of your list! For all that you get with this cruise, it is well worth the money! The two gentlemen that run the boat are informative and have a great time...More

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1  Thank jb123407
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Was a little worried when we got to the dock and there was torrential rains, but with the "power of positive thinking" (per John, crew) the rain went away, and we had a fabulous day on the Calypso Cat. Enjoyed both our captain and his...More

1  Thank Kim R
Reviewed 26 August 2017

This was such a memorable and fun time by all! We did not feel rushed which made the trip even better. We could take our time and try out some snorkeling we watched the dolphin play and while on egmont key we were able to...More

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1  Thank Mindy G
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We had an awesome time on the Calypso Cat! Would highly recommend to any age. The 2 guys on the crew were fun & very informative. Will go agin next time we visit.

1  Thank jenlatham
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

This was wonderful! We rode in a catamaran, snorkeled, visited two islands and had a great time . The price was extremely reasonable. The boat captain was very experienced and made sure safety was a priority . We did plan to go on the morning...More

1  Thank Susan P
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Richard W
30 June 2017|
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Response from cassemlee | Reviewed this property |
We were at Egmont key for over an hour...shelling, exploring, etc. absolutely beautiful. You can see some of the Spanish American war history by walking around. The water was more choppy that day so we headed to another... More
17 April 2017|
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Response from Betty34607 | Property representative |
Hi There! The previous answer is correct. Our price is only $39.50 for adults, $28.00 for children ages 4-12, and 3 & younger are no charge. This price does include all of your snorkeling gear for the day. Feel free to... More
15 March 2017|
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Response from Betty34607 | Property representative |
Yes, You can bring your own lunch and drinks, including adult beverages. You are also welcome to bring your own cooler or you can use ours. See you soon! Betty