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Clearwater Ferry

Open Now: 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Open today: 6:00 am - 12:00 am
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Well worth the cost.$4 each way($3) for seniors. Saves a lot of time to Clearwater beach, marina... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Depew, New York
via mobile
Perfect way to get around!

We traveled on the ferry from Clearwater to Clearwater beach, and it was so quick, and who doesn't... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kim H
Brooklyn, Iowa
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Welcome aboard the Clearwater Ferry, the easiest, fastest, cheapest and most reliable way to come enjoy Clearwater Beach. Park for free behind the Harborview Center on Cleveland St in Downtown Clearwater and enjoy a nice ten-minute ride to our beach...more
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Clearwater, FL 33767
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All reviews nice ride rec center easy ride causeway bridge avoid parking finding a parking space enjoyable trip dolphin watching tour parking issues parking spot stuck in traffic beach area pontoon boat bait house saw dolphins day pass a lot of fun
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the cost.$4 each way($3) for seniors. Saves a lot of time to Clearwater beach, marina and pier 60. About a 20 minute ride on a pontoon boat. Captain and mate were very friendly and talkative. Saw dolphin as we passed under causeway bridge....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We traveled on the ferry from Clearwater to Clearwater beach, and it was so quick, and who doesn't want to travel on the water rather than in a car. It also travels to Dunedin on weekends, but we learned this to late. Next time we...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kim H
Reviewed 12 February 2019

Very impressed with the staff members on our trip. They assisted my handicapped father and engaged in conversation and were knowledgeable about the surrounding area and very helpful with suggested areas to visit on our trip to Clearwater Beach. They pointed out the dolphins and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tonja K
Reviewed 11 February 2019

First time on ferry. Took it from the beach to the best western in Dunedin. Very relaxing after walking beach area for hours. Highly recommend. Can’t beat the price. $5.00/person. Crew was very pleasant too.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Craig H
Reviewed 21 January 2019

Its $4 each way per person so if you are going to stay there for awhile, buy a day pass for the Trolley. But, you should definitely ride this thing once across the bay. It was a beautiful day out and the views are great!

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Tonya B
Reviewed 6 January 2019

I was at the Harbor Marina waiting for someone and was standing near the entrance for the ferry. A girl walked up in sweatpants and a sweatshirt asking if we were waiting on the ferry. The others said they were and she very bluntly said...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Suzan H
Camille H, Public Relations Manager at Clearwater Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Suzan, thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience with Clearwater Ferry. Would you mind please sharing what day and time you experienced the below? You may call us at 727-755-0297 or email us at info@ClearwaterFerry.com. We would like to follow...More

Reviewed 29 December 2018

We had a very nice ride to Tampa and back. Much easier than driving. Price is great for seniors. $10 round trip. My only complaint is that they charged me $24 for 2 margaritas on the trip home. I’ll bring my own next time.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Patriot1949
Camille H, Public Relations Manager at Clearwater Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2019

Hi there -- I believe you have us confused with another Ferry; we do not travel to Tampa nor do we serve beverages on board. Feel free to contact us directly if you are interested in traveling to Clearwater Beach with our Ferry. Thank you!

Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

We decided to take the derry to Clearwater from Dunedin Great scenic view and a relaxing ride No hassle of traffic on that bridge Plus it drops you off right by Bait House, what can be better!!!! Great experience

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our trip on the fairy not to much money and a great way to see Clearwater Beach it makes several stops so you can get off and have lunch and get back on to tour a different area.

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank Linda S
Reviewed 28 November 2018

The ferry is a easy way to get to the beach offers free parking in the lot and reasonable price for a ticket. We caught the ferry and spent the day at the beach, nice not to have the hassle of parking at Clearwater Beach....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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12 March 2019|
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Response from Suzan H | Reviewed this property |
You can go to the Uber app and get an estimate from point a to point b. Avoid going to the area after 11 am. Otherwise you will sit in bridge traffic for at least half an hour.
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Response from Linda S | Reviewed this property |
About one half mile
31 December 2018|
Response from ibwhte | Reviewed this property |
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