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“ferry ride”(161 reviews)
“caladesi island”(217 reviews)
“beautiful beach”(113 reviews)
One of Florida's few remaining undisturbed barrier islands.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
1 Causeway Blvd, Dunedin, FL 34698-8561
+1 727-469-5918
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All reviews ferry ride caladesi island beautiful beach an umbrella every hour clearwater beach private boat ferry leaves day trip per adult snack bar rent a kayak state park concession stand rent chairs and umbrellas sand dollars ranger station
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very calming place. The beach goes for miles. There’s picnic area, clean bathroom and a small shop/food. Very friendly staff. You can rent chairs and umbrellas at the beach.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Julia R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took the 15-minute ferry ride from Honeymoon Island out to Caladesi and were among the first to arrive on the beach. Uncrowded sand and we were about the first to stroll the surf looking for shells. Clean bathrooms and a nice gift shop/snack bar...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank stevef323
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great beach that has plenty of room to spread out. The facilities on the island our clean as well. If your in the area this is the number 1 beach you should check out.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Thebeachgoer23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best beaches in Florida. The views are breathtaking and the facilities are really nice as well.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Joeysway
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a Uber from Clearwater Beach to the park and we were charged double because he missed the first turn to the left. Once you pass the entrance to take the ferry to Caladesi and he keep going to the end. We believed him...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nathmar21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome State Park that cannot be missed. It is accessible only by ferry from a landing point in Honey Moon Island State Park ($7 per person each way/$14 roundtrip) that runs every half hour till 5 pm. The beaches are walking distance from the ferry...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nari K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic island. The beautiful beaches and crystal clear water was perfect. It's a short boat ride from Honeymoon state park which costs $14 per person. It's worth the money. The island has shower stations, restrooms, and a snack bar that serves burgers, dogs,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jeffkH1213VI
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely park- rented a kayak and took off across the bay. Met a dolphin who” escorted me” around the more shallow areas. Really beautiful.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Liz G
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Great venue, dockake excellent, pretty ride in, hiking trails nicely marked and beach beautiful. Full services, great value.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JIJR
Reviewed 29 October 2018

A short shuttle ride to a slice of beach heaven. $8.00 per car for entrance to both Caladesi and Honeymoon islands and $14.00 (look for local $1.00 discount) per person ($7.00 per child and under 5 free) shuttle ride to Caladesi. Near a city of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Mark S
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3 December 2018|
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
You can pretty much take anything you want if you can wield it and get it on the boat. You are not allowed Alcoholic drinks, but all else is OK. You can even borrow beach wheelchairs if needed once you get to Caladesi. A... More
Sharon C
9 October 2018|
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Response from Rivierabear | Reviewed this property |
$7 for 6-12 year olds and free for those aged 5 and under 😎
5 September 2018|
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Response from Glenda D | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can find shells .. wear shoes on some parts of the beach, due to the rocks .. you can take all shells home except those still alive. The sand bank is a great place to find shells, and so is the farthest point open... More