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“A one hour cruise.....”
Review of Clearwater Ferry

Clearwater Ferry
Ranked #5 of 51 things to do in Clearwater
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: 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 landing. There, you are only step away from the sugar sand and beautiful clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The Clearwater Ferry runs Monday through Thursday from 6:00 AM to midnight, Friday and Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 AM to midnight. We hope to have you on board soon!
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Discovered this was available 1 block from our stay at North Beach so we took a trip downtown and back. Later in the evening we got on for a night ride and just rode along for an evening cruise. 1 hour round trip $8/adult.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Mlcpres2
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"nice ride"
in 11 reviews
"rec center"
in 3 reviews
"parking hassle"
in 2 reviews
"easy ride"
in 2 reviews
"beach traffic"
in 3 reviews
"avoid parking"
in 2 reviews
"finding a parking space"
in 2 reviews
"enjoyable trip"
in 3 reviews
"dolphin watching tour"
in 2 reviews
"palm pavilion"
in 4 reviews
"parking spot"
in 5 reviews
"stuck in traffic"
in 2 reviews
"beach area"
in 5 reviews
"jolly trolley"
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"saw dolphins"
in 6 reviews
"fun experience"
in 2 reviews
"a lot of fun"
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Not only can you beat the beach causeway traffic, you stand a real good chance of seeing Dolphins in the wild. A relaxing way to and from downtown Clearwater, it’s great for residents and tourists alike.

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Brownie1267
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Given the often heavy traffic on the causeway between downtown Clearwater and Clearwater Beach, plus the high cost of parking anywhere near Clearwater Beach, taking the ferry is a good choice for carefree travel across the harbor. The cost is very reasonable at $8 roundtrip ($6 for seniors over 55). There are currently 4 stops - downtown Clearwater Marina, Clearwater Beach Marina, North Clearwater Beach, and Island Estates. Sometime this summer, the are supposedly adding a trip to Dunedin, which will be a welcome addition for tourists and locals alike.

Date of experience: March 2018
4  Thank AldebaranFlorida
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

This is an easy, hassle-free way to get from Clearwater City to Clearwater Beach. Easy, free parking, no dealing with heavy traffic at the beach area, inexpensive, easy walk from the dock to the beach.

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Kenneth D
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

You can take your beach stuff, even a bike. Wave at the people who are stuck in traffic on the bridge. I won't even talk about the parking. UGH

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank Charlene S
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