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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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Fantastic day on the water

We thoroughly enjoyed our 4 hour tour that included the following: -the opportunity to see an... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New Liskeard, Canada
Awesome Day!

We couldn't have been happier with our half day excursion to Egmont Key. We saw dolphins up close... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Julie M
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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 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our 4 hour tour that included the following: -the opportunity to see an up-close look of several dolphins playing in the waves around the boat. Amazing! -snorkeling off the ruins on Egmont key. My husband and daughters saw several colourful fish of...More

1  Thank KS2024
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We couldn't have been happier with our half day excursion to Egmont Key. We saw dolphins up close and personal, we snorkeled in the sunken ruins of Fort Dade, we explored the island of Egmont Key where we saw more ruins including a lighthouse, saw...More

2  Thank Julie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This boat tour is a must do. Captain Vinny and John were fantastic and polite. The ride out to the snorkeling spot kept everyone entertained when the Cheetos came out. We all had a blast feeding the seagulls. Both our sons fed the birds Cheetos...More

1  Thank LoriHarms
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This trip is SO worth the money. We took our 4 teens on the 1/2 day snorkel tour. Our captains, Vinnie & John were amazing. They were extremely personable and made the trip for all, younger and the older couples. The stop at Egmont Key...More

1  Thank rscgrad
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I took my daughters here a year and half ago and they loved it. My other daughter was so jealous so we planned an early graduation get-a-way 2 month in advance. When we made the reservation the rep for Island Boat Adventures said there was...More

Thank John L
Betty34607, Manager at Island Boat Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi John, I understand that you are upset about the trip being canceled. I don't feel we treated you poorly since everything was explained to you in advance. We did tell you when you made the reservation that there would be a chance that we...More

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
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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