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Island Boat Adventures

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224 Pinellas Bayway S, St. Petersburg, FL 33715
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Great! Very enjoyable!

My husband I went to today and really loved it! The captain and his helper were very knowledgeable... read more

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Carla M
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Great for Families with Small(er) Children

We had an exciting experience with Cpt. Vinnie and Cpt. John who have an honest passion for what... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
TheSchnecki
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“egmont key”(246 reviews)
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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...more
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224 Pinellas Bayway S, St. Petersburg, FL 33715
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband I went to today and really loved it! The captain and his helper were very knowledgeable and fun. It was a family friendly atmosphere and very enjoyable. The captain and his helper John were very kind and helpful. I cannot swim, and tend...More

Thank Carla M
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had an exciting experience with Cpt. Vinnie and Cpt. John who have an honest passion for what they do and they do it so well. You never felt out of the loop, they call you to confirm, they text, they email, they are very...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had an incredible day with friends and their kids by the the talented and knowledgeable captain Eric! He played great tunes and took us to a beautiful spot to swim, snorkel, explore and use the slides. Straight after we discovered Egmont Key which is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are from upstate NY and a friend recommended this trip to us. I was a little nervous trying to keep my 6 and 3 yr old entertained on the boat. Totally unnecessary, this trip is for all ages. If you want to snorkel you...More

1  Thank Jenn G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fabulous trip with Captain Vinnie and John and would highly recommend. It was a beautiful day on the water with snorkeling, dolphin sightings and time to walk the beach. Thank you again for a great day!

Thank Lisa H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was looking for a nice adventure for my wife and I to enjoy while in Tampa and this was just the ticket. Parking was a little hard to spot but once we found it we had a blast. Captain Vin and crew we very nice...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In planning trip for my daughter's graduation in Tampa I wanted to do something fun. To make 10 very different people ages 9-50 something happy isn't easy, but everybody absolutely loved the snorkeling, Egmont Key exploring, shelling, and seeing the dolphins. It was so nice...More

Thank Sharon G
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Betty34607, Manager at Island Boat Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

YAY! Your review makes us so happy! We love hearing that all of your family had a great time with us! We really do have something for everyone, you can be as energetic or as relaxed as you want on our trip. Thanks again for...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the best bang for buck on our trip. Captain John and Captain Eric were very nice and informative. We saw many dolphins, crabs, starfish. Remote islands were very cool to snorkel off!

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Betty34607, Manager at Island Boat Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks astleypainting! It's great to hear how much fun you had with us!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

By the way: there is no category, under “type of visits” for a family with an elderly parent! My father wanted to go to a 1/2 day cruise to an island. This worked really well! The crew was very helpful and friendly. We saw dolphins...More

Thank Ver0nica333
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Betty34607, Manager at Island Boat Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so glad to hear that your family had a great time with us! We also enjoyed having you onboard. Thanks for the great review!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eric the Captain and John the First Mate were outstanding. They are friendly and helpful in all manner of the cruise. We received a brief history of the area and Eric pointed out points of interest as we cruised along. Snorkeling was good, although water...More

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Betty34607, Manager at Island Boat Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave us such a great review ldjellington!

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Carla M
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They have free bottled water and soda. You should bring your own munchies.
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