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Spongeorama

510 Dodecanese Blvd, Tarpon Springs, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-3128
+1 727-943-9498
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Even if you don’t speak Greek like everyone else. . .

A fun, kitschy place. A multitude of gift shops, restaurants, musicians and things to do stretch... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tsuri77
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Atlanta, Georgia
via mobile
Lots of sponges with many uses.

What an interesting store. Sponges, loofahs, nick-nacks, décor and interesting information... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Janis H
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Ocala, Florida
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This attraction features Greek sponge divers, Greek food and fun.
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good26%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
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“sponge industry” (26 reviews)
“gift shop” (20 reviews)
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510 Dodecanese Blvd, Tarpon Springs, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-3128
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+1 727-943-9498
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fun, kitschy place. A multitude of gift shops, restaurants, musicians and things to do stretch for blocks on the pier. Best of all to wind your way along on a sunny, cool day. They offer trips on fishing boats, including views of men harvesting...More

Thank Tsuri77
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What an interesting store. Sponges, loofahs, nick-nacks, décor and interesting information everywhere. We learned about loofahs and how to use and clean them so they last a long time. We learned about various sponges (who knew there are many different kinds!) There is a great...More

Thank Janis H
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We came inside and were immediately approached by a lady there who continued to try and sell us different items, she wasn't even very friendly about it. We never asked for help, we were just looking to see what they had. It was really overwhelming....More

Thank icemodeled
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We took their Dolphin Boat Ride. It was $20.00 a person. We were supposed to board the boat at 3pm. The boat was late coming in...3:30pm. We did see Dolphins!!! We heard some history of Tarpon Springs and visited their very small shell island for...More

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Trip was ok for a little boat trip but the shell island they took us to just had bits of broken shell and looked uninteresting. No dolphins to be seen anywhere, You are not allowed to take your own water on board, they take it...More

Thank rosielamb
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Went to check out sponge docks as I hadn't been in 35yrs. Place was still exciting to visit and spongeorama certainly had its appeal. Lots of items to choose from and learned lots watching the free movie 🎥 check it out and you'll see👍😊

Thank redman852
Reviewed 20 September 2017

This is a nice gift shop with a small "theater" with a really good video about the history of the sponge industry and Tarpon Springs

Thank 66wanderlust2011
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We go to Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks occasionally to walk along the river to see the fishing boats docked along the walkway, have some great Greek cuisine but mainly pick up some new nautical pieces to adorn our sunroom walls. Touted as the Sponge Capital...More

Thank callcri
Reviewed 6 September 2017

we were drawn into the store by the overwhelming desire to (get out of the rain) other then that the store has the same items as anyone else in the main street. nothing pops and says come in and buy me!

Thank mgambler
Reviewed 29 August 2017

if you're a sea lover this is the place loved every thing that can be done using a sea sponge. love the shops that had everything needed.

Thank Betsy M
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