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Best beach in north palm beach

This is a place you need to visit. Its a at least half day trip. Turtles,beach, canal. Everything... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bogota, Colombia
A part of Florida most don't see

We came here years ago and were eager to get back. We rented a couple of kayaks from the wonderful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Silver Spring, Maryland
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“rent kayaks”(28 reviews)
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Reservations accepted the working day after Memorial Day. Groups limited to 25 people.
10900 Jack Nicklaus Dr, North Palm Beach, FL 33408-3440
+1 561-624-6952
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a place you need to visit. Its a at least half day trip. Turtles,beach, canal. Everything at the same place. You need to pay a small entrance fee (cash).

Thank JR A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here years ago and were eager to get back. We rented a couple of kayaks from the wonderful staff, and paddled off to the island in the middle of the estuary. It was an effort, but worth it so experience the calm of...More

Thank Noisydaddy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A treasure of nature within steps from the highway. Enjoy walking paths and water access for kayaking or just viewing. Do not miss the opportunity to visit.

Thank kahimes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

MacArthur Park has long been a family favorite. Kayaking there is wonderful – definitely worth getting the family membership, as it comes with free kayak rentals thus pays for itself rather quickly. We have seen many ospreys during our kayak paddles and some have even...More

Thank cdelguzzi
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This State Park is a real hidden treasure. Beautiful, well maintained park with different water activities available. We went kayaking in a double kayak. Beautiful scenary. Staff very helpful. Walked to beach area too. Very nice. We will be back. 🏊‍♀️🏊‍♂️🚴‍♂️🚴‍♀️🛶

Thank susiequetravels
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

They have a program set up so that you can go as a group with a guide to watch nesting sea turtles. Although we were only able to see a turtle come out of the water from a distance it was still a fun experience!

Thank Happycak
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Kayaks are available to rent on first-come-first serve. Need to get there early. we have a yearly membership and would not renew it as the kayaks are NOT comfortable to sit in for more than 2 hours with no back support. Highly suggest you bring...More

Thank mapterrell
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Bring your Kayak, Bring your snorkel gear, Bring beach shoes, because you can kayak the inlet and snorkel in clear water at the beach and walk the board walk to get to the beach and walk along the beach. Super nice beach and definitely a...More

Thank daveman71
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Apart from a bunch of disrespectful people who left their garbage on the sand (even tough there are trash cans and plastic bags for you) this place is amazing! The park is well maintained and the bridge to get to the beach is a great...More

Thank Danielle E
Reviewed 19 June 2018

John D MacArthur Park is on Singer Island in Palm Beach County. It has an Information Center where you can rent kayaks . To get to the beach one has a choice of taking a ride on the beach shuttle across the lagoon via a...More

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13 July 2018|
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Response from 74hannibal | Reviewed this property |
Ordinarily not enough surf unless you wait until Fall and some Nor'easters come crashing in. Fall and winter would be you best time and then it is catch as catch can.
8 January 2018|
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Response from Laura F | Reviewed this property |
Surfing depends on the wind of the day - no way to predict that in advance
3 April 2017|
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Response from Jeff J | Reviewed this property |
if you check the maps/charts you will find it to be quite a distance. I don't think the kayaking from the park would allow such a trip - but if you have your own kayak it would be possible. Watch out for the power boat... More