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Peanut Island Park

Riviera Beach, FL 33404
+1 561-845-4445
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Boat ride visit

Took the tour of the island , shuttle boat dropped us off , walked around awhile , stretched out on... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2015
Wareham, Massachusetts
via mobile
Family and friends trip

When we heard of it we got so excited! Once we got there we did some snorkeling and saw big fish... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2015
Wellington, Florida
via mobile
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This unique eighty acre tropical park is situated in the Intracoastal Waterway near the Lake Worth Inlet in close proximity to Phil Foster Park, the City of Riviera Beach, and the Port of Palm Beach. The park is a favorite destination for boaters and provides numerous recreational opportunities for visitors. Fishing and snorkeling are popular activities in the beautiful clear waters that surround the island. Guarded and unguarded swimming beaches provide the perfect access for bathers of all ages to enjoy the sun and fun. For visitors looking for an overnight experience, a twenty-site Campground is available for tent campers by reservation only and reservations can be made by contacting the park office.. Local Attraction: Palm Beach Maritime Museum and John F. Kennedy Bunker. (Not operated by Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation) Water Taxi Services (independently owned and operated): Captain Joe's Peanut Island Ferry aboard the Seafare Palm Beach Water Taxi
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Riviera Beach, FL 33404
+1 561-845-4445
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Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Took the tour of the island , shuttle boat dropped us off , walked around awhile , stretched out on the beach for awhile , some swimming and snokeling. Very busy on the weekends in good weather, boats raft up and the partying begins -...More

Thank paulplace
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

When we heard of it we got so excited! Once we got there we did some snorkeling and saw big fish and barracudas! We had lunch and had a blast! We highly recommend to take the chance to visit this small island of your near...More

Thank AleMiguens
Reviewed 8 November 2015

The boat ride from the marina to peanut island is a short one. It will drop you off at either the museum or the beach area. We went to the museum and then to the Kennedy fall out shelter from the 1960's. Both of these...More

1  Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Had a great day here with my son and girlfriend. Think of the desert island in the middle of a busy waterway. The views can be a bit industrial but the water is alive with fish the sand is beautifully powdery and white . Highlights...More

Thank barcaranger
Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

The directions on here sent us to a location that we could not use to access the island. Even though we live 25m away from the destination, it took an hour to finally get to the beach NOT the island. The locals don't have much...More

Thank Deja-Alena L
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

One word sums it up, awesome. Great for people of all ages who want to see tropical fish. Snorkel trail is very safe and tons of fish. Great day trip or an overnight camp, a must visit if in Riviera beach Florida

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Don't miss the chance to go to peanut island. We took Cap Joes ferry over. Round trip is $10. We went to the Coast Guard quarters and the Kennedy Bunker. $10. A great guided tour. Call first because it was closed on Wednesday very unusual...More

1  Thank PhiladelphiaSbb123
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

I can't believe I never visited this amazing little island before this summer!! It's so much fun! Rented kayak and snorkeled. We saw gorgeous fish!! Motor boat even goes by selling food and drinks. We visit here every month and just love it!! Best to...More

Thank MaryAnn S
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

What a great activity to do with teenagers! The water is crystal clear. We had such a perfect day! We paddle boarded over to the island was so much fun!

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Peanut Island is a great picnic area accessible only by private boat or water taxi from the Riviera Beach dock at a rate of $10 per person. Lovely shaded picnic area and snorkeling. The water area around Peanut Island can get hectic on the weekend...More

2  Thank eyewonit
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21 July 2017|
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Response from Courtney W | Reviewed this property |
Round trip :) totally worth it for a day or snorkeling
Karen O
16 June 2017|
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26 May 2017|
Response from edfernandez2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but you have to reserve a spot and I'm sorry I don't know a number to call. Best wishes.