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Address: 224 Pinellas Bayway S, St. Petersburg, FL 33715
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+1 727-871-2628
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We offer daily excursions to Egmont Key Island. Egmont Key is a magnificent...

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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Fun adventure, great staff

This is our SECOND year taking a trip with the calypso cat and its crew! There was an additional stop this year on a great shelling island! Water was a little cold but all in all... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our SECOND year taking a trip with the calypso cat and its crew! There was an additional stop this year on a great shelling island! Water was a little cold but all in all good time! Great for families!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During my recent trip to Florida we took a day trip to the St. Pete Beach area from Orlando. We had never been to the area before so I was unsure about what to do or see. Spending the day aboard the Island Boat Adventure was the perfect beach day. Me, my husband, and 4 children ages 6, 9, 12,... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Great time with excellent gides. Tour of the the gulf, the Egmont key was an aswesome historical tour!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Instead of booking an regular dolphin boat ride, we decided to pay extra and go with Island Boat Adventures, to let our kids experience snorkeling for the first time. My husband and kids enjoyed the snorkeling, but said they really didn't see anything, but regardless they still enjoyed the experience. The guides were very friendly and helpful. They clearly instructed... More 

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Yakima, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic time! The crew was friendly and personable. They knew lots of information. We saw Dolphins, snorkeled and walked on Egmont Key and saw lots of turtles on the island. The only issue we ran into was the murky water, as we didn't see any fish while snorkeling. We went the day after a storm and didn't... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

A boat adventure led by an excellent and knowledgeable crew. The trip included a little of everything: snorkeling, nice views, dolphins, and a walk on an island filled with turtles and beautiful birds. Highly recommend!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We opted for this trip over spending the day at Busch Gardens in Tampa, and no one in our group of 10 was disappointed in that decision by the end of our adventure. We raced dolphins, snorkeled around ruins, explored an abandoned building on the island and my timid 9 year old even fed a seagull a cheett from his... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic trip with Vinnie and John. Couldn't have asked for better weather. We got to see pods of dolphins which were breathtaking and snorkeled for the first time wth my kids. Special thanks to John for diving in to get my glasses that came off in the water. Thank you for such a memorable afternoon!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We went with a party of 10, ages 8 to 47. We all loved it! We snorkeled, had a picnic on the beach, and found a bunch of cool shells. We got to see crabs, starfish, birds, dolphins, manta rays and turtles. The staff was super knowledgeable, helpful and fun. Captains Vinnie and John were awesome!

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Grand Rapids MN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

My daughter and I spent a wonderful afternoon on the Island Boat Adventures. We saw dolphins and went to Egmont Key and snorkeled for awhile and then got off the boat for an hour or so of checking out the Key and walking the beach collecting some cool shells. It was alot of fun!

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