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Round Island Beach Park

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great place to sit and relax. The city keeps it very clean and the water view is teriffic, will... read more

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joeandpatty22
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Vero Beach, Florida
We love to go here to search from Manatees

Great launch spot for kayaking and easy touring around the small islands nearby..This used to be... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
984leev
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Reviewed yesterday

great place to sit and relax. The city keeps it very clean and the water view is teriffic, will want to bring a picnic and just enjoy

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank joeandpatty22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great launch spot for kayaking and easy touring around the small islands nearby..This used to be THE spot for sighting manatees, but I have been back twice in the last 2 weeks and yet to find them..Still, the walk through the brush to the river's...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 984leev
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park has a lot to offer. There is a boat launch there as well for those who want to access the river. Manatee often bathe there and you can get up close to them. A good place to take the family.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jimmy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of our favorite spots to launch our kayaks. Great place to watch manatee. (Please don't touch!) Good fishing, always beautiful photography trip.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LeeLRSinVero
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The GPS got me lost twice. When we did end up finding it we were glad we persisted. The ocean was amazing. The tide was too high to swim but there was plenty of crabs and shells.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Heather J
Reviewed 2 October 2018

You can hike, launch you boat or kayak, or if you’re lucky catch a view of manatees , dolphins, otters, rays, etc from the overpass. Sometimes we’ve seen them and other times we’ve seen nothing at all. The beach is across the street too.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Joe M
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We came to see manatees and they were there. Our visit was only about 30 minutes because it was so hot, but we saw many.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PennWanderer
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I love Manatees and the last time I was in Vero was disappointed that I didn't see any. We stopped at Round Island two times while on Vacation and both times we were able to see the manatees. Made my day!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank db16
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We visited this park on the advice of a Cast Member at Disney's Vero Beach Resort. The park has two sides to it: an ocean beach on one side of A1A and a more natural woodland environment on the river side. We spent our time...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank mikebelobradic
Reviewed 6 August 2018

You can Kayak and also watch the Manatees swimming. As well as walk the trial to the tower...enjoy the view.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Richie R
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Kathy M
29 August 2018|
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Response from 956adriann | Reviewed this property |
No, sorry. There are only toilet facilities there. Everyone that uses a kayak there has brought them on a trailer.
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Robin J
18 May 2018|
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Response from ShifraToronto | Reviewed this property |
I kayaked there with a guide and equipment from Adventure kayaking out of Vero Beach. It was wonderful. See my review.
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NicholasR1784
12 February 2018|
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Response from James S | Reviewed this property |
I would rather swim on Ocean side to avoid gators. Ocean side is across street.
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