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Plenty of beautiful fish

The water taxi is about 5 minutes. The path around the island is a nice walk. There are restrooms... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
830carminel
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Smithtown, United States
Intercoastal island, with clear water, clean sand and small lagoon

A little gem. Accessible by short ride in boat or water taxis. No condos/homes. Small, clean... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
GardenGirl_1526
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Orlando, Florida
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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...more
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Water was murky when we first arrived but that’s tides for you. We just waited it out until it cleared up. When it finally did it was pretty amazing! So many fish! Parrotfish, stingray, snook, barracuda, French Grunts, pufferfish, etc. Downside was that it was...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The water taxi is about 5 minutes. The path around the island is a nice walk. There are restrooms and covered areas to eat lunch. Couldn't believe all the schools of fish around the rocks right next to shore.

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Reviewed 8 October 2018

A little gem. Accessible by short ride in boat or water taxis. No condos/homes. Small, clean beach, with small lagoon for great snorkeling. Bring gear and let loads of fish surround you.

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Reviewed 25 September 2018

My family of 5 kayaked over to peanut island. We went to the reef to snorkel. It was a great day. We did not visit the JFK bunker. The best part was there was a huge sandbar in the middle of the water next to...More

1  Thank Lispony
Reviewed 18 September 2018

The Ferry price is the only complaint. $12.00 for 1/4 mile boat ride is a little high. Once you arrive there showers, restrooms and picnic tables. A great snorkeling spot for kids.

Thank metrotxex
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

An amazing captain with pristine equipment, guided tutorials, and a beautiful boat. Very knowledgeable and realizes the importance of safety. A must-have experience for all ages!

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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

The ferry is kinda high for the venue according to other ferry sites. It’s a very short ride. Peanut island was a nice place to visit and snorkel. Bring your own gear Bring your own food.

1  Thank Linda B
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We have taken our family here 2x now. Once, last year in July and we took the ferry. The ferry was a simple process and they left every 20 mins. The island was amazing and we all snorkelled. Saw lots of colorful fish and the...More

4  Thank lovey22016
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Our family of 6 - consisting of an 8 yr old, 11 yr old and 13 yr old, 2 adults and a 72 yr old grandmother, spent 5 hours at Peanut Island swimming in the lagoons. The beaches were wonderful. We saw manatees and lots...More

Thank marisacolls
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Snorkeling: Human-made rock barriers and lagoon provide protected, calm waters for snorkeling. Colorful reef fish and crabs, plus the occasional rays, octopuses, turtles, upside-down jellyfish, and manatees, make it worth your while. For your picnic, Peanut Island has grassy areas with pavillions, tables, and grills...More

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tom K
13 July 2018|
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Response from ecajina | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we saw lots of dogs playing by the beach and sandbanks. The ferry taxi allows animals.
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Linda H
13 July 2018|
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I have asked the Park staff your question. I will forward their reply.
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MissNik40
19 June 2018|
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Response from soccercoach18 | Reviewed this property |
On the east side of the island is best place, that is where the beach is. There is a per person fee to ride the ferry, that is the only cost.
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jrmc357
5 March 2018|
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Response from FLnurseER | Reviewed this property |
If you're talking about the ferry over to the island, it's worth is if you want to see the island and enjoy the beach. There is a campground also. I guess you could just walk around and enjoy the beach and the view, but... More
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Karen J
28 February 2018|
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Response from brettrosynek | Reviewed this property |
I believe they have some at the ferry/pontoon ticket counter but you might want to verify
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