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Passage Key National Wildlife Refuge

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Beautiful scenery a boaters paradise

One of our favorite places to go. Lots of boats and really nice people. Everyone is fun and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
PJnLisa
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Sarasota
NOT FOR CHILDREN OR TEENS OR PHOTOGRAPHY OR CREEPERS

Very nice place for mature adults- great sandbar for anchoring and wading for naturalists and those... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
big10bill
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

One of our favorite places to go. Lots of boats and really nice people. Everyone is fun and respectful and all are ready to share a drink or help you with your anchor. We really do live in paradise. PJ T.

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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Very nice place for mature adults- great sandbar for anchoring and wading for naturalists and those who like a full body tan. Don’t make it creepy by pulling out your cell phone and taking photos and videos- it would be a much better place if...More

2  Thank big10bill
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We enjoy going out to Passage Key to see all the beautiful birds on the island and the snorkeling is fabulous. I have no problem with nudist until they start performing sexual acts in front of everyone else including children. Where is the Manatee Sheriff's...More

1  Thank sara e
Reviewed 27 November 2017

There are not many places like Passage Key. The water is warm ( in summer), clear, the sand is white, birds are plentiful, and the people hanging out are friendly and welcoming. Oh, and nude. It is a non-sexual opportunity to enjoy the sun, sand,...More

3  Thank Joseph T
Reviewed 14 November 2017

This is a pretty unique place to go, but you can only get there by boat as it lies about 1.5 miles north of Anna Maria Island and a mile south of Egmont Key. Just be warned that most of the boats who do visit...More

3  Thank Michele M
Reviewed 1 November 2017

I am an avid sea kayaker, and love the trip from Ft. DeSoto to Egmont Key to Passage Key to Anna Maria Island -- and back. This adventure is NOT without peril however, and, despite other comments on TripAdvisor, DO NOT go lightly into these...More

Thank titleatty2016
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Passage Key is only accessible via seaworthy vessel. It is a bird sanctuary and on the weekend you may see more than birds. Gorgeous water, views, and just simply peaceful!!

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Reviewed 3 July 2017

We anchored in 2 feet of clear blue water and enjoyed 3-4 hours of peaceful time bobbing in the water and just hanging out. We opted for clothing but could see others feeling more free but in all nothing to cause us any trauma or...More

2  Thank BluWaveBoatRental
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Had a great boat ride to Passage Key. Great day in the sun with friend. Would most definitely go back. Met some really nice people.

1  Thank crowncomp1
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I was very disappointed. The place is not very clean. I was very surprised to see something with so much potential a waste.

1  Thank AlanBartlett
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