Can you kayak to Caladesi State Park?

Where can I kayak in Dunedin?

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Can you swim to Caladesi Island?

Features of Caladesi Island

As one of the few completely natural islands along Florida´s Gulf Coast, Caladesi´s white sand beaches were rated #7 in 2017 and 2018. Beach lovers can enjoy swimming, sunbathing and beachcombing. Saltwater anglers can cast a line from their boats or surf fish.

Are there alligators on Caladesi Island?

Directions to Caladesi Island

(It’s only accessible by boat.) Cormorants perched on poles at the dock, while herons waded in the water, unperturbed by our presence. Visitors may spot dolphins leaping alongside the ferry, but they won’t see any alligators. (Florida’s ‘gators only live in fresh water.)

What does self bailing kayak mean?

Self-bailing means that the boat has holes in the floor so any water which comes over the side flows out again due to the speed of the kayak. Only our white water kayak has this characteristic, though.

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Can you snorkel at Honeymoon Island?

Honeymoon Island

Snorkel close to the beach which can be ideal for families with small children. The park offers swimming, fishing and walks along several nature trails that meander through a slash pine forest. Shelling is also popular here. Amenities include showers and a concession stand.

How long does it take to kayak from Dunedin Causeway to Caladesi Island?

You can paddle to the northern tip of Caladesi Island in 20 minutes from here, so you can have a great experience with a two-hour rental. But to reach the central area of Caladesi Island, spend time on the beach and/or paddle on the three-mile mangrove trail within the island, you’ll need at least four hours.

Can you bring a cooler to Caladesi Island?

Yes, you are allowed to bring chairs, umbrellas, coolers, etc on the ferry from Honeymoon to Caladesi.

How much does it cost to take the ferry to Caladesi Island?

The Caladesi Connection ferry travels to Caladesi Island State Park for a four-hour stay. Ferry fees are: $16 per adult. $8 for children ages 6 to 12.

Is Honeymoon Island Cash only?

We’ve always paid cash at State Parks, but you can call them for a more accurate answer.