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Caladesi Island State Park, Dunedin

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Island State Park
Caladesi Island State Park is one of the rare, completely natural Florida's islands in the Gulf and has a great beach. Accessible by boat or ferry, the park features a nature trail as well as picnic tables, pavilions, and a playground. You'll find a snack bar and a gift shop on-site. Hike the 5 km (3 mi) of trails and watch for birds feeding around the shallow waters. With a bit of luck, you may see turtles and tortoises. You can try kayaking through mangroves and in the bay. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Caladesi Island State Park and many more Dunedin attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Dunedin trip generator.
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  • Don't get me wrong, Caladesi is beautiful. There are not many uninhabited islands like this in Florida. My problem with Caladesi is the ferry ride over there. It's WAY too much money for a 10 minute r...  more »
  • My teenage granddaughter and I love to take the ferry out to this beach. It is still relatively uncrowded and always good for shelling. There are chairs under umbrellas if you want a break from the su...  more »
  • My wife and I came here for a few hours on a Sunday morning. We were on the first ferry ride from Honeymoon Island at 10:00 and literally had the pick of any beach spot we wanted. We rented an umbrell...  more »

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