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Clearwater Ferry

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We had a very nice ride to Tampa and back. Much easier than driving. Price is great for seniors... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to take the derry to Clearwater from Dunedin Great scenic view and a relaxing ride No... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2018
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Welcome aboard the Clearwater Ferry, the easiest, fastest, cheapest and most reliable way to come enjoy Clearwater Beach. Park for free behind the Harborview Center on Cleveland St in Downtown Clearwater and enjoy a nice ten-minute ride to our beach...more
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Clearwater, FL 33767
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All reviews nice ride rec center easy ride beach traffic avoid parking finding a parking space enjoyable trip dolphin watching tour parking issues parking spot stuck in traffic beach area bait house saw dolphins fun experience a lot of fun marina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was at the Harbor Marina waiting for someone and was standing near the entrance for the ferry. A girl walked up in sweatpants and a sweatshirt asking if we were waiting on the ferry. The others said they were and she very bluntly said...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Suzan H
Camille H, Public Relations Manager at Clearwater Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Suzan, thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience with Clearwater Ferry. Would you mind please sharing what day and time you experienced the below? You may call us at 727-755-0297 or email us at info@ClearwaterFerry.com. We would like to follow...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very nice ride to Tampa and back. Much easier than driving. Price is great for seniors. $10 round trip. My only complaint is that they charged me $24 for 2 margaritas on the trip home. I’ll bring my own next time.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Patriot1949
Camille H, Public Relations Manager at Clearwater Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there -- I believe you have us confused with another Ferry; we do not travel to Tampa nor do we serve beverages on board. Feel free to contact us directly if you are interested in traveling to Clearwater Beach with our Ferry. Thank you!

Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

We decided to take the derry to Clearwater from Dunedin Great scenic view and a relaxing ride No hassle of traffic on that bridge Plus it drops you off right by Bait House, what can be better!!!! Great experience

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our trip on the fairy not to much money and a great way to see Clearwater Beach it makes several stops so you can get off and have lunch and get back on to tour a different area.

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Linda S
Reviewed 27 November 2018

The ferry is a easy way to get to the beach offers free parking in the lot and reasonable price for a ticket. We caught the ferry and spent the day at the beach, nice not to have the hassle of parking at Clearwater Beach....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank kims1214
Reviewed 15 October 2018

A relatively new service, the Ferry [water taxi] gives anyone not wanting to drive into crowded Clearwater an chance to go to dinner there, or jump to to Dunedin for shopping and dinner. Great people and an enjoyable trip.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Robert H
Reviewed 17 September 2018

It was little hard to find on the pier, I had to ask several people were the ferry picked up. Could use some signage. But once on the ferry I had a great tour around an island. I just took a round trip because I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 29 August 2018

WeTook the ferry to Dunedin for lunch and afternoon of shopping Not only was it a cheap and fun ride up the Intercoastal Waterway we enjoyed seeing dolphin along the way

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank bobcat1967
Reviewed 23 August 2018

For the price!!! We saw dolphins and went from beach to beach area for an $8 pass all day, you can park free near the marina/library area and on the weekends they extended service to Dunedin. What a nice way to spend our day!

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Jennifer N
Reviewed 20 August 2018

It’s fun to take the ferry to the beach. You don’t have to search for a parking spot and pay for parking. The ride over is very scenic and before you know it, you’re there.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank SueInClearwater
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31 December 2018|
Response from ibwhte | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Robert H | Reviewed this property |
Tes and it is an enjoyable trip.
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Response from Brownie1267 | Reviewed this property |
I honestly don’t know. There is a website but, I don’t know if it would answer your question. Personally, I don’t see why they wouldn’t. We had our best Dolphin viewing while taking it back to the Clearwater Marina from... More