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Great time at peanut island

We went to west palm beach to go to peanut island. we went to sailfish marina where there you... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2009
Orlando, Florida
Peanut Island was unbelieveable!!

My girlfriend and I camped on Peanut Island for two straight nights and it was absolutely... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2009
ocean city, nj
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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
Riviera Beach, FL 33404
+1 561-845-4445
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Reviewed 20 April 2009

We went to west palm beach to go to peanut island. we went to sailfish marina where there you take a water taxi over to peanut island. This is a small island just a 5 minutte ride on water taxi (or quicker on your own...More

13  Thank wimedtypr
Reviewed 21 March 2009

My girlfriend and I camped on Peanut Island for two straight nights and it was absolutely incredible. Kathy and Jim who run the island were so friendly and kind. The place was clean as could be and the snorkling lagoons were amazing as was the...More

8  Thank ryb2175
Reviewed 26 March 2008

This is a man made island between Riviera beach and Singer island, created from the removal of sand where they made the channel between Singer Island and PBI. At one time, it housed a nuclear shelter for JFK. It was redeveloped several years ago and...More

2  Thank Czar
Reviewed 29 January 2008

Being from the area, until recently I had only been to Peanut Island once as a kid. My own kids enjoyed the beach and my mom suggested taking them there. Now we spend most weekends there where they have learned the proper way to snorkel...More

5  Thank monstersdad
Reviewed 9 January 2008

My husband and I took our boat to the west side docks. We saw a couple of manatees in the murky lagoon waters. A brick path encircles the island with sporadic rest rooms, camp sites, beaches, a swimming lagoon and signage explaining the plant and...More

4  Thank Upstater57
Reviewed 20 August 2007

Snorkeling in the Peanut Island artificial lagoon is a mixed proposition. On the one hand, it's not flushed properly by the tides, so you have more of a lake-snorkel feel to your excursion. Kind of yucky, so the lagoon is usually empty of snorkelers and...More

12  Thank toniajr
Reviewed 14 June 2006

My family which consists of my husband, myself , my son 13 and daughter 9 are staying in west palm beach this week and heard about peanut island. we took a drive over and ate breakfast at the marina...(great) then took the water taxi over...More

27  Thank Angeliajoy
Reviewed 28 December 2003

Being raised in west Palm Beach from the age of 1 Peanut Island was a great place to hang out after school, weekends and during the summer. We would camp, fish, dive and torment the coasties who were stationed on the island with our youthful...More

24  Thank Sherpa26617
Reviewed 19 February 2003

Back in 1977, before the bomb shelter was opened to the public, my high school friends and i snuck under neath the fence to the hatch to the bomb shelter. At this time, the bomb shelter was not being used for anything at all. This...More

6  Thank Roam15231
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Reviewed 25 March 2002

During WW2 I was in the Coast Guard. I was stationed on Peanut Island for for a few months. Our bunks were on the second floor and one of the most beautiful things I remember about the "house" was the large brass railing on the...More

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Response from R985PWlindab | Reviewed this property |
No I didn’t nor did anybody else with me
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Response from 73tonia | Reviewed this property |
Go to 200 E 13th St, Riviera Beach, FL 33404. There is free parking. You will need to walk to the dock and look for the water taxi sign. It's not hard to find once you are there. (Note: Alcohol isn't allowed on the island... More
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Response from Glen U | Reviewed this property |
200 E 13th St, Riviera Beach, FL 33404 The telephone number is 561-723-2028. Reservations are not taken. Go to the marina and pay for round trip and the Peanut Island Water Taxi shuttle boat will take you there and back... More