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Fishing and beach spot

Nice fishing pier that's not too high off the water and pretty private especially on a weekday... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2018
Palos Heights, Illinois
Camping With the Kids

We took paddle boards and there is also a ferry provided to get over to the island and set up camp... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
Nixy A
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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 18 January 2018

Nice fishing pier that's not too high off the water and pretty private especially on a weekday. Easy to pull off with kids. We caught Jacks, Snapper, saw a couple of Manta Rays too. Ferry over from the marina was $12 a person and runs...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

We took paddle boards and there is also a ferry provided to get over to the island and set up camp for a night or two. I would suggest going after October as there may be less bugs, the no-seeums where the worst part you...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Nixy A
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We LOVE camping (even day trips) at/to peanut island. Clean bathrooms, clean grounds, friendly staff and it’s just a boat ride away from “land”. We had four campsites this past trip and stayed for theee nights. There isn’t power at your site but there is...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Shara C
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

This is nice little island off Riviera Beach. The best is the JFK nuclear fallout shelter from the cold war era.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank flying_dutchman_US
Reviewed 27 November 2017

(November 2017) My 13 year old daughter and I visited Peanut Island as a last minute activity but we were extremely glad we made the trip out! We rented a double kayak from a place along the marina and made the short trip over to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank mollyk263
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Is a nice white sand beach , easy to access is to bad you have to much powers boats with loaded with speakers and noise stupid music ! You can relax there & picnic if you come in the week days 2nd Problems... IS Dog’s...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank LartistUSA
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Who doesn't want to spend a day on an island? The beach where we stay always had big waves. If you go to the island it a blocked off by the marina so the water is calm. Has bathrooms and a place you can fill...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank Rachael S
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Snorkeled, fished and sun bathed! tips. if you're riding the ferry check with sailfish marina and riveria beach for ferry times. the park rangers are very helpful if you call them. you cannot take bikes or booze on the park land. we brought our coolers,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank JimDeBerry
Reviewed 19 October 2017

I went to Peanut Island because I knew that was where the Kennedy bunker was and after I heard it was (sadly) closing as no one will fund it to keep it up (the state), I wanted to see it. WHAT A SURPRSE! The big...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank Dick S
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Kennedy family should be embarrassed and run down disrepair not professional Embarrassment is an understatement Ethel Kennedy was supposedly in palm beach this weekend some one should tell her Best part was the boat ride to the bunker ride over plus the tour more than...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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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