Visit Caladesi Island State Park Online
BeachesCome relax or play on our beach. Caladesi Island is accessible by private boat or via the Caladesi Connection ferry service. Cost for the ferry is $14.00 for adults and $7.00 for children ages six to 12. Trips depart hourly beginning at 10 a.m. Ferry passengers are allotted a four-hour stay on the island. No pets are allowed on the ferry. Contact the ferry office at (727) 734-1501 for more information.
Boaters can enjoy the 108 slip bayside marina, or in calm weather, anchor offshore. Overnight docking with electric and water hook-ups is permitted in the bayside marina, but boaters must register before sundown.
Caladesi Island State Park has a marina with floating docks with 30 amp electric service and water hookups. A covered pavilion with a grill is available for picnicking. A snack bar and gift shop is located in the marina. Three sites are ADA accessible. This marina is a designated Clean Marina. Reservations can be made online at ReserveAmerica or first-come, first served in the marina. Fees are $24.00 per night, plus tax through ReserveAmerica or $1.00 per foot, plus tax, at the marina. T-Docks are non-reservable and rent for $2.00 per foot, including tax.
Canoeing & Kayaking
Canoeing and kayaking are available.
Concession & Restaurant
Food and/or drinks can be purchased here.
Fishing is allowed in designated areas.
Hiking trails are available.
Pets are not allowed on the beach at any time. They are permitted in the rest of the park as long as they are on a six-foot hand-held leash and must be under the owner's control at all times. Pets are not allowed on the ferry to Caladesi Island.
Picnic tables are available. Consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited.
For added enjoyment, the park has a children's playground conveniently located in the picnic area. The playground has swings, three slides of different sizes, crawl through, climbing bars and fun stuff to do on the ground (in the sand). It has a small pavilion for parents to hang out in the shade while the children play. At the playground we have a "For Kids by Kids" informational kiosk that has information about the park from a kid's point of view.
Showers and dressing rooms
ADA accessible restroom facilities are available at the park.
Visit Caladesi Island State Park online