Welcome to Caladesi Island
Just a few minutes by ferry is this spectacular park and beach. Not to be missed on a trip to Florida.
This is the Florida version of a ferry that takes you from Honeymoon Island to Caladesi Island. Caladesi Island was Dr. Beaches best beach in America in 2006, 2007, and 2008.
Kayaking at Caladesi
Many people kayak the mangroves around Caladesi Island due to the calm warm waters and abundance of wildlife.
The Mangrove Lined Entrance
This island has many mangrove lined waterways for fishing and kayaking. Numerous species of fish inhabit these waterways and they are favorites spots for local fish guides.
The Caladesi Island marina can accommodate large boats and has fresh water, electricity and lighting.
The Discovery Center
Caladesi Discovery Center in the works will offer interactive events, interprative center and observation tower.
As with most parks in Pinellas County, Caladesi Island offers many shelters for that special event.
History of Caladesi Island
The rich history of Florida's west coast barier islands can be learned at Caladesi Island.
Caladesi Marina has wonderful overnight docking facilites.
Popular Pinellas Beach
Popular amongst boaters who anchor on the beach for easy access and fun in the sun.
Come on down
Great sand and surf!
Sand for miles
This beach is much less crowded than other areas and is one of my favorites.
The beach master will set you up with a cozy umbrella and chairs, for a price of course.
Birds of Pinellas County
Many species of birds call this home and the spot is very popular among bird watchers.
Restrooms and Showers
Top notch restrooms and showers to use once you force yourself to leave and catch the ferry home.
Great Trail Hikes
As with most parks in Pinellas County there are many interactive trails for hiking and exploring.
Sea Turtle Nests
We take great care of our nesting sea turtles and you will see many nesting spots up and down the beaches of the Central West Coast of Florida
These amazing birds can be seen sunning their wings at the entry to Caladesi Island. One also lives at the dock at Sutherland Manor.
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