Enjoy dolphin watching, snorkeling, shelling, exploring, wildlife sightings, and picnicking on the secluded beach of Egmont Key Island.
Egmont Key is the Gem of the St. Petersburg area and a Florida State Park. Egmont Key is located at the mouth of Tampa Bay in the Gulf of Mexico and is only accessible by boat. This exquisite island is home to white pristine beaches, shelling, nature trails for hiking, and warm Gulf water inviting you in for swimming and snorkeling. The beautiful Island Key supplies the Tampa Bay area with interesting history and vivid beauty. The Egmont Key lighthouse, the old soldier cemetery, and the ruins of old Fort Dade give you a sense of being in a different era.
You may want to picnic in the soft gentle sea breeze under swaying palm trees or maybe just relax and sunbathe while the kids build sand castles nearby. You can hike through the SpanishAmerican War forts, explore around the Egmont Key lighthouse, go shelling, look for megladon shark’s teeth, and snorkel some more from the shoreline. You can snorkel for up to 2 hours on Your trip!
Egmont Key has a rich military history dating back to the 1800’s . You may follow the nature trails to find and explore the two remaining forts from the Spanish / American war era, visit the old solider cemetery, the Egmont Key lighthouse and the many other historic structures on the island. Egmont Key is a Florida state park and a wild life refuge providing a safe home to many Florida native birds, gopher turtles, and box turtles. The island is kept in immaculate shape by the rangers and volunteers. The crew at Island Boat Adventures are dedicated to keeping Egmont Key beautiful.
Check out our frequently asked questions and answers page or call us at 7278712628. We want you to be informed and know what to expect on your adventure with us. Our goal is to provide a fun, affordable and memorable vacation experience that the whole family can enjoy. Island Boat Adventures departs daily adventures from the Tierra Verde Marina Resort. See Dolphins and other marine life and snorkel the sunken ruins at Egmont Key. Get ready for an action packed adventure and the experience of a lifetime!