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How do you get onto Don Pedro Island?

Don Pedro Island, Florida is located in Charlotte County between Tampa and Naples on Florida's Gulf Coast.Oct 3, 2019

How much is the Don Pedro ferry?

Don Pedro Island, Florida is located in Charlotte County between Tampa and Naples on Florida's Gulf Coast. The island is accessible only by private boat or a five-minute ride on the Palm Island Transit ferry which operates daily on demand. Roundtrip fare costs $6 person or $55 per car.Oct 3, 2019

Can you kayak to Don Pedro State Park?

Land access for kayaks and paddleboards is located behind the docks. Walking trails and beach access is located on the Don Pedro Island. Explore one of the most scenic locations Englewood has to offer. Paddling this location makes for perfect a day trip.Mar 14, 2014

What are the closest cities to Don Pedro?

The two largest nearby towns are Port Charlotte and Englewood. Our homes are located on Don Pedro Island also known as Palm Island, a barrier island on the Gulf of Mexico, 70 yards across the intercoastal from Placida, Florida. Click here to launch Google Maps with a map of the area. About the Ferry Service by Palm Island Transit.

What is there to do on Don Pedro Island?

You'll enjoy numerous dolphin sightings right along the beach, native gopher tortoise, and a lively lagoon where fish jump all day long. Don Pedro Island State Park is a short walk down the beach and includes a pavilion and nature trails. You’ll want to capture the Island’s charm by traveling via golf cart, we rarely use cars here.

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Can you take the car ferry from Placida to Don Pedro?

You can take the car ferry but you will not be able to drive to the park. You will have to park at one of the beach access points and then walk down to the park along the beach. Maybe a 15 minute walk. If we take the car ferry in Placida to Don Pedro Island State Park, are we then able to access the beach?

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What is Don Pedro like to live on?

Don Pedro is part of three islands that are now hooked together. Little Gasparillo has had some development. Have sold 5 lots there and there are some nice homes there now but up on stilts - like one story to avoid flooding and storms. Most people enjoy walking along the beach by the waterline.

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How do you get onto Don Pedro Island?

Located between Knight Island and Little Gasparilla Island, Don Pedro Island is accessible only by private boat or ferry. Boaters can tie up at the dock on the mangrove-lined bay side of the island.

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Is Palm Island the same as Don Pedro Island?

Don Pedro Island, which is also known as Palm Island, is part of a small chain of barrier islands just off the coast of Placida, Florida. ... Our islands are accessible by boat or the local car ferry service operated by Palm Island Transit.

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Can you take a car to Don Pedro Island?

Access to the island with your automobile is by Car Ferry only. The ride across the intercoastal waterway is only about 3 minutes long. You can drive-on, walk-on, or bring your bike or golf cart.

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How big is Don Pedro Island Florida?

Don Pedro Island State Recreation Area is a state park in the U.S. state of Florida. It is located on a stretch of Don Pedro Island, a 129-acre (0.52 km2) barrier island lying across the Intracoastal Waterway from Placida in Charlotte County, between Palm Island and Little Gasparilla Island.

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Is Don Pedro Island Open?

Don Pedro Island State Park's island is located on Palm Island and is accessible by boat only. The park is open from 8 a.m. until sundown, 365 days a year.

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Can you drive a car on Gasparilla Island?

There are two features of Little Gasparilla Island that make it most unique… There is no bridge to and from the island. All access is either by private boat or water taxi. There are no roads, and therefore no cars, on the island, only a sandy cart path which allows you to traverse and explore the island by golf cart.

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Does Palm Island have a grocery store?

If you are looking to grocery shop for necessities and other items on Palm Island you will need to do all of your shopping before getting on the Island Ferry Access. Located a mile away from the ferry is a great large grocery store; most visitors stop here before coming to Palm Island. Boca Grande Outfitters, Inc.

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How much is the Palm Island ferry?

Getting here: Catch the ferry to Palm Island Resort from 2000 Panama Blvd. in Englewood, about 45 miles south of Sarasota and 60 miles north of Fort Myers. The Palm Island Transit is complimentary for resort guests; otherwise, it's $8 for pedestrians, $55 if you bring a car.Nov 2, 2021

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Can you kayak to Don Pedro Island?

Kayaking at Don Pedro Island provides a unique experience for both experienced and beginner kayakers and paddle-boarders. On your journey by kayak to the island, you will pass through the enchanting mangrove forest. ... Share a picnic under the shaded pavilion or search for shells along the gulf side of the island.

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What county is Don Pedro Island Florida in?

Don Pedro Island, Florida is located in Charlotte County between Tampa and Naples on Florida's Gulf Coast.Oct 3, 2019

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Is Cape Haze a good place to live?

Uncrowded, with natural beauty and charm, and all of the amenities anyone would want within minutes, the Cape Haze/Placida area is the perfect place in which to live. Come visit and see for yourself! ... Cape Haze and Placida are highly accessible communities with a plethora of nearby amenities.

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How much is the ferry to Little Gasparilla Island?

Little Gasparilla Island Ferry

It costs $10 per person with a $20 minimum one way. The ferry picks up passengers at Eldred's Marina. The address is 6301 Boca Grande Cswy, Placida, FL 33946-0236. The phone number is 941-697-5777.
Mar 14, 2015

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How do you get to Palm Island Aruba?

De Palm Island is an actual island, so you need to catch a small ferry that transports passengers to and from the island. The ferry takes about 5-10 minutes from dock to dock. If you have a vehicle, you can drive right to the Port De Palm ferry terminal and park your vehicle there.Mar 11, 2017

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Is there a bridge to Don Pedro Island?

Don Pedro Island State Park is located on the island. There is no bridge to the island. It is only accessible by boat or car ferry. There are many private residences on the island and much of the island is taken up by the Palm Island Resort.

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Is Don Pedro Island closed?

Don Pedro Island State Park's island is located on Palm Island and is accessible by boat only. The park is open from 8 a.m. until sundown, 365 days a year.

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Are dogs allowed on Don Pedro Island?

Well mannered dogs are allowed throughout the park; they are not allowed on the beach. ... Dogs must be kept on no more than a 6 foot hand held leash at all times; they may not be left unattended.

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Is Don Pedro Island the same as Palm Island?

Don Pedro Island, which is also known as Palm Island, is part of a small chain of barrier islands just off the coast of Placida, Florida. ... Our islands are accessible by boat or the local car ferry service operated by Palm Island Transit.

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