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Address: 1720 Deerfield Island Park, Open Weekends from 10:00-4:00pm Shuttle runs every hour on the hour, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
Phone Number:
+1 954-360-1320

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Deerfield beach has a hidden gem! Take a free boat ride on the weekend to this hidden hideaway. You won't be disappointed if you like nature.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 January 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Deerfield beach has a hidden gem! Take a free boat ride on the weekend to this hidden hideaway. You won't be disappointed if you like nature.

Thank shana7373
Grinnell, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Easy to get too! Great staff. Awesome boat ride to the island. You're on your own when u get to the island but it's easy to navigate around. We didn't see too many creatures, only a large iguana but it was still a fun trip.

Thank crystalm166
Pueblo, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

20 minute boat ride to the island, cruising past multimillion dollar homes and some boats in the same price range. The boat crew was wonderful and friendly. The island is pretty amazing; you completely forget you are in the middle of the city. Iguanas, tropical plants, and large spiders make it feel like the jungle. And it's free!

2 Thank phantomco
Deerfield Beach, Florida
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289 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

If you don't have a boat you can only go over on Saturday or Sunday when there is a free boat that takes passengers. You have to know when it goes. It does not go often and only holds 12-14 people. The island is lovely to walk around. We saw many raccoons wandering around during the day and were told... More 

3 Thank grantham353
Aurora, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

We went with a whole group of family members ranging in age from 4 to 94 and everyone had a great time. The boat dock is a little tricky to find but well worth the effort. It is a short (and free) boat trip and then you can walk and picnic an see all kinds of wildlife, as long as... More 

1 Thank Whateveryousaydear03
Eureka, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

A nice little park for a short trip, a picnic, or just a walk in the park! The ferry dock was closed but they had an alternate site, which actually worked out better, because we got a 20 minute tour of the coastal waterway on the way to the island.It is the only wilderness area in Southern Florida, it is... More 

Thank Sid B
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Attended a wedding here; beautiful backdrop! Nice beach to walk and enjoy the surf. Great for wedding pictures!

Thank Tracey S
Deerfield Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

it is a nice walk on a secluded island just off the intercoastal canal off hillsboro blvd. it can only be reached by a free shuttle boat which runs every 1/2 hr on weekends only.

Thank kathi4897
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

Four adults took the free ferry across to the island. Great 20 minute run with views of Boca and Deerfield Beach with two accommodating and cheerful young men operating the boat. We walked around the trails for 1.5 hours and although did not see a lot of wildlife enjoyed the tranquility. A great way to spend a Sunday morning.

Thank bevebear
Westport, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

We caught the ferry boat at Pioneer park as Sullivan outlet is under repairs. What a lucky break as the the pick up location now takes 20 by boat to get to the island and you get a mini tour of the intercostal homes. The hike itself was very easy for all ages . Lots of shade and we were... More 

Thank Kelly B

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