General Campground Information

Check Out Time

Check out time for all sites is 11am.

Check In Time

Check In Times:
     Deluxe Cabins & Rustic Cabins:  3pm
     RV & Tent Sites:  1pm

Hours of Operation

General Store / Registration Office Hours: 
     Sun - Thurs:  8am - 8pm
     Fri & Sat:  8am - 9pm???????
Pool & Hot Tub Hours: 9am - dusk, weather permitting.  Please observe all posted rules.  
Laundry Hours: 24 hours
Quiet Hours:  10pm - 7am

Fire Safety

For a complete list of fire safety rules, please click here.
Your campfire is your responsibility, it must be fully extinguished (cold out ) before retiring for the evening. All unattended fires will be extinguished by a KOA employee. Parents are responsible for their childs safety.  Keep your children safe from hot fire/coals.  Always assume any fire ring/grill is hot.  
We have firewood available for purchase at the campground store! Once purchased, we are more than happy to deliver it to your site.

Recreation Rentals

See front desk for more information on recreation rentals.  
Bike Rentals: 
 Choose from our 3 wheel banana bikes, quads, double seater, or our brand new electric assist bikes. Our electric assist bikes allow you to cruise with ease, and are available for hourly, daily, weekly and monthly rental. All other bikes are available for hourly and half day rental.
Kayak Rentals:  Explore the beautiful mangrove-lined bayou from the seat of a kayak. Keep an eye out for dolphins, herons, egrets and other wildlife. .

Propane Fills

Propane tanks can be filled 7 days a week from 8am - 8pm.

Cancellation Policy

Need to Cancel? If you need to cancel your reservation, please call 727-392-2233 before the deadlines listed below to receive your deposit refund, minus a $10 cancellation fee. Text and email notifications of cancellations are not acceptable.
We will hold your site all night when paid with a one night stay including tax.  This will be charged to your credit card at the time of reservation.  If you are unable to honor your reservation, you must call and cancel prior to deadlines listed below.  RV/TENT - 48 hours ( 2 days before your scheduled arrival)CABINS - 7 days ( 1 week before your scheduled arrival)CHARGES - a $10.00 cancellation fee will be charged for all cancellations.  Cancellations after deadline will result in forfeiture of full deposit.  NO SMOKING IN ANY OF OUR CABINS OR BUILDINGSPlease make sure if you are traveling with your pet you have requested a PET FRIENDLY CABIN and paid $ fee
KOA National Cancellation Policy

Golf Cart Policy

Guests are permitted to bring their own golf carts.
  • Drivers must have valid Drivers License. 
  • Golf carts must follow posted speed limits and traffic signage and park in designated parking areas.
  • Please be aware of children, pets and adults at play on campground.

Pet Policy

We love pets!
Give us a call about our pet fees (per pet) and Pet Friendly Cabins. We do ask that you please keep your pet on a leash at all times and always clean up after your pet.  Never leave your pet unattended at your site.

KOA Pet Policy

Visitor Policy

Visitors to your registered site must pay a per person fee of $10.00 Mon - Thur and $20.00 Fri - Sun. Guests 4 years old and under are free, however we have a Max of 4 Visitors per site.
Please have your guests check in at the office prior to going to your site to receive guest pass and vehicle tag. Visiting hours end at 10:00 PM.  
*Visitor access to campground amenities (such as pool or pavilion) may be restricted due to maximum occupancy rules. Campground management reserves the right to adjust visitor policy at any time.  

Garbage Policy

Garbage will be picked up at sits from 8am - 1pm.
Dumpsters are located behind the chapel and large garbage cans are located through the campground.
Please do not leave garbage or other food outside overnight.

Speed Limit

Speed limit is 10mph.  
All vehicles, golf carts, motorized scooters/bikes, etc must follow posted speed and traffic signs.

After Hours / Emergency Number

If you need assistance after our store closes please call: 727-421-1315.
For police, fire or medical emergencies please dial 9-1-1

Alligator Safety

If you live in Florida or have spent time here, then you probably have already seen an alligator or two, though most likely at a zoo or park and from the safety of a fence. While you are far less likely to encounter an alligator in the wild, it is always good to be prepared, just in case. There are alligators present in the waters around the campground. Please see our recommended Do's & Don't list at the front desk or one of many posters around the campground.

Additional Information

Arriving late?  No problem ! If you arrive after closing times you will find your reservation information at our night registration cabin located in front of the store. Please stop by the Store the next morning.
Awning & Tent Stakes Prohibited on RV Sites.  Please do not use awning & tent stakes at our RV sites. They will cut the cable tv lines.
Reservations/Registration:
     *You must be 21 or older to make a reservation or pay and sign for registration. No one under 21 is allowed to stay without an adult 21 or older. Photo ID may be required.
     *Each reservation is for 2 people - each additional child over 13  $4.00, and each additional adult is $6.00
     *Deluxe Cabins - You must call to verify you have a pet friendly unit/ charges apply
     *Although our tent sites seem large, only one tent per site.
WiFi:  Free basic WiFi is offered throughout the campground.  WiFi is intended for checking emails and basic browsing and does not support streaming services or other large bandwidth platforms.

Meet Your Hosts

Lori Hight

Have you checked out the St. Petersburg / Madeira Beach KOA lately? We've just opened our second hot tub, a lovely private area just for adults!

Lori Hight, manager of the St Petersburg/Madeira Beach KOA, has the perfect outlook to make your stay memorable. She says, “I love helping people!”

Lori has been involved in all phases of the camping experience. In her 15 years at Camping World, she helped campers with everything from sleeping bags and checkers games to awnings and hot water heaters.

Now at the St Petersburg/Madeira Beach KOA, she is able to take that experience a step farther and be involved with her campers right at ground level. “Being one-on-one with my campers and making great memories together is my number one goal.”

Lori and her husband have 3 children, and guess what they do for fun? They are right back in the great outdoors! They all love camping, fishing, kayaking and going to the beach.

“I am really excited to meet all of the wonderful people at St Petersburg/Madeira Beach KOA! Come visit me, and let's have a G-R-E-A-T time!”