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Key West: Full Day Tour of Key West National Wildlife Refuge

1. Key West: Full Day Tour of Key West National Wildlife Refuge

Get the most out of Key West and combine 3 adventures into one full-day adventure tour. Board a schooner sailboat and sail the ocean waves, enjoy a guided kayak tour of the mangrove islands, and snorkel in the backcountry reefs. Drink as you please onboard and partake in an all-you-can-eat buffet. Set sail from Key West's Historic Seaport and sail toward the uninhabited mangrove islands in the Key West National Wildlife Refuge. Keep an eye open for dolphins, sea turtles, manta rays, and many other species that call the refuge home. Once you reach the islands, allow the crew to help you get into a stable sea kayak and provide some tips on paddling. Feel the ease of gliding through the warm, shallow water, sheltered by the mangroves. As you kayak in the calm waters, learn about the mangroves and their important role as nurseries to the sea. Discover how they survive in saltwater and the various marine life that inhabits the mangrove ecosystem. Try to spot the local bird species, such as ospreys, frigates, blue herons, bald eagles, and even roseate spoonbills. Search the waters for tropical fish, stingrays, and sea turtles. If Kayaking isn't for you, opt for the guided snorkeling tour. Don't worry if you've never done it before, the guides are happy to provide instruction and assistance to get the best out of your experience. Swim through the shallow waters and witness the sponge gardens. Admire the colorful fish swimming over the sponges and surround yourself with marine wildlife. If you prefer to float on the surface, grab a noodle, bask in the sun, and watch the clouds drift by. Afterward, climb back aboard and clean up or relax on the deck. Choose from a wide selection of cold drinks such as beer, wine, homemade sangria, and chilled soda. Enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet feast, including fried chicken, shrimp, deli meats and cheese, and assortments of bread. At last, raise anchor and leave the islands behind. Enjoy an afternoon snack of fresh-baked chocolate chip cookies or chips and dip, and feel the breeze as you sail back to the seaport.

Florida Keys: Key West Kayak Eco Tour with Nature Guide

2. Florida Keys: Key West Kayak Eco Tour with Nature Guide

Discover the wonders of Key West’s mangrove ecosystem on this kayaking adventure led by a nature guide. Marvel at the beauty of the Floriday Keys’ unique ecosystem while exploring its waterways. Enjoy included kayaking equipment for your trip.  Once out on the water, follow your guide through sheltered winding mangrove trails and watch as they point out native marine life, plants, and birds of the Florida Keys. Each tour is different and offers a unique experience to explore nature’s touch tank. Your guide will be on the lookout for unusual sea creatures to pass around and let you touch.  Spot dolphins, turtles, rays, bright fish, and more in the water. Look up and see iguanas sunning in the trees and birds soaring overhead.  As you explore, learn about the tropical ecosystem and how the mangrove islands and seagrass beds serve as a marine nursery for Key West’s wildlife underwater and on land. Whether you are new to kayaking or an experienced paddler, get the most out of your trip with kayaking tips from your guide. All experience levels can enjoy this interactive trip.

Miami: Key West Tour with Snorkeling & Kayaking

3. Miami: Key West Tour with Snorkeling & Kayaking

Enjoy an ultimate eco tour combining 3 great Key West adventures into a single trip. Embark on a Key West sailing cruise, snorkel at an amazing reef spot, and embark on a kayak tour of the mangroves. Take advantage of coach transfer from Miami. Then, hop on board the boat and sail seven miles off Key West to the Florida Keys Reef. Here, the shallow Caribbean waters are perfect for easy snorkeling. Relax knowing that the experienced captains will select a location to ensure the best snorkeling experience. Get ready as you near the reef and your experienced crew provide a safety briefing. Then, explore this magnificent underwater world with its many fish, coral, and marine wildlife. Afterward, head to Key West’s backcountry mangrove islands, and pause for a fresh all-you-can-eat lunch. Next, prepare for your kayaking experience at the uninhabited Key West National Wildlife Refuge. Let your crew help you into your kayak and provide you with paddling instructions before you set out into the water. Feel sheltered by the mangroves, as the warm, shallow, and calm water makes kayaking a breeze. Kick back after your experience with a tasty beverage or chocolate chip cookie. Then, it's time to relax and enjoy your hour-long sail back to the Historic Seaport.

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What people are saying about Key West

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 14 reviews

We had the best crew! Very nice and informative. We loved our time on the boat!

Very nice sailing tour, super qualified staff and good atmosphere