Welcome to Florida Keys
If Florida is a state apart from the USA, the Keys are islands apart from Florida – in other words, it's different down here. This is a place where those who reject everyday life on the mainland escape. What do they find? About 113 mangrove-and-sandbar islands where the white sun melts over tight fists of deep green mangroves; long, gloriously soft mudflats and tidal bars; water as teal as Arizona turquoise; and a... Read More
Top experiences in Florida Keys
Florida Keys activities
Champagne Celebration Sunset Cruise
Key West’s sunset is legendary, and every night, Mallory Square is full of huge crowds of people who vie for the best place to watch it. Escape this chaos and have the sunset all to yourself on the Champagne Celebration Sunset Cruise. Three champagnes and sparkling wines from legendary French champagne producer Moët & Chandon are on offer. The Chandon Brut Classic sparkling wine is included in the tour price, and for an additional fee you can upgrade to the Moët & Chandon Imperial (White Star) champagne or the Moët & Chandon Rose Imperial champagne at wholesale cost.While you sip your champagne, snack on the gourmet cheese buffet, which includes four delectably rich cheeses surrounded by fresh berries and other fruit that have been selected to complement the champagne. The buffet also includes a locally made smoked fish dip served with crunchy crisps and fresh-baked crusty bread from an Old Town Key West bakery.If you’d rather switch out your bubbly for some still wine, simply choose from the complimentary selection of six excellent wines – varieties may include cabernet sauvignon, pinot noir, shiraz, merlot, pinot grigio, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc or riesling. Beer-drinkers will also be at home with domestic and imported beers like Heineken, Corona and Miller Lite.Exclusive seating is limited to 14 people on this 26-passenger sailing catamaran, ensuring you’ll have plenty of space to enjoy the fabulous Key West sunset.
Key West Island T'ing: Sail, Snorkel and Kayak Adventure
Spend a day out on the Gulf of Mexico, just off the shores of Key West. The Island T’ing adventure starts with a pleasant hour-long sail on a large catamaran through the sparkling waters of the Florida Keys, where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Gulf of Mexico. While you’re sailing, watch for local wildlife like dolphins, who sometimes swim alongside the boat.When you find a nice spot to stop at the coral reef, you can take part in any or all of the water activities. Enjoy a kayak tour around a natural backcountry mangrove island; snorkel above the reef; take a refreshing swim; or just relax on the boat and soak up the sun.A full breakfast and buffet lunch is included in the tour price, as well as beer, wine, soft drinks and homemade sangria. Along with your swimsuit and towel, it is recommended that you bring sunglasses and a hat to protect you from the Florida sun.
Key West Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour
Get a full picture of Key West on a hop-on hop-off trolley tour. The history of this tropical, southernmost island in the continental US is fascinating. Hear about Key West's lucrative ship-wrecking industry. Learn the stories of success and disaster of Henry Flagler's railroad, the railroad that went to sea. Listen to the legends of the fierce Calusa Indians, who supposedly left the remains of their enemies on the beaches of Key West, thus creating Key West's first name, Cayo Hueso – Island of Bones.The hop-on hop-off trolley tour allows you to tour Key West at your leisure to see what you want to see, when you want to see it. Hop off at any of the convenient stops to explore at your own pace. When you're ready, just re-board, and it's on with the tour. It’s the perfect way to see the best of Key West.As you’re moving along, you’ll also see where to dine, shop, relax and have good time in Key West. This is Key West's most comprehensive tour, covering more than 100 points of interest. Your guide has been extensively trained and is proud to share the history, lore and legends of Key West.To see a list of trolley stops, click “View Additional Info."
Key West Full-Day Power Adventure: Sailing and Water Sports
On this full-day adventure, enjoy the best Key West has to offer! Sail on a comfortable, sleek catamaran along the smooth waters of the Gulf of Mexico and admire the gorgeous tropical scenery. Soak up the Florida sun on the boat and choose from several fun water activities. Ride a WaveRunner, take a parasailing trip, kayak around Florida’s backcountry mangroves or snorkel in the pristine waters and spot marine life! Your professional guide will ensure a fun and safe trip for everyone.See Itinerary section below for a sample menu.
Key West Dolphin Watch and Snorkel Cruise
Hop aboard and travel through the beautiful Key West backcountry for a dolphin watch and snorkel cruise. Get an up-close look at playful dolphins in their natural habitat as you cruise through pristine waters and admire the magnificent scenery.Then, head out for a snorkeling adventure! Explore the underwater world as you swim in the warm, serene, shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico. See sponges, coral, tropical fish and more.You don't have to be an expert swimmer, because the crew will provide you with guidance and top-of-the-line gear including mask, fins, snorkel and a float if you wish. After a day on and in the water among nature's most stunning gifts, you'll begin our ride back to dock. Enjoy complimentary cold beer and chilled wine.
Dry Tortugas National Park Day Trip by Catamaran
Make your way to the departure point and then cruise across dazzling blue waters on the spacious Yankee Freedom III, a high-speed catamaran that ferries passengers from Key West to Dry Tortugas National Park. Dig in to breakfast as you sail past Boca Grande Key, the Marquesas Keys atoll and the Rebecca Shoal Channel. Stroll the decks and take in views of your pristine surroundings while you listen to a naturalist talk about the area and the national park. After traveling almost 70 miles (113km) west of Key West, arrive at the cluster of tropical islands that make up the Dry Tortugas. Disembark at Fort Jefferson, located on Garden Key, and begin exploring. On a 45-minute tour of the fort, discover seashells on the beach, watch tropical birds swoop through the air, or perhaps swim or snorkel around the coral reef. Dolphins and sea turtles are often seen in the warm waters. When you need a break, recoup with a buffet lunch on the vessel or on shore. Reboard your boat in the mid-afternoon and relax during your voyage back to Key West. Soak up the remaining rays of the sun and enjoy a beverage from one of the boat’s bars (own expense) before arriving back in Key West.Price displayed includes a USD3.99 Viator brokerage fee