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Unique things to do in Florida Keys

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Photo of Mallory Square
Mallory Square34 locals recommend
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Fort Zachary Taylor26 locals recommend
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Southernmost Point of the Continental US26 locals recommend
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The Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory37 locals recommend
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Higgs Beach9 locals recommend
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Truman Little White House8 locals recommend

All activities near Florida Keys

Mangrove Tunnel Kayak Adventure
Mangrove Tunnel Kayak Adventure. Experience the waters off Key Largo as a local during this 3 hour tour in the mangroves off Key Largo. Kayak through crystal clear waters as we learn about the mangroves and their importance to the ecosystem of the Florida Keys. Learn about the birds, fish, turtles, and manatees that frequent these areas. For those that are interested snorkel through some of the tour as you experience the world under the mangroves as well (snorkel equipment is required)
Jet-ski in Key Largo
"READ THE DESCRIPTION BEFORE BOOKING" Welcome to Key Largo You will have the opportunity to have your own Jet-ski for one full hour and explore the Key Largo from the water! Be ready to be surrounded by energetic people practicing energetic water sports, beautiful sandbars, and luxury yacht parties! *Advisory* 1. You only pay 30 $ through Airbnb to reserve your jetski, date, and time 2. Once you arrive you will pay the remainder of the rental fee which is 100$ to your designated instructor who is in charge of your safety and transportation 3. Your total amount is 130$ for 2 ppl 4. You will receive one jetski for the two of you(2 ppl max) 5. Book the seats for everyone participating - 15 min jet ski ride tour out of the marina -1 hour jet ski rental on your own -15 min jet ski ride tour to the marina 4 jet skis available Prices may differ if rented for more than one hour
Biologist Guided Dolphin Watch & Snorkel
You will meet me at my electric catamaran, Squid, under my HONEST ECO sign. We will depart from the dock located at the Historic Seaport. We will head out on the water to an area which provides a year round home for about 200 wild Bottlenose Dolphins. This is my moment to share the wonders of these marine mammals with you, while always operating my vessel in a manner that is safe and respectful of the dolphins and their need for space. With the right know-how I can usually find dolphins in under an hour and in calm waters. After observing the dolphins many different behaviors from the boat we will head to one of my favorite spots to snorkel with sponges, coral heads or a patch reef. I will take you to the best place with the best visibility that day. My mate will be your guide, leading you around a calm snorkeling spot and point out animals that make our ecosystem unique and answer any questions that you have. Check in at the HONEST ECO boat Squid. If you are driving down the keys the day of the trip just remember it is a road that is only one way in and one way out. One accident on that road can hold you up for the day. We do not issue refunds if you miss the boat. It is best to ride a bike in Key West or take a cab. Lastly, the marina parking lot is around $20 to $30 for the day. It can fill up in the afternoons please plan accordingly! Thank you!
Reef Snorkel & Sunset Sail
We will snorkel the reef and enjoy the sunset while sailing on a spacious and fun sailing catamaran. You will also get to enjoy fresh organic fruit, veggies and hummus from our favorite local organic cafe, Date and Thyme. Florida’s Barrier Reef is right off the coast of Key West. We only provide this trip during a limited time, June through September, because we want to snorkel the reef when the weather is just right. Explore the wondrous wildlife of the reef with one of our biologists. It truly is one of the most beautiful places you need to see while in the keys. Sailing, the original form of renewable energy transportation! I am on a mission to spread the value of conservation and I think amazing nature experiences with a knowledgeable biologist is the best way to do that! But sometimes all you need to do to appreciate nature is go sailing and watch a sunset! Other things to note Meet at the boat 15 minutes before departure. Call or text my wife Jen with any questions. 305-294-6306.
The Rum Runner, the Bar Boat of Key West
The waters of downtown Key West have great history surrounding them. You can still hear echoes of past parties and festivals on our turquoise waters. The Rum Runner shares these stories for you when you ask, or just enjoy the views without any work. On the Rum Runner you depart from the only downtown public beach. Simonton Beach. Our great departure location offers a beach, lounge chair, and a awesome Restaurant and Bar. The Rum Runner allows you to bring Key West with you on the water. A crazy local captain with even crazier stories if you ask, all true by the way. No work with bar seats on the water, built in coolers to bring your ice cold drinks with you. Music, lights, waters stops during the day trips. On the Crystal clear waters you will see downtown, historic harbor, great sunset viewing areas, Mallary Square, Sunset Key, the dolphin playground, and a 120 year old shipwreck next to Christmas Tree Island. You can see anything on our waters and on Christmas Tree. Meet the local wildlife and not just the people. The Rum Runner is your Key West Bar Boat Boat or (party boat). Very safe, very stable and with room to walk around, dance to your favorite music, or enjoy a drink and even a sunset. The Rum Runner is your Good Times and Tan lines in Key West
Key West Jet Ski Tour- For Two
** Pricing is $175 per Jet Ski (not per person) Max 2 riders per jet ski** We have 5 jet skis available with a max of 10 riders per tour. If you would like 2 jet skis (we have 5 available) please select 2 people and so forth. **Guests born after 1/1/1988 and plan to drive must pass a temporary boater safety course found here - See more information below- For all you thrill-seekers and explorers, our guided Jet Ski tours are a great way to experience Key West. Let our guide take you on a 90 minute adventure around the entire island. This 27-mile exploration is a feast for the eyes and senses. We'll make several stops along the way, checking out all of the best known attractions the island has to offer. And hopefully, we will encounter our local dolphins and sea turtles along the way!
Kayak Into Adventure & Feel Worlds Away
Located in the heart of the FL Keys, Caribbean Kayaking Tours leads guest off the shores of the City of Marathon in to the amazing waters of the N. Caribbean. Come adventure with us as we paddle under native mangrove canopies, over secluded salt water flats, and investigate the animals that call this area home. Other things to note Dress to get wet, and look forward to a fun paddle adventure on the water.
Mangrove Maze Tour
Welcome to Blue Moon Kayak Key West! Once you are checked in each person will get instruction on how to kayak and we will go over the layout of our route for the experience. Once we are ready we will launch from Floating docks. Our Kayaks are very stable with nice back rests to support you through out the trip. We cross Cow Key Channel and go West into the Center of Key West where we will show you how to navigate the Mangrove Mazes into the Salt ponds. All the while you will get to see Iguanas, Parrot Fish, Barracuda, Small Sharks, Night Crown Herons, Great Blue Herons, White Herons, Green Herons and more! Learn about the history and culture of Key West while we take in all the nature. We will end at our starting location. Other things to note: If there are high winds or Lightning the trip may be delayed or rescheduled. Your guide will determine safety for the trip. We will still go if there is just rain. We also provide alternate routes along the North side of Stock Island if necessary to avoid the elements.
Six Hours-Sail, Snorkel, Kayak, Dolphins & Lunch
Check in is at the boat at 9:10 am This is a 6 hour trip on the water! We will begin this HONEST ECO experience on a spacious 42' sailing catamaran. With 1,092 Square Feet of deck space, plenty of room to relax. We will depart from the dock located at the Historic Seaport. Sail out to a mangrove island that we can only reach in a shallow draft boat. You will learn about our Key West ecosystem as you Kayak through Mangrove Islands. We will explore the distinct habitats of the Key West National Wildlife Refuge and learn about our diverse animals and plants We will head to another one of my favorite spots to snorkel on the reef, coral heads or a sponge garden. I will take you to the best spot with the best visibility that day. My mate will be your guide, leading you around a calm snorkeling spot. I will point out animals that make our ecosystem unique and answer any questions. I will provide a lunch spread from our favorite organic cafe Date and Thyme. If you are driving down the keys the day of the trip just remember it is a road that is only one way in and one way out. One accident on that road can hold you up for the day. I can not issue refunds if you miss the boat. It is best to ride a bike in Key West or take a cab. The marinas parking lot is around $20 to $30 for the day. It can fill up in the afternoons please plan accordingly! Thank you!
Marathon, Fl Mangrove Eco Tour
We will be paddling the Boot Key Mangrove jungle by kayak. This labyrinth of red mangrove tunnels is a unique ecosystem in the Florida Keys and serves as a sanctuary for many forms of sea life. We can expecto to see egrets, heron, jellyfish, tree crabs and maybe a manatee or dolphin. The main attraction is beneath the canopy of the red mangroves. The tidal waterway provides pristine paddling and an experience that is definitely off the beaten path. We meet at Sombrero Beach in Marathon, Fl. The mangrove tour is lead by one of our local and knowlegeable guides and takes approximately 2 to 2.5 hours of paddling. Guides will spend time identifying and describing the flora and fauna that compise this tour and will document the experience with photographs that are sent ot the customers after the tour. Guests on this tour can expect to learn about a unique Florida Keys ecosystem that is home to a myriad and plethora of wildlife This tour is the best way to get an up close and personal experience with with the birds and critters that live in the Red Mangrove ecosystem. Tours launch at 10am and 2pm and are 2-2.5 hours long
Bar Hop like a Local - Off Duval Street
We'll veer vacationing drinkers off the infamous Duval Street into some of the city’s best, most locally loved bars to sample fresh spins on old classics. Discover the iconic stories behind Key West’s signature drinks, like the Hemingway Daiquiri, and explore the sights, sounds, and “intoxicating” flavors of the tiki era, each of it’s 5 stops revealing a new secret. This bar hop is is about getting off touristy Duval Street and into local watering holes! What To Expect: -5 stops with preselected drinks featuring: a craft draft cocktail, a Hemingway Daiquiri, a locally made beer, a tiki drink, and a signature margarita. -Tantalizing food tastings and historical tidbits to accompany your cocktails. -Relax as an expert local guide takes you on an escape through the hustle and bustle of Key West’s Old Town. -The ultimate 3 hr happy hour experience in Key West. -Complimentary Food Tour booklet packed with coupons and recommended eateries included! Other things to note -Drinks are preselected. No substitutions. Any drink options not included must be purchased. -No dietary preferences or restrictions can be accommodated. -Operates rain or shine! Ponchos provided.
Historic Seaport Food And Walking Tour
Explore the colorful docks and side streets of Key West visiting 5+ locally-owned eateries to taste our traditional fruits of the sea! This tour includes locally caught fresh fish tacos, decadent lobster mac n cheese, an authentic Cuban sandwich, peel-n-eat pink shrimp, award winning key lime pie, and a glass of wine. Expect tasty historical tidbits to accompany the entire 3 hour, 1.5 mile adventure along our Historic Seaport. What to Expect -Five or more tastings: Come hungry. -Generous tastings of fresh, local seafood like Key West pink shrimp, local lobster, and more! Pork and beef substitutions available. Sorry, no chicken or vegetarian options. -Listen to the history and origin of our Historic Seaport and the industries that shaped the island -Walk off the beaten path of Duval Street and into historic neighborhoods and hidden gems -Learn unique fun facts and the history of Key West from knowledgable locals -This three-hour tour is moderately paced, and covers a little over a mile of walking distance. Suitable for most fitness levels. COVID Safety Precautions: Guaranteed groups of 10 or less. We will wear masks according to local mandates. Spreading out: We will help you stretch out & most of our tour is outdoors, but we may be required to sit indoors
Florida Key West Self-Guided Audio Driving Tour
Discover the beautiful Florida Keys with a self-guided audio tour! This 100-mile drive stretches from Key Largo, the first island off the Florida coast, all the way out to Key West, the southernmost point in the continental United States. This self-guided driving audio tour allows you to explore & drive the Keys with maximum flexibility and value. This 100 mile-long tour covers the essentials of Florida Key West in 2-3 hours. READ BEFORE BOOKING Purchase only one tour per car. Everyone listens together! Pick any date, time slot, or group type — it doesn’t matter. Since this is self-guided, use it anytime or any duration. Lifetime validity: once booked, it's yours forever. Use it multiple times across multiple days or be done in an hour — up to you! This is not an entrance ticket. Perfect for holiday travelers and team-building groups. HOW IT WORKS On booking, you’ll get instructions to download my tour guide app. Enter your Airbnb Booking Confirmation Code as the password (enabled within 10min). Complete all steps right away. Don’t wait until you’re onsite (no internet). When onsite, use your GPS to go to the start. Launch the tour. As you follow the tour route, my audio stories will play automatically. It’s as if I’m in the passenger seat!
Clear Kayak Tour in the Florida Keys
We'll get you checked in right when you arrive to allow for the most possible time on the water! Once you're all checked in, we'll give some basic paddle instructions and information about the tour ahead. We'll get you loaded up into your clear kayak and off we go! The paddle will last about 2 to 2.5 hours depending on the speed of our group and any wildlife we may see along the way. We will be sure to take plenty of pictures and give some awesome, unique facts about the area on our several picturesque stopping points! The first half of the paddle will be in the open grass flats and the second half will be a secluded maze of mangrove tunnels. Be ready for lots of great local nature and wildlife along the way! Other things to note AirBnB does not collect taxes but we owe taxes so that has been included in the price as well! Check out our website for additional times.
Whiskey's Welcome Walkabout
Your DOTCOM info tour to help yawl get to know Key West. Nothing says vacation like starting a tour with a cocktail at a hidden gem in town. This hour long stroll will take you along the longest mile in the world -- from the Atlantic Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico. Can do early in the morning or if you dare late at night.... . We will go on and off Duvall St as I point out cool places to explore and give you ideas to how and maximize your time on the island: hint that the biggest is making sure you rest, relax, and enjoy the tropics. We may even stop at some spots that aren't the generic trip advisor recommended places. You will see and learn about the Historic Seaport, Mallory Square, and the charm of old town Key West. This is a small group to private tour experience so that it is personalized to you and your questions. With my knowledge of the island and contacts you can get some unique opportunities by walking with Whiskey Rick!!
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