Best Key West Excursions


Some of the best Key West attractions are the water excursions, of course! From large vessels to historic sail boats, we’re naming the best Key West excursions.

Dry Tortugas Ferry – Yankee Freedom III

Price: $175 per adult

Duration: Full day

About the trip: Join the crew of the Yankee Freedom III as they set sail for the Dry Tortugas National Park, one of the most famous Key West attractions. Spend a day exploring the historic Fort Jefferson, relaxing on the beach, snorkeling and more! The full day trip includes breakfast, lunch, and a cash bar on the return trip. The ferry will return to Key West just in time to grab dinner and see the sunset at Mallory Square!

Wild About Dolphins

Price: $95 per person

Duration: Half day

About the trip: Captain Sheri’s passion for the dolphins of Key West is infectious on this half day excursion. Sheri’s knowledge about the local waters and dolphin behavior combined with the 6 passenger limit on her small vessel make this trip one of a kind. On this trip, you’ll be able to observe dolphins in their natural habitat, snorkel above a beautiful marine environment, and enjoy a light lunch on the water. Sheri’s sweet golden retriever accompanies her on most trips and even joins other passengers in the water for some fun!

Danger Charters Afternoon Tour

Price: $90 per adult

Duration: Half day

About the trip: For those who would rather go sailing than head out on a motorized vessel, Danger Charters’ Afternoon Tour is perfect! Join Danger’s crew aboard a historic-style schooner sail boat for sailing, snorkeling, and even kayaking through the Key West mangroves. Crew members are extremely knowledgeable about the local environment and are happy to give you tips for a great snorkeling experience. Snacks and drinks are provided along the way and the afternoon trip even allows passengers to see the sunset from the water!

Captain Moe’s Lucky Fleet

Price: Starts at $600 for a half day

Duration: Half or full day

About the trip: One of the best Key West attractions is deep sea fishing. For the outdoorsy type, Captain Moe’s Lucky Fleet is the way to go! You can choose between Light Tackle Fishing or Offshore Sport Fishing and each boat takes up to 6 anglers on a private charter. Never been deep sea fishing before? No problem! Gulfstream’s knowledgeable and experienced crew can show you the ropes. Top of the line rods and reels as well as bait are included in the cost. Guests are welcome to bring a cooler with snacks and beverages!

Fury’s Ultimate Adventure

Price: $149.95 per person

Duration: Full day

About the trip: For the more adventurous visitor, Fury provides the ultimate high adrenaline experience. Climb aboard the state-of-the-art catamaran for a day full of snorkeling, jet skis, parasailing, and a floating water park including a rock wall and aqua slide! Breakfast, buffet lunch and complimentary beverages are provided and the experienced crew is happy to offer instruction for snorkeling and jet skiing. You’ll be sure to come back exhausted after this trip!

Any island local will tell you there’s no better way to spend a day in Key West than out on the sparkling water. Whether you want to fish, snorkel, or just observe the natural island wildlife, there is an excursion for everyone. So pack your towel and sunscreen, get down here, and let the crews of Key West’s vessels do the rest.

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