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Key West Express

1200 Main Street, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
239-463-5733
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Type: Ferries/ Boats
Owner description: Get away to Key West, America's Caribbean Paradise, aboard Key West Express, where getting there is half the fun! What are you waiting for? Climb... more » Owner description: Get away to Key West, America's Caribbean Paradise, aboard Key West Express, where getting there is half the fun! What are you waiting for? Climb aboard our sleek, clean, modern, air-conditioned high-speed ferries - Features sundecks, snack bar, cocktails, and big-screen TVs - and we'll have you there in just a few hours! « less
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Fort Myers, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Their flagship vessel is a 170' Key West Express Catamaran. It's one fast boat!! They have all new theater seating inside down the center. You can watch flat screen TV's, movies, talk or sleep (who would want to do that). Tables with booth style seating along the sides to eat or play cards, what ever. I never go down and... More

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Marco island
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Love this option! Driving right now on a one lane 6 hour drive with construction ?? Or a beautiful ride with a bar on board! Hmm?? I love this option from Marco or Fortmyers ! My sister has been living in key west for years and I feel blessed , that I can jump on this boat and see her... More

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Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I've been to Key West a couple of times and each time was a pain-driving took 5 hours from MIAMI and flying to Key West-forget it. The Express is the way to go. We took a non stop flight into Orlando-drove to Fort Myer, spent a few days in the Fort Myers area, got on the express and traveled at... More

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Don't expect a quiet cruise. This boat get's you there fast. A great way to get to Key West but to enjoy it to the full suggest you stay over night and go to the carnival.

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KWE_Mgr, Manager at Key West Express, responded to this review

Key West is packed with great things to enjoy! Thank you for choosing us as the way to get you there and for your comments. Come back soon! More

Crestview, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We wanted to take an end of summer getaway to Key West but were putting it off because of the drive. Then I heard of the Key West Express Shuttle. Wow -- only way to go. You can set back, relax and enjoy the ride. Well worth the cost. This mammoth jet catamaran provides an excellent ride with the amenities... More

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KWE_Mgr, Manager at Key West Express, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing! We agree.....sit back, relax and leave the driving to us. We look forward to having you back! More

Tampa, Florida
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This is a wonderful way to get to Key West. You arrive around lunch time refreshed and relaxed which is the best way to be in Key West. There are luggage services and scooter, Car and Taxi services at the terminal. Day trips are ok, but overnight is recommended.

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KWE_Mgr, Manager at Key West Express, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. A day trip can be a lot of fun however in order to experience all of the wonderful history, attractions, shopping, dining and points of interest, extending your stay will allow the opportunity. More

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Flying into Key West is a hassle, but I hate the drive down to the Southernmost Point in the U.S. even more. So I got creative last year and booked a direct flight into Ft. Myers, FL and took the Key West Express ferry down to one of my favorite destinations. Once there, I took a short walk to El... More

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KWE_Mgr, Manager at Key West Express, responded to this review

It is always wonderful to hear our guests enjoy our favorite southernmost destination! We are happy to know that you found our service to be the preferable way to get there!! We hope you will sail with us again and again. More

Hobart, Indiana
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59 reviews 59 reviews
14 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This was a great way to get to Key West instead of driving. It is an 8 hour round trip though. Was not worth it to me to just go for the day. Stay overnight on Key West is the best way to enjoy this trip. We left at 8am and got back at 10pm and had only 5 hours... More

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KWE_Mgr, Manager at Key West Express, responded to this review

A day trip allows guests time to enjoy a taste of this fun eclectic little city. Most find the boat ride to be half the fun! We do however agree, an extended stay allows time to really experience all Key West has to offer. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you aboard again in the future! More

Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We enjoyed the key west express ferry. It was clean, the staff was friendly, and it was enjoyable. You can even go on the top of the ferry and watch the ocean as you go.

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KWE_Mgr, Manager at Key West Express, responded to this review

Viewing the beautiful gulf waters change colors as we travel south is always delightful! Your comments are appreciated. It is always a pleasure to know our guests enjoy their travel. More

Tampa, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

My husband and I rode the Key West Express from Ft Myers, FL, to and from Key West. Both ways the seats were very comfortable! The trip down was awesome. The staff were very helpful, personable and friendly. The baggage storage area was very organized. But the trip back to Ft Myers was not nearly as good as the 1st... More

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KWE_Mgr, Manager at Key West Express, responded to this review

We are delighted that your trip to Key West was as all guests have come to enjoy and should always expect. We apologize that your return was not the same positive experience and assure you that it will be addressed. Guest service is of utmost importance therefore we encourage you to call us directly to discuss the unfriendly service of... More

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