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Address: 1200 Main Street, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
Phone Number: 239-463-5733
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Description: Get away to Key West, America's Caribbean Paradise, aboard Key West...
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!
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convenient way to travel

Easy way to get from Ft. Myers to Key West and back if you're willing to pay the price and get up early enough to get on board in Ft. Myers at 7am. Key West boarding was a little... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Heading from Ft Myers to Key West was Ok, but not the best. Poor food offerings and it was advertised as a 3 hour trip....actually almost 4 hours. Expensive and moderatly comfortable boat ride. The return trip was beyond uncomfortable, but not the company's fault. It was a nasty storm causing many to be seasick with bodies strewn everywhere, It... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Boat is nice and fast, crew helpful however it's still almost 4hrs to Key West for a relatively short stay. Probably more worth it if you spend the night and return the next day. Seating is a little tight when boat is full and could get uncomfortable in choppy seas. Boarding and seating is first come first served, so if... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

This trip cost us an additional $500 as we had to replace an iPad that was stolen onboard. Apparently the crew leaves all the luggage unlocked and completely unguarded at the back of the boat. I hope that they modify their luggage storage practice to ensure this doesn't happen to other travelers.

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

We ask all guests to limit their luggage to 2 small carry-on size pieces that can be placed beneath their seats. As with all forms of public transportation it is advisable to keep valuables with you, and lock your luggage. We sincerely hope that the ipad was not taken, perhaps misplaced and turns up. We would have been happy to... More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

The Key West Express Ferry has to be the best way to get to Key West! It leaves from Fort Meyers near the Doc Ford's restraunt. The trip only takes 4 hours (appose to 8 hours of driving!) which is a lot shorter and more convienent. There is food and drinks served on board and even playing cards. I highly... More 

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tampa,fl
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We rode the entire length of the island. It is a great way to get to the congested parts of the island without worries about parking a car.

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Columbus, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Easy way to get from Ft. Myers to Key West and back if you're willing to pay the price and get up early enough to get on board in Ft. Myers at 7am. Key West boarding was a little shorter and more efficient. Sunset on return to Ft. Myers was really spectacular and we lucked out with a calm sea... More 

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100 reviews 100 reviews
25 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We had a real pleasant trip to Key West and back on the ferry. Comfortable seats and a movie was offered. Outside seating or standing also available. Food and drinks are also offered. We had smooth seas both ways which was nice. It is really convenient way to get to Key West and back.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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104 reviews 104 reviews
28 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We learned a lot on the trip to Key West. Arrive EARLY to get a good seat. Bring a jacket and be prepared for 3 1/2 -4 hour trip. We arrived with a voucher at 7 as directed. We had to stand in line for 30 minutes to turn our voucher into a ticket. By the time we got on... More 

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Allegany, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Lovely fast trip to the keys! Comfortable trip on the boat that offers food and drink. Watched a movie coming and going. Would suggest this excellent ride to the Keys.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The round trip price is well worth the price, especially if you buy during the Christmas Holidays to use later. It's a very pleasant, stress free ride. I've been lucky enough to always travel when the seas are calm. The staff is super helpful. Restrooms always clean. There is a bar and a snack bar, but they don't mind if... More 

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