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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, Other
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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!
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Beaverton, Oregon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

What a great way to get to Key West! Cut our travel time in half.Soaking up the sun while out on the great blue was heaven. On the way back it was dark so we had popcorn and a movie the first two hours. It was Monday night so they put on football!!! The staff were all great and made... More

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Apollo Beach, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

We have taken the boat twice and have enjoyed each trip! The staff are pleasant, organized and make it a pleasant experience for all. Staff keep everything clean including bathrooms and it is a fun and easy way to get to Key West. Online reservations are easy and parking is easy as well. It is now as much a part... More

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Parker, Colorado
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138 reviews 138 reviews
33 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

If you are going for the day, you will only have about four hours on Key West before having to get back on board. Our travel time each way was in excess of four hours. The Seating is comfortable with aircraft style seats in the center of the boat with seating with tables to the port and starboard. Outside seating... More

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Tampa, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

For a quick getaway, the Key West Express is an excellent way to get to Key West from Ft. Myers without having to drive all day. We left in the morning and returned in the evening. It gave us plenty of time to do the things we wanted to do. The crew was friendly, the seating comfortable and the prices... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW

The trip was from Key West to Ft Myers. It was not the ship's fault the sea's were rough, but they could have done a better of preparing the passengers. 1-Let the passenger know the conditions before sailing.2-Allowing aanyone not wanting to go get the option to go on another day. 3- Advise people before purchsaing food or achchol. 4-... More

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Burlington, New Jersey, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I've only been to Key West once, and this is how we got there and back. It was way better than I imagined what driving would have been like (plus, no need to find parking in Key West). It was comfortable, convenient, and exactly what they described. We had nice weather, and the trip took about 3.5 hours each way.... More

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Wenatchee, Washington
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

If you want to spend the day or overnight in Key West, the Express is the way to travel. You can leave the driving to the boat captain and sit back and relax. If you want more than a few hours in Key West, you probably want a hotel. You won't get many hours in KW on a day trip.

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Naples, Florida
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92 reviews 92 reviews
24 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Well run and managed fast ferry to and from Key West. At about 3 ½ hours the trip boarders on the max you want. Trip down is OK as you are jazzed up to get too Key West. Return trip is bit long in the tooth as you just want to get home.

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Baltimore, MD
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We traveled on the Key West Express from Ft. Myers to KW during a 2 week visit to the Sunshine State, and all agreed that this is a great way to travel. Instead of renting a car, on this trip we decided not to worry with the need for a designated driver, so all travel was either by air or... More

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Cape Coral, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My wife and I took a day trip to Key West aboard the Key West Express. You have a 3 1/2 hr trip across the Gulf of Mexico along the Florida coast. The crew was very friendly and the food was good for snacking on the trip there and back. We were able to have a beautiful view of the... More

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