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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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Tampa, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

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

Scottsdale, Arizona
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We came to Key West today via this ferry. (We were on the small one) They are very organized starting with the parking lot and organization to the pier. Great way to travel to Key West without driving. My only complaint is that as we were getting off the boat they made us stand in line on the main level... More

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Odessa,fl
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My husband and I decided to take our grandson to Key West for his birthday. We have done the Express before and decided our grandson would like being on the boat. It was a great trip up and back. We stayed in the Keys for two nights and had a wonderful time. Luckily the weather was good and the Express... More

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New Port Richey, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I had been to Key West about 12 times, and this was my first time by boat. GREAT way to go!! The only "negative" would have to be that the info provided says the trip is about 3.5 hours, but is actually about 4.

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toledo, Oh
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My husband and I travel to Fort Myers once a year for vacation and never took the time to visit Key West. On our last vacation we decided the time was right to see Key West by using the ferry. Because we were staying at the beach we drove over to the ferry dock office and bought our tickets and... More

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Clio, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We went on a day trip to Key West and had a great time. I wish we could have stayed at least one night so we could have seen more of the island. I would suggest that for anyone who goes to Key West. The Key West Express will take you back to Fort Myers Beach the next day or... More

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The Colony
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We wanted to include a trip to Key West during our vacation in south Florida. We had no idea that there was a ferry to the keys. It was great. Seating is comfortable, air conditioned and includes table seating if you prefer. They play a movie on many of the big screens, have bar and galley service along with outdoor... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The ferry goes from Fort Myers Beach to Key West, which worked out well for me since I was staying in Fort Myers Beach. I enjoyed the trip; I had never been to Key West before and I'm glad I went this time. If you're staying in the Fort Myers idea, I'd highly recommend the ferry solely as a means... More

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

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your trip as well as our favorite destination. In regard to travel time, marine transportation duration can vary based upon weather, currents and tides. Your advice in terms of early arrival is good as there are a variety of seating options available therefore boarding earlier will afford a larger personal selection. We... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

What a wonderful 1/2 day excursion. Leaving early from Ft. Myers we could roam the main deck with inside tables, chairs, and a cafe. Oh yes, and air conditioning. Then we went to the upper deck which has an inside air conditioned area with seats and large TVs as well as an outside area with chairs and sun tanning. And... More

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Michigan
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62 reviews 62 reviews
11 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

If you plan on visiting Key West, don't even think of driving! The Key West Express is relaxing and EASY! No traffic to deal with is the best part! The staff is very accommodating and friendly. We have taken this shuttle several times, I will never drive to Key West again...

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

We love to hear that our guests enjoy and appreciate our services! It is a pleasure to be able to provide safe, comfortable transportation to our favorite tropical destination. Thank you for your review and please come back to sail with us again and again! More

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