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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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Neenah, Wisconsin
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67 reviews 67 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

I happened to be in Fort Myers and needed to meet my husband in Key West. Plane was a crazy schedule so we found this great ferry boat. It took about 4 hours but everything was great. You could sit outside or inside. I would say the inside was like sitting on a plane or train. They had a movie... More

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Estero, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

a four hour trip to key west, 5 hours to visit the island, and a four hour relaxing rest home! what a great day! the boat was clean and comfortable, a full bar and food available and what a great view! I will be taking again next month!

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Fort myers fl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

Key West was a great experience. Reservation staff was helpful and recommended nice hotel choices. The boat ride was pleasant with a variety of food and beverage selections available for reasonable prices . All the staff members (reservations, parking lot crew, boat crew ) were friendly and courteous. Thanks for a wonderful trip! Bellino S. Fort myers, Fl

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Estero, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We were so glad we chose to travel to the Keys via the Key West Express instead of driving, What normally takes us over 7 1/2 hours driving took us 3 1/2 on the Express! The boat is very clean and spacious and the staff is friendly and accommodating. It's very helpful that they check your luggage so you don't... More

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parrish,fl34219
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We had a blast taking the key west express everyone from staff to guests were all happy. Everyone was in a great mood because of where we were headed they had drinks flowing and top deck was great to sit on to enjoy the beautiful view. It was amazing to me how the water changed color the closer we got... More

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

As a native Floridian I was eager to try this unique mode of transportation to Key West. I was impressed with the processes from parking to boarding and seating. The staff is professional and informative. My fellow passengers were friendly and easy to chat with. With the excellent weather and seas, it was easy to search the horizon for the... More

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

It is always a pleasure to hear our guests enjoyed our services. We strive to ensure that each and every personal experience is as you have described. Thank you for your review and come back soon! More

Charleston, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Drove down to Ft Myers Fl and took the Key West Express to Key West. It's a nice high speed trip - very comfortable and a good way to travel to Key West. The water was calm so no concern with sea sickness. Stand on the back deck when leaving Ft Myers, once the boat picks up speed, you'll see... More

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

We sincerely appreciate your recommendation and are delighted you got to see the dolphins that many times play in our wake! The sunsets are truly amazing and the subject of many many photographs. We hope to welcome you back aboard in the future! More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We like to travel on the Express as it cuts the drive time in half for us from Tampa. The price is cheaper than flying but the schedule is tough. The boat leaves early and it typically packed. It is convenient but was very warm this time around and we were getting a little cabin fever by the third hour.... More

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

You are right it certainly does cut down travel time. Many of our guests coming to us from Tampa and much further choose to arrive the day before and enjoy Fort Myers Beach before their Key West getaways as our departure is early. Our crew are very helpful and accommodating. In regard to your question being dismissed it is likely... More

Ridge Manor, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Taking the Key West Express Boat from Ft. Myers to Key West is the only way to go. Why spend hours driving a long and boring drive, when you can be in KW in 3 1/2 hrs. The boat is most comfortable, with seating on 3 levels, one being sundeck. The two lower decks are enclosed and air conditioned. They... More

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

Delighted that you had the experience of which we strive for every guest. Day trips can be a lot of fun, though schedules and budgets permitting an extended stay affords more time to really experience Key West. Thank you sincerely for taking the time to share your comments! More

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This is a great way to get in Key West... safe, clean, good boat. You don t be stressed to drive. You can rest, you can eat, you can work at the boat... but don t believe in the 3 h - 3 h 1/2... It is a 4 hours trip. We left F Myers at 8.30 sharp and arrived... More

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

Glad that you enjoyed yourselves and appreciate you taking the time to review! In regard to travel time weather and winds can influence route and speed. Some of the great things about taking the Key West Express are the relaxing comfortable ride, no traffic to contend with and watching the gorgeous changes in water color! Many guests enjoy watching a... More

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