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Key West Seaplane Adventures

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Address: Key West Int'l Airport, 3471 S. Roosevelt Blvd, Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: 305-293-9300
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Description: As the only air-service, we are by far the most exciting and convenient...
As the only air-service, we are by far the most exciting and convenient way to reach the Dry Tortugas, one of North America's most inaccessible National Parks. The Park lies in the blue-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico, 70 miles due west of Key West, FL. Low altitude sightseeing flight, great snorkeling, pristine beaches, tour Fort Jefferson & bird watching. Morning, Afternoon & full day tours.
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Awesome Adventure!

We have wanted to go to the Dry Tortugas since the first time we've been to key west. We decided this time to go and take the seaplane trip. It was worth every penny! The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

We have wanted to go to the Dry Tortugas since the first time we've been to key west. We decided this time to go and take the seaplane trip. It was worth every penny! The staff is extremely friendly, the pilot awesome and the plane trip of about 40 minutes there and back was fun. We were able to see... More 

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Wrentham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We had a great ride on the sea plane! Loved the ride out and the water landing! The ride home was somber due to a medical emergency that was separate from our trip. However - the private business was kind enough to help out and give a ferry passenger a flight back. That was extremely generous - although that meant... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

My friend and I took the seaplane yesterday and it was the highlight of our trip to Key West. I saw sharks and rays and tons and tons of turtles from the plane. Seeing them in their natural environment not being disturbed by the sounds or waves created by a boat was amazing. John was a great pilot. Flying that... More 

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Murrieta, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Well coordinated excursion beginning with a video and written history of Fort Jeffeson National Park; available snorkels and fins. Plane ride was very smooth and the pilot was knowledgeable and friendly. Once in the island we were given clear instructions for our 2 1/2 hour stay. The Fort is amazing and the snorkeling in the warm turquoise waters treated us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This is the first time I've been on a seaplane and I have to say I'm amazed by the view. This is the best ocean view I've ever seen. You can see a lot of fun stuff on the plane, sea turtles, ocean waves/sands and small islands. It took 35mins to arrive Dry Tortugas, and you can have about 2.5... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

booked this excursion through concierge at hotel. checked in was easy; snorkeling gear comes with reservation so that was nice not to worry about any of that. you also get a mini cooler filled with ice and two waters/pops. There is a $5 park entrance fee that you have to pay in cash when you check in. They have a... More 

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George West, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We were the first to book this excursion to the Dry Tortugas and it was to be the highlight of our trip. The pilot we were assigned to had steering problems with the plane and after waiting almost 2 hours they cancelled our trip. Out of the 20 people who had booked this day and time we felt we should... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

There were about 10 of us on the seaplane and our pilot was Evan. The flight was smooth and well organized. I was a little disappointed because I had expected to see more wildlife in the water as we flew. On the return trip, I saw several turtles but I didn't see any fish, sharks, dolphins, etc. We saw several... More 

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ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

what a great day! we took the seaplane to the dry tortugas for the half day trip, and it was the trip of a lifetime! the 2 ladies behind the counter were super nice, checking us in, answering our questions, furnishing our parking pass, drinks and snorkel gear, etc. the bathroom was clean and large, in case you need to... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This is the way to go to see the Dry Tortugas...no sea sickness and the view from above made the flight over and back interesting and entertaining. We saw sea turtles, stingrays, numerous boats left on small islands by people coming from Cuba and several sunken ships. We all had head sets and the pilot explained what we were seeing.... More 

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