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Key West Eco Tours

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Address: 231 Margaret Street, PO Box 832, Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: +1 305-294-7245
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: We offer a variety of options to explore and experience the natural...
We offer a variety of options to explore and experience the natural wonders of the Florida Keys. World class birdwatching, lush mangroves, coral & sponge gardens teeming with marine life. We offer guided eco tours, downwind kayak trails(easy paddling),paddleboard and kayak rentals, an all inclusive sail, kayak, snorkel charter, and evening sails. Key West's Best Eco-Experience Only in Key West can you experience a unique tropical ecosystem where marine life thrives in clear, calm, shallow waters. Key West Eco Tour’s experienced, friendly captains and nature guides introduce you to the pristine protected areas of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary and Key West’s National Wildlife Refuge. Go on a journey into the Florida Key’s nursery for colorful fish, coral and sponge gardens, dense mangrove islands, and abundant birds.
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SUP, sea kayak and snorkel

Our family LOVED our day with Key West Eco Tours. A driver was arranged to pick us up at our BnB and drive us to the SUP area in the morning for the 11:00 launch. When we got... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Our family LOVED our day with Key West Eco Tours. A driver was arranged to pick us up at our BnB and drive us to the SUP area in the morning for the 11:00 launch. When we got there our guide, Jamie, expertly toured us through the coastal mangroves where we learned a lot about the area. The driver then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Just book it! My girlfriend and I just got back from keywest and this was one of our more memorable days! Kelsey was our captain and she did an amazing job all around! She was friendly, informative and considerate of all everyone's needs on the boat. After we finished kayaking the mangroves we were in for a real Surprise though...... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed this trip, the locations we were taken to were breath taking, the wild life was so cool, we saw sharks, sting rays, turtles and numerous birds, all of which our guide Kelsea had great knowledge of, in fact she was brilliant and made the afternoon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We booked a sail, kayak, snorkel tour with this outfit through our hotel (Casa Marina), and it was perfect. The Java Cat, a 31' catamaran, takes out no more than six people; there were four on our trip (us and another couple), and it was like a private charter for a much lower price ($115 at the time we went).... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Had a great time learning and sightseeing. Margo was awesome and made our experience delightful. Would highly recommend to everyone. Thanks for a wonderful time!!!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Missed the tour after being directed to the wrong location twice by the reservation operator! We booked by calling the number listed on the Key West Eco Tours web page. We planned a day trip to Key West and arrived early in the morning to look around and had a booking with Eco Tours in the afternoon. We called the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

It was just my husband and I kayaking w/ Dr Jeff ___ PhD in Marine Biology. Jeff explained the different ecosystems of where we kayaked and the biology of the mangrove swamps. Pretty technical, but fascinating.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Did the half day eco snorkel, kayak and sail with John on the Java Cat. It was beautiful and relaxing. Motored out for about an hour before kayaking for 40 minutes or so. John was very knowledgeable about the different species of animals and birds in the mangroves. We learned a lot! Then we enjoyed a snorkel - saw plenty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We booked the kayak/snorkel trip on the Java Cat - maximum 6 folks - which was very nice. Andrew was our captain - very friendly, patient, informative and fun. We had beautiful weather and calm seas so the water visibility was great in many spots. We were lucky to see 2 mating loggerhead turtles in deep water - amazing. Mule... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We loved it so much we came back for seconds! My family of 4 were picked up early, took a short drive up US1 with several fun couples. Before we knew it we were on the water with a really knowledgeable amd friendly guide, Tortuga Jack. We visited mangrove channels, jellyfish gardens, and saw a hawksbill juvenile sea turtle. The... More 

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