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Indian Key State Historic Site

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Address: Mile Marker 78.5, P.O. Box 1052, Islamorada, FL 33036
Phone Number: (305) 664-4815
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Fun low key kayak trip

The other reviews sum it up pretty well. $2.50 per person. Boat dock. Snorkeling was OK. Very shallow water from Robbie's to to Indian Key. Well worth the time! We went in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

The other reviews sum it up pretty well. $2.50 per person. Boat dock. Snorkeling was OK. Very shallow water from Robbie's to to Indian Key. Well worth the time! We went in late June and didn't have any issues with mosquitoes but I would guess we were lucky. Definitely bring some water. We went without kids, but I wouldn't hesitate... More 

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Kissimmee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Indian Key is a very short and easy paddle. The water is VERY shallow the whole way. It's fun to paddle up to an island and even better to an island with lots of historical ruins. There are plaques all over the island explaining the ruins and history of the island, but if you're fortunate your trip will coincide with... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Great paddle over to Indian Key from Robbie's saw an abundance of marine life… enjoyed exploring the island

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Great Place to stop walk the trails read about the History have a picnic lunch. The View up at the tower is Spectacular!

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Oxford, MS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We kayaked out to Indian Key and walked around the island to learn a little of the history. Nice easy paddle to the island. It's amazing how hot it gets once you get just a little ways off the water, so make sure you prepare with fresh water. There are no facilities on the island, so you'll need to bring... More 

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Islamorada, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Accessible by boat only, this is a quiet oasis away from the crowds. Kayak, or power boat. Rentals available at Robbies, or free boat launch on bayside- just before the bridge. Easy walking trails, historical markers by the ruins. Unfortunately, our trip did not coincide with one of the walking tours available; so I feel like we missed out. Snorkeling... More 

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Key Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

If you have any interest in seeing Indian Key you should plan on being there to coincide with the 1 pm Saturday walking tour from the Indian Key Dock. This is conducted by Brad Bertelli who is the curator of the Keys History and Discovery Center. He has also written 4 historical books and has column on Keys History in... More 

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We rented a boat at Robbie's and stopped at this park, along with snorkeling at Alligator Reef and the wreck of the San Pedro. It was a fun morning. We hiked around a learned the history of the tiny island but there were people snorkeling right around it and we saw a large group of good-sized parrot fish right off... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

There is a ledge where you can see tons of colorful, big fish and some sharks. Had an awesome time snorkeling for a few hours one morning.

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Juneau AK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I found the easy kayak journey to Indian Key was one of the best things I did in the Keys. It’s only half a mile from Robbie’s marina to the key, and novices can easily do this trip. You can rent sit-on-top kayaks from Robbie’s. Most of the way is only a couple of feet deep and you can see... More 

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Address: Address: Mile Marker 78.5, P.O. Box 1052, Islamorada, FL 33036
Phone Number: (305) 664-4815
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Islamorada

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