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“Just ok” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Clearly Unique Charters

Clearly Unique Charters
231 Margaret Street, Beside Turtle Kraals far end of dock, Key West, FL 33040
1-877-282-5327
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Ranked #56 of 325 Activities in Key West
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Owner description: We have the only glass bottom Kayaks in Key West. Take a quick boat ride out to the National Wildlife Refuge for a guided tour around and through one of the many untouched mangrove islands. We often see such things as: a variety of birds, sharks, rays, turtles, lobster, crabs etc. Kayaking is followed by snorkeling in either a natural sponge garden, small boat wreck or coral reefs not visited by the larger companies. All ages are welcome. We love what we do and enjoy sharing it with others! *Private charters available.
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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“Just ok”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

First off wanted to say the crew of the boat was awesome. I don't know if it was due to time of year for the location they took us snorkeling. However much better snorkeling exists in the area. We didn't see much of anything. I've snorkeled the reef here before and enjoyed it much more than this. The clear kayaks are neat though.

Visited December 2012
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captmatth, Owner at Clearly Unique Charters, responded to this review, January 4, 2013
Thank you for choosing Clearly Unique Charters. We're very glad you were happy with our boat, crew and enjoyed using our clear kayaks. Sorry the snorkeling wasn't up to your expectations, however we are a back country kayak eco-tour with snorkeling included. The clear kayaking accounts for 2/3 of the trip (about 1 1/2 hrs) with snorkeling a smaller portion (about 45 mins). We do have a variety locations for snorkeling that include coral heads, patch coral, sponge gardens and a small boat wreck. These sites depend on wind, weather and tides. We choose the best location for the day, where it is calm, peaceful and never crowded.(our less than 20 passengers are the only snorkelers at our locations) No back country kayak eco- tour goes out to the main "reef". It's located in a completely different area. We hope you enjoyed the peace and tranquility of the mangrove island and the wildlife in the water and trees while kayaking and hope you will join us again on your next Key West vacation.
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“Very enjoyable experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

Captain Matt and Sam were wonderful guides. My favorite was kayaking through the mangroves. We saw two sea turtles as well as several kinds of birds and fish.

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“Amazing experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012 via mobile

We had a really great time with Captain Matt and Sam. It was an incredibly relaxing experience and the snorkeling and kayaking was a lot of fun. I highly recommend this to anyone in Key West particularly families.

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“Great Time!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

We had the time of our life! The Captain Chris and First Mate Sam were knowledgeable and experienced in their jobs. The kayaking was awesome, tranquil and serene. We saw some great fish, corral as well as birds. They even rescued an injured turkey vulture that was floating in the water with a broken wing. We learned a great deal about the Marine life of the Florida keys. It was a most enjoyable afternoon. These men obviously love the water, the marine life and their jobs!

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“Excellent excursion”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012 via mobile

We saw this excursion online and it looked better than the ones offered by Carnival. Chris and Sam were fantastic guides. The kayaking was very interesting as we paddled through the mangroves. Plenty of things to see including some stingrays and a few small sharks. We then travelled to another spot for some snorkeling. The water was nice and warm even though it was December. Overall a great trip that was well worth the money!

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