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Check in at the dock, located on Pier B behind the Westin Resort in Key West, and then climb on board the Tiger Cat. This 34-foot (10-meter), custom-built, eco-friendly catamaran is captained by local wildlife experts with more than 30 years of experience on the Florida Keys’ backcountry waters. The boat utilizes a power-pole system rather than an anchor(s) to keep it in place while viewing sharks, thus preventing any possible damage to the seagrass and coral bottom below.

Travel through the shallow waters close to natural mangrove islands and look for a variety of wildlife — like dolphins, turtles, stingrays and birds, to name a few. Then proceed about four miles (six km) offshore to prime shark territory. A scented bait is dropped into the water to attract these super predators right to the edge of the boat, sharks of all kinds: lemon, nurse, bull, blacktip and hammerhead sharks. Make sure to have a camera ready to capture the scene.

Cold beverages, snacks and polarized sunglasses are included on this Key West shark tour.
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Key West Extreme Adventures Shark Tours
Get up close with sharks and other marine wildlife on this 2-hour boat tour from Key West. Travel on board an eco-friendly, 34-foot catamaran just a few miles off the coast of Key West. See dolphins, stingrays, turtles and birds and learn about Key West’s waters, and then watch as the pilot drops bait to draw a variety of sharks right to the edge of the boat. Bring a camera to capture the excitement as these super predators swarm. Cold drinks, snacks and polarized sunglasses are included on this Key West shark cruise.
  • Shark and wildlife boat tour from Key West
  • View lemon, nurse and other shark species from the safety of your catamaran
  • Spy dolphins, stingrays and sea turtles on your way to the shark viewing location
  • Travel in a catamaran built to minimize environmental impact
  • Learn about the marine life and mangrove islands on your tour from your pilot
  • Refreshing non-alcoholic drinks and chips provided
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Reviewed yesterday
Great Tour

Terrific trip! Captains Dave and Clay were extremely informative. Saw many sharks, dolphins and wildlife. The trip was organized with every detail taken care of. Highly recommend it

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This tour was incredible! Watching the sharks feed was a highlight of it trip. Great for whole family.

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Reviewed 6 days ago
Shark feeding tour.

Went on the the 10 AM shark tour Friday August 10, 2018. Four adults in our group. This tour was amazing . Saw many lemon sharks, dolphins and other wildlife. The shark feeding was the highlight. Truly amazing to see the sharks devouring the bait....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Our favorite tour in key west!

We did a bunch of tours and this was the best! Both captains were super nice and knowledgeable! They had free drinks AND chips. They made sure everyone got a great view and even let me throw a little fish tail to the sharks! We...More

1  Thank Trisha R
Reviewed 1 week ago
As our son said" This was better than shark week"!

This Shark Tour was amazing! My husband,13 yr old son, 4 yr old daughter and myself went on the 10am tour at the end of July. I have to say this tour was exciting, interesting and the captains Clay and Ken (father & son duo)...More

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July 25, 2018|
Response from Jaden B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you'd be fine so long as you hold onto them, you're on a boat that has a gate/ fence around the edge.
July 18, 2018|
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Response from Jaden B | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is, but it's tiny and down below the deck. Try to get everyone to go before you go on the boat so you can avoid it if possible.
July 6, 2018|
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Response from Simonea7 | Reviewed this property |
As long as you can get on and off the boat i think you'd be fine
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