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Address: 1791 Bogie Dr, Big Pine Key, FL 33043-5023
Phone Number: +1 305-872-7474
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Join Capt Bill Keogh and His eco-tour guides on an outdoor adventure of a...

Join Capt Bill Keogh and His eco-tour guides on an outdoor adventure of a life time in the Florida Keys. Bill is the author of "The Florida Keys Paddling Guide" and has been a professional photographer in the Keys for three decades. Using kayaks,paddlecraft and/or motorboats we explore the remote regions of the Key Deer and Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge backcountry waters departing from our dock at the historic Old Wooden Bridge Fishing Camp.

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Kayaking in the mangroves

The two of us rode a tandem kayak with Chris, the tour guide and 6 other English travel writing folks. Bill ,the owner, tagged along with his fearless sea dog. Chris showed us a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The two of us rode a tandem kayak with Chris, the tour guide and 6 other English travel writing folks. Bill ,the owner, tagged along with his fearless sea dog. Chris showed us a a handful of the native species such as the jellyfish and sea cucumbers. Bill was very helpful and coached us through and under the mangroves. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our group had a wonderful time kayaking with Chris. The vibe was chill and the service was spot on. I would highly recommend choosing this spot.

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Apex, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chris was great! Laid back, knowledgeable - showing us the horseshoe crabs mating, the blue crab and how to tell its sex, the decorator crab and why it's called that, the stone crab which he and others trap for their tasty claws which do regrow; mangrove snakes, orb spiders, jelly fish, nurse sharks...and a beautiful sunset! Also saw a turtle... More 

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New Castle, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We took a kayak tour through the mangrove tunnels. It truly was a once in a lifetime adventure. Our guide was great and very knowledgeable, and wasn't afraid to get in the water if he had to to take our picture or show us something. This is a must do tour if you are planning a visit to the Florida... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

Our whole family really enjoyed this trip with Chris. Three hours along beaches and through mangroves was fascinating and exhilarating. Chris was helpful, pleasant and knowledgeable. Would highly recommend this company - great value for money.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

We took the trip with Chris starting at 9am. It was a great way to spend the morning. We paddled around and Chris talked about the environment, geology, plant life and animal life as we went. We stopped to snorkel and then paddled through the mangroves to a salt pool. We learned a lot and started to appreciate how fragile... More 

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Walnutport, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

Chris Rocks! My family is new to kayaking, but Chris took us on an enjoyable adventure through the mangroves into the salt flats. He is very knowledgeable about the geology, climate and wildlife of the Keys. Challenged us to go through the mangroves, and coached us on how to do it. Took us to places we never would have gone... More 

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Thank HookedonFishing54321
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful! The staff was so friendly and efficient and everything was readily available. The water was a little full of weeds which made it difficult to kayak out of, but once in the open ocean it was wonderful! There's quite a few mangrove trails you can go off into which were enjoyable.

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Forest Hills, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

my wife and i are not avid outdoors people but we signed up for the three hour afternoon tour with chris. although it was a bit more challenging for us than most of the others we would absolutely encourage people to sign up. our guide chris was a cool young guide who is extremely knowlegeable and a good coach. we... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Spent the day kayaking the waters in big pine and no name key. Our guide Chris was just amazing! He was very knowledgable pointing out all the different types of sea life , bird life and key deer. He truly loves what he does and made our adventure very enjoyable . We will be back next time we are in... More 

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