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Keys Boat Tours

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38801 Overseas Hwy, Sunshine Key RV Resort & Marina, Big Pine Key, FL 33043-3518
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Learning on the Water!

My wife and I spent the afternoon enjoying a hands-on boating lesson with Captain Brian. The lesson... read more

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Frank P
Amazing!

I can’t say enough great things about Keys Boat Tours. Captain Brian is very knowledgeable about... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Recreational boating in the FL Keys. Private charter eco & snorkel tours. Motor to the backcountry, paddleboard, kayak, snorkel, fish and eco. It is an option for the whole family–everyone can equally enjoy. We keep it comfortable & avoid choppy waters. On calm days, we go out to the only living reef in the US, Looe Key, for a lifetime experience. Captain Brian is very knowledgeable about marine life, local waters and navigation. We offer hands-on boating & fishing lessons too. We also offer kayak and stand-up paddleboard rentals from shore ( half day, full day, and weekend options).
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38801 Overseas Hwy, Sunshine Key RV Resort & Marina, Big Pine Key, FL 33043-3518
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I spent the afternoon enjoying a hands-on boating lesson with Captain Brian. The lesson combined a bit of classroom instruction with a couple of hours of hands-on learning on the water. Captain Brian is a knowledgeable and patient instructor and our lesson...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I can’t say enough great things about Keys Boat Tours. Captain Brian is very knowledgeable about the area and the marine life in it. We can’t wait to go back and head out on another excursion with him.

Thank Norfolk_Isla
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Brian B, Owner at Keys Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

You had me at Amazing! Thanks very much for your kind review. I appreciate it. I am glad that you had a positive experience and I look forward to seeing you upon your return. best, Capt Brian

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our trip with Captain Brian! He took us by boat to an area where we could snorkel and he snorkeled with us so that he could tell us about all the fish we were seeing! He was very knowledgeable. Then, we traveled...More

Thank Julia B
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Brian B, Owner at Keys Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

You two were great on the paddle boards! It's so fun to go with the flow, or current, or wind, as long as you position yourself for an easy return trip. It was nice if a little too short a trip so I tried to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family spent a half day with Captain Brian last week and he took us out to Looe Key for a snorkeling adventure. It was a highlight of our week! He took the time to show us some of the area and we saw spotted...More

Thank rcg0ld
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Brian B, Owner at Keys Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

You are very welcome. We had great conditions and the reef did not disappoint. It was good to start early so we could get some extra time before my afternoon charter. I actually rarely accept two charters on the same day except if it works...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great experience with Brian last week in the Contact keys. He was great with the kids and super knowledgeable about the area. Can't wait to go back . . .

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Brian B, Owner at Keys Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It is the Content Keys, but it was good to connect - and contact :o) I had a genuine good time with you and yours. I very much appreciate the kind review. I look forward to make contact upon your return. best, Capt Brian

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our families have owned property in the Keys for most of our lives and we are very familiar with the waters and islands. That being the case we were very skeptical about paying for a charter to take our kids on since we did not...More

Thank ledsmail
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Brian B, Owner at Keys Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

That is really nice of you to say. I appreciate it very much.Every outing is special to me. I aim to make memories, but mores to just be part of the tour as I would with family and friends.I am lucky to have several places...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain Brian was a great guide and very knowledgeable about Looe Key and the marine life. We saw an Eagle Ray, got up close with two Goliath Groupers and saw so many different fish. It was great!! Best snorkeling we’ve done in the Keys!More

Thank Kristin C
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Brian B, Owner at Keys Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks you guys. I am glad that the conditions were on your side for a great snorkel. And, that the Goliath Grouper came out to play. That is always special. I had a great time with you and your family. I am glad that you...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

From the first phone call to the end of the trip Capt. Brian was a professional, courteous, helpful, patient and a great guy! Cant wait to go with him next year. 5 STARS for Capt. Brian!!! George & KaraMore

Thank george e
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Brian B, Owner at Keys Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks George and Kara, It was a special tour to be sure. And, a pleasure to share such a powerful outing with you and yours. Your generosity is off the charts. I appreciate it very much. Buoy 15 has forever changed for me. It is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Capt. Brian was great and worked in an excellent day on very short notice! The Goliath Groupers were amazing and in-your-face along with many other fish, and friendly sharks ;) In my opinion Looe Reef was not to be missed and we still had time...More

Thank sc0ttmcl
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Brian B, Owner at Keys Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your nice review. I am glad to have made a positive impression on you, or to deliver what you had hoped. It was a pretty exceptional day, groupers, sharks and all - so it made my day easier. I am glad you had...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Captain Brian made our time in his boat wonderful! We went on two excursions - For the first one, we arrived on the wrong day, but he was available and made it work taking us paddle boarding in the Mangroves and toured by boat around...More

Thank Texas C
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Brian B, Owner at Keys Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Nice to hear from you guys. It was my pleasure to show you around and see some of my favorite spots on the water. I genuinely enjoyed my time with you and love to see friends having a good time together. It is always a...More

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prowland10
March 26, 2018|
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Response from Brian B | Property representative |
Well, our place of business for kayak rentals is still closed due to the hurricane but hopefully opening soon. So, I have replacing that with a 1 hr harbor ride $99 the includes an option free room in hopes of getting more... More
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dianepeoples
January 1, 2017|
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Yes, 2,3 and 4 hr
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