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Address: 231 Margaret Street, Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: +1 305-294-7245
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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We offer a variety of options to explore and experience the natural wonders...

We offer a variety of options to explore and experience the natural wonders of the Florida Keys. World class birdwatching, lush mangroves, coral & sponge gardens teeming with marine life. We offer guided eco tours, downwind kayak trails(easy paddling),paddleboard and kayak rentals, an all inclusive sail, kayak, snorkel charter, and evening sails.

Key West's Best Eco-Experience

Only in Key West can you experience a unique tropical ecosystem where marine life thrives in clear, calm, shallow waters. Key West Eco Tour’s experienced, friendly captains and nature guides introduce you to the pristine protected areas of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary and Key West’s National Wildlife Refuge. Go on a journey into the Florida Key’s nursery for colorful fish, coral and sponge gardens, dense mangrove islands, and abundant birds.

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Key West BEST Charter

KW Eco Tours are the number 1 charter in the Keys as far as I'm concerned. I never go to KW without hopping onboard. All the Captains are experienced, know their craft and can... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

KW Eco Tours are the number 1 charter in the Keys as far as I'm concerned. I never go to KW without hopping onboard. All the Captains are experienced, know their craft and can show you the most amazing places out on the water and below the surface. LOVE YOU GUYS!!!

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Dawsonville, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the privelige this past week of taking the half day trip on the Java Cat with Captain John. I highly recommend this company. The whole experience was so much more personal and relaxed than a big boat trip would be. The trip included a sail from the harbor, sea kayaking around a very small key to see wildlife up... More 

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Captain Wendy was the absolute best skipper, guide, and hostess aboard the Java Cat. Even though the weather was a little "iffy" she made the most of our trip. Kayaking around the Mangrove island was incredible. She was so knowledgeable about the wildlife and fauna. After snorkeling, she had prepared a very tasty and tropical light lunch. My friends and... More 

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Hilltown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked a kayak eco-tour through our resort, Casa Maria. We were picked up at our hotel, picked up our guide, and went for a backcountry kayak tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable. We even saw a Caribbean star, which is an unusual find, from what I understand. Highly recommend

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Thank momofthreebux
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Capt Johnny was a wonderful host full of knowledge. I'm glad we found a small boat where we did not have to contend with hundreds of people crammed onto a boat. The experience was wonderful as we motored out of the harbor to full sail across the deep channel to a mangrove forest where we kayaked around looking at the... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Captain Bethani coudl not have been kinder and more welcoming. This was the highlight of our trip in the Keys and I would recommend this to anyone.

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Warner Robins, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our experience was wonderful. Captain Lisa was friendly and knowledgeable of everything. We had only one other couple join us(which kept it very personal). Captain Lisa took time to make us happy. Overall it was totally worth the money. My daughter and I had a fabulous time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the absolute best tour full of kayaking and snorkeling. It is a smaller boat with fewer people which was great!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little trip is a highlight for the week. Captain Bethani was an informative, personable, and competent guide as we explored the mangroves and snorkeled in the shallow waters of the wildlife reserve. Well worth the money if you are looking for an intimate setting to enjoy the beautiful Key West waters!

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Mebane, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a company to take a sunset sail with while in Key West stop looking this is the company for you. This was an awesome small group/private sail. Not only was it a great experience it was also one of the best deals around. There were 4 of us and we were greeted with water, soda... More 

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Capt Carla B, Owner at Key West Eco Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for going choosing Java Cat for your sunset sail. It was a pleasure to get to know you and your family. What a splendid Cloud show we had out there after sunset. Have a safe trip home! More 

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