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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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Great Trip with Java Cat

We really enjoyed out trip on the boot, nice small group with personalized attention. Caption was very knowledgeable. Great Food on board, fantastic snorkeling and kayaking... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Omaha, Nebraska
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed out trip on the boot, nice small group with personalized attention. Caption was very knowledgeable. Great Food on board, fantastic snorkeling and kayaking. Would do trip again and referral to friends, overall fantastic exspirance.

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Finksburg, Maryland
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was our first time in a kayak and this trip was perfect for that. The guide , Jack, was very knowledgeable and stopped several times to teach us about the area. I would do this again in a heartbeat.

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Belleville, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Key west Java Cat Charter Tour was quality from the moment we arrived at the dock. Captain Bethany was fantastic. The boat was spotless, the dock was clean, she greeted us with a smile and learned all of our names instantly. If you are looking for an intimate experience with a great captain and to learn about the keys...this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

John our guide,captain and chef did a fantastic job handling everything along with a great wealth of information of key west and surrounding islands. He really made our trip!

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Thank Gary S
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago 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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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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