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Yankee Freedom III

1,856 reviews
Key West, FL, USA
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About Yankee Freedom III
Discover the eighth wonder of the world aboard the Yankee Freedom II Dry Tortugas National Park Ferry. Cruise in spacious comfort to Fort Jefferson Dry Tortugas National Park seventy miles southwest of Key West. Our veteran captain and friendly crew will take you to one of the most unique and spectacular national parks in the United States. Your trip includes breakfast, lunch, snorkel gear and guided tour of the largest brick structure in the United States.
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Escape to the secluded islands and tropical beaches off the coast of Key West on this guided, full-day adventure to historic Dry Tortugas National Park. History buffs and outdoor enthusiasts alike will love this unique voyage, where getting there is half the fun on board the Yankee Freedom III, a luxurious, state-of-the-art catamaran. Enjoy snorkeling (equipment provided) in the crystal blue waters and take in the military fort, national park, campground, sandy beaches and coral reefs that make this area special. Breakfast and lunch included.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We loved our day trip to Dry Tortugas. This is a must do while you are in Key West. You start off with a 2h15 min boat trip (breakfast is in included) that gives you sights on the seas and time to put on sunscreen....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank janengels
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An absolutely trip of a lifetime and & $ well spent. Crystal clear water to snorkel in; moreover, the wall against the mote was an abundance of color with fish and coral. Crew was excellent and well organized. Trip is not expensive due to the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Penny P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very knowledgeable staff - tour was excellent I had wanted to go for some time and am really glad I did - it is certainly an all day affair- 2.5 hours in each direction - but definitely worth it

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank BoardingPass739911
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was definitely the highlight of our trip to Key West. The crew was wonderful, and the boat ride was smooth. The best part was exploring Fort Jefferson and taking in the beauty of the Dry Tortugas. The snorkeling was beautiful and I was able...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank B4205EDmichaeld
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a fantastic trip we had. The boat was clean, staff was friendly and helpful, too. Breakfast and lunch were great and the food was so fresh with a nice variety as well. We lived the fact that the Yankee stayed docked at the Dry...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank NatureLoverDi
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I went to the Dry Tortugas with the expectation that there would be some outstanding reefs to snorkel and see great marine life. This was far from the reality. I only saw some average fish and a few tiny ones with color. The water got...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank JUSTGOFortLauderdale
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic and very knowledgeable (about Fort Jeff / Dry Tortugas NP) crew! Superb Catamaran boat - very comfortable and fast and smooth! Breakfast and lunch prepared deliciously and also included to cover those with special diet. Right from the check in at the dock in...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank auburn13356
Reviewed 1 week ago

We headed out on a beautiful day. We hit very rough waters and the crew was wonderful assisting those of us who couldn’t handle it. We all were just fine and had a great day at the Tortugas. It’s an amazing adventure one I suggest...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Shari73
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend this trip if we go again we will spend more time snorkeling. It was amazing. Crew were helpful and courteous.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank FLMiranda
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a very interesting trip. The waters are the most unbelievable blue. The fort is very interesting. The water was a little choppy on our trip out to the key with several people having motion sickness. The crew was top notch in addressing the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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seattlesun1
May 25, 2019|
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Response from gj652015 | Reviewed this property |
make sure you bring a towel and change of clothes. Dramamine is a good idea if your prone to motion sickness. they do sell it on board as well. a windbreaker or light jacket might be a good idea depending on time of year... More
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NatureChica
February 23, 2019|
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Response from AnnetteS805 | Reviewed this property |
Keep checking as the time gets closer because they have a 24 hour cancellation policy and people book ahead and then cancel all the time. They even advise the day before for the same reason. Good luck!
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travelplanner77
January 24, 2019|
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Response from TheodoreJay | Reviewed this property |
Yes motion sickness is a very real possibility. Almost everyone might be affected since the rough seas can affect just about all passengers. The crew will be ready with barf bags. I would definitely pre-medicate several... More
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