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Ranked #2 of 180 things to do in Key West
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Reviewed February 3, 2013

Beautiful, fun and informative. While snorkeling we saw a huge baracuda and lots of fish. Boat ride over is beautiful. Only drawback is you are stuck there because it is in the middle of nowhere.

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Reviewed February 3, 2013

They say that thr trip is better than the Destination, and in this case the journey West is certainly grand, BUT upon arrival at the Dry Tortugas National Park you realize the destination far outshines the trip to reach it! take the guided tour with the Park Ranger. Learn about Dr. Mudd. And, be certain to get pictures of the Frigate birds after learning about them on the trip West. This is a day well spent in Paradise.

1  Thank JohnKare
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Reviewed February 3, 2013

The fort was interesting, but there isn't a whole lot to see there. The snorkeling was good, but you need to get out a ways to the coral heads to see much. It was definitely worth the $$ to go once, but I won't need to go again.

Thank BrianGroover
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Reviewed February 2, 2013

This was one of the few places that I have ever been to that was truely ISOLATED. A must see for any history buff, ameture photographer, snorkeler, ect. I would have to say that the boat ride I will never do again... my 1st and only sea sick experience!!!

Thank LAINE111
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Reviewed January 31, 2013

My husband & I are visiting ALL the national parks in the country. The Dry Tortugas NP did not disappoint. Takes about a 3-hour boat ride from Key West to the Ft. Jefferson dock. If you even THINK you'll be seasick, take the Dramamine or whatever. You're in trouble if you get sick en route. Too late to take the meds. Also take another dose on the return trip. The cruise price includes breakfast and lunch. The rangers are full of knowledge about the fort & the surrounding islands making the trip particularly meaningful. They also provide snorkel gear for everyone who does not bring their own. Small beaches but good snorkeling areas and plenty of picnic tables. Also some campsites for those who wish to extend their stay.

1  Thank WorldTravelers1218
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