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“Relaxing excursion”

Key West Express - Marco Island
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Get away to Key West, America's Caribbean Paradise, aboard Key West Express, where getting there is half the fun! What are you waiting for? Climb aboard our sleek, clean, modern, air-conditioned high-speed ferries - Features sundecks, snack bar, cocktails, and big-screen TVs - and we'll have you there in just a few hours!
Ottawa, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Relaxing excursion”
Reviewed February 7, 2013

Nice way to avoid the long drive to Key west. Our favorite part of the trip was the boat ride. We are Canadians so we sat on the open top level both ways. It was quite breezy, traveling at 30 knots. So you'll need to dress accordingly ie. pants and a heavy jacket. First time for us being surrounded by water with no land in sight. We took the Conch Train Tour for an hour. It was hard to get decent photos because it didn't stop long enough but our tour guide was enthusiastic and knowledgable. We had planned to walk some of the route to get more photos but it was too hot to go too far. Mostly bars, restaurants and souvenir shops on the strip. We were pretty tired by the time we had to head back to the boat as it was a long day. We arrived at Rose marina about 7:15am and arrived back about 8pm. Most of the passengers were elderly so check in took a while. There is no separate line for customers who purchased tickets online...everyone in the same lineup.

Visited February 2013
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Weymouth, Massachusetts
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great day trip”
Reviewed January 31, 2013

We took the ferry down to Key West and back on the same day which gave us 5 hours to see Key West. We enjoyed it, but feel there is more to see. Next time, I think we will go for multiple days. In January, the ferry only runs Tuesdays and Thursdays, so you need to stay 1 day, 3 days or longer.

The crew was helpful and friendly.

Visited January 2013
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1 Thank Kevin T
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shortssville, ny
Level 5 Contributor
80 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“great little getaway”
Reviewed January 30, 2013

It's a nice boat ride to Key West and back. You get to visit for 5 hours and spend some time just relaxing on the boat. We played cards with friends. Worth the money

Visited January 2013
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