Key West is chock full of history, beautiful architecture, interesting scenic tours and most importantly, an abundance of water based activities. If you enjoy being out on the water, you’ve come to the right place, and if you love being in the water as much as you do on land, you have to trying snorkeling in Key West! With any number of tour options available on offer, and some of the best dive masters and snorkeling guides in the nation waiting to show you their playground, it’s one of the most rewarding activities you can participate down here in Key West, and here are 4 snorkeling tours that can get you out there.
Key West Snorkeling
For those looking for the full experience, hop aboard a luxurious seventy-foot catamaran and prepare yourself for the best snorkeling in Key West. Guests on board will be whisked out to the reef, with more than enough time to sun yourself on expansive sun decks. Enjoy a cocktail or two at the bar, and with plenty of shade available, you never have to worry about too much Floridian sun ruining your perfect snorkeling tour experience. The onboard crew are there to cater to your every need, including instructions on how to get the most out of your snorkeling experience. All gear is provided, so you never have to worry about bringing your own. Your onboard guides will direct you to the best snorkeling spots, and with 1 ½ hours to explore the beautiful coral reefs, you will surely come back with a boatload of memories.
The Ocean Vue Snorkel & Dolphin Encounter
Just when you thought snorkeling in Key West couldn’t get any better, the Key West Ocean Vue experience is the ultimate way to explore the exquisite Floridian coastline. Check out Key West’s beautiful back country in the lap of luxury on a high-tech, ultra modern hydrofoil vessel. Travel speeds of up to 50 miles an hour and feel the refreshing salt spray whip your hair back. But that’s just the beginning, because the scene above the water is just as beautiful above the water as it is below. Stop for a spell, throw on some gear, and slip into the warmth of the Gulf of Mexico. Explore the coral reefs, play with curious tropical fish, and when you’ve reached your limit, view the underwater spectacle through a large 6 x 9 panel of glass. With only six spots available on board, this is a great tour to take with family.
Rum & Reggae Snorkeling Experience
Rum and Key West go together like coffee and cream, they’re virtually inseparable. If you want to combine refreshing cocktails with soft sea breezes and a great snorkeling adventure, the Rum & Reggae tour is one of the best Key West snorkeling adventures. Set out from Old Town, Key West and join one of the most jovial crews on the high seas for three hours of Caribbean Rum Punch and snorkeling fun. The luxury catamaran will whisk you out to the reef where you can enjoy the opportunity to snorkel along the only living coral reef in the continental United States. While you’re down there, turtles, rays, and any number of marine animals will dazzle and delight you.
Snorkeling in Key West is a once in a lifetime opportunity, and with these three options available to you, whether you’re looking for a party experience or a luxurious option with a handful of your favorite people, Key West has it all!