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Key West visitors now have another thing to be excited about! The Key West Ocean Vue Snorkel & Dolphin Encounter tour package offers visitors to the country's southernmost island the chance to check out its pristine wildlife. The Ocean Vue tour packages combine a high-tech ultramodern hydrofoil vessel with the beauty of the Key West back country. Ride out to sea at speeds of up to 50 miles per hour. Yes, the Ocean Vue is a specially designed hydrofoil boat that takes you on a high-speed thrilling ride through the crystal blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
But that is just where the adventure begins! Next, the captain of the Ocean Vue will take you out to one of the many areas of beautiful coral reef garden that are found just a few miles off the coast of Key West. Key West is known for being so close to the country's largest span of living coral reef. Aboard the Ocean Vue, guests will be able to peer through the large 6'x9' glass panel to see the wondrous world of marine life that make up the reef gardens. Guests are also given the chance to experience an unforgettable Key West snorkeling journey. Strap on your fins and mask and jump in the water to get an even closer look at the mysterious and alluring world of coral and marine species.
And the fun is not even over there! The Ocean Vue then takes you further into the beautiful Key West back country. Here, you will ride through the area known to locals and visitors as the Dolphin Playground. This is a large area of the Gulf that hundreds of dolphins call their home. At any given moment in the Dolphin Playground, guests will be able to catch the dolphins as they live their day to day lives. Have your cameras ready as you watch these friendly and playful creatures hunt and fool around with each other.
The Ocean Vue Snorkel & Dolphin Encounter runs every morning, but seating is limited to just six guests. Make sure to take advantage of the chance of a lifetime!
What is the weather cancellation policy?
If the activity must is cancelled due to bad weather, and you cannot reschedule, you will be issued a full refund.
Where is the departure point for this tour?
This trip departs from William street.
When do I need to arrive for check-in?
Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your actvity taking place. Your departure time will be listed on your confirmation email.
Are you allowed to swim with the dolphins?
Unfortunately it is illegal to swim with wild dolphins in Key West, however our boat will get you to a close proximity of the dolphins.
Is snorkel gear provided?
Snorkel gear is provided on this activity.
Is there an age restriction?
Unfortunately no children under the age of 5 are allowed on this activity.
Are expecting mothers allowed on this activity?
We can and have taken pregnant women on this trip before. However, this is completely at your own discretion. We highly suggest checking with your doctor to get clearance before making a reservation. Due to wind and seas, we do sometimes have light bouncing on the boat.
It is your responsibility to make sure you are aware of and understand all restrictions pertaining to this tour before booking online or over the phone. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are medically qualified and within any limits listed below in order to participate in this activity. No refunds will be given to those who reserve a spot and can not participate due to the restrictions listed below. For more information please read our cancellation policy and terms and conditions page or call our staff with any questions regarding your ability to participate.
Children Must be at least 5 years old to partcipate
Key West Vacation is always interested in your tour experience with us. We hope you enjoyed your tour and love to hear comments.
I have been to the Bahamas many times, but Ocean Vue Adventures Snorkel and Dolphin Watch is one of my favorite trips! It includes everything that everyone should do here. As a Bahamas veteran, I can say only the best about this experience!
Thanks to the professional guides! I was a bit worried about kayaking because I had never done it before, but the instructions were great and I had such a good time!
The best way to discover nature! ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)