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Florida: Key West Overseas Highway Self-Driving Tour

1. Florida: Key West Overseas Highway Self-Driving Tour

Start by downloading the Action Tour Guide app, which will function as your personal tour guide, audio tour, and map. Purchase one tour per car, not per person. Everyone listens together! Begin your sunshine-filled journey just an hour outside Miami, Florida: on Key Largo. Start the scenic 100-mile drive bypassing the ‘African Queen’, the iconic Hollywood riverboat. Follow in the historical footsteps of the Overseas Railroad to Plantation Key, the smuggler's haven. While there, check out Big Betsy, the giant lobster, and Theatre of the Sea, home of the original dolphin shows. Continue through Isla Morada while learning about the hurricanes, ecosystems, and wildlife of the tropical Florida Keys. Explore Anne’s Beach, Long Key, and Marathon, each of which contains unique attractions. Cross over the iconic Seven Mile Bridge and make sure to check out Fred the Tree, the famous spirit of the Keys. Journey past Pigeon Key and Geiger Beach until you reach the most famous Key of all: Key West. In popular Key West, discover Mallory Square, Truman’s White House, the Hemingway Home, Tennessee Williams’ House, and the historic lighthouse. Wrap up your tour at the Southernmost Point of the Continental US.

Florida Keys: Dockside Dolphin Experience

2. Florida Keys: Dockside Dolphin Experience

Feed, play and interact with real-life dolphins. This program is perfect for families with young children that don’t mind getting splashed but aren’t ready to be in the water with these friendly faces. The dolphins will be ready to greet you dockside. Prior to meeting the beloved mammals, you’ll get a brief educational session on the world of dolphins, conservation, and a mini demonstration on proper hand placements for each kind of dolphin behavior. Next, feed and play with dolphins from the dry training docks. Guests will also get the opportunity to have some fun playtime interaction, which can be semi-customized to better enhance each guest or group. You’ll even have your own talented photographers capturing your experience throughout the program.

From Miami: Explore Key West in One Day Your Way by Bus

3. From Miami: Explore Key West in One Day Your Way by Bus

Explore the most southern point of the mainland of the United States on a day trip to Key West from Miami. Discover the city and visit some of its highlights including the Old Town, Mallory Square, and Duval Street, or enjoy some ocean activities during your visit. Depart from Miami and relax on a bus journey down the scenic Overseas Highway and capture the beauty of the magnificent Seven Mile Bridge. Pass over 43 bridges to witness the stunning views along the coastline. Upon arrival in Key West, immerse yourself in the charm of Old Town, visit iconic attractions like the Southernmost Point and the Hemingway Home, and soak in the lively ambiance of Mallory Square at sunset. Explore Duval Street's shops and try some fresh seafood at one of the many restaurants. Or you could opt for a boat tour to discover the island's marine wonders. With 5-6 hours of free time, engage in exciting activities such as snorkeling, jet-skiing, kayaking, parasailing, or dolphin watching. After your day of adventure, relax on the return journey to Miami.

Islamorada: Snorkel Adventure & Sandbar Trip

4. Islamorada: Snorkel Adventure & Sandbar Trip

Departing from the Islander Resort in Islamorada, this 3.5 hour tropical adventure transports you on a catamaran to an offshore reef where you can snorkel with colorful coral and tropical fish, after which you can enjoy complimentary non alcoholic drink while relaxing and having fun in and around an offshore tropical sandbar. You will be provided with everything you need to snorkel, and will be instructed by the friendly crew. They will teach you about the local marine life and how to protect them, as well as pointing out the various types of coral and colorful fish in the beautiful turquoise waters. You might even see turtles or dolphins. After snorkeling you can enjoy your own drinks as you make your way to the famous Whale Harbor Sandbar where you can soak up the tropical atmosphere. You can just relax on the secluded white sandy beach in the middle of the ocean or have some fun in the warm tropical waters. In the end though, it is really up to you how active or relaxing you want to be on this tropical adventure.

Islamorada: Snorkeling and Beach Adventure

5. Islamorada: Snorkeling and Beach Adventure

Take a 2-hour snorkel tour in Islamorada from the Islander Hotel on a 49-passenger catamaran will enjoy an immersive experience. After boarding and a safety briefing, they'll sail amidst scenic views. Upon arrival at the snorkeling site, they'll be equipped with gear and dive into crystal-clear waters. Guided by the crew, they'll explore coral reefs, encounter tropical fish, and witness diverse marine life. With time for free exploration, they can swim at their own pace, taking in the serenity. After snorkeling, they'll return to the catamaran, relax, and enjoy the scenic journey back, reflecting on their unforgettable two-hour excursion. On the return adventure enjoy the beautiful ocean breeze while sipping a ice cold complimentary drink.

From Miami: Key West Day Trip with Narration

6. From Miami: Key West Day Trip with Narration

Discover Key West on a day tour from Miami. Take 6 hours of free time to discover some of the highlights of the city including Duval Street, Mallory Square, the historic seaport, the Hemingway House, or the Fort Zachary Taylor State Park. Depart from Miami and travel along US-1. Admire beauty of the Everglades and the Florida Keys. Marvel at the iconic 7 Mile Bridge in Marathon, a testament to Henry Flagler's engineering prowess. Once in Key West, you'll have around 6 hours of free time to explore the area. Walk down Duval Street, the main street in Key West known for its vibrant nightlife, shopping, and dining options. Chill out in Mallory Square, a popular spot to watch the sunset and see street performers. Explore Key West Historic Seaport with its waterfront restaurants, shops, and boat tours. Visit the Hemingway House, the former home of author Ernest Hemingway, now a museum that offers tours of the property. Head to the Key West Cemetery, known for its quirky headstones and interesting history. Stroll through the Fort Zachary Taylor State Park with its beach, picnic areas, and a Civil War-era fort to explore. Visit the Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory, a beautiful indoor garden where visitors can see a variety of butterflies up close. Enjoy a photo stop at Southernmost Point Buoy, the southernmost point in the continental United States. Discover the Dry Tortugas National Park, a remote national park accessible by boat or seaplane, known for its pristine beaches and historic Fort Jefferson. Explore the Key West Aquarium, home to a touch tank and exhibits showcasing local marine life. After a day of exploration, relax on the return journey to Miami.

Islamorada: Whale Harbor Sandbar Trip w/ Swimming

7. Islamorada: Whale Harbor Sandbar Trip w/ Swimming

Relax on a 2.5-hour excursion to the Whale Harbor Sandbar departing from the Islander Resort on the Ocean side of Islamorada. Be transported on a pontoon catamaran to this tropical paradise where you can enjoy sunbathing on the secluded white sandy beach or have some fun in the warm tropical waters. Dive into the inviting waters and enjoy a refreshing swim at the sandbar. Or simply hang out in the water or on a large communal floating mat while you sip on refreshing beverage. If you wish, you can also spend some time paddle boarding. On your journey too and from the Sandbar you will glide across the turquoise waters & take in the breathtaking coastal views of the Florida Keys along the way. Sit back, relax, and let the friendly crew take care of all the details for a worry-free and memorable experience. The sandbar itself offers a tranquil & serene atmosphere. Enjoy the natural beauty of the surroundings, soak up the sun, & feel the ocean breeze. It's a perfect opportunity to unwind & escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. This tour combines relaxation, exploration, and delightful refreshments.

Overseas Highway & Florida Keys Audio Tour Guide

8. Overseas Highway & Florida Keys Audio Tour Guide

Discover the Overseas Highway, a mesmerizing stretch of road that connects mainland Florida to the enchanting Florida Keys. Stretching over 100 miles, this engineering marvel takes you on a breathtaking journey through the turquoise waters of the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. With stunning vistas at every turn, drivers are treated to panoramic views of tropical landscapes, swaying palm trees, and colorful sunsets. Along the way, historic bridges stand as a testament to human ingenuity, while roadside attractions offer opportunities for adventure, relaxation, and exploration. Whether it's diving into crystal-clear waters to discover vibrant coral reefs, indulging in fresh seafood at seaside eateries, or simply soaking in the laid-back island vibes, the Overseas Highway promises an unforgettable experience for all who traverse its scenic route. *Download the Shaka Guide app to access your purchased tours.*

Islamorada: Snorkel Adventure & Sandbar Trip from Cheeca Spa

9. Islamorada: Snorkel Adventure & Sandbar Trip from Cheeca Spa

Departing from the Cheeca Resort & Spa in Islamorada, this 3.5 hour tropical adventure transports you on a catamaran to an offshore reef where you can snorkel with colorful coral and tropical fish, after which you can enjoy complimentary non alcoholic drink while relaxing and having fun in and around an offshore tropical sandbar. You will be provided with everything you need to snorkel, and will be instructed by the friendly crew. They will teach you about the local marine life and how to protect them, as well as pointing out the various types of coral and colorful fish in the beautiful turquoise waters. You might even see turtles or dolphins. After snorkeling you can enjoy your own drinks as you make your way to the famous Whale Harbor Sandbar where you can soak up the tropical atmosphere. You can just relax on the secluded white sandy beach in the middle of the ocean or have some fun in the warm tropical waters. In the end though, it is really up to you how active or relaxing you want to be on this tropical adventure.

Islamorada: Snorkeling and Beach Adventure from Cheeca Spa

10. Islamorada: Snorkeling and Beach Adventure from Cheeca Spa

Take a 2-hour snorkel tour in Islamorada from the Islander Hotel on a 49-passenger catamaran will enjoy an immersive experience. After boarding and a safety briefing, they'll sail amidst scenic views. Upon arrival at the snorkeling site, they'll be equipped with gear and dive into crystal-clear waters. Guided by the crew, they'll explore coral reefs, encounter tropical fish, and witness diverse marine life. With time for free exploration, they can swim at their own pace, taking in the serenity. After snorkeling, they'll return to the catamaran, relax, and enjoy the scenic journey back, reflecting on their unforgettable two-hour excursion. On the return adventure enjoy the beautiful ocean breeze while sipping a ice cold complimentary drink.

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Our most recommended things to do in Islamorada

Florida: Key West Overseas Highway Self-Driving Tour

Florida: Key West Overseas Highway Self-Driving Tour

Start by downloading the Action Tour Guide app, which will function as your personal tour guide, audio tour, and map. Purchase one tour per car, not per person. Everyone listens together! Begin your sunshine-filled journey just an hour outside Miami, Florida: on Key Largo. Start the scenic 100-mile drive bypassing the ‘African Queen’, the iconic Hollywood riverboat. Follow in the historical footsteps of the Overseas Railroad to Plantation Key, the smuggler's haven. While there, check out Big Betsy, the giant lobster, and Theatre of the Sea, home of the original dolphin shows. Continue through Isla Morada while learning about the hurricanes, ecosystems, and wildlife of the tropical Florida Keys. Explore Anne’s Beach, Long Key, and Marathon, each of which contains unique attractions. Cross over the iconic Seven Mile Bridge and make sure to check out Fred the Tree, the famous spirit of the Keys. Journey past Pigeon Key and Geiger Beach until you reach the most famous Key of all: Key West. In popular Key West, discover Mallory Square, Truman’s White House, the Hemingway Home, Tennessee Williams’ House, and the historic lighthouse. Wrap up your tour at the Southernmost Point of the Continental US.

Florida Keys: Dockside Dolphin Experience

Florida Keys: Dockside Dolphin Experience

Feed, play and interact with real-life dolphins. This program is perfect for families with young children that don’t mind getting splashed but aren’t ready to be in the water with these friendly faces. The dolphins will be ready to greet you dockside. Prior to meeting the beloved mammals, you’ll get a brief educational session on the world of dolphins, conservation, and a mini demonstration on proper hand placements for each kind of dolphin behavior. Next, feed and play with dolphins from the dry training docks. Guests will also get the opportunity to have some fun playtime interaction, which can be semi-customized to better enhance each guest or group. You’ll even have your own talented photographers capturing your experience throughout the program.

From Miami: Explore Key West in One Day Your Way by Bus

From Miami: Explore Key West in One Day Your Way by Bus

Explore the most southern point of the mainland of the United States on a day trip to Key West from Miami. Discover the city and visit some of its highlights including the Old Town, Mallory Square, and Duval Street, or enjoy some ocean activities during your visit. Depart from Miami and relax on a bus journey down the scenic Overseas Highway and capture the beauty of the magnificent Seven Mile Bridge. Pass over 43 bridges to witness the stunning views along the coastline. Upon arrival in Key West, immerse yourself in the charm of Old Town, visit iconic attractions like the Southernmost Point and the Hemingway Home, and soak in the lively ambiance of Mallory Square at sunset. Explore Duval Street's shops and try some fresh seafood at one of the many restaurants. Or you could opt for a boat tour to discover the island's marine wonders. With 5-6 hours of free time, engage in exciting activities such as snorkeling, jet-skiing, kayaking, parasailing, or dolphin watching. After your day of adventure, relax on the return journey to Miami.

Islamorada: Snorkel Adventure & Sandbar Trip

Islamorada: Snorkel Adventure & Sandbar Trip

Departing from the Islander Resort in Islamorada, this 3.5 hour tropical adventure transports you on a catamaran to an offshore reef where you can snorkel with colorful coral and tropical fish, after which you can enjoy complimentary non alcoholic drink while relaxing and having fun in and around an offshore tropical sandbar. You will be provided with everything you need to snorkel, and will be instructed by the friendly crew. They will teach you about the local marine life and how to protect them, as well as pointing out the various types of coral and colorful fish in the beautiful turquoise waters. You might even see turtles or dolphins. After snorkeling you can enjoy your own drinks as you make your way to the famous Whale Harbor Sandbar where you can soak up the tropical atmosphere. You can just relax on the secluded white sandy beach in the middle of the ocean or have some fun in the warm tropical waters. In the end though, it is really up to you how active or relaxing you want to be on this tropical adventure.

Islamorada: Snorkeling and Beach Adventure

Islamorada: Snorkeling and Beach Adventure

Take a 2-hour snorkel tour in Islamorada from the Islander Hotel on a 49-passenger catamaran will enjoy an immersive experience. After boarding and a safety briefing, they'll sail amidst scenic views. Upon arrival at the snorkeling site, they'll be equipped with gear and dive into crystal-clear waters. Guided by the crew, they'll explore coral reefs, encounter tropical fish, and witness diverse marine life. With time for free exploration, they can swim at their own pace, taking in the serenity. After snorkeling, they'll return to the catamaran, relax, and enjoy the scenic journey back, reflecting on their unforgettable two-hour excursion. On the return adventure enjoy the beautiful ocean breeze while sipping a ice cold complimentary drink.

From Miami: Key West Day Trip with Narration

From Miami: Key West Day Trip with Narration

Discover Key West on a day tour from Miami. Take 6 hours of free time to discover some of the highlights of the city including Duval Street, Mallory Square, the historic seaport, the Hemingway House, or the Fort Zachary Taylor State Park. Depart from Miami and travel along US-1. Admire beauty of the Everglades and the Florida Keys. Marvel at the iconic 7 Mile Bridge in Marathon, a testament to Henry Flagler's engineering prowess. Once in Key West, you'll have around 6 hours of free time to explore the area. Walk down Duval Street, the main street in Key West known for its vibrant nightlife, shopping, and dining options. Chill out in Mallory Square, a popular spot to watch the sunset and see street performers. Explore Key West Historic Seaport with its waterfront restaurants, shops, and boat tours. Visit the Hemingway House, the former home of author Ernest Hemingway, now a museum that offers tours of the property. Head to the Key West Cemetery, known for its quirky headstones and interesting history. Stroll through the Fort Zachary Taylor State Park with its beach, picnic areas, and a Civil War-era fort to explore. Visit the Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory, a beautiful indoor garden where visitors can see a variety of butterflies up close. Enjoy a photo stop at Southernmost Point Buoy, the southernmost point in the continental United States. Discover the Dry Tortugas National Park, a remote national park accessible by boat or seaplane, known for its pristine beaches and historic Fort Jefferson. Explore the Key West Aquarium, home to a touch tank and exhibits showcasing local marine life. After a day of exploration, relax on the return journey to Miami.

Islamorada: Whale Harbor Sandbar Trip w/ Swimming

Islamorada: Whale Harbor Sandbar Trip w/ Swimming

Relax on a 2.5-hour excursion to the Whale Harbor Sandbar departing from the Islander Resort on the Ocean side of Islamorada. Be transported on a pontoon catamaran to this tropical paradise where you can enjoy sunbathing on the secluded white sandy beach or have some fun in the warm tropical waters. Dive into the inviting waters and enjoy a refreshing swim at the sandbar. Or simply hang out in the water or on a large communal floating mat while you sip on refreshing beverage. If you wish, you can also spend some time paddle boarding. On your journey too and from the Sandbar you will glide across the turquoise waters & take in the breathtaking coastal views of the Florida Keys along the way. Sit back, relax, and let the friendly crew take care of all the details for a worry-free and memorable experience. The sandbar itself offers a tranquil & serene atmosphere. Enjoy the natural beauty of the surroundings, soak up the sun, & feel the ocean breeze. It's a perfect opportunity to unwind & escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. This tour combines relaxation, exploration, and delightful refreshments.

Overseas Highway & Florida Keys Audio Tour Guide

Overseas Highway & Florida Keys Audio Tour Guide

Discover the Overseas Highway, a mesmerizing stretch of road that connects mainland Florida to the enchanting Florida Keys. Stretching over 100 miles, this engineering marvel takes you on a breathtaking journey through the turquoise waters of the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. With stunning vistas at every turn, drivers are treated to panoramic views of tropical landscapes, swaying palm trees, and colorful sunsets. Along the way, historic bridges stand as a testament to human ingenuity, while roadside attractions offer opportunities for adventure, relaxation, and exploration. Whether it's diving into crystal-clear waters to discover vibrant coral reefs, indulging in fresh seafood at seaside eateries, or simply soaking in the laid-back island vibes, the Overseas Highway promises an unforgettable experience for all who traverse its scenic route. *Download the Shaka Guide app to access your purchased tours.*

Islamorada: Snorkel Adventure & Sandbar Trip from Cheeca Spa

Islamorada: Snorkel Adventure & Sandbar Trip from Cheeca Spa

Departing from the Cheeca Resort & Spa in Islamorada, this 3.5 hour tropical adventure transports you on a catamaran to an offshore reef where you can snorkel with colorful coral and tropical fish, after which you can enjoy complimentary non alcoholic drink while relaxing and having fun in and around an offshore tropical sandbar. You will be provided with everything you need to snorkel, and will be instructed by the friendly crew. They will teach you about the local marine life and how to protect them, as well as pointing out the various types of coral and colorful fish in the beautiful turquoise waters. You might even see turtles or dolphins. After snorkeling you can enjoy your own drinks as you make your way to the famous Whale Harbor Sandbar where you can soak up the tropical atmosphere. You can just relax on the secluded white sandy beach in the middle of the ocean or have some fun in the warm tropical waters. In the end though, it is really up to you how active or relaxing you want to be on this tropical adventure.

Islamorada: Snorkeling and Beach Adventure from Cheeca Spa

Islamorada: Snorkeling and Beach Adventure from Cheeca Spa

Take a 2-hour snorkel tour in Islamorada from the Islander Hotel on a 49-passenger catamaran will enjoy an immersive experience. After boarding and a safety briefing, they'll sail amidst scenic views. Upon arrival at the snorkeling site, they'll be equipped with gear and dive into crystal-clear waters. Guided by the crew, they'll explore coral reefs, encounter tropical fish, and witness diverse marine life. With time for free exploration, they can swim at their own pace, taking in the serenity. After snorkeling, they'll return to the catamaran, relax, and enjoy the scenic journey back, reflecting on their unforgettable two-hour excursion. On the return adventure enjoy the beautiful ocean breeze while sipping a ice cold complimentary drink.

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Overall rating

4.7
(9 reviews)

Our day trip to Key West with my family was so much fun. From start to finish, the experience was nothing short of amazing. We got to the meeting point at 6:37am and at 7:00am we were on our way. The drive itself was breathtaking, we visited the Southernmost Point, the Hemingway House, had delicious food. Very recommended.

OMG what an amazing trip. Where do I start well I had an incredible time in the small town of key west. Will be booking this again the staff was very communicative and the ride was like I was on a tropical island love the mystic and antique feel of the trip.

Amazing trip thanks to all the staff for helping direct me to the correct location for the bus, Tommy was spectacular guided me through the process on purchasing this amazing bus tour. Highly recommended for anyone looking to do fun activities

The dolphins are great and so are the guides! It was a lot of fun watching the dolphins perform tricks. We were also allowed to touch the dolphins and were given a lot of knowledge!

It was a wonderful experience. I recommend this app