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Namaste' Eco Excursions

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7009 Shrimp Rd, Dock A Slip #2, Key West, FL 33040-6066
+1 850-525-9624
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Amazing snorkeling experience

Jeff and Trisha were wonderful hosts. It was like a private snorkeling excursion and they were both... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2015
KDunkel
via mobile
Jeff and crew were exceptional!!

Our trip with Namaste' started with a phone call a day prior to our scheduled event. Jeff... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2015
Preston B
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Lansing, Michigan
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Namaste Sailing/Keys Eco-tours specializes in coral discovery tours to the less frequented ecological reserves in the Florida Lower Keys. Each trip includes a professional ecology presentation complete with professional underwater images of all the different corals, invertebrates, and reef fish we encounter. Snorkel equipment is provided along with expert instruction. We only accommodate 8 guests per excursion so our guests are guaranteed a crowd free and intimate coral reef experience.
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7009 Shrimp Rd, Dock A Slip #2, Key West, FL 33040-6066
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Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

Jeff and Trisha were wonderful hosts. It was like a private snorkeling excursion and they were both so knowledgeable of the reef and different animals that live there. They both snorkeled with us and were sure to point out different wildlife and educate. They were...More

1  Thank KDunkel
Jeff B, Owner at Namaste' Eco Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2015

Thank you so much for this wonderful review. We especially appreciate your comments on our educational component of the excursion. As former educators it would be remiss of us not to share our knowledge about the reef. It is so amazing and when folks such...More

Reviewed 30 April 2015

Our trip with Namaste' started with a phone call a day prior to our scheduled event. Jeff explained that the winds would not make a trip to the big reef area very enjoyable due to the winds. He offered to refund our money on the...More

1  Thank Preston B
Jeff B, Owner at Namaste' Eco Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2015

Thanks folks! You guys were so flexible and willing to work around the weather. I wish we could promise excellent weather all the time but thats a bit above my job title. Your honest review means so much to us and we certainly hope you...More

Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

What a top notch company! We had a wonderful lecture on what we would see while out. Both Trish and Jeff are very knowledgable. When we got out they determined that one area was too rough to Snorkel and the other not clear enough. They...More

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Jeff B, Owner at Namaste' Eco Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2015

Thank you so much for this honest review! To sum up this day one word comes to mind and that is "effort". We had high hopes of a barrier reef experience but upon approaching we discovered breaking waves which is never good for snorkeling. Might...More

Reviewed 27 March 2015

Perfect weather, calm seas, clear visability. Couldn't ask for a better day. Great time with Jeff and Trish who are extremely knowledgeable about the ecology of the reef. A bit more pricy than the average "cattleboat" excursion, but you get what you pay for. A...More

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Jeff B, Owner at Namaste' Eco Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2015

Now thats a great review! Thank you so much for your honest and thoughtful review. The day was indeed magical. It is truly a wonderful experience for us when our guests really "get it" and are able to appreciate just how lucky we are to...More

Reviewed 30 January 2015

We were supposed to go out in the morning at 9:00, got a call at 7:00 when it was raining outside and was asked to reschedule. By 8:00am the rain had passed and it was a beautifully sunny day. When we met up at 2:00...More

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Jeff B, Owner at Namaste' Eco Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2015

This is our forth bad review in less than one month and quite honestly we are truly, truly embarrassed and regretful. Our apologies to this reviewer and also our apologies to the other guests who also gave us a negative review for the same trip...More

Reviewed 29 January 2015

we celebrated my son's 12th birthday and he was very happy with the trip. You guys were able to give him a unique experience full of adventure and knowledge! We look forward to the next oneMore

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Jeff B, Owner at Namaste' Eco Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2015

Thank you for sharing a very special day with us! Your trip was very memorable for us too. Your son did such a great job following our lead on setting sails and was a natural at them helm. As I recall this trip was was...More

Reviewed 23 January 2015

We chose to go on this more intimate trip because we are experienced snorkelers. We liked the idea of having a guided tour and a small number of participants on the cruise. The captain and his assistant were friendly and very welcoming. We got off...More

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Jeff B, Owner at Namaste' Eco Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2015

First off we are extremely grateful to this reviewer for their honesty. This trip should have never happened and this reviewer will be refunded for the full cost of this unfortunate experience. This excursion took place on our smaller boat, Compass Rose, which was not...More

Reviewed 23 January 2015

We went on a lovely sailboat, as a group of only 6 (2 of the ppl were guides). The boat was a bit rustic - but the gear was all clean and our hosts were really friendly, knowledgable and personable ppl. We had a great...More

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Jeff B, Owner at Namaste' Eco Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2015

Thank you! your spot on to title this review "Small group- great experience!". The majority of our trips consist of only 4 guests. We could load a lot more on the Namaste but the truth is we prefer keep it small so guests like yourselves...More

Reviewed 22 January 2015

The seas were a little rough and there were lots of jellyfish in the water, but we had a great time! There were only 6 people on the boat instead of the typical snorkel boat loaded with 100 people. It's worth every penny for an...More

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Jeff B, Owner at Namaste' Eco Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2015

Thank you for these comments. We truly appreciate your honest observations of the experience. Yes there were Jellyfish and yes the swell at the reef made for a bit more roll than we are normally a custom to but we still had a great time....More

Reviewed 22 January 2015

We booked a snorkel trip and showed up on time -- only to be told that the water was too rough for snorkeling and that we should just sail. We don't blame the charter for the weather, but we would have liked to get this...More

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Jeff B, Manager at Namaste' Eco Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2015

We are very sorry this reviewer had a bad experience with us. The truth about snorkeling in the winter is that there are more days when the conditions are not favorable then there are days when it is. We go into great detail about the...More

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