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Key West Eco Tours

#12 of 237 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Key West Features Animals
231 Margaret St, Key West, FL 33040-6639
+1 305-294-7245
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US$ 69.88*
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Geiger Key Backcountry Kayak Eco Tour
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Java Cat Sail, Kayak and Snorkel Charter
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We offer a variety of options to explore and experience the natural wonders of the Florida Keys. World class birdwatching, lush mangroves, coral & sponge gardens teeming with marine life. We offer guided eco tours, downwind kayak trails(easy paddling),paddleboard and kayak rentals, an all inclusive sail, kayak, snorkel charter, and evening sails. Key West's Best Eco-Experience Only in Key West can you experience a unique tropical ecosystem where marine life thrives in clear, calm, shallow waters. Key West Eco Tour’s experienced, friendly captains and nature guides introduce you to the pristine protected areas of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary and Key West’s National Wildlife Refuge. Go on a journey into the Florida Key’s nursery for colorful fish, coral and sponge gardens, dense mangrove islands, and abundant birds.
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“java cat” (154 reviews)
“captain john” (61 reviews)
“geiger key” (38 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
231 Margaret St, Key West, FL 33040-6639
+1 305-294-7245
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Bethany was great, and let us pick out our itinerary.... great sailing, kayaking through a mango island, and snorkeling... so fun! We were warned that we couldn't get the the outer reef "Tropical fish"; but we still saw a big variety (giant conch, lobsters, blue...More

Thank calldgl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing time with Captain John. He was increadibly knowledgeable about the mangroves and aquatic wildlife in addition to the history of the keys. He was able to help me ID the aquatic life I took pictures of. We would definitely do this...More

Thank jillybean2618
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the half day kayak/snorkeling tour nine years ago and immediately booked on the Java Cat when we knew the dates we would be visiting Key West again. Our expectations were high because of our trip so many years ago and we were not...More

Thank keithtara
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The weather was questionable the day we were supposed to go on the Java Cat Half-Day Eco Tour. According to the Weather Channel I thought it was a no go for sure. I called to make sure and George told me to show up and...More

Thank CPJ607
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eco Tour picked us up at 8:15 for our 9:00 tour. After a brief orientation we were on the water with our guide, Jack. A leisurely 2+ hours was spent enjoying the wildlife and morning on the water. What we saw: jellyfish, starfish, sea gulls,...More

Thank OSUDen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did a Saturday half day Kayak, Sail, and Snorkel trip. Our captain was Lauren. She took us to mangrove islands where immature fish and wildlife grow. We saw so much wildlife including barracudas, sea turtles, and sting rays. Lauren was a great hostess and...More

Thank juliacooch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a guided tour with Jack on 5/29/17 and it was fantastic! AD and Jack picked us up from our rented condo and we were the only ones on the tour!!! Jack was very knowledgeable about the environment and gave us fun facts about...More

Thank Janelle K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a group of 8 people looking for a kayaking adventure that would be informative, interesting and beautiful. Key West Eco-Tours delivered. We did a great 2-hour kayak out of Geiger Key Marina. The group was small, the guide (Jess) was friendly and very...More

Thank RonFritz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are avid TripAdvisor believers so after reading about the different kayak tours in the keys, we chose to go on the Key West Eco Tours kayak trip. It's a little off the beaten path to get there but so worth it. We didn't just...More

1  Thank TAmemberH2
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Captain Lisa piloted the Java Cat for a fun and informative tour of the waters off Key West. After an hour-long cruise into the Wildlife Refuge, we kayaked around a mangrove island and explored the diverse wildlife and vegetation. Lisa was well versed on how...More

Thank Tom K
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Scott P
Are we able to bring our own snorkel equipment?
4 April 2017|
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Response from Bobbythep | Reviewed this property |
My 4 year old will be traveling with us this year and I really want to kayak and my husband wants to snorkel. these trips seem perfect except for my son, I want to be sure he can ride in the Kayak with me and find out what options are available when it's time to snorkel, he will have his vest float on the time we are out but I didn't know if would could kayak while his dad snorkels or could we just swim around?
17 January 2017|
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Response from Carla B | Property representative |
We are flexible, which is one of the advantages of taking only 6 guest out at a time. We have fun noodles and kids vest, also kids mask and snorkel and give instruction. Java Cat is perfect for your four year old. Thanks for... More
Leanne J
Is this tour appropriate for a 6 and 8 year old? Thanks
19 July 2016|
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Response from Capt Carla B | Property representative |
I am sorry I overlooked your question. Yes, our charter is perfect for 6 and 8 year olds! :)