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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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9 Jul 2018
“Not the best”
21 Jan 2016
“A real tragedy”
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Schooner Western Union is the official flagship of Key West and the State of Florida. She's one of the oldest working wooden schooners in the United States and on the National Register of Historic Places.Aboard the Schooner Western Union Maritime...more
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202 William St, Key West, FL 33040-6645
+1 305-292-1766
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Service was so so. Would hate to be there when really busy. Key lime pie was disgusting. Key Lime Colado tasted like milk and ice. Won't be back here.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Debora G
Reviewed 21 January 2016

My wife and i have been going to Key West for 14-15 years. One of our first sundet cruises was on the Western Union and it was FANTASTIC! HOWEVER, the boat is now closed to the public as it is unsafe and is rotting away...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed 17 September 2015

thanks alot of this things bcoz such a nice place to go other.there in other place to stay relaxing.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank henry s
Reviewed 5 June 2015

This was so cool! We went on the star gazing tour and it was so amazing! They take you far out so it's very dark and the guide tells stories of the stars and history and legends. Truly an amazing night.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank rebeccaa944
Reviewed 2 March 2015

We stopped by the Western Union on our visit thinking about going out on her again. Unfortunately, we found the magnificent historic ship in terrible shape. We hope that action is taken to save this wonderful piece of history.

Date of experience: February 2015
3  Thank mwalkerBisbee
Reviewed 16 September 2014 via mobile

For over 100 years this magnificent lady has been sailing the Atlantic Ocean. Constructed and launched in Key West this wonderful ship has been everything from laying cable to fishing to cruising on the high seas. Perfect for an afternoon or evening cruise or a...More

3  Thank donl355
Reviewed 21 April 2014

This is an amazing sunset cruise. The Western Union has a rich history. Help hoist the sails, then sit back and relax to free food and drink as you watch the sun dip below the horizon. That is, until it's time to fire the cannon....More

Date of experience: June 2013
1  Thank Ryan T
Reviewed 6 September 2013

Have been on all of these cruises...the only reason I went to KW last month was to be on the Full Moon sail. Highly recommend the night cruises. The breeze is wonderful, it is peaceful, and now my favorite thing to do when I visit....More

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank Agent348
Reviewed 3 September 2013

When visiting Key West a Sunset Cruise should be required! The Schooner Western Union was perfect for us......a picturesque boat with a unique history and a great crew, cold beer and free conch chowder. The captain does tell some great stories as well as some...More

Date of experience: March 2013
Thank ddrred
Reviewed 25 August 2013

This is a great sunset cruise. The staff is very friendly and the Captain told some great stories. Once we were under sail, it was amazing how quiet it was since there were no engines running. The sunset was beautiful!! Good value and good times.

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Steve M
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