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Reviewed 6 days ago

I haven't been back there in several years - but ... one needs to use their imagination to really grasp what it was like living on Indian Key, it's history, the fire, the reason for the burning of the buildings, Dr. Perrine and so much...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank MisplacedConch
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We rented kayaks from Robbies and set up (we brought our own snorkel gear. Put in on the east part of the key. There's an interesting walk to get there. You'll have fun snorkeling around, checking out the wildlife without having to kayak too far...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank FrancesHW
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Rented a kayak from Robbie’s and paddled out. The island is small and we were able to see it in a very short period of time. Went snorkeling and found the water hard to get in and out of due to the fossilized coral shore....More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank BEAM4
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We got there by kayaks from Robbies.The water was so clear and shallow,that you could have swim over.Wonderful! The island was very interesting,it has an outlook tower and you can watch many remains.There are information plates that tell what house or store stood there.Worth a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank siddan78
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We rented a double kayak for about $50 at Robbies Marina kayaks and brought our own snorkeling gear. Paddled to India Key which was about a 20-minute paddle. No bathroom or services on the island. Bring food and water. Great snorkeling under the India Key...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank Michele c
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We rented a double kayak at The Kayak Shack a.k.a. kayakthefloridakeys and paddled for about 30 minutes over to Indian Key. We toured the ruins of the 1840's settlement, which are nicely labeled. We ate a picnic lunch, and did a short snorkel, but could...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank wendyp499
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Th Indian key state historic site is a small island that you can visit for a small fee. You can enjoy the wildlife and waterfront. It is just off Islamorada.

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank lollygal
Reviewed 12 February 2018

After seeing the amount of trash that has accumulated on the key, we will be putting together our Scout troop to go out and do a clean-up day in conjunction with some kayaking skills. Much of it is from the storm, but the bag of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
7  Thank Terry P
Reviewed 6 November 2017

packed a lunch and kayaked out. AWESOME! checked off this Bucket list item I didnt even know was on my list. Streets to walk on and image life there in the 1800s. Interesting history and plaques to guide you. Exploring and adventure with a added...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank Flesh5
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Kayaked out and just hung out. Enjoyed the views and the fishes. It is a a short trip but well worth it

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank jim c
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Keith S
25 June 2018|
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Response from TrailBlazer419022 |
There is a self serve pay station located on the island by the kayak landing. The fee is 2.50 per person. Robbie’s marina is the closest place to rent kayaks.
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afurg
10 February 2017|
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Response from santacruzer_95060 | Reviewed this property |
It took about 45 minutes one way. We were a large group with some younger kayakers. It's about 0.8 miles, and (very!) shallow water.
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ginalaura
8 June 2016|
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Response from michele1762 | Reviewed this property |
We launched from Robbie's Marina and we also just launched from one of the roadside pull offs.
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