Key West
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Our most recommended Key West Children's Activities

  • Key West: Reef Snorkel Morning Tour with Breakfast & Mimosas

    1. Key West: Reef Snorkel Morning Tour with Breakfast & Mimosas

    Hop onboard your catamaran for the morning then set sail onto Key West’s glistening turquoise waters towards the third longest reef in the world. During the cruise, soak up epic views of the coastline and snack on a delicious, light breakfast accompanied by mimosas. Upon arrival at the snorkel site, get kitted out with all the necessary gear and listen to a safety briefing. Afterwards, make a splash as you jump into the refreshing, crystal clear water. Follow your instructor as you navigate this impressive coral reef and snorkel in search of colorful marine life. During the experience, enjoy the opportunity to see some of Key West’s 110 species of coral and 500 species of tropical fish. At the end of an epic adventure, relax on deck, grab a beer, and soak up the last of the coastal views as you sail back to port.

    Great first snorkel!! I’m 61.crew was super friendly and helpful. Beautiful view of the coral reef. Highly recommend that you go if interested.

  • Key West Dolphin Watch and Snorkel Eco Tour

    2. Key West Dolphin Watch and Snorkel Eco Tour

    Climb aboard a fast catamaran for an aquatic journey of a lifetime, and observe the grace and beauty of resident Key West dolphins in the shimmering turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Look for bottlenose dolphins as they swim, play, feed and do what comes naturally. Then, head to the Key West wildlife refuge to snorkel in the shallow backcountry waters. Relax in the knowledge that your tour is provided by the only company in the Florida Keys with the prestigious “Dolphin SMART” certification, a national program that protects and promotes the responsible observance of dolphins. The program was put together by conservation agencies, including the National Marine Sanctuary of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the National Marine Fisheries Service, the Dolphin Ecology Project and the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society. Begin your ride back to the dock, and enjoy...

    Fun boating experience, so cool to see the dolphins up close! Snorkeling experience was very calm and relaxing!

  • Key West: Old Town Trolley 12-Stop Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

    3. Key West: Old Town Trolley 12-Stop Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

    Enjoy the sun, charming setting, and clear waters of Key West on this Old Town Trolley Hop-On Hop-Off Tour. This tour covers the entire city. You can avoid the trouble of driving and parking in a new place. The trolley tour is also designed so that you can hop-on and off and explore on your own, on any of the 12 stops. Your ticket is valid for all day, so you can tour at your own speed. There are frequent pick-ups at all of the 12 stops so you’ll never have far to walk. And our Old Town Trolley conductors will be there to guide you through this tropical paradise on one of the distinctive orange and green trolleys. Don’t miss this great day out!

    Our bus driver grew up there so he had a wealth of knowledge to share with us. My husband and I enjoyed the convenience of hop on hop off bus service so that we could get off the bus whenever we wanted to eat or shop or just walk around and look at this amazing little town.

  • Key West Aquarium Tickets

    4. Key West Aquarium Tickets

    If you have ever wondered what it is like to touch a shark or hold a live starfish, then this ticket is for you. It will get you entrance to the Key West Aquarium, which first opened its doors in 1934 and was the very first attraction in the city. During the day you will get closer to marine life than you ever thought possible, without getting wet. See some of the world’s most intriguing marine species, such as moray eels, stingrays, barracuda, parrotfish, tarpon, sharks, sea turtles and an array of tropical fish. Learn about their habitats and habits from the Key West Aquarium’s knowledgeable guides, and then get a hands-on experience as you feel and pick-up the amazing animals that live in the Touch Tank. They are all harmless, gentle creatures, just waiting to get a closer look at you too! Move on to catch the hungry sharks and sea turtles devour their breakfast, lunch or late afte...

  • Key West: All-Day Watersports Beach Pass

    5. Key West: All-Day Watersports Beach Pass

    Upon arrival at Smather's Beach, check-in and schedule your parasail trip for later in the afternoon before preparing for your activity-packed day.  Climb aboard the 13-foot Hobie Cat, a state-of-the-art catamaran for a boat ride around the harbor. Spend the rest of the day learning to paddleboard, kayaking around the beach and mangroves, or learning to windsurf if you're feeling really adventurous. For those who don't want to get soaked but still want to see exotic marine life, take out one of the Zayaks, a glass-bottom boat, for a sail around the harbor without getting wet.  After a full day's activities, relax and laze around in the gently rolling waves of the Atlantic Ocean on a blown-up tube before heading out on a spectacular parasailing trip around the beach.

  • Florida Keys: Dockside Dolphin Experience

    6. 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.

  • Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum Tickets

    7. Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum Tickets

    Since the first Spanish galleons began to traverse the Florida Straits in the 16th century, ships have wrecked along the treacherous reefs of Key West and the Florida Keys. Now, you can learn all about the area’s maritime past with a trip to the Key West Shipwreck Treasures Museum. Wrecking and salvaging – the recovery of wrecked ships and their cargo – was the foundation of Key West’s economy during the 1800s. The economic boom it created meant that by the mid-1850s, Key West had become the richest city per capita in all of the United States of America. Learn the history of the region’s shipwrecking past at the Key West Shipwreck Treasures Museum, with two floors of genuine recovered artifacts. See pieces of wrecked Spanish fleets dating back to the 1600s and 1700s, as well as pieces from the Isaac Allerton, wrecked way back in 1856. Guests can even lift a silver bar, which was salvag...

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What people are saying about Key West

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 6 reviews

Absolutely amazing and fun time. Worth so much more than you have to pay. Beautiful views with great instruction and great boat crew to help you along the way and give you information. Very fun and professional people and the complimentary drinks are a nice bonus afterwards.

One of the coolest things we’ve done on a trip. Water felt amazing and the staff were super friendly!! Highly recommend!

All staff very attentive and helpful, exceeded my expectations, congratulations to the whole team !!!

Very fun trip. Guides were polite and made sure everyone had a great time.

Great way to get to know the town and its history.