Did you know that Key West has the largest living coral reef in North America? This fragile ecosystem stretches for 220 miles along the southeast coast of Florida and provides specialized habitats for nearly 1,400 plant and animal species. When you go snorkeling in Key West, you’ll swim in warm, clear water surrounded by tropical fish. Turtles, rays, and lobsters also make use of the living reef. Whether you’re an experienced snorkeler or just starting out, exploring the reef is sure to be the highlight of your Key West vacation! Here are some of our favorite snorkel tours.
Key West Snorkeling Tours
Set sail on a spacious catamaran with Key West Snorkeling Tours! With instructions from their professional crew, you’ll descend the boat’s stairway and enjoy an underwater snorkeling adventure that features a multitude of sea life. Guests can choose from a variety of snorkel tours including a morning trip, sunset trip, and the Double Dip Snorkel Trip where you’ll visit two tropical reef locations in one day. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for dolphins!
Sebago Watersports offers amazing snorkel tours on state-of-the-art catamarans and schooners. Their experienced captains always look for the best spots to snorkel and will even take you to reefs located in shallow water, with much to see floating on the surface. You can take a morning or afternoon snorkel tour, or pair snorkeling with a sunset cruise or kayak tour. Feel free to browse their tours and find one that fits perfectly with your schedule and interests.
Snorkelers can slip off of a swim platform and into another world with Honest Eco. Your captain will lead you through mangrove tunnels to a calm snorkeling spot where you’ll discover snappers, eels, crabs, sponges, corals and more. Snorkeling spots change by the season and range from barrier reefs to shallow water sponge gardens. Each tour includes snorkel instruction and gear.
Sunset Watersports has been in Key West longer than any other watersports company. They offer four different snorkel trips: the Reef Snorkel Trip, Safari Snorkel Tour, Triple Combo, and the All-Day Watersports Adventure where you can snorkel and play with 11 different watersports. Snorkel equipment and instruction is always included.