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Eco Tours

The entire destination of The Florida Keys offers a very diverse environment for eco-tourism. Experience the unique and spectacular ecology of the islands with endless Florida Keys attractions. You will view the extraordinary Bird species that inhabit the tropical islands and fish the local waters. Get up close while kayaking through the crystal clear waters that allow up to 60′ of visibility most days. You can see the ocean floor and all of the inhabitants around the only living coral reef in North America. Spend a few hours or the entire day and you will be amazed by the natural beauty of the Florida Keys. Your adventure is about to begin!
 
For Florida Keys Eco Tours, please select an island location:
 

Key LargoTavernierIslamoradaMarathonKey West
 

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Key Largo

 
The waters around Key Largo are an ecologically fascinating place where freshwater from the Everglades mixes with the saltwater of Florida Bay. Everglades National Park abuts the near-shore waters of Key Largo to the west providing a home for an array of wildlife including bottle-nosed dolphin, crocodiles, sea turtles, alligators, and manatees.
 

Capt. Sterling’s Everglades Tour

(305) 394-7422
Mile Marker 103 Bayside
51 Shoreland Drive, Key Largo, FL 33037
 
Delve deep into the Everglades with Capt. Sterling’s personalized tours for an unforgettable experience and look at the natural landscapes and wildlife of South Florida and the Florida Keys unlike any other in America.


John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

(305) 451-6300
Mile Marker 102.5 Oceanside
102601 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL 33037
 
Pennekamp Park preserves a portion of the only living coral reef in the continental United States. Catch a glimpse of a variety of tropical marine life in or out of the water aboard their glass-bottom boat and snorkeling/diving charters. Visitors have access to 50 miles of natural mangrove channels in the surrounding area with kayak and paddle board rentals. You can rent a boat or bring your own and make use of their launch ramp, trailer storage and wet slip services.


Cruisin’ Tikis Key Largo

800-941-7080
Mile Marker 99.5 Bayside
99470 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, Florida
 
Cruisin’ Tikis Key Largo is among the most unique and exciting ways to see the Keys and visit the sandbars. BYOB and enjoy a swim in the turquoise waters, watching the sunset or a nighttime cruise.

 
 

Tavernier

 

Paddle the Florida Keys

(305) 434-5930
Mile Marker 91 Oceanside
90773 Old Hwy Unit 1, Tavernier, FL 33070
 
Daily, weekly or monthly rates on water sport equipment rentals including kayaks and paddle boards with free delivery from Mile Markers 80 – 100. Enjoy a 2-hour guided tour through Tavernier Creek and surrounding mangrove ecosystem or try your balance during a session of paddle board yoga.


 
 

Islamorada

 
Near Islamorada at Long Key State Recreation Area await nature trails for wildlife discovery, while Windley Key Quarry Fossil Reef State Geologic Site houses acres of fossilized coral and an environmental center.
 

Clearly Unique Charters

(305) 900-6498
Mile Marker 83.5 Oceanside
Whale Harbor, 83413 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036
 
Enjoy a unique charter experience during a visit offshore to the sandbars in combination with a snorkeling trip or sunset cruise. Clearly Unique Charters has everything you’ll need to make the most of your time on the water with use of clear kayaks, paddle boards, tubes, music and beverages included in their package offers.


Sea Monkeys Water Sports

(305) 664-4555
Mile Marker 80.5 Bayside
80461 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036
 
Dive with no more than six passengers at one or more of the many premier reef or wreck dive sites aboard the best-equipped dive boat in Islamorada. Their knowledgeable staff also offers guided tours to explore local landmarks such as Indian Key and Lignumvitae Key accessible only by boat or by kayak through the surrounding area and mangrove channels.


Robbie’s

(305) 664-8070
Mile Marker 77.5 Bayside
77522 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036
 
Voted the No. 1 place every tourist should visit, Robbie’s of Islamorada is a top-rated attraction with a variety of activities to choose from at their facility. There’s something for everyone to do including hand-feeding massive tarpon, shopping throughout the open-air market, diving, snorkeling and specialty fishing charters, boating, parasailing, kayaking, paddle boarding and more.


 
 

Marathon

 
While most of the waters around Marathon are open to fishing, some areas have been set aside purely for eco-tourism and fish viewing by divers and snorkelers. Sombrero Reef, one of the most beautiful sections of North America’s only living coral barrier reef, lies several miles offshore and is protected by the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Marathon is also home to the Dolphin Research Center and the Turtle Hospital, operated in an effort to preserve two of Florida’s most famous marine creatures.

In the Lower Keys, the National Key Deer Refuge – a large expanse of mostly undeveloped pinelands – protects the diminutive and sometimes elusive Key Deer.
 

Marathon Kayak

(305) 395-0355
Mile Marker 57.5 Oceanside
57622 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050
 
Enjoy an exciting, guided mangrove eco-tour through channels and passageways accessible only to paddlers, the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico or visit one of many local and secluded islands. Marathon Kayak also offers biking, and snorkeling at Sombrero Reef.


Keys Kayak LLC

(305) 743-8880
Mile Marker 52 Oceanside
10499 Overseas Highway, Marathon Florida, 33050
 
Daily, three-day or weekly rental rates on several types of standard and specialty kayaks and paddle boards. Keys Kayak LLC also offers guided eco-tours throughout the surrounding waters and mangrove channels.


Wheels-2-Go!

(305) 289-4279
Mile Marker 50 Gulfside
5994 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050
 
Daily and weekly rental rates on single and double kayaks, paddle boards and bikes with delivery available to local properties.


 
 

Key West

 

Best on Key West

(877) 243-2378
3706 N Roosevelt Blvd #112, Key West, FL 33040
 


Clearly Unique Charters

(305) 747-8651
631 Greene St, Key West, FL 33040
 


Key West Extreme Adventures

(305) 508-1951
245 Front St, Key West, FL 33040
 

Contact Us

We’re preparing for a safe re-opening soon (June 1st is our goal date) with additional measures to keep you, your family, our employees, and contractors as safe as possible during your return to our Florida Keys paradise.

1. As recommended by the CDC’s social distancing guidelines, guests shall be advised to practice physical distancing by standing at least six feet away from other groups of people not traveling with them, including any area where guests or employees queue.

2. During all times in which the usage of masks/face coverings is recommended by the CDC and/or other local health authorities guests and employees or contractor will be required to wear a mask/face covering if unable to maintain 6 ft distance or inside of any building other than the guests rented space.

3. Contactless Check-In. Pre-arrival instructions including a digital door lock code will be emailed to each guest prior to arrival. No need to meet anyone face-to-face before entering the rental space.

4. If not wearing protective gloves, all employees shall follow CDC guidance regarding hand-washing. Employees shall wash their hands for at least 20 seconds, or use sanitizer when a sink is not available, after any of the following activities: using the restroom, sneezing, touching the face, cleaning, smoking, eating, drinking, accepting items from a guest, taking a break, and before a shift and as needed throughout the shift. When possible, employees shall wear gloves for added protection
and sanitation efforts. Proper hand hygiene, in accordance with CDC guidelines, should be followed prior to and after removing the gloves.

5. Cleaning products and protocols shall include EPA-approved disinfectants that meet CDC requirements for use and effectiveness against viruses, bacteria and other airborne and bloodborne pathogens.

6. ULV Fogging between guest stays with EPA-approved, non-toxic disinfectants that meet CDC requirements for use and effectiveness against viruses, bacteria and other airborne and bloodborne pathogens. ULV fogging will also be concentrated on non-removable bedding in each rental space.

7. In anticipation of individual concerns of guests, housekeeping shall not enter a guest room during a stay unless specifically requested, or approved, by the guest, or to comply with established safety protocols. Housekeeping shall maintain the practice of cleaning rooms thoroughly following check-out.

8. Professionally laundered linens and towels with the warmest allowable temperature so as not to degrade the quality of the product.

9. Non-emergency maintenance issues will be scheduled after guest departure to reduce contact risks for both our guests and our contractors. If assistance is needed during your stay we will ask for permission to enter the rental space to conduct necessary repairs as timely as we possibly can, however, please keep in mind delays could occur as our contractors do provide services to others outside of KeysCaribbean.

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