Sightseeing tours and more in Key West
From a snorkeling tour or a wreck drive to one of the fastest growing ghost tours in the country, Key West has numerous sightseeing options.
If an adventure is what you are looking for, Key West HydroBikes offers excursions on Hydrobikes to Castaway Island. Once there, you have the option to snorkel, fish or just hang out on the island and enjoy frequent sightings of stingrays, sharks, jellyfish and more.
For those interested in learning about the history of the island by exploring some of its most haunted places, Haunted Key West Tours takes visitors on a bone-chilling 90-120 minute tour and exploration of spooky places like the old Pan-Am Airways ticket office and a former morgue.
For more water-based excitement, Wild Dolphin Adventures offers chartered snorkeling and dolphin watching cruises to whisk you away from the DuVal Street crowds.
If a walking or food tour is more to your liking, Eat Drink Discover Key West can take you on what it calls a combination of a food tour, pub crawl and history and cultural exploration that it rolls into one fantastic discovery of this “drinking town with a fishing problem.”
To learn about sightseeing tours and excursions in Key West, keep reading to find one that piques your interest. To guarantee your spot, book one today.
Eat Drink Discover Key West
Experience a Key West food, walking and historical tour with Eat Drink Discover Key West. During the tour, you will explore local favorites on and off the famous Duval Street and learn about the many historical inns on Key West. You will also get to dig into the history and culture of this island that was once the home of fishermen, wreckers, shipbuilders, rum runners, and, of course, Nobel Prize winning author Ernest Hemingway.
On a pub crawl, you can also take a stroll through Old Town–libation in hand–and explore the “drinking town with a fishing problem.” This is truly an all-for-one tour that combines many of the things Key West is known for.
Haunted Key West Tours
Known as the Original Ghost Tour and Key West’s Best Haunted Attraction since 1996, Haunted Key West Tours will take you on a 90 or 120 minute nighttime stroll to learn more about Key West’s haunted history.
Established by renowned author, ghost hunter and historian David L. Sloan, you will participate in interactive tours of “the other side” at spooky spots such as the former Pan-Am Airways ticketing office, a former morgue, and a bar that animals refuse to approach.
State-of-the-art ghost hunting equipment to tap into paranormal activity and knowledgeable tour guides make this investigative stroll through Old Town an unforgettable experience.
Key West HydroBikes
Key West HydroBikes gives you options–choose a one-, two-hour, or half-day Hydrobike rental at one of their four locations or participate in a guided excursion complete with your choice of snorkeling, swimming, or a wreck dive. You also can choose to bring or not to bring Fido. That’s right, even your pet can travel with you on your Hydrobike.
For the novice, there are a few things to know about Hydrobikes. They are self-powered, the speed ranges from 4-6 mph, and you can ride one without getting wet.
During the Castaway Island Tour, you will be brought to Christmas Island where you can snorkel or just laze away and enjoy views of dolphins, sharks and other wildlife. The Mallory Glow Tour is a guided peddle on lighted Hydrobikes while watching the sunset.
Slots fill quickly for these tours so book your tour now.
Key West Food Tours
Key West Food Tours helps you explore Key West’s Caribbean-influenced cuisine as you enjoy tastings of classics such as conch fritters and key lime pie at well-known eateries, go off-the-beaten path to visit historic neighborhoods, and learn what makes this island’s cuisine such a standout. Other tours highlight seafood specialties such as conch ceviche and lobster mac-and-cheese and, of course, bar crawls where you can sample local cocktails.
Wild Dolphin Adventures
While in Key West, go on a dolphin tour, sunset cruise or a snorkeling adventure with Wild Dolphin Adventures.
With a goal of letting you observe dolphins on their terms in their natural habitat, Wild Dolphin Adventures has open charter cruises where you can reserve a spot on the boat with other people. The company also can accommodate private charters where you decide if you want to learn how to snorkel, explore shipwrecks, have a picnic on the boat, take a romantic evening ride, watch dolphins, and other exciting activities. Wild Dolphin Adventures is also pet-friendly and has clothing optional charters.
With flexible departure times and activities. Venus Charters can take you on a sunset cruise, fishing trip, beach or boat wedding, snorkeling or diving adventure, dolphin watching, or a respectful burial at sea.
Guided by Captain Karen Luknis, Venus Charters aims to provide a more intimate experience for you by offering private charters of up to six people. The Fishing-Snorkeling-Dolphin Watching combo is a 4-7 hour expedition of coral heads, mangrove islands, light-tackle fishing, and, of course, dolphin watching. For the Snorkeling Key West Hideaways charter, all snorkeling equipment is provided.
Conch Tour Train
The World Famous Conch Tour Train has been pleasing visitors to Key West since 1958. The tour includes stops at famous and infamous Key West sites including Old Town, the Audubon House, the Southernmost Point and Hemingway House. A stop on the famous Duval Street is also included.
You can purchase one- or two-day rides on the Conch Tour Train, limited time offer combination packages that include the Conch Tour Train and admission to museums and attractions such as the aquarium, and even a Ghosts and Gravestones Night Tour.