There’s so much to see in beautiful Key West and a great way to discover the island is by embarking on a tour. By land or by sea, there are many ways to discover the island. These are the Key West tours you must try on your next vacation.
Conch Tour Train
All aboard the Conch Tour Train! A tour aboard this colorful train is one of the most fun ways to get the lay of the land and learn about the island’s unique history. A friendly conductor guides the 90-minute tour, which snakes through the charming side streets of Old Town, hitting all the sights with funny and insightful stories about Key West’s inhabitants and signature architecture.
Old Town Trolley
Old Town Trolley is a great sightseeing option when you want the freedom to hop-on and hop-off the tour to explore a variety of points of interest. It’s an interactive way to experience the island with expert guidance. With 13 stops across the island at highlights like Bahama Village, Casa Marina and East Martello Tower, you can truly choose your own adventure. Ride a second consecutive day for only $10, so you’ll have plenty of time to explore.
Fury Water Adventures’ Ultimate Adventure is the ultimate way to experience the wealth of water sports available in Key West. On this full day tour, you’ll snorkel at the third largest reef in the world, parasail, jet ski and enjoy the inflatable toys at Adventure Island. To sweeten the deal, breakfast, lunch and all you can drink is included. There’s something for everybody on this action-packed tour aboard a spacious 65-foot catamaran.
Jet Ski Tour
Another adventurous way to explore the water is on Fury’s 90-minute jet ski tour. You’ll circumnavigate the island on a 28-mile tour that takes you through the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Ocean and past must-see attractions like Mallory Square and the Southernmost Point buoy. On this guided tour, you’ll have the opportunity to carve up the water and also chill out while taking a dip at a sandbar beach and observing the local wildlife. It’s an amazing tour for the adventurous and nature lovers alike.
For a more mellow water experience, head to Lazy Dog and embark on a kayaking or standup paddleboarding tour near Cow Key Channel. You’ll experience Key West’s unique mangrove island ecosystem and shallow waters where you’ll discover fascinating marine life and maybe even spot a dolphin or manatee.
Hauntings Ghost Tour
After the sun sets, embark on a spooky walking tour to get a taste of the island’s haunted side. Founded by longtime local Dave Sloan, you’ll meander through the island’s haunted houses and learn about the haunted history of the Hemingway House, the Key West Lighthouse and the famous ghost Typhoid Mary.
Key West Food Tour
From conch fritters to key lime pie and Cuban specialties, Key West is home to some delicious signature dishes that you simply have to try. Key West Food Tours arranges this experience at some of Key West’s most popular restaurants. You’ll visit five different restaurants and learn about the island’s food culture in addition to sampling it. You’ll experience favorite local haunts and iconic restaurants, as well as Key West’s first rum distillery. You can even opt for a tour that focuses primarily on seafood and learn about the fish caught locally in Key West. It includes a stop at a boutique fish market known for its incredible lobster rolls.