Dolphin Watch and Wildlife Snorkel

Head out on the turquoise waters of the gulf to watch bottlenose dolphins as they swim, play, feed and do whatever else they please. Afterwards, head back to the wildlife refuge, where you can snorkel along the shallow backcountry. On the way home, sip on a cold beer or chilled wine. It bears mentioning, Fury’s Key West is the only company in the Keys to have the prestigious “Dolphin SMART” certification—a National program that protects and promotes the responsible observance of dolphins.

Price: $100
Duration: 3 hours

The Very Chill Kayaking Experience

Picking you up from the port and heading down the Atlantic coast, you’ll make your way to the quiet side of the island for a kayaking lesson and adventure. Follow your guide for 1 hour and 45 min. of kayaking over seagrass beds and through the lush mangroves. You'll see a variety of fish, birds and if you’re lucky—the occasional manatee. But mostly, you'll be chilling in the sun on your kayak for a leisurely ride. After the tour, head back along the gulf side and back down to the ship.

Price: $50
Duration: 3 hours

The Florida Keys Nature Tour

In the only land-based excursion to the islands near Key West, this tour allows you to see the diverse natural geography of the various islands that dot the sea nearby. Coasting down the Overseas Highway in groups of 12 or smaller, you’ll travel to the world-famous Bahia Honda State Park—walking the historic railroad bride, photographing endangered Key Deer on Big Pine Key, and visiting the Blue Hole to check for alligators.

Price: $95
Duration: 4 hours

Hemingway's Island Hideaway Tour

Ernest Hemingway was a staple in Key West and seeing his home and favorite hangout—Sloppy Joe’s Bar—is as much a lesson on him as it is a lesson on the island’s history as a hideaway for artists. On the tour, you’ll stop by the Truman Little White House, Bahama Village, the Straw Market and the Key West Lighthouse. Keep an eye out for six-toed cats—felines who are descendants of Hemingway’s original pets. You can then head back to the pier or enjoy your remaining free time downtown.

Price: $45
Duration: 2.5 hours





Backcountry Catamaran and Kayak Tour

Indulge in a light breakfast as the custom-built catamaran leaves the dock on its way to the backcountry. Traveling through Key West’s lake passage, you’ll wind through paths only the locals know about—home to sea urchins, conch shells, sea turtles and bottlenose dolphins. Lunch will be served as you make your way to a remote sandbar, where you can dip your toes into the warm sand of the shallow waters, sip a frosty beverage, or explore the clear waters in a kayak through the mangroves.

Price: $150
Duration: 4.5 hours

Key Lime Beach Cruiser Bike Tour

Made from Key lime juice, egg yolks and sweetened condensed milk in a pie crust, Key lime pie has been traced back to the early 20th century in Key West and is a culinary staple in the area. This tour of Old Town Key West on a beach cruiser bike includes a guided narration of the area’s history and its colorful characters. Making multiple stops at significant cultural sites, the tour will finish with a slice of that famous Key lime Pie.

Price: $55
Duration: 3 hours

Helicopter and Champagne Tour

Soaring 500 feet over crystal-clear waters, experience Key West in a helicopter ride as you spot the majestic sea life thriving beneath you. The narrated tour soars over the island with a bird's-eye view of landmarks like Duval Street, Fort Zachary Taylor and The Southernmost Point. The tour continues over the shallow waters of Key West's famous backcountry—where shipwrecks, stingrays and sharks dot the views below. As the 12-minute tour ends, celebrate with a well-deserved champagne toast.

Price: $135
Duration: 1.5 hours

Parasail the Painted Island Skies

Float through the air as one of the 12-passenger parasailing boats glides you past sights that can only be seen from the air. As you parasail, take a look below to spot dolphins playing in the surf, or colorful tropical birds flying past. More often than not, the cool water below proves too tempting to pass up—so feel free to ask to be lowered down with your fellow riders for a quick dip in the ocean before returning back to the sky.

Price: $75
Duration: 1 hour




The Duval Crawl: Key West's Pub Crawl

The best way to see a famous Key West tradition while also letting loose because, yes, you are on vacation via the “Duval Crawl”—the downtown pub crawl. On this 2½-hour roaming cocktail party, you’ll have a choice of a domestic beer or cocktail (or mixed drink) at each one of the famous establishments. The vibe of the crawl is a cross between the famous chill Florida Keys atmosphere, a splattering of upbeat live music and Caribbean drinks that taste exactly like a vacation should.

Price: $40
Duration: 2.5 hours

Key West Rum and Cigar Tasting Tour

Your tour begins at the Papa Pilar Rum Distillery at the Hemingway Rum Company—which functions as both a distillery and a museum. You’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at how the distillery makes their rums, sample a few of them and be given a special gift bag on your way out. Afterwards, you’ll head to the oldest operating cigar factory in the Florida Keys—the Rodriguez Cigar Factory, where the family still uses cigar-rolling techniques that date back to the 1830s.

Price: $145
Duration: 2.5 hours

Island Bites, Sites and (More) Sights

With a local guide in tow, stroll down the palm-lined streets past Kenny Chesney’s vacation home and Jimmy Buffet’s recording studio—getting a feel for how many American artists make Key West their second home. Along the way, you’ll stop at two iconic hotspots—Peppers of Key West for chutney and dipping sauce and Kermit's Key Lime Shoppe for his signature frozen Key lime pie dipped in Belgian chocolate. Finally, head down to the historic seaport before making your way back to Mallory Square.

Price: $35
Duration: 2 hours

Historic Key West Walking Tour

Hear about famous (and infamous) Key West personalities and discover the city’s unique architecture, flora and culture on this 1½-hour tour through the historic district. On foot, guides share the island’s fascinating history from the early days of wrecking through the sponging and cigar-making eras and on to the eventual influence of the U.S. Navy. Stops include the Sculpture Garden, Mallory Square and the Shipwreck Treasure Museum, where you’ll be met with beverages and conch fritters.

Price: $50
Duration: 2.5 hours