Miami to Key West Day Trip with Glass Bottom Boat Cruise
The Miami to Key West Day Trip with Glass Bottom Boat Cruise packs 3 Florida highlights into a single day for one of the best Miami to Key West tours around.
- Enjoy free pickup from most Miami Beach & Downtown Miami hotels
- Tour the scenic Overseas Highway from the comfort of a luxury touring coach
- Listen to a narrated tour of the Florida Keys and cross the amazing Seven Mile Bridge
- Board a classic Key West glass-bottom boat and explore the living coral reefs
- Spend a few hours of playtime in exciting tropical Key West
Looking for the perfect Key West tour to include in an exciting Miami to Key West day trip? The Key West Express presents one of the most popular Miami to Key West tours – a day that combines a scenic road trip along the length of the Florida Keys with an afternoon marine adventure aboard one of the best Key West glass-bottom boats. And you also get some time to explore historic Old Town Key West.
Arrange a free morning pickup from any hotel in Sunny Isles Beach, Miami Beach, or Downtown Miami. Then check in for the 7:45am departure, board the luxurious modern touring coach, and settle into a soft, comfortable seat for the scenic 4-hour drive down the famous Overseas Highway. Enjoy the view out the oversize windows and listen to the narrated tour, take photos, read a book, or just sit back and relax – our coaches are made for traveling in style. Plan on arriving in Key West rested and ready to play, enjoying an unforgettable fun-filled day, then returning to Miami at about 10:00 in the evening.
Following the Overseas Highway from Key Largo south down the Keys offers endless superb views out over the waters of the Florida Straits and the Gulf of Mexico. The highway crosses open water on 43 bridges that link 31 different Keys. At the southwest end of Marathon Key, the road climbs onto the renowned Seven Mile Bridge.
The Seven Mile Bridge has been featured in many action movies including Bad Boys, 2 Fast 2 Furious, and True Lies. Crossing the spectacular span gives a feeling of flying low over emerald blue water as the coach speeds along the elevated roadway. This world-class feat of bridge engineering stretches above miles of blue water before touching down on uninhabited Little Duck Key. The road then crosses 3 short bridges to Bahia Honda Key, the gateway to the tropical world of the Lower Keys.
Crossing the Lower Keys offers glimpses of old Florida as blue water, white sand, small communities, and expanses of undeveloped tropical bush country roll past outside the window. Around noon, you will arrive in Old Town Key West refreshed and ready for adventure. Waiting at the harbor with seats reserved for your 2:00pm departure is a modern version of the classic Key West glass-bottom boats that have been a leading island attraction since the late 1800s.
After casting off on a cruise over the crystal waters of Key West into one of the most biologically diverse marine ecosystems in the world, you are free to explore the upper sun deck, go out on the bow for some photos, hit the snack bar for a beverage and some chips, or use the clean, spacious restrooms. It takes about 30 minutes to run out to the reefs, and the high-tech catamaran design of the glass-bottom boat makes the ride smooth and totally enjoyable.
Specially designed to introduce visitors to the life of the reef while causing minimal impact on the unique coral ecosystem, this amazing vessel gives every passenger room for a great look at the underwater world. The innovative underwater windows deliver views similar to what you would see through a dive mask without the need to get wet.
An expert guide narrates the tour and helps you identify colorful corals, exotic sponges, and sea creatures including fish from over 400 species. The guide can also answer any questions that guests might have. It’s the perfect tour for families with small children, elderly folks, and anyone who has ever wondered what a glass-bottom boat is all about.
Take a Miami to Key West tour down one of America’s most scenic highways and put it together with a classic Key West glass-bottom boat cruise to make a day in tropical paradise that will be a highlight of your Miami vacation. Our 100% secure online booking system and friendly customer service let you reserve seats with a few taps on a smart phone screen. Get your tickets now and take a Miami to Key West Day Trip with Glass Bottom Boat Cruise!
- Reservations are REQUIRED for all bookings
- Book Your Package On-Line and Receive Your Confirmation
- Departure point: Detailed check-in instructions - including address, Google map, and parking information - will be included in your final confirmation email.
- Duration: 6 Hours in Key West
- Check-in time: Must be there by 7:15 am to check-in, boarding time will be at 7:40 am.
- Round trip transportation from Miami
- 6 hours in Key West A narrated tour of the Florida Keys
- State-of-the-Art Catamaran Glass Bottom Boat
- Air Conditioned Enclosed Viewing Area, Seated Sundeck
- Expert Tour Guides
- Gratuities (Optional)
What To Bring
- Confirmation Voucher (printed or mobile)
- Any required or suggested items listed on your confirmation email.
- A Smile!
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
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Spaces are extremely limited this time of year so book early to ensure the date you want.
Voucher Confirmation Info
This tour accepts both printed and electronic vouchers (e-vouchers). You can either print the voucher and present a paper copy on the day of travel. Or, if you travel with a mobile device, simply show your Photo ID and present your voucher on your Smartphone or tablet on the day of travel.
Local Operator Information
Complete operator information, including local telephone number, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
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