Miami to Key West Day Trip with Parasailing
Cruise down the amazing Overseas Highway on a Miami to Key West Day Trip for an afternoon of fun in Key West that includes an exciting Key West parasail flight.
- Get free pickup and drop off at most Downtown Miami & Miami Beach hotels
- Experience the scenic Overseas Highway aboard a luxury touring coach
- Listen to a narrated tour of the Florida Keys and cross the Seven Mile Bridge
- Feel the thrilling rush of a Key West parasailing flight
- Spend some time playing in the island paradise of Key West
Enjoy the Caribbean tropical atmosphere of Key West and have a thrilling aerial adventure on a Key West parasailing flight all in one special Miami to Key West bus tour. This Miami to Key West day trip takes you down the incredible Overseas Highway aboard a luxury touring coach to the last island city in the Florida Keys.
You get to fly 300 feet above the water on a Key West parasailing flight then explore historic Old Town Key West for a few hours. One of our most popular Key West tours, this great day trip package from The Key West Express combines a beautiful tour along the Overseas Highway, a real Florida Keys experience, and a bit of extreme fun with some time to shop, dine, and party in Key West.
Start your Key West tour with free pick up and drop off service at any hotel in Sunny Isles Beach, Miami Beach, or Downtown Miami. Transfer to the departure point, check in, then settle in to a comfortable reclining seat and get ready to enjoy one of America’s most unique and scenic road trips. Watch the scenery through the panoramic windows, listen to the narrated tour, or relax with your favorite reading material as a professional driver guides the coach safely along the length of the spectacular Florida Keys.
South of Miami, U.S. Highway 1 runs through the Southern Everglades then leaves the mainland to become the Overseas Highway. All along this road, emerald water on both sides of the roadway and spectacular water crossings make for jaw-dropping sight-seeing. And you will never forget the jump-off from the southern tip of Marathon Key onto the renowned Seven Mile Bridge.
Constructed in 1982, this masterpiece of bridge engineering is world famous for the exciting ocean views offered as the crossing gives the impression of flying low above the clear blue water. Take it all in and take pictures as your coach glides towards the bridge’s southern end on Little Duck Key, gateway to the Lower Keys. Prepare to be inspired as tiny villages, lush foliage, and many small islands cut by clearwater channels and bays give a glimpse of the untouched marine wonderland that was the original Florida Keys.
After arrival in Key West around noon, you can stop for a snack on the way to the harbor where you will board a state-of-the-art 12-passenger parasailing boat. A short run offshore, a few simple instructions, and you can take off in perfect safety and ease to let the latest in parasail technology carry you soaring up to 300 feet in the air.
Get breathtaking bird’s-eye views and be inspired by amazing panoramas of island paradise as you glide above the sea. Feel the rush of ascending and descending under the power of the canopy. Fly single, tandem, and even triple in complete confidence with the best parasailing equipment in the industry operated by highly experienced guides.
Return from your parasailing flight with a few hours left to explore Old Town Key West and its unique shopping, dining, and entertainment offerings. Feel free to enjoy a Key West happy hour special because you have a professional driver to ensure that the return trip to Miami is worry-free, safe, and restful.
This Miami to Key West Day Trip with a Key West parasailing adventure is only a few clicks away via our 100% secure online booking system. Reserve your spot now!
- 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
- Awesome parasailing flight - see Key West safely from the air!
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.
Likely To Sell Out
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.
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
- For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
- If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
- Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
- Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
- This tour requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
Frequently Asked QuestionsFAQ
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given to travelers by the The Key West Express customer support team.
What is there to see in Key West?
You’ll have approximately 6 hours to explore Key West. Famous for its history, this tropical island is home to famous landmarks such as the Southernmost Point in the United States, Mel Fisher’s Treasure Hunting Museum, Ernest Hemingway’s House with the 6-toed cats, Fort Zachary Taylor, and a spooky above ground cemetery just to name a few. There’s also fun water activities, like snorkeling, a glass bottom boat ride, jet ski tours, and parasailing.
Is there an age requirement for parasailing?
Yes, the minimum age to parasail is 6 years old. Participants under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign their liability waiver prior to boarding the vessel. At The Key West Express safety is our number one priority. The minimum weight required for parasailing is roughly 90 pounds. If the flyer is less than 90 pounds, they will simply fly tandem with someone not to exceed roughly 450 pounds combined weight. Weight requirements may differ due to wind conditions.
What happens if only my activity in Key West is cancelled?
On occasion, the activities in Key West will be canceled for bad weather. In those cases, you will be given a refund for the canceled part of your trip. Those refunds are as follows:
- If Glass Bottom Boat Cruise is canceled due to weather you will be issued a $29 refund.
- If Snorkeling Trip is canceled due to weather you will be issued a $29 refund.
- If Parasailing is canceled due to weather you will be issued a $39 refund.
- If Trolley is canceled due to weather you will be issued a $25 refund.
What are some good items to bring on the drive to Key West?
Here are some good things to bring to keep you comfortable on the trip: a smartphone, tablet computer, MP3 player, books, magazines, camera, snacks, sleeping shades, and a travel pillow.
How much free time do we have in Key West?
You’ll have approximately 6 hours to explore Key West at your leisure.
How long does it take to drive to Key West?
The road trip takes about 4 hours. Driving the Overseas Highway is a one-of-a-kind experience. You will see some of the most spectacular scenery in the State. You will literally be driving right over the ocean and across a thin chain of islands and bridges, including the famous 7-Mile Bridge. These bridges connect 34 islands that make up the Florida Keys.
How do people dress in Key West?
Key West is super casual. A sundress for ladies and khaki shorts for the gets is as dressed up as anyone usually gets.
Do we stop on the way to Key West?
It depends. If passengers wish to take a break, we will stop at the McDonalds in Tavernier at approximately 9:00 AM. There is also a convince store and a grocery store in the same vicinity.
Can I bring luggage on the bus?
Yes, you may bring one piece of luggage and one carry on bag, per person.
Are there beaches in Key West?
There are several beaches in Key West, with the most popular being located at Fort Zachary Taylor State Park. Key West is a great watersports destination, so bring a bathing suit and sunscreen, if you plan to get wet.
Will you take me back to my hotel after the tour?
Yes, after the tour, we will return you back to the hotel that we picked you up from. The Key West Express offers complimentary drop-off service to all hotels in Miami Beach and Downtown Miami.
Will you pick me up from my hotel?
Yes. Free pick-up is available from all hotels in South Beach, Miami Beach, and Downtown Miami.
Do you have to know how to swim in order to parasail?
Although it is best for you to be comfortable in the water, you do not have to know how to swim. Each guest is provided with a buoyancy compensator (BC) that will assist with flotation.
Are there any weight restrictions for parasailing?
Minimum weight to fly alone is 90 lbs; not exceeding 450 lbs in tandem or triple (the captain may change these safety restrictions due to weather conditions).
Where is the meeting point for this activity?
Detailed check-in instructions – including meeting point address, Google map, and parking information – for Miami to Key West Day Trip with Parasailing will be included in your confirmation email from The Key West Express. Please be sure to double and triple check your email address is correct at checkout so this important email makes its way to you!
Where can I park my car?
If required, parking instructions for the Miami to Key West Day Trip with Parasailing will be included in your confirmation email.
What is the weather cancellation policy?
If the Miami to Key West Day Trip with Parasailing must be canceled due to bad weather, and you cannot go on another day or time, you will be issued a refund by The Key West Express.
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