Key West Safari Eco Tour

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Safari Eco Tour

"Key West's Best Kept Secret"


– Per Boat (2 Riders): $198 Now $178

– 3rd Rider (Under 40lbs): $44

Trip Highlights:

– 2.5hr Trips at 10am & 1pm

– Captain Your Own Boat

– Guided Eco Adventure

– Relax On A Secluded Sandbar

Quick Highlights

Departure Time: Dailt Trips At 10am & 1pm
Duration: 2.5 Hours
Includes: Expert Guided Eco Tour, Explore Secluded Islands, Relax On A Sandbar

Trip Details

Jump in and captain your very own private boat as your tour guide takes you through Key West’s back country on this one of a kind Key West eco excursion. Travel through the mangrove islands, past Bird Key, into the Mud Keys on your way to the secluded local sandbar treasure for a dip in the beautiful turquoise waters. Grab some snorkel gear and explore this mangrove island, known for its crystal clear waters and abundant wildlife.

Key West’s Best Kept Secret: Come explore our secluded beaches and mangrove islands only accessible by boat. This 25 mile guided tour is arguably the most beautiful Key West excursion.

*Please Note: The boats are 2 person custom pistol boats. A third person can be added to the boat if they are under 40lbs. Guest should have previous boating experience.

Required – Florida Boaters Safety: Florida Law requires everyone born after Jan 1, 1988 to take a boaters safety test to drive a boat. Each driver must present a passed boaters safety test prior to departure. Tests can be taken online, click here.

This trip is operated by Sunset Boat Rentals & Tours

Safari Eco Tour Photos

Private Boats!


  • Boat (seats 2): $198 $178
  • 3rd Rider (under 40lbs): $44

Why Book With Us?

  • LOWEST Prices Guaranteed
  • Over 35 Years In Key West
  • Award Winning Watersports Company


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Some Recent Reviews

  • Best Eco Tour In Key West Amazing experience and really good service, would recommend 100%! Best Eco Tour In Key West

    Dannis Avatar

    Most amazing experience! Most amazing experience..... Michael was awesome and this was a highlight of my trip.
    Sunset Watersports Trip Review: Eco Safari Tour

    Mary Soltysik Avatar
    Mary Soltysik

    Fun Trip In Key West Pistol boats are fun! Amazing sandbar tour! Almost private!

    Thad D. Avatar
    Thad D.
  • Amazing Eco Tour Absolutely loved this trip. We had a great time. The water was crystal clear, the guide "Michael" was very knowledgeable and shared history and the future of the islands with us. He made sure all of the boaters stayed safe... read more

    Juanita N. Avatar
    Juanita N.

    What an AMAZING experience we had yesterday at Sunset Watersports. We did the eco safari and we highly recommend it! Michael was our guide and he was SUPERB!! On this tour, you drive your own boat and follow your guide... read more

    Mellissa Szucs Avatar
    Mellissa Szucs

    We had the most amazing time, thank you so much!!

    Key West Traveler Avatar
    Key West Traveler
  • We had an amazing time on 2 different experiences with them. Great and friendly staff. I will always use them in the future!

    Catie S. Avatar
    Catie S.

    5 star ratingEco Tour Did the morning Eco Tour with Christy as our guide and had an amazing time. We drove through mangroves, saw all kinds of wildlife and reached a small sand beach for snorkeling. Christy was the perfect guide,... read more

    Ktsfcanuck Avatar

    Amazing Eco Tour We did the sip and dip snorkel tour and the Eco speedboat tour. Both were absolutely amazing. Great crews, drinks (sips and dips), and gear. By far the best prices I was able to find on the island. I highly... read more

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    Anthony Hardle

Frequently Asked Questions

I haven't drove a boat in a long time, can I still participate in this tour?

Absolutely! Our experienced tour guides give expert instruction on how to operate the safari boats and ensure each and every driver is completely comfortable before beginning the tour. Guests should have previous boating experience. 

COVID Policies
  • Each machine, life jacket and all equipment will be properly cleaned and sanitized before and after every use
  • All other frequently touched items around our facility will be sanitized as well
  • Wellness checks will be performed for guests and team members alike
  • We will be checking temperatures of our team and guests alike. Guests with temperatures equal to or above 100.4 F will not be allowed on the trip.
  • Our team will be wearing face masks
  • We ask that while at the check in line and other common areas, guests wear facemasks or buffs
  • We will be practicing social distancing throughout the check in and tour process
  • Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the facility
Map & Directions

Safari Snorkel Tour

5001 5th Ave Key West FL 33040 (Google Map)

Please check in 30 minutes prior to departure.

Can we bring our child with us? Can you put 3 in a boat?

If your child is not over 40 pounds they should be able to fit in the boat with 2 adults. The Child rate is $49. The child rate is only offered as a 3rd person in the boat

Will we be snorkeling at the reef?

The reef is 8 miles off shore, this trip takes you to the back country of Key West through the Florida Keys Marine Sanctuary. We have some amazing snorkeling in the Florida Keys Marine Sanctuary. Additionally, the Safari tour gives you an opportunity to not only snorkel but explore some of the most beautiful waters, beaches and islands in the highly sought after but rarely navigated back-country. This is one of Key Wests best kept secrets

Is there free parking?

Yes, there is free parking at our Cow Key Marina facility.

How old do I have to be to drive?

Florida State law allows for individuals 18 and up to drive the safari boats. Everyone born after January 1st 1988 is required to take a boaters safety test which we have available right at the facility for $3. We give you a temporary permit and the state will mail you your permit which is good for one year.

Additional trip information

Key West Safari Snorkel Tour in Key West, Florida

Be your own captain and drive your own mini speed boat as you follow your guide around Key West, Florida.

Explore the back country and see the beautiful mangroves and the natural wild life of the Florida Keys Marine Sanctuary. Stroll on the beaches of the back country Keys that only the locals know about. Snorkel the shallow reef and see the tropical sea life as you enjoyS the tropical waters. Come have a great day on the water and bring home memories that you will tell your friends all about.

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