Key West Snorkeling Trips

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Key West Reef Snorkeling

"The Best Reef Snorkeling In Key West"


– Adult (9am): $59 Now $40.95

– Adult (1pm): $59 Now $45.95

– Youth (6-12): $22.95

– Child (under 5): Free

Trip Highlights:

– 3hr Reef Snorkel Trips

– 3rd Largest Living Coral Reef

– Brand New Equipment

Quick Highlights

Departure Time: 9am & 1pm Tours
Duration: 3 Hours
Includes: Best Snorkeling Locations On The 3rd Largest Living Reef In The World

Trip Details

Key West’s Best True Reef Snorkel Trips! Jump on Key West’s newest catamaran, The Sandie Cat sailboat for a 3 hour snorkel adventure. Come explore the world’s 3rd largest living coral reef on Key West’s newest & fastest snorkel boat. We have multiple snorkeling trips everyday so we know the best location to ensure the best snorkeling experience. This trip is perfect for professionals and beginners. Our professional staff provide expert snorkeling instruction and equipment.

Rise & Reef 9am Reef Snorkel: Rise early and receive a morning discount as well as a nice breakfast as we sail out to the reef. Swim with the marine life as they awake. This trip included breakfast, draft beer & unlimited mimosas! Drinks are served as soon as our guests are done snorkeling.

Dip & Sip 1pm Reef Snorkel: Join us for a beautiful afternoon sail out to the reef with a refreshing afternoon dip in the crystal clear waters. Once completed with snorkeling enjoy unlimited draft beer, mixed well drinks, margaritas, rum runners, wine or champagne that is included with this trip.

This trip is powered by Key West Snorkel Inc.

Key West Reef Snorkeling Photos

Drinks Included with Tour!


  • Adult (Morning): $40.95
  • Adult (Afternoon): $45.95
  • Youth (6-12): $22.95
  • Child (under 5): Free

Why Book With Us?

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


Key West Reef Snorkeling Video

Recent Reviews

  • Better than snorkeling in St. Martin & Mexico Have snorkeled in St. Martin , Mexico and other places in Florida but this was by far the best ! Huge and small fish, bright and colorful . Didn't think I'd see fish like this in Florida but was very... read more

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    Justine O

    Best Reef Snorkel Ever! We had a fantastic trip. The entire crew/team were wonderful from the lady that gave us the information and checked us in to all of the crew members on board, everyone was very friendly and accommodating. I have no complaints,... read more

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    Megan L.

    Amazing Snorkeling In Key West I absolutely loved the snorkeling tour. The crew was perfect, understanding, informative and knowledgeable. Whenever I come back to Key West your tours are the only ones I am doing.

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    Michele B.
  • 10 Out Of 10 Reef Snorkeling! Key West reef snorkel tour was 10/10!

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    Key West Visitor

    I would do this a thousand times if I could. I would do this a thousand times if I could. The ride out there was beautiful and the snorkeling was amazing. We swam with massive sting rays, barracudas, nurse sharks and so many other fish. It was quite the experience.... read more

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    Abigail J.

    5 star ratingRise & Reef Snorkeling Trip-Great Experience! We have been snorkeling in Key West several times with another charter and have had nothing but great experiences. But I had never been out to the reef and really wanted to do it this trip. We settled on the... read more

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  • The staff was friendly, helpful, and personable. You will see fish! Very cool reef dive well worth the money!

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    Jordan Van Dellen

    Best one in town.

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    Glyndon Disharoon

    5 star ratingAmazing Experience!! We went to Key West in November 2019 and had a fabulous time. On our third day we booked a reef snorkeling adventure using Sunset as the company. The trip exceeded our expectations!! The captain and two employees were smart,... read more

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where do you go and how long does it take to get there?

Our captains make sure to take our guests to the best reef locations. We have been snorkeling for a long time in Key West and our captains study the time of year, current, weather patterns and much more to ensure our trips go to the best snorkeling location each and every day. Some of our popular reef locations are Sand Key Light House, Eastern Dry Rocks and a few other secret locations 😉

Depending on the reef location our sail out to the reef can take up to 40 minutes. Our brand new snorkeling catamaran is not only Key West’s newest but the fastest as well. Beating all other boats out to ensure we get the best spot as well as ensuring our guests the most time in the water.

COVID Policies
  • Each vessel will be cleaned and sanitized before each trip.
  • All snorkel gear will be disinfected after each use.
  • All frequently touched items around our vessel and 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 in line for check in and other common areas guests wear masks as well
  • We will be practicing social distancing throughout the check in and tour process
  • We will be reducing capacity on this trip to accommodate proper social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the boat and facility
Map & Directions

Key West Reef Snorkel Trips

201 Williams St Key West FL 33040 (Google Map)

Please check in 40 minutes prior to departure.

What times do you offer snorkeling trips?

We run daily snorkeling trips at 9am, 1pm and a sunset snorkeling cruise which varies throughout the year as the time of the sunset changes seasonally.

What type of boat is this trip on?

Introducing The “Sandie Cat”

The Sandie Cat is a custom 65 foot Gold Coast luxury yacht that is coast guard regulated for 149 passengers and is fully equipped and includes;

  • Key West’s newest snorkel cat
  • 3 decks for optimum comfort
  • Full on-board bar
  • 2 above deck modern bathrooms
  • Top sundeck with plenty of seating and standing room
  • State of the art safety equipment

Our crew consists of 1 master captain and 2-3 crew members

Do I need to know how to swim?

Knowing how to swim is highly recommended. We do provide various life jackets and BC vests to accomodate all levels of swimming experience. Additionally we have swim noodles our snorkelers can use for additional comfort.

How do we get in and out of the water?

We have a large ladder the crew will deploy into the water. It makes it really easy to get in and out. The boat also has a platform at the back of the boat which allows for easy access in and out of the water. For those who are looking for a little more action packed entry, we have multiple spots that you can jump in from as well as a water slide at the back of the boat.

Where will we snorkel?

Our Captain will travel to the best reef location based on weather conditions and
visibility. We often snorkel at the Sand Key Lighthouse, Rock Key, Western and Eastern dry rocks.

Is there parking?

There is a city operated parking lot on Caroline St for around $4 an hour as well as
metered street parking and a nearby garage on James and Grinnel Street.

What is the cancelation policy for weather?

Our captains assess the weather on the day of the scheduled activity. If they determine that the trip will be unsafe, the trip will be postponed or canceled. We will immediately try to reschedule our guests’ activity if possible, but we will issue full refunds if need be.

Is Sunset Watersports open on Holidays?

 Yes, we operate every day, 365 days a year.

Are wetsuits provided?

They are not provided as a part of the ticket price, however we do have wetsuits available for rent for $20 a suit.

Where is the check-in location?

Guests check into our office along the Historic Seaport Pier at 201 William St, Key West FL 33040
right next door to the Waterfront Brewing Company and The Marker Hotel.

Is there any food on this trip?

The 9am snorkel menu currently consists of: Fresh Juices, Assortment of Muffins, Fresh Fruit, Assortment of Cereals

What food and beverages are provided on the snorkeling trips?

The Rise and Reef snorkel includes light breakfast along with mismomas once
guests are done snorkeling. The Dip and Sip will have an open well bar once
guests are finished snorkeling.

What do I need to bring with us snorkeling?

We will provide all of the snorkeling equipment, but you should bring a valid ID and the same credit card you used to reserve your tickets. Also, bring towels, sunscreen and bathing suits.

Additional trip information

Snorkeling With Sunset Watersports

Key West snorkeling for the whole family!

Snorkel the world’s 3rd largest living coral reef in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

Choose from one of our multiple daily reef snorkeling trips:

We offer more ways to snorkel the tropical waters around Key West than any other watersports company. Whatever trip you choose you will have a great time snorkeling.

The Rise & Reef Snorkeling Trip goes out at 9am everyday from the historic seaport, downtown Key West. This trip greets you with a fresh aray of muffins, juices and more you will then off to the reef to watch the fish and marine life as they wake for their day.

The Dip & Sip Reef Snorkeling Trip goes out at 1pm everyday from the historic seaport, downtown Key West. This trip includes not only an amazing afternoon sail out to the reef but once you are done snorkeling our fully stock bar opens up. Included in your ticket price is a well brand bar, maragritas, rum runners, draft beer and wine. Grab your beverage of choice as you bath in the sun and sail back to the marina.

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