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Key West Express

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Address: 1200 Main St, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2906
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+1 239-463-5733
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Get away to Key West, America's Caribbean Paradise, aboard Key West...

Get away to Key West, America's Caribbean Paradise, aboard Key West Express, where getting there is half the fun! What are you waiting for? Climb aboard our sleek, clean, modern, air-conditioned high-speed ferries - Features sundecks, snack bar, cocktails, and big-screen TVs - and we'll have you there in just a few hours!

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Fast way to get to Key West

The trip was uneventful - good but take food for trip as very limited food on board and nothing healthy. Get seat inside on the middle deck as lower deck noisy and back decks... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Luanne M
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Zurich, Canada
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Zurich, Canada
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The trip was uneventful - good but take food for trip as very limited food on board and nothing healthy. Get seat inside on the middle deck as lower deck noisy and back decks outside has diesel fuel smell. Top deck great for coming into and going out of port. The boat goes way out into the gulf and we... More 

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Eaton, Ohio, United States
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179 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We purchased 8 days in advance online and saved on the price of the ticket. We were lucky enough to get a seat both ways with a table, but the rest is spacious. We wanted to do a tour and they sold them on the ferry and had them waiting just for those of us on the ferry which saved... More 

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Thank Steve L
Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just as long as the drive to Key West, but less work and you can drink and eat on board! Get there early if you want a seat with a table. Bring a sweater to sit inside; they keep the A/C cranking!

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Thank Karen S
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For a first timer to Key West, this was a great way to go. I purchased a voucher online just before Christmas for a round trip for $99, so you really can't beat that price. Once you book your trip though, just know it's $25 to make any changes. The boat was very comfortable and being up on the top... More 

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Baldwinsville, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Remember how much fun traveling was before the airlines made it such a miserable experience. It’s still fun on the ferry from Ft. Meyers to Key West. In the two air-conditioned cabins of this 170’, three-deck catamaran there are couches, tables and chairs, and row chairs, all with plenty of leg room-- unlike on an airplane. Add to that a... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not too bad for a 31/2-4 hour trip. boat is comfortable and food and drink is available(albeit pretty expensive). Got a deal on the internet for $100 dollar round trip fare, so really no reason to complain. After a long day in Key West we were glad to board the boat and just relax. Would probably do it again.....

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you would like to visit Key West and don't what a 5 hour drive on the road down, consider the Key West Express, out of Four Myers. Board, sit back,relax and let the Express take you on a GULF adventure. Lots of room to roam the boat, clean restrooms, great views, and interesting people to meet. If you do... More 

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ditchling
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried the Key West Express after previous trips to Key West by car, thinking it would be more picturesque - not all of the car journey is particularly interesting. Well, very little of the Express trip is interesting because you are beyond sight of shore for all but about twenty five minutes of the three and a half -... More 

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Almont, Michigan
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great day weather wise. Lots of sunshine. The boat ride was 4 hours each way. Took the train thru the city for highlights. Very interesting. Highly recommend!

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The trip was rather smooth each way, only slightly rolling on the return. The trips were a pleasant sunny day to Key West and cloudy on the return in the evening. The Captain and Crew were courteous and aware of our every need and attended to everything. Timing was perfect and a great trip in all regards.

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