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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English

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What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
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Overview

Explore the best that Key West has to offer on this narrated, Conch Tour Train excursion. Visit Key West’s top attractions and learn about the Conch Republic’s history and residents, past and present. See where Ernest Hemingway used to hang out and find out why Harry Truman used to spend so much time here. Get to know Old Town Key West, from the Front Street Depot to Mallory Square and everything in between, including live onboard commentary from a professional tour conductor. It’s Key West’s original sightseeing tour.
  • Conch Tour Train ride on Florida’s Key West
  • Transport back to the railroad days of the early 1900s
  • Explore the lush, tropical island on a leisurely train ride
  • Learn about historical figures like Henry Flagler, Ernest Hemingway, and Harry S. Truman
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Departure Point

303 Front St, Key West, FL 33040, USA

Departure Time

2 Day Pass
6/4/2020 - 2/11/2022
Monday - Sunday:10:15 AM - 04:45 PM
1 Day Pass
6/4/2020 - 2/11/2022
Monday - Sunday:10:15 AM - 04:45 PM

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Returns to original departure point
Get to know the island city of Key West and its top attractions on this entertaining and educational Conch Tour Train excursion.

The Conch Tour Train is a tribute to industrialist Henry Flagler’s 'railway over the sea,' an engineering miracle when he brought the railroad to Key West in 1912. This tour has treated visitors to a detailed look at the island city’s most historic and interesting attractions for more than 50 years.

The train departs daily from the Front Street Depot and ends at popular Mallory Square, where everyone comes to hang out, eat and shop. Throughout the tour, see the area’s top attractions and learn about its many residents, past and present. See some of the places Ernest Hemingway used to hang out and find out why Harry Truman spent so much time on the island. Listen to stories of pirates, Native Americans, and wreckers and find out how they gave Key West its reputation.

A sightseeing tour of Key West has never been easier—or more fun—than this Conch Tour Train view of the island. Experience Key West in this unique way.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Conch Tour Train
Ride Key West’s Conch Tour Train, a proud tribute to Henry Flagler's engineering miracle in the early 1900s when he brought the first railroad to the Florida island! Travel back through time as you explore the lush, tropical island
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
Old Town Trolley Tours Key West
Take the Conch Train Tour!
Pass By:  
Key West Aquarium
Learn about the ‘Conch’ – the first settlers and long-time residents of Key West – and hear about important historical figures who became captivated by the island, such as John James Audubon, Ernest Hemingway and Harry S Truman. From bold Spanish explorers to the great cigar barons, you’ll be transported back to the exciting railroad days of the early 1900s – there’s so much to see and learn on the Conch Tour Train!
Pass By:  
Historic Tours of America - Key West
This experience is offered by Historic Tours of America
Pass By:  
Southernmost Point
See the Southern Most Point in the USA
Pass By:  
Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum
Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum
Stop At:  
Sails To Rails Museum at Flagler Station
Sails to Rails Museum at Flagler Station
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Parking is available at Mallory Square or Hilton Parking garage
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Historic Tours Of America

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Key West Conch Tour Train?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by Key West Conch Tour Train.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Key West Conch Tour Train?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Key West Conch Tour Train.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Key West Conch Tour Train?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Key West Conch Tour Train.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Key West Conch Tour Train?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Key West Conch Tour Train.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Key West Conch Tour Train?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Key West Conch Tour Train.
Q:
Where does the Key West Conch Tour Train begin?
A:
Key West tours begin at 303 Front Street.
Feb 2021
Q:
How often does the Key West Conch Tour Train depart?
A:
Train tours will depart at least every 30 minutes. If the vehicles fill sooner, they will leave sooner.
Feb 2021
Q:
How long is the Key West Conch Tour Train?
A:
The conch tour train tour is a 75-minute fully narrated tour of the historic area of the island.
Feb 2021
Q:
Can I bring a stroller on board the Key West Conch Tour Train?
A:
Yes, we can accommodate strollers but they must be collapsible and will be stored up front with the conductor. Strollers in the aisle ways would constitute a safety hazard.
Feb 2021
Q:
Are food and drink allowed on the Key West Conch Tour Train?
A:
Food and drinks are welcome. However alcoholic beverages are not allowed under any circumstance for the safety and comfort of all of our guests.
Feb 2021
Q:
Is the Key West Conch Tour Train handicap accessible?
A:
Yes, we do have some trains with ramps that can accommodate scooters and/or wheelchairs, however, we request that you contact us at the phone number on your ticket at least 24 hours in advance to make preparations.
Feb 2021
Q:
Are pets allowed on the Key West Conch Tour Train?
A:
Service animals are the only animals that are allowed on board the trolleys. Animal species other than dogs, emotional support animals, comfort animals, companion animals, and service animals in training are not permitted.
Feb 2021

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  • "A great way to get around Key West and see all the major sights." See review

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Great tour.
CSTR
, Mar 2021
It was a very informative tour. Lots of history in Key West. Learned a lot about the town. Would highly recommend the tour!
icon Response from Host , Mar 2021
We are so glad you enjoyed your time on the Conch Tour Train. We hope you will share your experience with the folks back home. Thank you for posting.
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star-5
Excellent!
Debra_Yaro
, Feb 2021
Excellent time. Tour guide very knowledgeable. Would do this again. It was a littlke rainy. We received ponchos free of charge.
icon Response from Host , Mar 2021
Thank you for the recommendation. We are thrilled you enjoyed your tour and tour guide. We look forward to hosting you again.
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Train ride
Roxana_T
, Jan 2021
It is ok but can be better. The car needs to stop for pictures. The guy talked too fast. A little bit more entertainment.
icon Response from Host , Jan 2021
Thank you for your feedback. Feedback from our guests is one of the best ways we learn how to improve the visitor experience.
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star-5
Learned a lot
Ian_S
, Jan 2021
Awesome experience driver had great commentary Well planned out Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxcxxcccxxxxx Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxcxcxxcccxxxccccx cxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxcxxcccxxxxxcccccxxxxxxxxcccxxxxxxxxcxxc
icon Response from Host , Jan 2021
We are so delighted that you enjoyed your tour with us and look forward to your return. We love sharing the history of this great nation of ours.
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star-5
Chooo! Choooo! Do it again!
Barb_B
, Dec 2020
Staff was amazing! During one of our stops they could see the heavens were about to open. They quickly provided us all with rain ponchos and we were able to continue, so very thoughtful!
icon Response from Host , Dec 2020
Thank you for the wonderful review. We are glad the weather did not disrupt your tour.
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star-5
A quick and fun little excursion
Genevieve_C
, Dec 2020
Informative fun and just long enough to see what you need to seeA quick and fun little excursion. The conductor was very informative
icon Response from Host , Dec 2020
We are so delighted that you enjoyed your tour with us and look forward to your return. We love sharing the history of this great nation of ours.
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star-5
Our key west vacation
Angela_H
, Dec 2020
We loved the train. The stories told about the city were great and informative. Keep up the great work.
icon Response from Host , Dec 2020
It is always wonderful to hear from our guests and their experiences with our tours and attractions.
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star-5
For first time, must do train tour
Laura_M
, Dec 2020
Convenient stops, great knowledge and history and we learned about the butterfly museum on the tour and went and it was my favorite part! 😊🦋🐛
icon Response from Host , Dec 2020
Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. We are glad we helped you find one of the little treasures the island has to offer.
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star-5
Well worth it!!
Nicole_L
, Dec 2020
Our tour guy was great. Very informative. It was very much well worth it. Learned so much and gave you a little rest from walking too
icon Response from Host , Dec 2020
Love hearing from our guests like you! Thank you for the review! We are glad you had a fun time.
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Key west December 2020 trip
Mariaelbe_Y
, Dec 2020
The tour is on time and very informative. We rode it twice with different operator and both are very knowledgeable about the history , I will definetly recommend it to all my family and friends. 👍
icon Response from Host , Jan 2021
Love hearing from our guests like you! Thank you for the review! We are glad you had a fun time.
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