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Key West Mangrove Kayak Eco Tour

Badge of ExcellenceKey West, United States

From $55.00

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Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 2 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English
  • Good for avoiding crowds


Paddle a kayak through mangrove creeks and shallow water on a Key West kayaking tour that offers an up-close look that this unique coastal environment. This guided tour is the perfect way to spot Florida wildlife in a natural habitat.
  • Kayak tour of Key West mangroves
  • Learn about local geology and nature
  • Suited to all ages and skill levels
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Dog Friendly

What's Included

  • Local Guide
  • Quiet side of Key West
  • Bottled water available for sale
  • Dry bags available for rent
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel Pick Up

Departure & Return

Departure Point

  • Lazy Dog Adventures, 5114 Overseas Hwy, Key West, FL 33040, USA

    At Lazy Dog Adventures, Hurricane Hole Marina

Return Details

This activity will end right where it started.

What To Expect

Make your way on your own to Hurricane Hole Marina, where free parking is available. Learn the basics of equipment and safety, then follow your guide into the mangroves at an easy-going pace that’s well suited to all skill levels.

Watch for wildlife along the way: the mangroves are home to tropical fish, crabs, bright sea stars, jellyfish, sea cucumbers, sponges, and a diverse range of sea birds. Every trip is different, but experienced guides trace routes through the best of the mangrove environment.

As you paddle, hear stories about the geological structure of the Florida Keys, and find out what makes them so unique in the United States. At the end of your mangrove kayak trip, paddle back to home base, where you finish the day.

Lazy Dog Adventures

Glide through the winding mangrove creeks and paddle through inches of water, where you can easily view and learn about the geological structure of the Keys along with its inhabitants, all from the comfort of your kayak. All guests must know how to swim. Single and double kayaks available. book number of people, not number of kayaks

2 hours Admission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Dog Friendly
  • Please check in 30 minutes early
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • participants must know how to swim
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Operated by Lazy Dog Adventures

Cancellation Policy

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 experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

Q:What is the policy on sanitization during Key West Mangrove Kayak Eco Tour ?

A:The policy on sanitization is:
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Q:What is the social distancing policy during Key West Mangrove Kayak Eco Tour ?

A:The policy on social distancing is:
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

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Traveler Tips

Parking can be sparse so being earlier can get you a better place.
Most guests went in two person kayaks, but it is also possible to be in a single kayak.
885 reviews
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Fun, easy paddle
Teleasha_S, May 2022
The guide was very knowledgeable and fun. She made it an easy paddle, and as a beginner I was worried it would be too long, but it was very enjoyable. She found and pointed out multiple types of creatures in this amazing ecosystem.
Fun & Educational Kayaking Experience
Bouthsara_K, May 2022
Our guide provided a fun and educational experience. Saw sharks, stingray, and jellyfishes. Would recommend!
One of the things we love about Key west
Arthur_O, May 2022
As soon as we undocked We saw the Manatee and her cub, then jellyfish that we we're able to touch. My wife acquainted herself with Their pooch Fin.
Kayak excursion
Catherine_R, May 2022
I highly recommend this eco tour. Heather was amazing and so knowledgeable. So much fun paddling through the mangroves.
Great experience!
John_G, May 2022
Meg was a great tour guide and very knowledgeable. We met people from all over and we would highly recommend this experience as a bucket list item while in the Keys!
Easy to learn
Chris_C, May 2022
Kayak in the mangroves was fun and a different kind of trip. Although a bit windy still could easily maneuver and keep up with the group
Loved the mangroves
Kyle_D, May 2022
Saw a nurse shark peacefully resting on the clear bottom. Our guide was terrific! She let us look and take it slow .
Great trip
Kathleen_C, May 2022
Lots of animals, fish and creatures pointed out. A nice leisurely trip. Good informative trip. Would do it again.
Great time!
Gail_K, May 2022
Had a great time. Well run tour. The workers were knowledgeable. The were very professional and had great customer service.
Amazing Experienced...
Cathy_D, Apr 2022
Amazing Experienced guide!!! Loved it!! We got to hold a jellyfish nest a starfish. Learned about the mangrove trees and the history. Wonderful experience.


Product code: 18235P1