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Key West Shark and Wildlife Catamaran Family-Friendly Tour

Highlights
  • Shark and wildlife boat tour from Key West
  • View lemon, nurse and other shark species from the safety of your catamaran
  • Spy dolphins, stingrays and sea turtles on your way to the shark viewing location
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Key West Shark and Wildlife Catamaran Tour
From US$79.00
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10am Departure
10am departure; Key West Shark and Wildlife Catamaran Tour
US$79.00
Overview
Get up close with sharks and other marine wildlife on this 2-hour boat tour from Key West. Travel on board an eco-friendly, 34-foot catamaran just a few miles off the coast of Key West. See dolphins, stingrays, turtles and birds and learn about Key West’s waters, and then watch as the pilot drops bait to draw a variety of sharks right to the edge of the boat. Bring a camera to capture the excitement as these super predators swarm. Cold drinks, snacks and polarized sunglasses are included on this Key West shark cruise.
What to Expect
Check in at the dock, located on Pier B behind the Westin Resort in Key West, and then climb on board the Tiger Cat. This 34-foot (10-meter), custom-built, eco-friendly catamaran is captained by local wildlife experts with more than 30 years of experience on the Florida Keys’ backcountry waters. The boat utilizes a power-pole system rather than an anchor(s) to keep it in place while viewing sharks, thus preventing any possible damage to the seagrass and coral bottom below.

Travel through the shallow waters close to natural mangrove islands and look for a variety of wildlife — like dolphins, turtles, stingrays and birds, to name a few. Then proceed about four miles (six km) offshore to prime shark territory. A scented bait is dropped into the water to attract these super predators right to the edge of the boat, sharks of all kinds: lemon, nurse, bull, blacktip and hammerhead sharks. Make sure to have a camera ready to capture the scene.

Cold beverages, snacks and polarized sunglasses are included on this Key West shark tour.
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1 - 5 of 151 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago
Best part of our trip!

This was the by far the coolest thing we did on our trip to Key West this year. The captain and first mate really know their stuff. I had no idea what we were in for, and we were totally blown away at how many...More

Thank Christine L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Exciting Shark Feeding Tour

The most awesome experience of our whole trip! Very knowledgeable Captain and First Mate. Very friendly. GREAT experience. Highly recommend!

Thank 270leannaa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great trip - though you're at the mercy of Mother Nature

I love sharks, so was super excited to take this trip. The weather was perfect, and the ocean wasn't too choppy. On the way to the shark feeding grounds, we saw various birds, and a couple of ballyhoo fish skipping away from the boat. The...More

Thank Aubrey W
Reviewed 18 August 2018
Great Tour

Terrific trip! Captains Dave and Clay were extremely informative. Saw many sharks, dolphins and wildlife. The trip was organized with every detail taken care of. Highly recommend it

1  Thank New94
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile
Amazing!!

This tour was incredible! Watching the sharks feed was a highlight of it trip. Great for whole family.

1  Thank Connector602779
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etorrentez
26 July 2018|
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Response from Jaden B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you'd be fine so long as you hold onto them, you're on a boat that has a gate/ fence around the edge.
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ClarkSch
18 July 2018|
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Response from Jaden B | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is, but it's tiny and down below the deck. Try to get everyone to go before you go on the boat so you can avoid it if possible.
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jpelbling
6 July 2018|
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Response from jlee621 | Reviewed this property |
There is a gap of about 6-12 inch you have to cross to get on the boat. If you are in a wheelchair, it can still be done, but could be a struggle for you and/or those helping you, to get down the dock ramp and around the... More
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