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A Wonderful experience with the right guide and a little research.....

We went there today on the Yankee Freedom II cruise. Our guide for the cruise was Deb, who it turns... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2010
Tidewater, VA
Dry Tortugas National Park, FL

The price for what you get is terrible. If you are all about forts then maybe it would be a good... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2010
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Dry Tortugas National Park, FL
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Reviewed 21 April 2010

We went there today on the Yankee Freedom II cruise. Our guide for the cruise was Deb, who it turns out is a bird expert as well as an expert on this park. Fort Jefferson is very interesting as well as a great location for...More

Thank Cornishchough
Reviewed 28 February 2010

The price for what you get is terrible. If you are all about forts then maybe it would be a good trip, but for those who are not, don't go. It cost us $170.00 per person! All you do is go to this very dry,...More

2  Thank Misty5454
Reviewed 17 February 2010

We were lucky enough to catch a break between December storms for the passage between Key West and Dry Tortugas, and so the boat trip, although long, was not unreasonably unpleasant. Most of us missed the orientation lecture at the entrance to the fort, however,...More

3  Thank Opera_lover054
Reviewed 16 February 2010

Last March was our third camping trip out to Dry Tortugas National Park & Fort Jefferson. Our first two trips were in 2001 and 2002. At that time it was still not well known, except to the bird watchers, and not at all crowded. Things...More

8  Thank Sailorsgirl
Reviewed 17 November 2009

Located 70 miles west of Key West and accessible only by plane or boat this isn't your normal National Park. But, if you are in the Keys it is a must to visit. We took Sunny Days Catamarans from Key West. It's about a 2...More

4  Thank schlacker
Reviewed 8 November 2009

The park is beautiful and the water is an unbelievable color of different blues. The Fort is truly something to see. The staff is very knowledgeable and has great pride talking about the history of the Dry Tortugas. The water was crystal clear and the...More

Thank seedupe
Reviewed 28 October 2009

The Dry Tortugas/Fort Jefferson is a beautiful, pristine national park 70 miles off the shore of Key West. It's a long boat ride but a very unique experience. Besides a quick tour of the 1800's Fort, the main activity is snorkeling and lying on the...More

Thank SydLaika
Reviewed 17 October 2009

We went to Dry Tortugas in April 2009. It was fantastic. The water is so blue and clear. The tour was interesting and very informative, and I got some great pictures from up in the fort. The snorkeling was the highlight of the trip for...More

2  Thank lyrix428
Reviewed 16 October 2009

I just can't even begin to express how much we enjoyed our visit here. Our only regret is not spending 2 nights instead of 1! If you like camping, you will LOVE camping here. If you are visiting for the day, you will feel like...More

3  Thank SamandLiz09
Reviewed 28 July 2009

My husband and I just returned from a week in Key West. We took the tour to the Dry Tortugas National Park using the Sunny Days high speed catamaran. It takes about 2 hours to get to the Dry Tortugas but the Catamaran had a...More

2  Thank penmick
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