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Address: Palm Ave, Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: +1 305-304-1181
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Perfect day on the water!!

We had a blast with Capt. Karen. We went out with her twice, first on Thursday afternoon and again on Friday morning. She is so friendly and will customize your trip to ensure you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 October 2016
Riley0916
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We had a blast with Capt. Karen. We went out with her twice, first on Thursday afternoon and again on Friday morning. She is so friendly and will customize your trip to ensure you have a terrific time! We saw dolphin, snorkeled and went fishing. The first day, we caught big enough fish for a great dinner. Capt Karen cleaned... More 

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CaptKaren, Owner at Venus Charters, responded to this review

WOW Thanks so much for the quick review and for mentioning all the details of your two trips together. It was my pleasure to customize and make the trips be as you wanted. I hope to get another opportunity to play out on the water with you both soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful time this morning on our boat ride and snorkeling adventure with Captain Karen. A good friend in Boston recommended the trip. Everything lived up to our high expectations and the fact that the weather was perfect didn't hurt. Although some of the coral is unfortunately bleached, there are still lovely areas that reminded me of a... More 

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CaptKaren, Owner at Venus Charters, responded to this review

Hi Lynne Im so glad that you liked the trip and the fish were abundant and that we had perfect weather. Dolphins are wild and free so Im glad you were understanding that we only found one. The next time we could get alot luckier in that regard. Usually we find way more than one. Thanks for your quick review... More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

This was the best experience overall! We started out dolphin watching, saw 3 very friendly Dolphins, then we went snorkeling and saw a sunken ship. While snorkeling we saw many beautiful fish, sea sponges. A very large barracuda kept us company! Captain Karen swam with us and pointed out many different animals and objects. After snorkeling we went fishing! Again... More 

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CaptKaren, Owner at Venus Charters, responded to this review

Dear Anna Thanks so very much for finding me amongst the many charters here in Key West. It was my pleasure to show you the wonderful sea life we have here. That barracuda was a biggie for sure! Please come back so we can have another adventure soon. Take care! Capt. karen More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Totally amazing! Captain Karen held my daughters hand while snorkeling the whole time because she saw a barracuda. She took us to the dolphin playground and then to different areas and we fished for hours. Would book a charter with her anytime!

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CaptKaren, Owner at Venus Charters, responded to this review

Kris thanks for taking the time to write this. I enjoyed being out with you and the family very much. I really enjoy taking a kids or any persons hand to get them relaxed enough to take in all the beauty of the under sea world. Come back and see me soon. Til then take good care. Capt. Karen More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

We booked a short trip as we just wanted to go around the waters a little and maybe see a few Dolphins in their natural habitat. We are from England and I booked Venus tours based on its reviews.... great choice! Karen our skipper was a great host and helped make the trip fabulous. To cap it all we saw... More 

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CaptKaren, Owner at Venus Charters, responded to this review

Those dolphins were amazing that afternoon! Im so glad I could accomodate you and your wife at the last minute of the only afternoon you had left in Key West. My pleasure to show you the best of Key West on an hour and a half trip to the dolphin playground! Cheers! Captain Karen More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Our trip with Karen was the highlight of our trip to Key West. My kids, ages 9&11 keep talking about the fish they caught. The boat was immaculate and very well stocked, ready for snorkeling and fishing. Will definitely go again next time we are in Key West.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

We were recently down in Key West and decided to spend a day on the water. Luckily we booked a trip with Capt. Karen! We went fishing, snorkeling, and dolphin watching. She delivered on all 3 in a big way. We also had a 9 year old and an 11 year old with us. She baited their hooks for them... More 

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CaptKaren, Owner at Venus Charters, responded to this review

AWW shucks!! LOL I am so glad I could exceed your expectations. You were an easy bunch to please. A positive attitude, fresh air ,and blue water make a perfect recipe for an excellent day on the water. Thanks for writing a review for me!! Captain Karen More 

Madison, WI.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

If you haven't booked Captain Karen yet you dont know what you are missing. Once again great day on the water; fishing, snorkeling, watching dolphin. Probably the best value and nicest Captain in Key West. She takes care of everything from A-Z , you take her charter you will have no worries. Great job again on Venus Charters

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CaptKaren, Owner at Venus Charters, responded to this review

Oh my goodness, thanks very much Kbush for your kind words..I try my best and in return I have the very best guests aboard my boat...what goes around comes around in my world..Captain Karen More 

Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Went out fishing with Captain Karen (Venus Charters) and had the most amazing time. Five whole days of fishing with great weather, good music, laughter and fun. Captain Karen surpassed all our expectations, catching more fish than we could eat everyday, watching Dolphins, seeing loggerhead turtles, eagle rays and a 6 ft baby tiger shark at the back of the... More 

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CaptKaren, Owner at Venus Charters, responded to this review

Laurie and Diane...the days spent with you are so very memorable and because of your enthusiasm and easy attitudes you make my job a pleasure...its great getting to know you both over the course of several hours and days on the water, fishing and listening to the greatest music made from our youth..the 70s...see you next time and til then... More 

Charlotte, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

...had another great trip out with Captain Karen! My sister and I went out with her in the morning and it was a perfect day. We caught several snapper, grunt, a bonnet head and one or two unknown that got off the line before we could bring them up. Upon returning to the dock, Capt. Karen fileted the fish for... More 

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