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Dry Tortugas National Park

Key West, FL
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I took a trip to Key West for the New Year's Eve celebration. Taking a seaplane out to the dry tortuga is the way to go. The plane trip was half the fun! Snorkeling was great and the views from on top...More

Thank tammyreen
Reviewed 2 days ago

The trip out and back is about two and one-half hours each way, but the experience is wonderful. Take time to snorkel, tour the park, walk the beach, and simply take in the history and beauty of the place.

Thank Richard19651965
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fort Jefferson is awesome and the snorkeling is even better. We took the seaplane half day to minimize the time away from our dog. It was perfect. The flight to and from was super with pilot John. 2 1/2 hours was perfect for a quick...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fort Jefferson is built on this island. It consists of seven islands. Brown Pelicans hang out at the island. Beautiful sandy Beach, snorkeling is available. Camping is available. There is a fee for the ferry to take you there.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a definite must-see. You get to tour Fort Jefferson and see the incredible views of key West from the top of the fort. Very cool historical site and the snorkeling involves live reefs and tons of marine life

Thank bspar311
Reviewed 4 days ago

We took the seaplane and the views were incredible, the weather was not perfect, but the history and scenery were terrrific

Thank Cynthia H
Reviewed 4 days ago

I spent a week in southern Florida, visiting Biscayne National Park, the Everglades, Dry Tortugas, and Key West. Dry Tortugas (and the Yankee Freedom to get out there) was by far the best part of the trip. The Yankee Freedom staff were friendly and helpful....More

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great Place!, unfortunately we got a windy day, but in any case we had snorkeling and visited Fort Jeffferson.

Thank Silvia F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The seaplane ride was incredible. Dry Tortugas was really nice but am not sure what you would do for a whole day except if the snorkeling was better. North wind and very cloudy water when we were there. Glad we visited

Thank nemahavalleyhvac
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the seaplane instead of the long ferry ride. If you do not snorkel, there is not much to do here for more than a couple of hours after you tour the fort and picnic, but it is worth seeing at least once. Unfortunately, it...More

Thank Robin A
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9 January 2018|
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Response from M3MD | Reviewed this property |
Was there over Christmas week, water was cool, but beat snorkeling was in shallow water away from the beach and warmer. All depends on what you consider cold, I would compare it to Northeast beaches in the spring/early... More
25 October 2017|
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Response from Natandjaan | Reviewed this property |
There is a seaplane that offers 4-hour roundtrips to Dry Tortugas National Park, the flight itself is worth the extra cost. The 10 am or 12 pm departures would be options depending on your time in port. Reserving in advance... More