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icon12 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Getting to Key West from Miami on your own can be such a hassle, but this nearby city has so much to offer. Don’t miss out—this day trip includes round-trip transport from your hotel, so you can enjoy a stress-free ride without worrying about navigating through a new area. Plus, you’ll have plenty of free time to plan solo explorations, and multiple upgrade options are available for add-on activities.
  • Enjoy around five hours of free time in Key West to explore independently
  • Your scenic ride crosses the well-known Seven Mile Bridge
  • Upgrade your Key West day trip to include traveler-favorite activities like parasailing
  • Round-trip transport from your Miami hotel provided for convenience

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

Customize your day in Key West with more activity options than most day trips, all with one-stop booking.
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Day trip to Key West by bus
Hotel pickup and drop-off from Miami Beach/Downtown hotels with English/Spanish Driver and Guide
If Upgrade is selected- Glass Bottom Boat, Trolley, Conch Train, Parasail, Snorkeling
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Hand Sanitizer
Gratuities
Food and drinks
Admissions unless stated

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Gray Line Miami Offers pickups at over 200 hotels in the Miami Beach and Downtown Miami areas, if your hotel is not listed please enter it manually and call us to confirm pickup time
Hotel Pickups are outside by the main entrance

Departure Time

6:00 AM
Start your day with a pickup from your Miami or Miami Beach hotel, and relax as you travel south to Key West by bus. 

The scenic journey follows a route across more than 40 bridges including the Seven Mile Bridge, setting for many a movie scene including True Lies, License to Kill, 2 Fast 2 Furious and more. Hop between islands, and then arrive in Key West where a laid-back, Caribbean vibe awaits.

The time is your own here to do whatever you want. Enjoy roughly six hours of free time and check out attractions such as Hemingway House where Ernest Hemingway lived on the island. Or take a stroll through Mallory Square; it’s right on the waterfront in the historic Old Town of Key West.

If you want to maximize your time on the island, select one of these upgrade options and enjoy your activity when you arrive.

Key West and Conch Train:Ride an open-air conch train around Key West, and learn about the island as you go. Listen to narration about the sights as you meander through Key West’s Old Town.

Key West and Trolley Tour:Enjoy a hop-on hop-off tour by trolley, and see the sights of Key West. It’s a great way to explore and sightsee at your own pace.

Key West and Snorkel Cruise:Jump aboard a catamaran for a 3-hour snorkel expedition to a nearby coral reef. Equipment is provided as are non-alcoholic drinks.

Key West and Glass-Bottom Boat Cruise:Cruise out from land to see one of the world’s largest reefs, home to an abundant array of tropical fish and marine life.

Key West and Parasailing:Gaze down at Key West as you glide above the water from a modern parasail boat. Single and tandem rides are available, but participants must be older than six years of age.
Itinerary
Pass By:  
Seven Mile Bridge
Seven Mile Bridge
Stop At:  
Mallory Square
Mallory Square
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Southernmost Point
Southernmost Point in Continental US
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travel from Miami to Key West is by bus
  • The Glass Bottom Boat is subject to favorable weather conditions and may be canceled in the event of inclement weather
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infants between the ages of 0 - 3 are Free but must sit on parents lap
  • A government issued photo ID must be present at the time of checking in for Parasailing. We do not accept photos of ID's. If there is a minor the actual parent must sign the waiver for the minor. No other adult can sign for the minor
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Post COVID-19 Policy- All passengers over 8 years old will be required to wear face masks when inside the buses and indoor any facility (such as gift shops, cafeterias, etc). Hand Sanitizer stations will be provided onboard the buses and on the parks, museums We will operate at 50% capacity, same as parks and museums. Staff will put forth extra efforts to clean, sanitize, and encourage social distancing among visitors and buses will be cleaned between each tour.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Gray Line Miami

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Key West Day Trip from Miami with Activities?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Key West Day Trip from Miami with Activities?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Key West Day Trip from Miami with Activities.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Key West Day Trip from Miami with Activities?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Key West Day Trip from Miami with Activities?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Key West Day Trip from Miami with Activities.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Key West Day Trip from Miami with Activities?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Key West Day Trip from Miami with Activities.
Q:
What is the departure point for the Key West Day Trip from Miami with Optional Activities?
A:
This tour offers pickup from most Miami Beach & Downtown Miami Hotels.
Jun 2021
Q:
Can I book the Key West Day Trip from Miami with Optional Activities if I do not yet know where I will be staying in Miami?
A:
Yes - Simply select "I will select my pickup location later" when confirming your reservation. Be sure to contact the local operator at the phone number on your ticket to let them know where to pick you up once you've confirmed your hotel.
Jun 2021
Q:
What time should I expect to be picked up at my hotel for the Key West Day Trip from Miami with Optional Activities?
A:
Pickups are typically between 6:00 am and 7:30 am. Please be sure to confirm directly with the local tour operator to confirm your exact pickup details.
Jun 2021
Q:
How do I confirm my exact pickup details for the Key West Day Trip from Miami with Optional Activities?
A:
Please contact the local operator directly at the phone number on your ticket at least 24 hours prior to departure to arrange meeting/pickup details.
Jun 2021
Q:
Are there any age restrictions to participate in the Key West Day Trip from Miami with Optional Activities?
A:
For parasailing*: All guests must be at least 6 years old and guests under 18 must have a parent at check-in to complete waivers and show photo I.D. For snorkeling*: This is not recommended for children under 6 years old. (*if option selected)
Jun 2021
Q:
Where are we dropped off in Key West during the Key West Day Trip from Miami with Optional Activities?
A:
You’ll be dropped off at 908 Caroline St. Key West.
Jun 2021
Q:
What should I bring with me on the Key West Day Trip from Miami with Optional Activities?
A:
Bring your camera, sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and a bathing suit/towel if you plan to swim, snorkel or parasail.
Jun 2021
Q:
Are there any stops on the way to Key West during the Key West Day Trip from Miami with Optional Activities?
A:
Yes, there is one rest stop on the way to Key West to use the facilities if necessary.
Jun 2021
Q:
How long is the snorkeling tour (if option selected) during the Key West Day Trip from Miami with Optional Activities?
A:
You will spend approximately 3 hours exploring Key West's coral reef, which is the 3rd largest in the world. It is home to numerous fish, animals, and plants. This reef can be snorkeled year round because of its warm, tropical waters.
Jun 2021
Q:
What type of boat is used for the snorkeling tour (if option selected) during the Key West Day Trip from Miami?
A:
You will board a comfortable, 65-foot catamaran for the snorkeling tour to Key West's beautiful coral reef.
Jun 2021
Q:
Do we parasail separately or together with others (if option selected) during the Key West Day Trip from Miami?
A:
You may choose from single or tandem parasailing.
Jun 2021
Q:
Can I participate in snorkeling or parasailing (if option selected) if I do not know how to swim?
A:
All participants must be able to swim.
Jun 2021
Q:
How long is the Glass bottom boat ride (if option selected) during the Key West Day Trip from Miami with Optional Activities?
A:
The glass-bottom boat ride is a two-hour sailing that will take you over some of the most beautiful and vibrant parts of Key West's reef.
Jun 2021
Q:
What is included with the Trolley (if option selected) during the Key West Day Trip from Miami with Optional Activities?
A:
This package includes a ticket for the fully narrated Hop-On, Hop-Off Trolley Tour. The trolley makes stops at all must-see places. You can jump off, visit the sights, and get back on all day long.
Jun 2021
Q:
What is included with the Conch Train (if option selected) during the Key West Day Trip from Miami with Optional Activities?
A:
This package includes a ticket for the fully narrated Conch Train Tour Key West. Climb aboard, take a seat and embark on a terrific 75-minute journey through time. During the tour, the train will make one loop through Old Town Key West.
Jun 2021
Q:
Where does the Conch Train stop (if option selected)?
A:
There are 3 stops: a short stop at Station Depot for refreshments and shopping; the 2nd stop at Truval Village, near many points of interest, art galleries, shops, and restaurants, and the 3rd stop at Flagler Station.
Jun 2021

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Traveler Tips


  • "Key West is a nice place to visit for one day." See review
  • "Really nice tour, really nice options to take while in Key West, nice bus, good work of driver and tour guide, and Key west is a really nice place to visit!" See review
  • "The trip was pretty long and exhausted but it was worth it once we reached the destination." See review

Reviews

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star-3
New bus is needed ASAP
Tammy_D
, Jun 2021
The bus was very old and in need of a lot of repairs! Please take it out of your fleet to repair it. We questioned the entire trip if we would make it there and back. I should mot have to worry about that on vacation. Once there it was hot but nice in Key West!
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star-5
Parasailing
Cassie_W
, Jun 2021
We booked a day trip from Miami along with the parasailing excursion. Joe was our main equipment operator and we couldn't be happier? Great experience, great music, great crowd.
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star-5
Day trip key west
Dominique_J
, Jun 2021
The ride was long but worth the wait there’s so many things to do in Key West I enjoyed my time there will return in the near future
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star-5
Great set up
Angela_C
, Jun 2021
Love it couldn’t have had more fun with it all of my friends had the time of there’s life’s definitely recommend
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star-5
Great day at Key West
Miranda_M
, Jun 2021
Great experience. Driver and tour guide Luis made it wonderful made sure we made it safe and got where we need to be. Highly recommended.
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star-3
It was ok
Melody_M
, Jun 2021
The trip was ok I just wish they had more help on board so that first-time snorkelers could enjoy it
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star-3
Nice trip but organisation could‘ve been better
Helene_K
, Jun 2021
The trip itself was nice, I definitely recommend spending a day in Key West! However, the organisation was flawed because I was told to be at the departure point at 5:45am, but the bus didn‘t get there until 7am. Apparently the bus was never supposed to be there before 7am, which means I was there way too early which is pretty inconvenient in the morning! I double-checked with the company and they told be several times to be there at 5:45am… Make sure to check in with them before getting up this early and waiting an hour for the bus. The bus itself was in an average condition. The AC was leaking pretty bad and you couldn‘t charge your phone. Overall, the trip was nice tho!
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star-3
Poor bus scheduling and routing.
Steven_A
, Jun 2021
Morning bus was twenty minutes late even though we were first to be picked up. Only seat left for me on main bus had a broken back, very uncomfortable. Made a unneeded stop at a below average restaurant for breakfast which wasted an hour. Tour guide was very good and performed her job well. When we got back the bus dropped us off at wrong hotel and we needed to wander Miami on our own at 10:30 at night. Bus scheduling and routing needs to be improved.
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star-3
Great time at Key West.
Jean
, Jun 2021
Tour was great but inside the bus you barely hear what the guide was saying. So you miss out a lot the important instructions he gave us. Hope they will fix the speaker inside the bus. Plus he was pretty boring tour guide.
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Interesting
Antoinette_M
, Jun 2021
The history of interstate 1. The bus was not on schedule. Once the schedule was later than expected they driver and your guide should have bypass the 1st stop. Bus had engine problems coming back. It caused a delay.
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