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Guided Backcountry Paddle Tour

 Key West, FL
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Let Key West Eco Tours pick you up for a Guided Backcountry Paddle Tour of lush island mangroves. Choose from a paddleboard or kayak and enjoy the sheltered, calm waters of the mangrove ecosystem. See the wonders of this unique habitat as your experienced nature guide highlights the plants, animals, and marine-life it contains. If you seek a relaxing and authentic retreat, book your paddle adventure today.

Activity Highlights
  • Guided eco tour of the Key West backcountry
  • Excellent wild life viewing in lush mangrove forests
  • Free shuttle available from Key West to departure point
  • Kayak or Paddleboard in the calm waters of the mangrove forest

Duration: 2 Hrs.

Safety Precautions

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Regular temperature checks for staff

What's Included
  • Life jackets
  • Water & soft drinks
  • All gear & equipment (choice of kayak or paddleboard)
  • Reef safe sunscreen
  • Experienced tour guide & instruction
  • Camera dry-bags
What to bring
  • Bring a hat
  • Sunscreen (non-spray)
  • Food and beverages
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Weather appropriate attire
  • Towel
  • Bathing suit
  • Paddleboards are only for riders age 13 or older.
  • Children under 2 years of age are not permitted on tours.
  • Private tour price includes up to 10 guests.
  • Not handicap accessible.
  • No service animals allowed.
  • Minimum of 2 guests needed to go out.
Additional information
  • Restrooms not on board.
  • If you want to snorkel and swim on this charter, there are bathrooms next door at the marina where you can change into your swimsuit.
  • Free parking on site.
  • Gratuity is not included.
  • Tour departs from land and kayaks and paddleboards are launched from a custom ramp with handrails, making it easier to enter the water.

5 Geiger Rd, Key West, FL 33040, USA

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Guided Backcountry Paddle Tour

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Kayak the Mangroves

about 3 months ago
My husband and I went kayaking in the mangroves in Key West for our honeymoon. This was such a relaxing activity and it was nice to learn about Key West from a “Conch.” I highly recommend!
Abby Smith

Wonderful experience

about 4 months ago
Wonderful experience with a very knowledgeable guide. Thank you for the opportunity to be taught about the echoes system. Would recommend this tour to anyone! Well worth the two hours and the cost was very reasonable.
Susan Marshall

Great experience

about 6 months ago
Guide was fantastic - very knowledgeable and friendly. Would definitely recommend!
Tracy Hammond


about 1 year ago
We saw sharks, stingray, horseshoe crabs, snails, anemones, and the mangroves. It was a lot of fun! We had a wonderful guide who was very knowledgeable and fun!! I would definitely go again!
Teri Dickerson
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