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Guided Backcountry Paddle Tour

 Key West, FL
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By: Key West Eco Tours

Adventure out and join this Guided Backcountry Paddle Tour of Key West's lush island mangroves. Choose from a paddleboard or kayak and enjoy the sheltered, calm water 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 this unique paddle adventure today.

Activity Highlights
  • Guided Backcountry Paddle Tour in Key West, Florida
  • Excellent wild life viewing in lush mangrove forests
  • Select hotel pick up available from Key West to departure point
  • Kayak or Paddleboard in the calm waters of the mangrove forest
  • Great adventure for everyone ages 2+

Duration: 2 Hrs.

Safety Precautions

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

What's Included
  • 2 Hour Guided Backcountry Paddle Tour in Key West, Florida
  • All gear & equipment (choice of kayak or paddleboard)
  • Experienced tour guide & instruction
  • Water & soft drinks
  • Reef safe sunscreen
  • Camera dry-bags
  • Life vests
What to bring
  • Weather appropriate attire
  • Sunscreen (non-spray)
  • Food & beverages
  • Sunglasses
  • Swimsuit
  • Camera
  • Towel
  • Hat
  • ID
  • In an effort to provide the most accurate information regarding all COVID-19 measures, policies, restrictions, and requirements, please refer to the most up to date CDC guidelines prior to your activity/trip date.
  • Children ages 12 & UNDER are not permitted on paddleboards.
  • Service animals, comfort animals, and pets are not permitted.
  • There is a minimum of 2 guests required for trip to depart.
  • Children under 2 years of age are not permitted on tours.
  • Paddleboards have a weight limit of up to 250lbs.
  • Private tour price includes up to 10 guests.
  • Activity is not handicap accessible.
Additional information
  • If weather is deemed by the vendor as unfavorable for this activity, your reservation may be altered, modified, rescheduled, or refunded at vendor discretion.
  • Vendor uses high quality sea kayaks with comfortable back rests. Both single and tandem kayaks are available. Children are welcome on kayaks.
  • Tour departs from land and kayaks and paddleboards are launched from a custom ramp with handrails, making it easier to enter the water.
  • 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.
  • Please leave your hotel pick up location in the reservation comments box, if applicable.
  • Restrooms are not available while on the boat tour.
  • Free parking is available on-site.
  • No experience is necessary.
  • Gratuity is not included.
Reservation Requirements
  • Hotel pick up location is required (if applicable).

5 Geiger Rd, Key West, FL 33040, USA

from $75
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Guided Backcountry Paddle Tour

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Kayak the Mangroves

about 8 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 10 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 12 months ago
Guide was fantastic - very knowledgeable and friendly. Would definitely recommend!
Tracy Hammond


about 2 years 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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