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Private Boat to Dry Tortugas National Park: Exclusive Island Escape

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Trip Highlights


A voyage to Dry Tortugas National Park aboard a private boat is an unparalleled expedition, unveiling a realm of secluded beauty and historical intrigue. Departing from Key West, this exclusive journey ventures across crystal-clear waters, granting an escape into an oasis of unspoiled nature.

As the boat glides through the Gulf of Mexico, passengers are treated to panoramic vistas, a prelude to the mesmerizing sight of the park’s paradisiacal islands on the horizon. With the flexibility of a private charter, travelers can tailor their experience, whether it’s snorkeling amidst vibrant coral reefs, birdwatching amidst the lush foliage, or simply basking in the tranquility of the isolated beaches.

Upon arrival, the historic Fort Jefferson emerges like a sentinel, an imposing 19th-century coastal fortress steeped in stories of the past. Explore its massive walls, walk the grounds where history echoes through the corridors, and discover the tales of pirates, prisoners, and the Civil War that resonate within its walls.

Amidst this natural wonderland, snorkelers delve into an underwater universe teeming with marine life, from colorful fish darting around vibrant coral gardens to the ethereal presence of sea turtles gliding gracefully through the azure depths. Meanwhile, the shores beckon with their powdery sands, inviting visitors to unwind, soak up the sun, and revel in the serene seclusion of this pristine paradise.

This private excursion to Dry Tortugas National Park via a chartered boat embodies the epitome of personalized exploration, offering an exclusive passage to untouched landscapes, historical enclaves, and a breathtaking marine sanctuary, ensuring an unforgettable journey into nature’s embrace.

Charter Info

10 Hours
Group Size
1 to 6
Price starts at
$2800 USD
Meeting Point

5130 US-1, Key West Florida

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Why take this tour?

Exploring the Dry Tortugas on a Private Boat Tour

Are you looking for a unique and unforgettable experience during your trip to Key West? Look no further than a private boat tour on our 2010 323 Intrepid to the Dry Tortugas!

The Dry Tortugas is a small group of islands located about 70 miles west of Key West. These pristine and remote islands are only accessible by boat or seaplane, making them a hidden gem waiting to be discovered.

One of the best ways to explore the Dry Tortugas is by taking a private boat tour from Key West. Not only will you get to enjoy the beautiful scenery and crystal-clear waters, but you’ll also have the opportunity to explore the other islands and go fishing, snorkeling, and even tour a historic fort.

Your adventure begins in Key West, where you’ll board our private 2010 323 Intrepid boat and set off towards the Dry Tortugas. As you cruise through the turquoise waters, keep an eye out for dolphins, sea turtles, and other marine life.

Once you arrive at the Dry Tortugas, get ready to immerse yourself in nature. With pristine beaches and crystal-clear water, it’s the perfect spot for swimming, sunbathing, or exploring the underwater world through snorkeling. You can also try your luck at fishing and see if you can catch some local species such as grouper, snapper, or even yellowjack.

Aside from the natural beauty of the islands, one of the highlights of the private boat tour is a visit to Fort Jefferson. This 19th-century fortress is the largest masonry structure in the Western Hemisphere. You’ll have the opportunity to explore its walls, learn about its fascinating history, and take stunning photos of this National Park Service site.

After working up an appetite from all the activities, it’s time for a delicious lunch on the beach. Feel free to pack any food you may want while we are out on our journey. As the day comes to an end, you’ll board your boat and head back to Key West.

Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the Dry Tortugas on a private boat tour from Key West. Book your tour today and get ready for an adventure you’ll never forget! So, whether you’re a nature lover, history buff, or just looking to relax and have some fun, this tour has something for everyone. See you on the water! # Key West Boat Tour # Dry Tortugas # Private Boat #laidbackkeywest #keywestbosttours



Snorkeling Gear

Fishing Gear

Fishing License

Catch Cleaning & Filleting

Bait & Chum

Coolers, Water & Ice

Fuel for the boat

Lunch from Sandy's Cafe


Snacks, food you may want, and fun drinks



Things to know

What To Bring

  • Sunscreen
  • Food
  • Towels
  • Motion sickness pills
  • Sun Clothes
  • Rain Coat

What age should we be?

All ages are welcome. It is a pretty robust trip so a little older kids would be better.

Pick Up Point

We are located at Hurricane Hole Marina, but we are able to pick you up from most docks in Key West or Stock Island.


It has a flushable marine toilet for liquids only. The boat also has fresh water so you can rinse yourself from salt water.

No. All our trips are private. Just you, your loved ones and our captain.

No this boat has 6 licenses attached to it so you and your group are already covered.

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