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Islamorada Eco-Tours, Dolphin Encounters, Wildlife Displays

Islamorada is a gateway to one of the most varied watery wildernesses in America, and a playground for anyone interested in the environment, wildlife, and history. Climb onto an ecotour boat and head northwest into the fabled backcountry, a world of vast sea-grass beds and shallow tidal flats. Offshore waters are shared by marine life, tropical fish, dolphins, manatees, crocodiles and roseate spoonbills.

Some tour operators offer excursions further to Flamingo, a national park outpost situated where the Everglades spill into Florida Bay in Everglades National Park. Tours, kayaks and canoe rentals are easily accessible from marinas, resorts, and parks along U.S. 1, the Overseas Highway, all available for rent or you can hire a tour guide to accompany you.

Lignumvitae Key
Tiny Lignumvitae Key, home to Lignumvitae State Park and Botanical Site, is a fascinating stop for paddlers or boaters who want to stroll through a tropical forest thriving atop the remains of an ancient coral reef. The island bearing its name lies just a mile from U.S. 1 on the bay side. This raised patch of land, called a hammock, tops out at just 18-feet above sea level yet it is the highest point in the Keys. That might be why early 2Oth century settlers called it home. Today, you can still visit the Matheson House, built in 1919.

Indian Key on the Atlantic Ocean side of Islamorada is another site reachable only by private boat or tour. To walk on this island is to walk where Native Americans walked for thousands of years. In the 1830s, a Staten Island businessman set up an outpost here to salvage cargo from ships stranded on the nearby reef. Success was short lived for the settlers. In the early morning of August 7, 1840, a band of Indians attacked them. Some settlers survived by hiding in a turtle kraal, a pen used to raise sea turtles for food. Today, the island is home to Indian Key State Historic Site.

BAY AND REEF CO
Phone: 305-393-0994 * 
Email: info@bayandreef.com
Islamorada ,  FL  33036
Discover the near-shore coastal natural beauty of the Florida Keys or travel deep into the Everglades National Park for your adventure. Look for herons, egrets, roseate spoon bills, dolphins and much more! Trips are conducted on motor boats and kayaks.

EASY ADVENTURES
Phone: 305-451-8393 *  Toll Free: 305-852-4553 * 
Email: info@easyadventures.net
World Wide Sportsman
Mile Marker 81.5 Bayside
Islamorada ,  FL  33036
Fun and educational ecotours. Snorkeling, island exploring, fishing, dolphin and bird watching and marine ecology programs where kids wade/snorkel shallow waters to collect marine animals for examination in our ship board lab.

KEYZ CHARTERS
Phone: 305-393-1394 * 
Email: capt.samantha@keyzcharters.com
Tours depart from Robbie's Marina
77522 Overseas Hwy
Islamorada ,  FL  33036
Explore the natural waters of the Florida Keys on an exciting Eco-tour guided by a marine biologist, experience the Everglades National Park by boat, see dolphins, manatees, crocodiles, birds and much more in the wild, end the day with an amazing sunset!

THEATER OF THE SEA
Phone: 305-664-2431 * 
Email: info@theaterofthesea.com
84.5 Oceanside
Islamorada ,  FL  33036
Marine Mammal Adventure Park. Eco tours, swim with Dolphins, Sea Lions, and Sting Rays, plus other programs in beautifully landscaped setting. Reservations required for swims. Come Share Our Adventure!

#1 PADDLE DESTINATION IN THE KEYS ~ FLORIDA KEYS KAYAK
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Phone: 305-664-4878 * 
Email: jfs9@cs.com
Located at Robbie's Marina
MM 77, 77522 Overseas Hwy
Islamorada ,  FL  33036

KAYAK ~ PADDLE BOARD ~ ECO TOURS "The Kayak Shack" offers the BEST kayaking in the Florida Keys. Explore two state parks - Indian Key & Lignumvitae Key. Observe mangrove eco-systems, island exploration & snorkeling in the turquoise waters of Islamorada.
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A FAMILY FUN BOAT TOUR COMPANY
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Phone: 305-896-2915 * 
Email: Info@FamilyFunBoatTours.com
85500 Overseas Highway MM 85.5 Bayside
Smuggler's Cove Restaurant
Islamorada ,  FL  33036

We provide high quality, private Snorkeling, Sightseeing, Sandbar, Sunset Cruises and Eco Tours. Our custom crowd free boating trips are packed with so much fun you may just want to join us again before you leave! Up to 6 passengers per boat.

BACKCOUNTRY COWBOY OUTFITTER
Phone: 305.517.4177 * 
Email: info@backcountrycowboy.com
MM 82.2, Bayside
Islamorada ,  FL  33036
Kayak rentals, guided kayak tours and sales. Backcountry Cowboy is the most complete Outdoor Outfitter in the Florida Keys. Dealer of Yakima, Exofficio, The North Face, Watergirl, Tilley Hats, Keen Footwear, Chaco, and many more of today's top brands.

ISLAMORADA WATERSPORTS/SEVEN SPORTS - Kite, Surf, Wake, Skate
Phone: 877-937-2359
Plaza 88 MM88, Oceanside
88005 Overseas Highway, Suite 16
Islamorada ,  FL

LIGNUMVITAE KEY BOTANICAL STATE PARK
Phone: (305) 664-2540
Mile Marker 78.5
Overseas Highway
Islamorada ,  FL  33036

LONG KEY STATE PARK
Phone: (305)664-4815
67400 Overseas Highway
Long Key ,  FL  33001

OTHERSIDE BOARDSPORTS
Phone: 305-853-9728
Kiteboarding, Paddleboarding, Excursions, Lessons, Rentals
83292 Overseas Highway #6 (near Whale Harbor)
Islamorada ,  FL  33036

PADDLEFISH KAYAKING - Guided Excursions, Rentals
Phone: (305) 517-3666
MM 79.8, Oceanside
at Bud N' Mary's Marina
Islamorada ,  FL  33036

Robbie's Marina
Phone: (305) 664-9814
Mile Marker 77.5, bayside
Islamorada ,  FL  33036

WINDLEY KEY FOSSIL REEF GEOLOGICAL STATE PARK
Phone: (305) 664-2540
U.S. 1 Mile Marker 84.9
Islamorada ,  FL  33036

AKA DIVE CHARTERS & SUPPLIES
Phone: 305-906-0514
Daily Dive & Snorkel Trips, Eco Kayak Tours & Rentals
Mangrove Marina, 200 Florida Ave
Tavernier ,  FL  33070

FLORIDA KEYS WILD BIRD CENTER
Phone: (305) 852-4486
A Rescue, Rehab & Release Facility
93600 Overseas Hwy MM 93.6
Tavernier ,  FL  33070

ISLAMORADA BOAT TOURS
Phone: 877-904-8865 ext 2
84001 Postcard Inn @ Holiday Isle
Mile Marker 84
Islamorada ,  FL  33036

ISLAMORADA QUEEN
Phone: (305) 360-0804
Electric Boat Tours
A Truly Eco-Friendly Keys Adventure
Islamorada ,  FL  33036