Things to do on a cruise in key west

Things To Do On Your Cruise Ship Stop In Key West

Ahoy, cruisers! So your ship is making a pit stop in the Southernmost City? Welcome to Key West, where the sun shines bright, and the adventures are endless! Whether you’re here for a quick port of call during your cruise or enjoying a short getaway, Fun In The Sun Charters is your ticket to an unforgettable island experience. Don’t worry about transportation – we’ve got you covered with convenient pick up & drop off options by land & sea (Call For Pricing). Also offering $25 Per Group Transport Credit For Cruise Passengers (Call For Details). Now, let’s dive into the island spirit and explore some exciting activities tailored just for you:

Boat Bar Crawl Tour:

Key West Boat Bar Crawl

Set sail on a one-of-a-kind Boat Bar Crawl Tour with Fun In The Sun Charters! Cruise through the picturesque waters of the Florida Keys while hopping from one waterfront bar to another. Savor delicious cocktails, feel the ocean breeze on your skin, and groove to live music as you experience the vibrant “wildllife” of Key West. It’s the perfect way to kick off your island adventure in style – and don’t worry, it won’t take up your whole day if you’re on a tight schedule! Learn More About The Tour Here.

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Sandbar Trip:

Dive into the crystal-clear waters of Key West with our exhilarating Sandbar Trip. Picture yourself lounging on the soft sands of secluded sandbars, surrounded by breathtaking views of the azure ocean. Whether you’re splashing in the waves, playing beach games, or simply soaking up the sunshine with your loved ones, our Sandbar Trip promises to create unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime. Learn More About The Tour Here.

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Paddleboard & Kayak Rentals:

Key West Paddle Board Rentals

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Key West’s waterways with our exciting Paddleboard & Kayak Rentals. Glide serenely along tranquil mangrove trails, where you’ll encounter fascinating marine life and lush natural scenery. Whether you’re a seasoned paddleboarding pro or a first-time adventurer, this is an enjoyable experience as you explore the hidden gems of Key West’s aquatic paradise. Our paddleboard and kayak rentals leave from the Capitana resort, just a short Uber ride from the cruise ship dock. Learn More About The Rentals Here.

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Explore Local Sights:

Key West Golf Cart Rentals

Take a leisurely stroll down Duval Street, where you’ll discover an eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, and bars. This vibrant thoroughfare is the heart of Key West’s bustling downtown area, offering a plethora of options for shopping, dining, and entertainment. Whether you’re in the mood for unique souvenirs, delicious seafood, or refreshing cocktails, Duval Street has something for everyone.

Here are some must-visit points of interest near the Cruise Port:

  • Southernmost Point Buoy: Don’t miss the opportunity to snap a photo at the iconic Southernmost Point Buoy, which marks the southernmost tip of the continental United States. It’s a popular spot for tourists seeking that quintessential Key West photo op.
  • Key West Art & Historical Society Custom House Museum: Dive into the vibrant history and culture of Key West at the Custom House Museum, part of the Key West Art & Historical Society. Housed in a majestic historic building overlooking the harbor, the Custom House Museum showcases a diverse range of exhibits that highlight the island’s rich heritage. Explore galleries dedicated to Key West’s maritime history, its connections to the cigar industry, and its role as a hub of trade and commerce in the 19th century. Discover artifacts, photographs, and interactive displays that offer insight into the island’s past and its evolution into the vibrant community it is today. With its stunning architecture and engaging exhibits, the Custom House Museum is a must-visit destination for history enthusiasts and curious travelers alike.
  • Mallory Square: Make your way to Mallory Square, a vibrant gathering place where locals and visitors alike come together to enjoy stunning sunset views. Join the nightly Sunset Celebration for live entertainment, street performers, and breathtaking vistas as the sun dips below the horizon.
  • Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum: Immerse yourself in Key West’s rich literary history with a visit to the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum. Explore the author’s former residence, where he lived and wrote during the 1930s. Marvel at the charming Spanish colonial architecture and lush tropical gardens, and don’t forget to say hello to the famous six-toed cats that call the property home.
  • Key West Aquarium: Dive into the fascinating world of marine life at the Key West Aquarium, where you can get up close and personal with sharks, turtles, stingrays, and other sea creatures. Don’t miss the daily shark and turtle feedings for an unforgettable experience.
  • Fort Zachary Taylor State Park: Escape the hustle and bustle of downtown Key West and spend some time in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor State Park. Explore the historic fort, relax on the pristine sandy beach, and enjoy activities like snorkeling, fishing, and picnicking.
  • Harry S. Truman Little White House: Step back in time with a visit to the Harry S. Truman Little White House, a historic landmark that served as the winter White House for President Truman during his presidency. Take a guided tour of the house and learn about its storied history and presidential visitors.
  • Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory: Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature at the Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory, home to thousands of colorful butterflies and exotic birds. Wander through lush tropical gardens and marvel at the stunning winged inhabitants fluttering all around you.
  • Key West Lighthouse and Keeper’s Quarters Museum: Climb to the top of the Key West Lighthouse for panoramic views of the island and the surrounding waters. Explore the museum located in the keeper’s quarters to learn about the history of the lighthouse and the brave souls who manned it over the years.

With so many exciting activities, your day in Key West is guaranteed to be filled with adventure, relaxation, and authentic island experiences. So, pack your sense of adventure, grab your sunscreen, and let Fun In The Sun Charters show you the real Key West! Embark on a journey full of Fun In The Sun and create memories that will last forever. See you on the island! 🌴🌞🚤 Call  (305) 587-3499 for more information about how you can maximize your Fun In The Sun while visiting Key West.