Why Key West Was Originally Named "Bone Island

The fierce Calusa Indians were said to leave the remains of their enemies on the beaches of Key West, thus creating Key West's first name, Cayo Hueso... Island of Bones.

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Key West Booze Cruise (Sunset Sails)


The trips sail the harbor and the calm nearshore waters of Key West. While never out of sight of land, you'll enjoy the gentle sail as you pass the Mallory Square Sunset Celebration and Fort Zachary Taylor.


What time do the booze cruises in Key West get started?

During the day in Key West, the boats are used for snorkeling trips and private charters to the reef. So the Booze Cruises usually do not start until the afternoon.

What kind of boat's are the cruises on?

For the most part large wooden schooners, and catamarans are used for the cruises. The catamarans are much more modern vessels with tables, benches and spacious open decks.

How much does it cost?

Prices start at around $30 for adults and $20 for children.

Are the cruises suitable for my children?

Yes, the boats are safe and children are welcomed on the cruises.

How long are the cruises?

The tours generally last around 2 1/2 to 3 hours.

Where does the boat go on the cruise?

The trip sails the harbor and the near shore waters of Key West. Never out of sight of land, you'll enjoy the sail as you pass the Mallory Square Sunset Celebration and Fort Zachary Taylor.

What kind of alcohol is served on the Cruises?

Beer, Champagne, and soft drinks are served on the cruises.

How soon should I make a reservation?

It is recommended that you make reservations in advance for a cruise.

Key West Booze Cruise (Sunset Celebration) Providers:

Sebago Key West
Key West Sebago offers Key West packages for a sunset cruise, water sports, sailing trips, tours and events, and more.

Fury Catamarans
Private charters, weddings, sunset tours and more.

Tall Ship Western Union
Get private charter info, sunsets cruise info, ship history, and more.

Stars and Stripes
Stars and Stripes offers evening sunset tours, eco-tours, dinner cruises, and more.

Further Information:
Here is a directory to a few Key West sunset sailing charter companies.

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