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 Guided Kayaking Tour Information


There may be no place as ideal as Key West for kayaking. With a diverse eco-system, winding mangrove passageways, and calm shallow water, the Florida Keys provide easy and very rewarding kayak trips.


Key West guided tour highlights:

Take a guided Eco Tour of the sheltered kayak only waters of wildlife refuges and mangrove islands. The islands create unique landscapes and are home to many interesting organisms. Fish, stingrays, lobster, conch, and many other creatures. Also the barrier reef of the Keys causes the water near the islands to stay calm and clear for ideal kayaking conditions.

Tours Offered:

Take a three hour tour, full day tour, sunset tour, multi day tours, eco tours, or even custom tours.

How much do the tours cost?

Tours start at around $45 per person.

What time of day do tours start?

Guided tours start in the morning around 9:00am. And continue throughout the day until nightfall.

Key West Kayak Tour Providers:

Crystal Seas Kayaking
Daily departures from Key West, Florida and scheduled departures in Florida's Everglades. Tour info, custom tours, photo gallery, travel info, gear sales, on-line reservations, and more.

Blue Planet Kayak
Blue Planet Kayak Eco Tours in Key West and the Florida Keys. Daily tours info, rental info, reservations, and more.

Best Kayaking Photos:
Crystal Seas Photogallery
Photos from the Crystal Seas home page.

Click Here to View Photos
Several Key West kayaking images found with a Google search.

Further Info:
Clyde's Key West
A Key West visitor information site providing a Kayaking tour company directory.

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