Private Mangrove Ecotour: Explore Unique Wildlife Habitats
23 Ratings
Embark on a private mangrove ecotour and discover the wonders of unique wildlife habitats. Our knowledgeable captains guide you through hidden channels in search of dolphins, manatees, crocodiles, and nesting birds. Explore where other boats can't go!
Duration: 2 hours
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
  • Islamorada - Our licensed captains will meet you at the marina to take you on a guided and narrated boat tour through nearshore waters of Islamorada, The Florida Keys. We will be in search for tons of wildlife such as manatees, dolphins, saltwater crocodiles, sharks, sting rays, nesting birds, tropical fish, and much more. Our guides are extremely educated on the environment and will share their knowledge with you.
What's Included
  • Complimentary bottled water
Additional Information

Our personalized tours are led by experienced USCG certified skippers well-versed in Marine biology and environmental sciences. Our journeys take you through some exclusive mangrove islands and passages in our quests to spot indigenous wildlife like dolphins, manatees, crocodiles, nesting birds, and beyond. Our boats have the capability to navigate areas which are off-limits to other vessels, such as non-combustion zones. Situated at the lower end of Islamorada, we provide immediate access to these mangrove islands and the ocean.

77522 Overseas Hwy
Overseas Highway
Upon arrival to the marina, please come down to the dock where the kayaks and filet table are, look for the sign that says KeyZ Charters with the white flag above it.
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Customer Ratings
(23 Ratings)
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Mar 24, 2024
Great experience - A good investment and great way to get out on the water and learn a little more about the ecology of the area. Henry, our guide, was informative, engaging and easy. Saw dolphins (from afar), manatee, and a crocodile plus lots of birds. Highly recommend.
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Mar 20, 2024
Great boat and captain - Jessie was our captain and we had a great time. Wish we could have seen some Manatees and dolphins but that was not our luck
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Mar 13, 2024
Beautiful afternoon on the water - Jessie was incredibly knowledgeable and an awesome guide. We were able to see some cool wildlife and of course had an incredible time on the bay and ocean side on the water.
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Feb 18, 2024
OUTSTANDING TRIP!!! - Henry was a fantastic tour guide- the 4 of us agreed the trip could not have been a better experience. Recommend it without any reservations!
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Jan 5, 2024
Very pleased from Connecticut and Minnesota! - Henry was amazing and very informative. He wanted to give us the best possible experience and exceeded. We saw lots of birds. Very pleased.
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Nov 23, 2023
Great customer service and boat ride - Key Z was great to work with. We originally were going to do a snorkel trip but the winds and visibility weren't great. They were proactive in assessing the weather and letting us know our options (including cancelling if we were so inclined). We decided to go out anyway with a shortened time. We had a really lovely couple of hours at sea, and went to a sandbar to swim around. The boat was nice, captain was lovely, and overall great customer service.
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Oct 16, 2023
Great experience and fun - Awesome trip very informative although the water was a little rough the day we went we still saw two different kinds of turtles and lots of sea life back in the man groves. Jessie was awesome and a great boat pilot and very knowledgeable about the local ecosystem. We highly recommend this tour.
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Jun 19, 2023
Best charter company in the Keys - By far the best boating experience we have done in the Keys! Our captain, Henry, was not only professional but extremely knowledgeable about the Florida Keys, their history, and the ecosystems surrounding them. My partner and I brought our dog (we saw on BringFido that Keyz Charters was Dog friendly) he had a BLAST!!!! Our only regret is that we didn't book a longer tour! Thanks so much to Henry, and Keyz charters, we can't wait to come back!
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Apr 15, 2023
2hr Eco Tour - Sam was an excellent Captain of our tour. Very knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend for getting a view of the area from the water.
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Mar 7, 2023
A sunshine memory for a lifetime - Our Ecotour occurred several weeks ago. This review is a bit delayed due our heavy travel schedule. It speaks volumes, however, that we are as thrilled today with the memory of our experience as we were on the day of our tour (mid February). Our tour guide was very knowledgable and demonstrated great patience and commitment to provide us with delightful and memorable sites to remember. Great trip. Great people. We recommend this experience to all who love nature and the peace/quiet of the Keys. Thanks for a great memory. Jim and Susan MacLean
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up to 6 guests
April 2024