Tours / Activities
Tours / Activities
Experiencing Marine Life at Close Quarters: The Glass Bottom Boat Tour
This summer you may want to experience the underwater life in Florida Keys on a special boat that is equipped
with a clear, transparent glass floor! In Key West this summer, plan to join a glass bottom boat tour offered by
many local tour operators.
This special tour will certainly complete your encounter with underwater marine wealth of this region. You can
even plan to combine one of these boat tours with a snorkeling expedition in the living coral reef. You will get a
lifetime opportunity to come close to dolphins under the sea level.
This living coral reef situated a few away from Key West, offers a spiritual experience of the marine ecosystem
of Florida Keys. It’s an ideal way to leave aside your worries and spend some days in perfect relaxation and
The living coral reef
The glass bottom boat, with its sleek, hi-tech design brings the underwater life in full view of the boat’s
passengers, who can simply stare at the glass floor from their comfortable seats to get a panoramic view of the
spectacular subtropical coral reef. As your boat glides through the clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico, the clarity
of the glass floor of your boat provides a vivid picture of the colorful world of tropical marine flora and fauna.
The boat is not only technically superior; it also offers tremendous seating comfort and safety to the passengers.
At the coral reef, you will enjoy the freedom to get off the boat, prepare your snorkeling gear, and swim off to
the vibrantly alive coral reef. The boat occupants who do not wish to snorkel can remain on the boat and simply
enjoy the tropical gardens on the coral reef from a distance.
The Dolphin Playground
The Dolphin Playground, heavily guarded by hundreds of dolphins, is a complete feast for the eyes, as you
watch the dolphins interact with each other in their native setting. As these highly graceful and intelligent sea
animals hunt, mate, or jostle, you simply cannot turn your eyes off them. If you are watching from your boat’s
window, then get your digital cameras ready and start shooting. Here, the dolphins have even been seen to
interact with human visitors.
These incredible creatures have been known to fend off sharks from human beings that were hurt in the water.
The narrated tour in the glass bottom boat
The caviar of this tour is the narrations by the tour guide in the boat. These guides are generally highly
knowledgeable about the marine world in this region and they embellish the visual experience with expert
lessons, comments, and tales about the underwater life. If you happen to be a student or teacher of marine
biology, this tour will give you a lifetime opportunity to jot down factual notes.
The unique experience in a glass bottom boat
You just have to close your eyes and imagine the thrill of sitting in a special boat where you have large, strong
glass windows, and a glass floor to provide the ultimate joy of witnessing underwater marine life all around
you. This tour is really a journey in elegance. With your cameras and video cams, you are bound to take back
memorable images of the tour.
Glass Bottom Boat Tour in Key West that Rocks the House!
Explore an incredible view of the underwater from your glass bottom boat. As you relax on the cruise, you’ll
find below your feet the living reefs teeming with hard and soft corals, tropical fish, crabs, anemones, jellyfish,
snails, sponges, lobsters, crabs, sharks, sea turtles, rays, and other marine life.
Nothing seems to be more pleasing than gazing into the third biggest coral reef in the world for a variety of
marine creatures. It is a unique and narrative tour that takes you to an eco-system where you can witness over
400 species of fish and fascinating seascape.
An amazing start to your boat tour
A glass bottom boat tour is certainly an icing on the cake! Picture yourself seated in a sun deck, enjoying your
favorite snacks and gazing at the delicate reef from an enclosed view area! Ride on a glass bottom boat and
travel through the dazzling waters of Key West to explore the living coral reefs. The guided boat tour is the
perfect choice to travel in comfort and luxury. The glass bottom boats have been exclusively designed to help
people see the reef from a comfort zone.
What to expect on your glass bottom boat ride?
From departure to return, the glass bottom boat tour offers you a sense of surprise as you get to enjoy both the
scenic views of the island city and the veiled underwater beauty as well as marine life of the coral reef. Upon
boarding the boat, the tour starts with a waterside depiction of Key West.
A relaxed bottom boat tour from Key West
Gaze through the tropical fish, jellyfish, bright coral, sea turtles, and much more
Enjoy the narrated tour where the crew members and captain narrate the interesting marine life
Enjoy at your own pace a daytime or sunset cruise
Enjoy complimentary drinks on the sunset cruise
When in Key West, you should not miss the opportunity to view the dazzling underwater creatures that are
usually reserved for the scuba divers and snorkelers. On your glass bottom boat ride, you can witness a variety
of marine creatures from your boat’s glass bottom. This also could be a wonderful science trip for your children.
They are surrounded by nature!
Cruising over the beautiful reef: A lifetime experience
Ever thought of cruising through the only living coral reef in US that further boasts of a diverse eco-system?
Well, in that case make sure to plan for a Key West coral reef tour soon. On your tour, you can see the splendid
Elkhorn coral and weird brain coral that are robust in appearance yet delicate and susceptible. You may also
upgrade to a sunset cruise that complements your underwater sightseeing adventure. It’s a heavenly feeling to
watch the sun disappear slowly beyond the horizon.
Given our hectic work schedule, often we don’t have the time to plan for an outing. But then, to enjoy your life
you need to spend some days in ultimate relaxation. And when talking about ultimate relaxation, make sure to
book your tickets for a Key West tour. Pack your bags and head for this invigorating journey!