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Dry Tortugas National Park Day Trip by Catamaran
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Coral "skyscrapers", some up to 100 feet high.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“moat” (8 reviews)
“island” (20 reviews)
“fort” (35 reviews)
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Dry Tortugas National Park, FL
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1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 18 October 2016

A beautiful place full of history and activity given the small size of the island. A great way to disconnect (no WIFI or phone service) for a day. Snorkeling, soaking in the sun, walking the moat, exploring the fort, or floating in the gorgeous water....More

Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 29 March 2015

While it's no easy trick getting to it, that actually is part of its charm. You can go by catamaran or seaplane. In either case, you're in for a treat to peace, quiet, and nature's beautiful work. Absolutely love this place!

3  Thank AAHolt
Reviewed 14 January 2015 via mobile

Sail away back into history and paradise. Literally in the middle of nowhere waits this great national park

Thank Tyler R
Reviewed 7 January 2015 via mobile

I visited this national park where we used roofless boats to sail through its banks with its amazing bird & wildlife especially when I see some of them like the great blue heron, white egret, snowy egrets, green heron , turkey vultures, black vultures, black...More

1  Thank s964268
Reviewed 5 November 2014

We took the boat over to the island. A sea plane is available but of course at a significant increase in cost. The boat ride was long but actually fun as we were able to walk outside and take pictures as we were “sailing through...More

8  Thank Tom B
Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

This was absolutely amazing! We took the Yankee Freedom ferry and spent the day snorkeling and exploring the fort. We saw several sea turtles and even had a 6' nurse shark swim under us while we were snorkeling. Our 10yo completed the scavenger hunt and...More

3  Thank TheWalkingDad
Reviewed 10 May 2013

I totally recommend going by Sea plane. Snorkling the Reef is beautiful. The tour of the fort is pretty cool ..I think the amount of time alotted by the Sea plane is more than enough time to investigate the Island. It is so beautiful. and...More

6  Thank sincity567
Reviewed 7 April 2013

Had a nice visit to Dry Tortugas National Park this year with my daughter. The ride out was a little rough with the wind chop. However this was only for about an hour. After that we had the anticipation of coming up on Fort Jefferson....More

5  Thank CentralCoastDiverSLO
Reviewed 15 September 2012

This if an all day trip. The snorkeling around the mote and reef is amazing. You will see fish of all colors and take home amazing pictures to share with your friends and family. The staff were efficient, accommodating, fun and wonderful to be around....More

4  Thank SANDY M
Reviewed 1 August 2012

I got the best pictures of the trip on the Yankee Freedom on our walk around the moat of Fort Jefferson. It was amazing the fish and the many different types of coral that you see from the moat. The water was very very clear.

3  Thank SeptemberSong906
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