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Dry Tortugas National Park

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Address: Key West, FL
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Dry Tortugas National Park Day Trip by Catamaran
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Great trip and camping was awesome!!

We visited Dry Tortugas National Park in Feb 2017. We also camped for the night. You have to bring everything you could possibly need as there are no amenities on the... read more

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St. Thomas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited Dry Tortugas National Park in Feb 2017. We also camped for the night. You have to bring everything you could possibly need as there are no amenities on the island....even water. We met some great other campers and had a blast. I was glad we experienced the camping, as the ferry ride only allows you about 4 hours... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Dry Tortugas is a great all day trip. The boat leaves at 8:00 and returns at 5:30. It is 2.5 hours each way to the island. You are fed breakfast and lunch. Once on the island you can snorkel, gear provided, take a guided tour of the fort, or explore on your own. There is a bird sanctuary close by... More 

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Lucerne Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our plan was to do some snorkeling. That was not as good as we expected, but seeing Ft Jefferson and hearing the history was very well worth the trip.

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Thank Karen T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hands down one of the best parts of our anniversary trip. The ferry is crowded and bumpy, but the island beaches, marine life, and the fort itself are all breathtaking. Not to mention this is one of the most remote National Parks. The snorkeling was fantastic - zebra, barracuda, bright neon blues, and more. Do it!

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Littleton, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have visited Fort Jefferson two times and each time was a wonderful experience. Our experience will be different than most as we went via our own sailboat and stayed. (Maximum time is two weeks). To do that you must be self sufficient, as there are no facilities in this remote outpost. We learned oodles as the place is full... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Although expensive, the day trip on board the Yankee Freedom to the Dry Tortugas national park is well worth the cost. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable and deal with every eventuality with a smile. The island itself is fascinating - the history of the fort, and the many different types of wildlife are stunning. Beautiful blue waters and white... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We did the seaplane ride over to the dry tortugas and surely were happy with that trip! The flight is about 40 by seaplane verses 2:15 minutes each way by high speed ferry. Cost is much higher but flying was so cool! Take drinks and snacks... we only did the half day trip, we were at the fort for 2... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Apparently became a national park in 1992 so one of the more recently named parks. One of the more difficult parks to reach since you have to get there by boat or seaplane. We did the day trip on the Yankee Freedom out of Key West. Raining when we left Key West but cleared & beautiful by the time we... More 

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Centerport, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth the trip out. Excellent views, beautiful building... history of the fort was cool. Sea plane ride was a super bonus!!! Definitely worth the money. Really put us into vacation chill mode.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The trip via the Yankee freedom III was fine. The crew was accommodating however they allow you only 4 hours on the island. Not enough to explore, snorkel lunch and chill. We went the day after a storm blew through and visibility was bad. I was expecting more based on reviews. We still had a good day. Not an inexpensive... More 

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