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Yankee Freedom III

Lands End Marina, Key West, FL 33040
+1 800-634-0939
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Discover the eighth wonder of the world aboard the Yankee Freedom II Dry Tortugas National Park Ferry. Cruise in spacious comfort to Fort Jefferson Dry Tortugas National Park seventy miles southwest of Key West. Our veteran captain and friendly crew will take you to one of the most unique and spectacular national parks in the United States. Your trip includes breakfast, lunch, snorkel gear and guided tour of the largest brick structure in the United States.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Lands End Marina, Key West, FL 33040
+1 800-634-0939

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Reviewed 29 April 2014

We tried to book the seaplane, but it was full. So we took Yankee Freedom III and decided that we are glad it turned out that way. The cruise was relaxing and we had a lot of time to take in the views. Even saw...More

Thank U3O8Frank
Reviewed 28 April 2014

This is something everyone should do in their lifetime. The Yankee Fredom (YF) and Fort Jefferson staff are top notch. The boat is big enough to be comfortable in moderate seas, fast enough to get you out there in a short amount of time, and...More

Thank Bubbashealy11
Reviewed 28 April 2014 via mobile

I recommended this trip for all. History, unspoiled beauty, and a wonderful experience. The crew was very accommodating, helpful and informative.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 21 April 2014

My girlfriend and I had long wanted to see Fort Jefferson and last November we had a friend getting married in Atlanta, so decided to make a longer trip out of it. We spent about a week and a half on our journey from Atlanta,...More

Thank sharkowill
Reviewed 20 April 2014

You guys are awesome! Although we experienced some rough seas the day we went, the crew was very attentive to all. The views and ride were incredible and fun! The vessel was clean and layout of the boat perfect for this type of trip -...More

1  Thank SHIRLEY E
Reviewed 20 April 2014

Everything has already been said, the crew of the Yankee Freedom is great! Fort Jefferson is an amazing place (kinda scary and beatiful) totally worth the money (still almost 600$ for a family of four). Two things must be mentionned : - pack your dramamine!...More

Thank Luca B
Reviewed 20 April 2014

We really wanted to see the Dry T's while in Key West. The Yankee Freedom seemed like the perfect mode of transportation for us. They instruct you to be at the dock by 7:00 am. That was way to early. There is absolutely no need...More

Thank AdventurousAmy77
Reviewed 17 April 2014

The crew was humorous and helpful from the first moment when you check in. I've been three times since I moved here in October because I bring everyone that visits! The island and tours were fantastic. Overall one of my favorite key west activities!

Thank jdhaase
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Everything was run and executed perfectly. The crew was awesome; super friendly, kind, and helpful. Water was a little rough, but the boat handles it great! I can't stress how efficient everything was with the crew. They do an awesome job. And Tom's beard is...More

Thank N P
Reviewed 16 April 2014

We encountered bad weather in the keys and called to cancel the trip at 12:00 the day before. I voiced my concerns about the weather and my kids. I was told it was too late to cancel by the staff and we went anyway. The...More

12  Thank Krista S
Nearby Attractions
Dry Tortugas National Park
3,956 reviews
.13 km away
Fort Jefferson
392 reviews
.17 km away
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26 June 2017|
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Response from Allison B | Reviewed this property |
I have never been when it was crowded. This is the only company that is allowed to ferry people to Fort Jefferson. There are 200 plus sits on the vessel but it is never to capacity. Once you get to the island, you hardly... More
margaret G
7 June 2017|
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Response from Lisa S | Reviewed this property |
Entirely free to do your own thing. The only thing you'll want to pay attention to is the hours they serve lunch. The snorkeling is directly from the beach and honestly it's not very good.
16 April 2017|
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Response from GAWhit | Reviewed this property |
They take cards as well.