Editor Picks: 3 Fun Jet Ski Tours in Key West

by Cedric Pentonville  |  Published July 9, 2024

For over 100 miles along the Florida Keys, you’re never more than a few hundred meters away from the open ocean – and it’s hard to find a more enthralling way to explore than aboard a jet ski.

(Photo: Fury Water Adventures / Courtesy Viator)

There are many types of jet ski tours in Key West, some designed to allow riders to let loose, and others guided tours of the region, unlocking sides of Key West you may not get to know otherwise. Then there are the all-out adrenaline-packed watersports tours, which usually include jet skiing as part of a broader itinerary. By considering all of these options, we bring you three of the best Key West jet ski tours currently available.

Ultimate Jet Ski Tour 

All around Key West there is beautiful blue water, filled with remarkable marine life. It’s possible to see turtles, stingrays, dolphins and even manatees as you cruise around the large area designated for the use of jet skis. The tour starts off with a demonstration of how to operate the jet skis. All safety equipment is supplied, so all you have to do from there is follow your guide through the Key West waterways. You’ll have around two hours out on the water so, as with all other tours on this list, be sure to bring sunscreen and sunglasses, as well as swimwear. From $174 per person.

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Water Adventure with Parasail, Jet Ski, Banana Boat

(Photo: Sebago Key West / Courtesy Viator)

For anybody looking for even more time between sun and sea, there’s this extremely popular three-hour watersports tour. The whole excursion is based around a catamaran trip, with stops along the way to take part in many different activities. Parasailing, jet skiing, snorkeling, kayaks and various inflatable water toys are all included in the price, so you can try your hand at everything. Breakfast, lunch and drinks are also all included. Be sure to keep an eye out for marine life on this fantastic tour. From $161 per person.

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Jet Ski & Leisure Day Trip

(Photo: US2U Tours / Courtesy GetYourGuide)

If you’re really flush for time, this all-day adventure may well appeal. After collection from a meeting point of your choice in Miami, you’ll travel by air-conditioned coach to Key West. On arrival, you’ll jump straight into the proverbial deep end with a 90-minute adrenaline-fuelled guided jet ski tour across the area’s azure waters. Afterwards, you’ll have the rest of the day free to explore the many attractions of Key West at your own leisure before your return journey to Miami to bring your memorable day to a close. From $149 per person.

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