Eco Tours Trips
Between the Key West National Wildlife Refuge and Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, which runs through Key West to Boca Grande Key, to the Marquesas Keys and out to the Dry Tortugas, there are seven distinct ecosystems to explore. Each with their own special flora, fauna, wildlife and sea life, this complex and interdependent eco-system is also a beautiful nursery and breeding ground for all.
These pristine, crystal clear waters offer you a peaceful escape as you kayak through a quiet world of uninhabited mangrove islands and aquamarine passages. The only sounds you hear is the call of the wild birds, the splash of your paddle as it dips in the water and the sound of your own heart beat.
Truly stunning for the land and seascapes and a feeling of remoteness, these islands offer the hidden beauty of serene and captivating vistas in every direction. We take you to the best breathtaking spots for viewing and photography of both marine life, and wildlife.
As you escape to explore the seclusion of the mangrove ecosystems surrounding the islands, and journey into the unspoiled natural habitats of the wildlife areas native to Boca Grande Key, the Marquesas Keys and the Dry Tortugas, you can't help but be overwhelmed by the feelings of peace and serenity. Only accessible by kayak are these uninhabited mangrove islands where a myriad of unique creatures awaiting your discovery both above and under the crystal clear tropical waters. Schools of bait fish, weaving through the mazes of pristine sponges and coral gardens that make the water dance below you. While the dolphins, manatees, sea turtles, sting rays, lobsters, and a variety of tropical fish keep you awestruck and looking for more by the hour; truly an unbelievable nature wildlife eco tour adventure to view for all.
A birders paradise is found in these mangrove islands which are home and nursery to over 300 different species of birds. Either living in the islands or resting as they that migrate each year for their mating season in and through the Dry Tortugas, you'll see Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds, Yellow-Billed Cuckoos, Peregrine Falcons, and Frigate Birds from time to time. It's also not uncommon to see Herons, Ibises and Egrets forage the flats. Pelicans are always present as they dive in formation, and Cormorants disappear under the water, while Magnificent Frigates soar above. You will encounter nesting sites for pelagic birds like the northern gannet, magnificent frigate bird, brown booby, black noddy, and sooty tern just to name a few. Hundreds of songbirds, water birds, shorebirds, and raptors still pass through Boca Grande, the Marquesas Keys, and the Dry Tortugas every year, making almost any day of the year perfect for bird watching.