Your Guide to Key West Water Activities

Located where the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico meet the Atlantic Ocean, Key West is a paradise for aquatic adventures. Whether you are interested in snorkeling in crystal clear water, kayaking through mangrove forests, or exhilarating jet ski tours, there are Key West water activities for every interest. Stay with Rent Key West Vacations and let our concierge help you arrange tours and experiences on the island!

Top Key West Water Activities to Try on Vacation

Key West, with its stunning coastal landscapes and crystal-clear waters, offers many water sports for enthusiasts of all kinds. Some of the most popular Key West water activities include:


Key West is surrounded by one of the largest coral reefs in the world, offering exceptional conditions for snorkeling! The best snorkeling spots on the island are the Key West Marine Park, Fort Zachary Taylor, and Dry Tortugas National Park


Explore the natural diversity of the Keys on a kayak trip between Stock Island and Key West. Reserve a kayak from Lazy Dog and paddle through mangrove creeks and seagrass beds while looking for local wildlife. 


Book a boat rental and explore the waters around Key West on your own time! Explore neighboring sandbars, islands, and parks. Popular destinations for boaters include Boca Grande, Dry Tortugas National Park, and Bahia Honda State Park.


Key West is a world-class sport fishing destination offering exceptional offshore, deep sea, flats, and inshore fishing. Target sport fish like tarpon, permit, bonefish, mahi mahi, wahoos, tuna, marlin, and much more! 

Key West Watersport Rentals

One of the best ways to explore the waters of Key West is with a local guide. Reserve a tour with one of these local outfitters:

  • Sunset Watersports: Provides sandbar tours, sunset cruises, snorkeling, parasailing, jet skiing, dolphin tours, and safari eco-tours.
  • Fury Water Adventures: Provides snorkeling tours, sunset cruises, eco-tours, parasailing, jet skiing, and private charters.
  • Sebago Watersports: Provides sunset sails, jet skiing, snorkeling, parasailing, eco-tours, schooners, and private charters.

Book Your Key West Getaway Today

Dive in and discover the best Key West water activities during your getaway with Rent Key West Vacations! Our concierge is here to provide free personalized service and assist you in booking activities on the island. Please get in touch with our concierge at 305-294-0990 or email us at for more information. Browse our Key West vacation rentals and start planning your Florida getaway today!