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Key West Day Trip from Miami with Optional Activities

Miami Beach, United States

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icon12 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
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Getting to Key West from Miami on your own can be such a hassle, but this nearby city has so much to offer. Don’t miss out—this day trip includes round-trip transport from your hotel, so you can enjoy a stress-free ride without worrying about navigating through a new area. Plus, you’ll have plenty of free time to plan solo explorations, and multiple upgrade options are available for add-on activities.
  • Enjoy around five hours of free time in Key West to explore independently
  • Your scenic ride crosses the well-known Seven Mile Bridge
  • Upgrade your Key West day trip to include traveler-favorite activities like parasailing
  • Round-trip transport from your Miami hotel provided for convenience

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

Customize your day in Key West with more activity options than most day trips, all with one-stop booking.
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Day trip to Key West by bus
Hotel pickup and drop-off from Miami Beach/Downtown hotels with English/Spanish Driver and Guide
If Upgrade is selected- Glass Bottom Boat, Trolley, Conch Train, Parasail, Snorkeling
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Hand Sanitizer
Food and drinks
Admissions unless stated

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Gray Line Miami Offers pickups at over 200 hotels in the Miami Beach and Downtown Miami areas, if your hotel is not listed please enter it manually and call us to confirm pickup time
Hotel Pickups are outside by the main entrance

Departure Time

6:00 AM
Start your day with a pickup from your Miami or Miami Beach hotel, and relax as you travel south to Key West by bus. 

The scenic journey follows a route across more than 40 bridges including the Seven Mile Bridge, setting for many a movie scene including True Lies, License to Kill, 2 Fast 2 Furious and more. Hop between islands, and then arrive in Key West where a laid-back, Caribbean vibe awaits.

The time is your own here to do whatever you want. Enjoy roughly six hours of free time and check out attractions such as Hemingway House where Ernest Hemingway lived on the island. Or take a stroll through Mallory Square; it’s right on the waterfront in the historic Old Town of Key West.

If you want to maximize your time on the island, select one of these upgrade options and enjoy your activity when you arrive.

Key West and Conch Train:Ride an open-air conch train around Key West, and learn about the island as you go. Listen to narration about the sights as you meander through Key West’s Old Town.

Key West and Trolley Tour:Enjoy a hop-on hop-off tour by trolley, and see the sights of Key West. It’s a great way to explore and sightsee at your own pace.

Key West and Snorkel Cruise:Jump aboard a catamaran for a 3-hour snorkel expedition to a nearby coral reef. Equipment is provided as are non-alcoholic drinks.

Key West and Glass-Bottom Boat Cruise:Cruise out from land to see one of the world’s largest reefs, home to an abundant array of tropical fish and marine life.

Key West and Parasailing:Gaze down at Key West as you glide above the water from a modern parasail boat. Single and tandem rides are available, but participants must be older than six years of age.
Pass By:  
Seven Mile Bridge
Seven Mile Bridge
Stop At:  
Mallory Square
Mallory Square
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Southernmost Point
Southernmost Point in Continental US
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travel from Miami to Key West is by bus
  • The Glass Bottom Boat is subject to favorable weather conditions and may be canceled in the event of inclement weather
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infants between the ages of 0 - 3 are Free but must sit on parents lap
  • A government issued photo ID must be present at the time of checking in for Parasailing. We do not accept photos of ID's. If there is a minor the actual parent must sign the waiver for the minor. No other adult can sign for the minor
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Post COVID-19 Policy- All passengers over 8 years old will be required to wear face masks when inside the buses and indoor any facility (such as gift shops, cafeterias, etc). Hand Sanitizer stations will be provided onboard the buses and on the parks, museums We will operate at 50% capacity, same as parks and museums. Staff will put forth extra efforts to clean, sanitize, and encourage social distancing among visitors and buses will be cleaned between each tour.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Gray Line Miami

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Key West Day Trip from Miami with Optional Activities?
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Key West Day Trip from Miami with Optional Activities.
What is the policy on sanitization during Key West Day Trip from Miami with Optional Activities?
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Key West Day Trip from Miami with Optional Activities.
What is the social distancing policy during Key West Day Trip from Miami with Optional Activities?
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Key West Day Trip from Miami with Optional Activities.
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Key West Day Trip from Miami with Optional Activities?
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Key West Day Trip from Miami with Optional Activities.
What is the maximum group size during Key West Day Trip from Miami with Optional Activities?
This activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Key West Day Trip from Miami with Optional Activities.

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Traveler Tips

  • "Key West is a nice place to visit for one day." See review
  • "Really nice tour, really nice options to take while in Key West, nice bus, good work of driver and tour guide, and Key west is a really nice place to visit!" See review
  • "The trip was pretty long and exhausted but it was worth it once we reached the destination." See review


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Key west day trip
, May 2021
Great trip to keywest. Totally recommended. For the record this is all day trip so you will be in ur hotel btw 9 or 10 pm .
Bus Break
, May 2021
Well let's start with the beginning,The bus arrives late, at my hotel, then I almost miss it all together, because I went back inside, to see at the front desk to see what the problem the air conditioner, stopped working in the middle of the trip, the bus looked a bit worn down tvs were broken on both sides, then we had to stop multiple times in order to even make sure that we got to Key West on time, in the first place.... please make sure that your All your equipment on your buses are fully working before spending them out on a long time trip...
Horrible experience won’t use again
, May 2021
Terrible customer service. Avoid this place. Of course Key West was beautiful, but I would rent a car and just pay to do the snorkeling when you get there. Bus’s air conditioning stopped less than a quarter way into the trip so the 3.5 hours was a sauna. Staff was unhelpful and they tried to only give us a couple hours of walk around time when I was specifically told that we’d have 5 hours of leisure time in addition to the snorkeling. After we got there by the bus, we rented a car from the airport. Just so we could spend some actual time there, and have air conditioning.
Key west tour
, May 2021
The tour guide was very fun and professional. Orlando was very detailed with everything. Only major concern with this tour is that timing could have been better advised by company.I was told to be out from of my hotel by 6:50am and did not get picked up until almost 7:30am when I almost walked off and let cause I assumed I missed the bus, but overall the tour was very fun I will definitely book again.
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Amazing 🤩
, May 2021
We had an amazing time. They gave us plenty of time to get to do things .the bus was clean and were to nap a little. The bus was a little late to pick us up but we still had fun.
Axle issues
, May 2021
None of it it was horrible the bus didn’t have no ac which is ridiculous the bus was way to pack stop packing up these buses
Awful, not serious, dangerous bus trip
, May 2021
Below are all the things that went wrong on this bus trip: 1. Bus was late for morning pickup. We were told to be ready at 5:50, bus showed up at 6:30 2. Guests were not asked to wear face masks and half the passengers had no masks on and the guide was not saying anything. The guide herself was not wearing her mask on. This is unacceptable, this company is not complying with Covid guidelines and does nothing to keep their customers safe. If you’d like to catch covid, book this trip. 3. Seats we were seating on were broken. We literally had the seat in front of us completely bended on our knees. After checking all the seats in the bus I realized half of them were broken so this is a big situation and they shouldn’t sell bus tickets in these conditions 4. No bathroom stops (6-7 hours round trip) do not drink or you’ll have to use the disgusting bathroom in the bus (see point 5). 5. There was a very bad bathroom smell in the bus. Obviously the bathroom were not cleaned for a long time and the driver and the guide didn’t take the necessary actions to make the situation better. Me and my friends had a horrible experience. I advise to rent a car and do your own activities but do not take this bus trip.
Great bus trip
, May 2021
The bus ride was nice. Our tour guide was very good and our breakfast stop at Evelyns was nice. We really enjoyed Key West
Better off renting a car.
, May 2021
3 and a half hour trip took 6 hours. Traffic what terrible and grant you that wasn’t their fault, but our one scheduled stop was bypassed due to people had to be at their scheduled time for snorkeling. So we couldn’t stop to use the bathroom. The bathroom on the bus was disgusting and did not have any toilet paper nor did it even flush. Some seats were broken and so you had to sit in the reclining position for the entire trip or if sat behind a broken seat you basically had someone in your face the entire trip. It cost $150 for 3 people. We rented a car for the way back and it was $110. So it was way better and you can stop when you want to go to the bathroom. Guide wasn’t very interactive and somewhat rude also.
, May 2021
Guide was very informational and helpful and provided a fun experience! Snorkeling was amazing as well and so much fun! The experience and open bar on the way back was incredible!! Will definitely book again in the future!!

Product code: 5221KEYWEST

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