4, 6, or 8 hours
Availability: this activity often sells out. Book your tickets early to avoid disappointment.
Experience saltwater game fishing and snorkel an amazing living coral reef in one action-packed day with our Private Deep Sea Fishing Charter Snorkeling Combo.Highlights
- Go offshore on a fully-equipped sport fishing boat reserved for your party of up to 6.
- Contact your charter captain directly to custom-plan your trip.
- Fish with top-of-the-line equipment and free bait, tackle, and ice.
- Go snorkeling on North America’s only living coral reef.
- Enjoy high-quality snorkeling gear and free instruction – beginners welcome.
- Relax with clean restrooms, comfortable seating, and coolers for snacks and beverages.
The Cool Key West Private Deep Sea Charter and Snorkel Combo combines a premium Key West Deep Sea Fishing experience with a snorkeling trip on the only living coral reef in North America. This special trip can be done as a 4, 6, or 8-hour adventure, with departures arranged at your convenience up to 4:00 PM. All trips depart from Key West’s historic Charter Boat Row, and free hotel shuttle service is available upon request. The Private Deep Sea Fishing/Snorkel Combo trip is ideal for families, and you can work with your charter captain to plan the fishing and snorkeling itinerary that is best for your party.
Enjoy a scenic run offshore on a modern, fully-equipped sport fishing boat reserved solely for the use of your party of up to six people. Experience the thrill of big game fishing as you cruise the open Atlantic Ocean waters to the east of Key West on the hunt for the legendary fighting sport fish of the Florida Keys. Work with your charter captain to plan fishing strategy and take advantage of his inside knowledge of Gulf Stream and Atlantic ocean deepwater sites that have been internationally renowned for trophy big game fishing from the early 1900s onward, when tales from the adventure writers and big game fishermen Zane Grey and Ernest Hemingway put Key West deep sea fishing on every fisherman’s bucket list.
These waters are patrolled by the mighty Atlantic Blue Marlin, the most formidable of all offshore billfish at up to 14 feet in length and over 1,000 lbs. in weight. Hard-fighting Sailfish are abundant as well, and during their late fall and spring runs, when they pursue huge schools of baitfish along the reef edges and color-change lines, a fisherman might hook 20 in a day. Colorful Mahi-Mahi, or Dolphin-fish are one of the most plentiful and popular species. They offer fast fishing action and good eating throughout most of the late spring and summer. Big, high-speed predators like Barracuda, Blackfin Tuna, Kingfish, and Wahoo will challenge you with their reel-stripping runs. Deep-water live bait fishing over wrecks and reefs will produce Amberjack, Cobia, Grouper, Yellowtail Snapper, Sharks, and many other species that will have you fighting fish until your arms give out.
After you bag your limit, run over to the Florida Reef about 5 miles off the shore of Key West for a snorkeling adventure over the third largest coral barrier reef system in the world. Protected as part of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, the natural coral formations of this pristine reef habitat teem with schools of colorful tropical fish and draw thousands of dive and snorkel enthusiasts from around the world each year. You will be amazed by close-up views of an incredible quantity and variety of tropical marine life including Angelfish, Parrotfish, Blue and Yellow Tang, Yellow Snapper, Moray Eels, and many other species. With luck, you may even spot a sea turtle or game fish such as Barracuda or Amberjack.
Don’t worry if you have never snorkeled before. Snorkeling is actually easier than swimming, and your helpful and friendly captain and crew will be on hand with all the guidance and instruction you need. They will gear you up with top-of-the line equipment including mask, fins, and snorkel, and in no time at all you will be exploring the reef in perfect confidence.
The Cool Key West Private Deep Sea Fishing/Snorkel Combo is one of the only trips of its kind in Key West. Your charter captain will work with you to evaluate snorkeling conditions and water clarity over the reef, determine the best fishing locations and techniques, and set an itinerary that includes the balance of activities that you are looking for. All of our deep sea fishing boats can accommodate up to 6 guests, and are set up for maximum comfort with enclosed cabins, clean restrooms, comfortable seating, and plenty of cooler space for your drinks and snacks. Drinking water is provided free of charge, and for your convenience a sack lunch service is also available at $10.00 per person.
If you have ever wondered what it would be like to cruise the Key West waters in your own deep-sea fishing boat, this is your chance to live the dream. Contact Cool Key West now to book your charter, and we will put you in direct touch with a captain who will help you plan the ultimate day at sea.