At the southernmost
tip of the Continental United States lies the island paradise
Key West with its own unique charm and laid back lifestyle - Famous for
Hemingway, sunset celebrations and much more. However the end of US 1 is just
the beginning, let the Dry Tortugas Ferry
of Key West take you a further 70 miles
west of Key West, Florida, out over the emerald waters
of the Gulf of Mexico to America's most inaccessible National Park - The Dry
Tortugas - Fort Jefferson on Garden Key.
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Dry TortugasFerry & Seaplanes
DRY TORTUGAS FERRY:
Take our high speed catamaran 70 miles west of
Key West to the islands and waters of the Dry Tortugas National Park - the last
of the Florida Keys. Explore historic Fort Jefferson the "Gibraltar of the
Gulf." Fort Jefferson in the Dry Tortugas National Park is America's
largest 19th century coastal fort. The Dry Tortugas is one of our most
inaccessible National Parks. Don't miss your opportunity to visit this remote
About Our Boat...
Cruise in spacious comfort aboard The Fort Jefferson Ferry, the
fastest, largest and most state-of-the-art vessel ferrying passengers to Fort
Jefferson Dry Tortugas National Park. The Fort Jefferson Ferry is a
high-speed boat certified to carry 250 passengers; however, to maximize the
comfort of each guest, we limit each trip to 100 passengers. Our veteran captain
and friendly crew will take you to one of the most unique and spectacular
national parks in the United States: The Dry Tortugas National Park and Fort
Jefferson. Almost 70 miles west of Key West, nestled among coral reefs, and
white sandy beaches, lie seven remote islands called the Dry Tortugas.
Unforgettable adventures await you on this most memorable trip. En route to Dry
Tortugas National Park our onboard naturalist will give you an orientation about
the area and the national park's surroundings. During your voyage, you will
enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Marquesa Islands, Boca Grande, have an
opportunity to see turtles and dolphins, and listen to pirate legends. You can
travel inside the main cabin in air-conditioned comfort or outside on one of the
observation decks. The Fort Jefferson Ferry also features comfortable
cushioned seats, three restrooms, fresh water rinse shower, full galley serving
snacks, soft drinks, beer, wine, mixed drinks (on return trip only), film, and
souvenirs. Rest assured, our crew will be there to make your adventure fun,
comfortable and safe. Come experience the difference... and have a great time on
the water. Please click here for more information about
Trip departs at 8 AM.
Check in no later than 7:30 AM !
Price includes continental breakfast, buffet lunch, soft drinks, water,
snorkeling gear and a guided tour of the Fort.
For Current Rate please click on Ferry Reservations Button below.
What to expect:
2 hours of travel time, each way.
4 1/2 hours at Fort Jefferson.
Continental breakfast upon boarding.
A tour of the Fort by one of our knowledgeable guides upon arrival.
Buffet lunch served in the picnic area of Fort Jefferson.
Complimentary soft drinks, water & iced tea throughout the day.
Freshwater rinse on board.
Thinking of staying awhile? Primitive camp sites are available at Fort
Jefferson. Max 3 Day Stay. You must provide all supplies. Cost...in addition to
Ferry Rates there is a $10.00 per adult National Park Fee, plus $3.00/per person per night to Park Service.
Advanced Reservations Required! (888) 382-7864
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for more information about camping...
FORT JEFFERSON FERRY
Limited seating -
Advance Reservations are Required..!
Please Call for Prices and Reservations.
9am - 9pm EST: 1-888-382-7864
The National Park is now charging an
entrance fee of $10 per person. The entrance fee is to be collected by the
Ferry or Seaplanes. A $4.00 Fuel Charge is included in the Ferry Rates. Thank you.
FORT JEFFERSON & DRY TORTUGAS NATIONAL PARK.
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