Key West Kayaking
Key West Kayaking
Now offering trips at Sugarloaf, Cudjoe,
Summerland and Little Torch Keys
Captain Bill Keogh has lived in the lower keys for over two decades and has made
his living on or in these waters as a naturalist guide, educator and
professional photographer. He has been published in numerous books, magazines
and publications throughout the world and co-produced the book written by Jeff
Ripple on the natural history of the Florida keys. National geographic, The
Nature Conservancy, World Wildlife fund, Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuges,
and many others have used his images.
KAYAK GROUP TOURS
* No Experience Necessary*
Explore...the shallow waters surrounding the mangrove islands of the Great White
Heron and Key Deer National Wildlife Refuges, using safe and stable sit-on-top
Relax...while we move slowly and observe closely the colorful web of life that
inhabits the mangrove forests, sponge flats, grass flats and incredibly blue sky
of the backcountry.
Join us...on one of our morning, afternoon or sunset tours for a unique
3.5 hour Tour
Rent A Kayak for a 1/2 day, full day or multiple days. We will deliver and pick
up our boats at any one of the many local boat ramps between Sunshine Key and
Key West. If you prefer to have the boats delivered to where you are staying
we can do that too. All rentals include Kayak(s), Paddles(s) and PFD's.
Rent & Ride is becoming a popular service for locals, returning guests, and
the independent adventurists. We will ferry you and our Kayak(s), aboard our
shallow water power boat, into the Backcountry. From there we will leave you
with explicit instructions on how to navigate yourself back to port. This
service allows you to paddle the shallow waters along the mangrove islands at
your own pace.
We offer Competitive Rates.
Fishing...from a kayak allows Angler's to silently navigate into extremely
shallow waters. Stalking permit, tarpon, bonefish, sharks, barracuda and many
other species is only a cast away. Trips include all fishing tackle and permits.
4 hour Tour
CUSTOM MOTORBOAT EXCURSIONS
CUSTOM BACKCOUNTRY TOURS
The Ultimate Experience... for exploring the true heart of the Backcountry of
the Lower Keys is our Custom Backcountry Tour. We ferry Kayaks, via our
powerboat into the Backcountry where few venture. As we motor to our paddling
destination you will see wonderful vistas of the true heart of the National
Wildlife Refuges. We then embark on a 3-hour paddle to explore a superb
environment. Commonly we see sharks, rays, dolphin, turtle, and an abundance of
4.5 hour Tour
·* If you do not wish to paddle, but would like to learn about the natural
history of the Keys Backcountry, we offer birding, wildlife Eco-tours and
photographic safaris' via power boat exclusively.
Captain Bill Keogh
Please be sure to mention that you were
sent to them by Clyde's Key West Kayaking.