Guided kayak nature tours, kayak rentals or Sunset Kayaking. All great individual or family adventures. Book your kayak by calling the front desk.
Route 905 at MM 106 bayside. Conservationists years ago rescued this nature preserve from development. It is home to numerous endangered species; guided walks are offered by contacting Pennekamp Park at (305) 451-1202
MM 102.5 oceanside. America’s first underwater state park, with dive and snorkel, sunset, eco-tour, glass-bottom boat and canoe excursions. Pennekamp also maintains nature trails, a beach, picnic grounds and campsites. Contact (305) 451-1201
Marine education facility offers all levels of swimming with the dolphins in a natural lagoon. Dolphin Cove has 2 locations for you and your family to swim and snorkel with the dolphins, MM 99.5 Oceanside and MM 102 bayside. Offers bottlenose dolphin swims and encounters, dive excursions, crocodile and eco-tours, and kayak and canoe voyages. Contact (305) 451-4060
MM 93.6 bayside. The primary purpose of the center is the rescue, rehabilitation and release of ill, injured and orphaned wild birds. A boardwalk winds through cages that are home to wild hawks, ospreys, spoonbills, egrets and more. Some are here to recuperate and will later be released; others are unable to survive in the wild on their own and have become lifelong inhabitants. Contact (305) 852-4486.
A nostalgic destination reminiscent of why some of the most talented artists, writers, fishermen and presidents have called the Florida Keys home. Robbie’s offers tours to each historic and fascinating island. As a world-famous family favorite destination, where pets are always welcome, Robbie’s offers a taste of the Keys.
Famous for the Islamorada Fish Company and Market–just a few steps down the sandy beach! Two stories of everything you need to enjoy the great outdoors! Including an Outdoor Library and Reel Counter. Don’t forget to stop by and see “Pilar” the Famous Sister Ship to Hemingway’s Boat.
Theater of the Sea is family owned and operated since 1946 and one of the oldest marine mammal facilities in the world. The lagoons and lush, tropical gardens are home to Atlantic bottlenose dolphins, California sea lions, sea turtles, tropical and game fish, sharks, stingrays, alligators, marine invertebrates, and birds.
This is an excellent little beach next to the Overseas Highway. Located on Lower Matecumbe Key at MM 73.8 Oceanside. Catch this beautiful beach at low tide if possible!
Morada Way is Islamorada’s growing art community, located on gorgeous Upper Matecumbe Key, Mile 81.5. We feature monthly Third Thursday ArtWalks, art classes and special events throughout the year. http://moradaway.org/
Off Burton Drive at MM 92.5 oceanside. This waterfront park offers beach, playground, sports field, and picnic grounds.