Lower Florida Keys Boat Rental
Lower Florida Keys Yacht Charter
Depart from the dock at 8 or 9 AM and cruise southward. South of Government Cut (the main ship channel in Miami Beach) we veer farther offshore to avoid the shallows off Fisher Island, Virginia Key and Key Biscayne. We then proceed south through waterways that will generally have calm to moderate seas even when the open ocean is rough. This trip covers the maximum mileage that’s practical for a single day’s cruise to a destination in the Keys (hence the earlier departure for convenient mid-afternoon arrival).
THE LOWER KEYS (3 days, 2 night)
The destination is Little Palm Island, which is truly unique in many ways. For starters, it is the only resort in the entire Florida Keys that is not directly accessible from the overseas highway. For visitors who don’t come via their own private yacht (whether owned or chartered) there is launch service. But you can’t get there by car. And then, unlike other resorts in the Keys, which boast an almost unlimited slate of potential activities. There’s no TV on the island, no radios, telephone service is limited, and the shore side accommodations don’t even have radios! There are no nightclubs or Tiki bars. But there is some absolutely elegant dining (among the very best anywhere in this hemisphere) and a more than ample opportunity to rest and unwind. Here , you truly get away from it all!
There’s also (as with other Keys destinations) plenty of reef activity nearby including some spectacular SCUBA diving (for those who are certified) on nearby Looe Key and the fairly new artificial reef a sunken 200-foot ship, the Adolphus Busch Sr, which lies in about 100 feet of water between Looe Key and American Shoal.
Little Palm Island is also a more expensive destination. But if you really want to “recharge your batteries” by going to the most isolated locale you reach by a day trip from Miami, this is THE place!
*Can be extended to a more leisurely 4 Day 3 Night or 5 Day 4 Night trip by stopping at one of the other wonderful destinations we offer along the way.