Our Miami to Key West Day Trip includes a thrilling Key West parasailing flight, a tour of the scenic Overseas Highway and an afternoon in exciting Key West.
- Board a luxury touring coach for a trip down the amazing Overseas Highway
- Listen to a narrated tour of the Florida Keys during the scenic 4-hour ride to Key West
- Go offshore for a thrilling parasail flight 300 feet above the water
- Explore, shop, and dine in historic Old Town Key West
- Enjoy free pickup & drop off at most Miami Beach and Downtown Miami hotels
Looking for a fun one-day side trip out of Miami? Combine a Tours of Key West Miami to Key West Day Trip with a Parasailing Adventure to add some tropical beauty and action sports thrills to your vacation. A scenic 4-hour ride down the awesome Overseas Highway via luxury touring coach is your gateway to an afternoon of excitement in America’s Caribbean paradise.
You can transfer to the departure point right from your hotel door with free pickup from most of the major accommodations in the Miami Beach, Sunny Isles Beach, or Downtown Miami areas. Professional drivers and all the modern conveniences make touring the Keys by coach a comfortable and unique experience. Cool air-conditioning, plush reclining seats, panoramic windows, and an interesting narrated tour are great for sightseeing. The smooth ride invites you to enjoy photography, games, reading, or even a nap as the time flies by.
After leaving the Florida mainland, the coach will head southwest to pass along 31 Keys on the way to Key West, the final island in the chain. From Key Largo to Key West, the Overseas Highway crosses open water on 43 bridges including the legendary Seven Mile Bridge, an engineering marvel that will have you amazed by the ocean views that open on both sides as the coach seems to fly low over the water.
As you reach the southern end of the Seven Mile Bridge at Little Duck Key, you enter the Caribbean tropical environment of the Lower Keys. Pristine wilderness bush country and shallow Backcountry channels over white sand bottoms contrast with high-end resort developments and busy sportfishing harbors all set against a marine wonderland that draws fishermen and water sports enthusiasts from around the world.
Around noon, the coach arrives in Old Town Key West, where a few blocks away the parasailing boat waits at the dock for guests to check in. After a fun ride just a couple of miles offshore in a state-of-the-art 12-passenger parasailing boat, the thrills begin. Guests harness in and take off from a dry platform in perfect safety as the latest in parasail technology lifts fliers gently into the air.
The specially-equipped boat pulls the canopy to let you ascend and float 300 feet in the air to enjoy breathtaking panoramas of island paradise as you glide above the blue water. Feel the rush of climbing and descending under canopy as you fly single, tandem, or even triple on this family-friendly activity. With today’s modern equipment, parasailing is exciting yet 100% safe, and you stay completely dry unless you request a cooling dip into the water.
The Miami to Key West Day Trip with Parasailing tour puts together the best of Florida Keys sightseeing with a memorable adventure out on the calm turquoise waters of Key West. And when you return to shore, you will still have some time to explore Old Town Key West, do some shopping, enjoy dinner or a late lunch, and toast your adventure. Relax – a professional driver will take you back to Miami in safety and comfort, with arrival back at your hotel around 10:00 pm.
Add some tropical spice and extreme sports action to your Miami visit. Tours of Key West makes all the arrangements easy with a few clicks in our 100% secure booking system. Friendly customer service is always ready by phone or email if you have any questions. Don’t miss out – reserve your space on the Miami to Key West Day Trip with Parasailing adventure now.
- Reservations are REQUIRED for all bookings
- Book Your Package On-Line and Receive Your Confirmation
- Departure point: Detailed check-in instructions - including address, Google map, and parking information - will be included in your final confirmation email.
- Duration: 6 Hours in Key West
- Check-in time: Must be there by 7:15 am to check-in, boarding time will be at 7:40 am.
- Round trip transportation from Miami
- 6 hours in Key West
- A narrated tour of the Florida Keys
- Awesome parasailing flight - see Key West safely from the air!
What To Bring
- Confirmation Voucher (printed or mobile)
- Any required or suggested items listed on your confirmation email.
- A Smile!
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
Likely To Sell Out
Spaces are extremely limited this time of year so book early to ensure the date you want.
Voucher Confirmation Info
This tour accepts both printed and electronic vouchers (e-vouchers). You can either print the voucher and present a paper copy on the day of travel. Or, if you travel with a mobile device, simply show your Photo ID and present your voucher on your Smartphone or tablet on the day of travel.
Local Operator Information
Complete operator information, including local telephone number, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
- For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
- If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
- Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
- Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
- This tour requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
Frequently Asked QuestionsFAQ
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given to customers' questions.
Are there any weight restrictions for parasailing?
Minimum weight to fly alone is 90 lbs; not exceeding 450 lbs in tandem or triple (the captain may change these safety restrictions due to weather conditions).
Are there beaches in Key West?
There are several beaches in Key West, with the most popular being located at Fort Zachary Taylor State Park. Key West is a great watersports destination, so bring a bathing suit and sunscreen, if you plan to get wet.
Can I bring luggage on the bus?
Yes, you may bring one piece of luggage and one carry on bag, per person.
Do we stop on the way to Key West?
It depends. If passengers wish to take a break, we will stop at the McDonalds in Tavernier at approximately 9:00 AM. There is also a convince store and a grocery store in the same vicinity.
Do you have to know how to swim in order to parasail?
Although it is best for you to be comfortable in the water, you do not have to know how to swim. Each guest is provided with a buoyancy compensator (BC) that will assist with flotation.
How do people dress in Key West?
Key West is super casual. A sundress for ladies and khaki shorts for the gets is as dressed up as anyone usually gets.
How long does it take to drive to Key West?
The road trip takes about 4 hours. Driving the Overseas Highway is a one-of-a-kind experience. You will see some of the most spectacular scenery in the State. You will literally be driving right over the ocean and across a thin chain of islands and bridges, including the famous 7-Mile Bridge. These bridges connect 34 islands that make up the Florida Keys.
How much free time do we have in Key West?
You’ll have approximately 6 hours to explore Key West at your leisure.
Is there an age requirement for parasailing?
Yes, the minimum age to parasail is 6 years old. Participants under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign their liability waiver prior to boarding the vessel. At Tours of Key West safety is our number one priority. The minimum weight required for parasailing is roughly 90 pounds. If the flyer is less than 90 pounds, they will simply fly tandem with someone not to exceed roughly 450 pounds combined weight. Weight requirements may differ due to wind conditions.
What are some good items to bring on the drive to Key West?
Here are some good things to bring to keep you comfortable on the trip: a smartphone, tablet computer, MP3 player, books, magazines, camera, snacks, sleeping shades, and a travel pillow.
What happens if only my activity in Key West is cancelled?
On occasion, the activities in Key West will be canceled for bad weather. In those cases, you will be given a refund for the canceled part of your trip. Those refunds are as follows:
- If Glass Bottom Boat Cruise is canceled due to weather you will be issued a $29 refund.
- If Snorkeling Trip is canceled due to weather you will be issued a $29 refund.
- If Parasailing is canceled due to weather you will be issued a $39 refund.
- If Trolley is canceled due to weather you will be issued a $25 refund.
What is the weather cancellation policy?
If the Miami to Key West Day Trip with Parasailing must be canceled due to bad weather, and you cannot go on another day or time, you will be issued a refund by Tours of Key West.
What is there to see in Key West?
You’ll have approximately 6 hours to explore Key West. Famous for its history, this tropical island is home to famous landmarks such as the Southernmost Point in the United States, Mel Fisher’s Treasure Hunting Museum, Ernest Hemingway’s House with the 6-toed cats, Fort Zachary Taylor, and a spooky above ground cemetery just to name a few. There’s also fun water activities, like snorkeling, a glass bottom boat ride, jet ski tours, and parasailing.
Where can I park my car?
If required, parking instructions for the Miami to Key West Day Trip with Parasailing will be included in your confirmation email.
Where is the meeting point for this activity?
Detailed check-in instructions – including meeting point address, Google map, and parking information – for Miami to Key West Day Trip with Parasailing will be included in your confirmation email from Tours of Key West. Please be sure to double and triple check your email address is correct at checkout so this important email makes its way to you!
Will you pick me up from my hotel?
Yes. Free pick-up is available from all hotels in South Beach, Miami Beach, and Downtown Miami.
Will you take me back to my hotel after the tour?
Yes, after the tour, we will return you back to the hotel that we picked you up from. Tours of Key West offers complimentary drop-off service to all hotels in Miami Beach and Downtown Miami.
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