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Lower Keys Adventure Charters

30926 Edward Rd, Big Pine Key, FL 33043-4813
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So Good, We Snorkeled 2 Days in a Row!!

I am so glad I took my 2 boys (ages 10 and 14) snorkeling with Mike. I originally booked one trip... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John D
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New York
Repeat Customers

We have taken several charters with Captain Mike while visiting on vacation. We moved to Big Pine... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tammy B
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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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Specializing in Private Back Country Eco Tours, Fishing Charters, Snorkel Trips, and Sunset Cruises/Picnics for up to four passengers (two adults and two children). The diversity of wildlife makes this area uniquely special Customize your trips to do exactly what you like. We have tons of secret locations to lock you in on fun. With friendly service and safety a top priority we create an exciting trip you will remember for a lifetime. Reasonable rates for a family friendly charter. This is how to have Keys fun "local style"!
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Hours Today: 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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30926 Edward Rd, Big Pine Key, FL 33043-4813
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am so glad I took my 2 boys (ages 10 and 14) snorkeling with Mike. I originally booked one trip: snorkeling at the reef at Newfound Harbor, followed by dinner that Mike grilled for us on a secluded island beach where he docked his...More

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BigPineAdventur... L, Owner at Lower Keys Adventure Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for utilizing my services. It was a pleasure having you and your two sons for 2 days. We didn't get a chance to snorkel the Gulf of Mexico but we can leave that for next time! You do so many adventures...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have taken several charters with Captain Mike while visiting on vacation. We moved to Big Pine last year and had an opportunity to charter with him again with visiting friends. As usual, everyone had a great time. Whether you want to snorkel, take an...More

Thank Tammy B
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited Big Pine Key last month and had Mike take us out to the reefs for snorkeling. Mike was very accommodating and took us to several areas while we were out. We were at Looe Key Reef and saw a shark...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Mike met us at predetermined location, right on time. We brought along our Pekingese dog, Beethoven. Both Mike and his dog where more than accomadating. We spent half a day cruising to various locations with Mike answering any questions we had. We stopped at an...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Excellent guide for one of the best areas in the keys. Lots of local information. Couldn't recommend Capt. Mike more.

Thank Mally W
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

We have been coming to the Keys for over 15 years, and have gone out with Mike 4 times now. He has always put us on the fish, whether we were spear fishing or going traditional we always came home with a cooler full of...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Our family of four (kids 9 and 12) booked a private snorkel tour with Captain Mike. At some point along the way, he mentioned perhaps adding fishing on and we decided to do so. Captain Mike was knowledgeable and was great with the kids. He...More

Thank Wendy S
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BigPineAdventur... L, Owner at Lower Keys Adventure Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you very much for entrusting me to take your family out into unfamiliar waters. We are blessed here in the keys with some excellent fishing and snorkeling opportunities. Even though we got hit with a category 4 hurricane, we will survive by rebuilding and...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Captain Mike definitely knows what he is doing. I had an amazing day snorkeling and having fun. Wonderful day in the water under the sun, one I ll never forget. Lizzy is so cute, she stole my heart.More

Thank Andrea Z
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BigPineAdventur... L, Owner at Lower Keys Adventure Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

I really enjoyed showing you a little bit what we have to offer. I do hope you will be back time and time again! Glad you were able to enjoy it even though you had a busy schedule. Plus, there is so much to show...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Captain Mike is awesome! I booked an eco trip with him that includes snorkeling and fishing for the day. However due to weather he suggested to split the trip into two days to assure best conditions for both activity. We went out to do fishing...More

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BigPineAdventur... L, Owner at Lower Keys Adventure Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

I'm glad it worked out for everyone. If I have flexibility in my schedule, I'm glad to make it happen for the better. Happy everybody got to catch a fish or three. When you have the right current direction, there right wind conditions, the right...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

Captain Mike and his loyal first mate Lizzie took my daughter and me to two fantastic locations. One was a deeper water reef and the other a patch reef closer to shore. I've been diving for 41 years, and he's the most knowledgeable dive master...More

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BigPineAdventur... L, Owner at Lower Keys Adventure Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you, I enjoy my job that I am lucky enough to have started. When someone shows such an interest in our beautiful outdoor environment, I find it that much easier to go the extra mile. I love working with the people I come in...More

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Chellsey L
13 August 2016|
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Response from Mike T | Property representative |
I can comfortably take four adults for a back country fishing trip. Please give me a call for availability, current conditions, etc 305.900.8240
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Amber B
26 July 2016|
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Response from Kirk P | Reviewed this property |
You may have been posting this to the wrong reviewer. All of my comments were very positive and I mentioned bringing in 14 fish...plenty enough for a fish fry...listed many fish we caught and many techniques we used and... More
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KJB1978
6 July 2016|
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Response from Mike T | Property representative |
Yes I do take guests to a pristine, coral sand beach that is one of the best natural beaches in the Florida Keys. I'd be happy to help you plan a four hour adventure 305-900-8240 Thank you, Mike
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