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Great Morning on the Water!

We went out at 9 am with Captain Karen. She took us to a calm snorkeling place and we got there... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Jill Q
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Keep going back

I am a regular with Captain Karen of Venus Charters. She is lots of fun to spend the day with. Her... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
hbcartwright
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Key West, Florida
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We went out at 9 am with Captain Karen. She took us to a calm snorkeling place and we got there ahead of all the larger dive boats. Then she took us out to see some dolphins. She was very knowledgeable and friendly. Highly recommend...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

I am a regular with Captain Karen of Venus Charters. She is lots of fun to spend the day with. Her boat is comfortable, she knows where to fish, where to snorkel and where to see the dolphins and sea life. She sets a great...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Karen was a great guide. We went fishing and had a great time. Did not feel rushed and even saw dolphins. Would definitely go back for more fishing or snorkeling.

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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Dolphins, fishing, and a sunset! Captain Karen knows the best spots for all the above. We had a great time and learned a lot about fishing!

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

We went out with Captain Karen for 5 days and had the absolute best time ever. We caught lots of huge fish and ate them every night. Captain provides the most relaxing, fun filled experience you can imagine. She really goes out of her way...More

Thank Laurie F
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

Venus charters was by far the best experience at the keys ! We had captain caren she made sure to give the best experience we went snorkeling and to sandbars she's super down to earth extremely smart and makes sure that you are well taken...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2017

What a great adventure. Have been coming to KW for a lot of years and this has just become one of my highlights. Captain Karen is great, couldn't have asked for anyone better. Even Chuck enjoyed it and he isn't thrilled by fishing. AWESOME!!More

Thank Mark M
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CaptKaren, Owner at Venus Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Dear Mark and Chuck, Its not often a fish is so big it breaks the rod so we must get back out there to go for the win next time! I enjoyed the day with you two and I hope we get to do it...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Take this charter. If you enjoy Key West this adds another dimension. We say a pod of dolphins cavorting, all kinda of fish, a sting ray, sponges and all kinds of beautiful underwater life. Karen is very kind, wonderful and charming. She knows her stuff!...More

Thank Keywest L
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CaptKaren, Owner at Venus Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Thank you very much for the review! I think I enjoyed the day as much as you! Take care and I hope to see you when you're (65) 😉

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Reviewed 11 June 2017

From start to finish, this experience will be forever embedded in my memory...that special place I go when in a cubicle and need to daydream. Captain Karen knows the waters and all the magical places. This is a must do when in the keys!

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CaptKaren, Owner at Venus Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

The best part of my job is the magic too! Somehow I landed in Key West and magically became a Captain and now I get to meet happy people like you who enjoy the things I do. See you again soon!

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Reviewed 6 June 2017

We went out with Captain Karen of Venus Charters last week and had a absolutely wonderful time. She has a great boat and is very professional. She took us out to an Island, and though we weren't the only ones there, if felt like we...More

Thank Mike S
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CaptKaren, Owner at Venus Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review me Mike. Its my pleasure to bring folks to the places they will always fondly remember. Hope to have that opportunity with you again soon! Captain Karen

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Vancouvermarina
19 June 2016|
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Response from CaptKaren | Property representative |
Hello! The prices are not per person. They are for the whole boat. Just your family and me. A 4 hr combo trip is $500. Call me at 305-304-1181 to make a reservation or you may do so through my website. Kindly Captain Karen
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