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Key Life Charters

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8865 Midnight Pass Rd, Bayfront Marina, Siesta Key, FL 34242-3838
+1 941-400-4240
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Amazing!!!

I couldn’t wait to write this review! We are still on our tour and everything has been perfect!! I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Zerogravitee
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Fort Wworth, United States
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Fantastic time!

What a beautiful boat! We had such a fantastic afternoon! The weather was not in our favorite but... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kelly A
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Yorba Linda, California
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Private boat charters, giving you the opportunity to experience Sarasota and the surrounding keys from the comfort of our 27 ft. Southwind Deck Boat powered by the legendary Yamaha 250hp outboard . Come join us for dolphin watching, sunset cruises, snorkeling, sight seeing, tubing, tiki bar and sandbar/beach hopping. We provide so much than just a boat ride. Come experience the "Key Life" for yourself!!!
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“captain mike” (74 reviews)
“sand bar” (19 reviews)
“saw dolphins” (19 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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8865 Midnight Pass Rd, Bayfront Marina, Siesta Key, FL 34242-3838
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+1 941-400-4240
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"tiki bars"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I couldn’t wait to write this review! We are still on our tour and everything has been perfect!! I highly recommend a tour with Key Life!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful boat! We had such a fantastic afternoon! The weather was not in our favorite but Captain Mike still managed to take us to 2 sandbars and we saw dolphins (which made me extremely happy). We will definitely go out on his boat...More

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KeyLifeCharters, Owner at Key Life Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the outstanding review! Florida weather can be very unpredictable but I do my best to work around the trouble areas! Thanks again! Mike and Donna

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great morning dolphin watching, shell finding and snorkeling. From the start Donna was super helpful finding the perfect choice for us. Mike was friendly and accommodating. We had a great time!

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KeyLifeCharters, Owner at Key Life Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for an outstanding review! Look forward to seeing everyone again if you return to this beautiful area, Mike and Donna

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time with Key Life Charters! Went to the sandbar and picked sea shells. A manatee came right up to the boat to say hi! Saw dolphins and had a great time water tubing. My kids loved it. Boat was so clean...More

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KeyLifeCharters, Owner at Key Life Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the excellent review! We were very lucky that day with the wildlife, they really were curious and came incredibly close to the boat! Thanks again for booking with us and for the excellebt review! Mike and Donna

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second trip with Captain Mike. Highly recommend. Me and my family had an awesome time on the water! If your looking for a fun excursion on the water this is the way to go. We will be booking again next trip back...More

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KeyLifeCharters, Owner at Key Life Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate our repeat clients and look forward to being a part of your vacation everytime you return! Thanks again! Mike and Donna

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Traveling with kids ages 7-22 sometimes is hard to find something for everyone. This experience checked all the boxes! Captain Mike is so easygoing to kids requests and great to spend the day with. He is very knowledgeable of the area, marine life and you...More

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KeyLifeCharters, Owner at Key Life Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I appreciate the outstanding review and I enjoyed having you and your family out on the boat! Hope to see everyone again if you return to the area. Thanks again! Mike and Donna

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mike was so wonderful and lead us to some beautiful places to see dolphins, manatees and a beautiful sunset! The charter was the highlight of our trip to Siesta Key. We will be doing it again!

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KeyLifeCharters, Owner at Key Life Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to provide the excellent review. Please do look us up again on your next trip to this area! Thanks again! Mike and Donna

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed Mike and his charter. We were worried about the weather before we came down to florida and were worried about cancelling. I called Donna late on a Saturday night, and she answered and let us know that if we did have to cancel,...More

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KeyLifeCharters, Owner at Key Life Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the excellent review and I am very glad everyone had a fun time on the water! Sarasota and the surrounding waters are truly beautiful and make my job a real pleasure! Thanks again! Mike and Donna

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Reviewed 14 June 2018

We had a fabulous experience with captain Mike! He was so kind and super informative about the area and local wildlife. We enjoyed a four hour afternoon with beautiful weather and had a blast. My entire family agreed, that our afternoon out on the water...More

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KeyLifeCharters, Owner at Key Life Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Its a pretty good day when you top Disney World! Thanks so much for the excellent review and I look forward to having you guys out for another day of fun in the fall! Thanks again! Mike and Donna

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Mike and Donna were super to work with. We were in the gulf during a tropical storm and they worked with us to still get us on the water and have a great day! The sandbar was pretty and the tubing for the teenage girls...More

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KeyLifeCharters, Owner at Key Life Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the outstanding review! We try to be flexible understanding the weather is out of everyones control! Hope to see you all again. Thank you Mike and Donna

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Zerogravitee
22 June 2018|
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Response from KeyLifeCharters | Property representative |
Hi Barbie, we do have a few options for a 2 hour during that time. What time of day were you interested in? Is there a specific day that would work better for you? Feel free to email directly or call us anytime. Thanks so... More
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leeairport4
21 June 2018|
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Response from KeyLifeCharters | Property representative |
Thanks for contacting us but we are fully booked during that time. Please try us again if you return to the area! Mike
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wesleygolf
13 June 2018|
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Response from KeyLifeCharters | Property representative |
Thank you so much for contacting us! We offer a variety of activities on the boat such as sightseeing, dolphin and manatee watching, tubing, snorkeling, sandbar stops and fun fishing. We are not necessarily a "fishing... More
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