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Key West to the Dry Tortugas aboard Take Me There

Dry Tortugas Fort Jefferson

Did you hear that Take Me There Sailing is now adding an excursion to the Dry Tortugas?

Have you heard the news? Take Me There is now adding a 5 day charter from Key West to the Dry Tortugas. Did we also tell you how excited we are? Now that we have shared our excitement with you, it’s time to give you all the details of the trip. Are you ready? Let’s take a look at a sample itinerary of what 5 nights aboard Take Me There to the Dry Tortugas would feel like:

First of all, are you flying into town for this bucket list trip? If you are flying to Florida, you will want to fly into Key West International Airport  (Airport code EYW). Be sure to pack light. Shorts, t-shirts, and bathing suits are all that is required for this amazing vacation.

You are welcome to stay aboard Take Me There the night before we leave the marina, for $349 instead of getting a hotel the night before we leave. Our goal is to make your trip easy and carefree, and finding a hotel in the Key West area can be expensive, time-consuming, and a hassle. Let us help you avoid that added detail by giving you the option of staying aboard. (exact marina to be determined based on your travel dates). You can also choose to arrive in the morning if you decide not to stay aboard the night before we depart Key West.


DAY 1: After a hearty breakfast, we will depart Key West and spend the day sailing about 20 miles.

NIGHT 1: Anchor at the Marquesas Keys, about 20 miles west of Key West.

Day 2: Sail approximately 36 miles to the Dry Tortugas

Nights 2, 3, and 4 – Anchor in the Dry Tortugas while you explore Fort Jefferson, snorkel, paddle board, kayak, swim, fish, eat, drink and relax.

Day 5- Leave the Dry Tortugas, sail about 36 miles, and anchor at the Marquesas Keys.

Day 6- Sail 20 miles and arrive back at Key West.


For two people – $1650 per night for 5 nights totaling $8250 plus 6.5% tax and gratuity. Each additional guest is $1750 for the 5 nights. Two couples or a family of 6 would be most comfortable aboard Take Me There for this amazing vacation.

Remember that Kimberly can also officiate your wedding nuptials aboard so if you are looking for an amazing elopement and honeymoon- this is a fantastic option for you.

OR… if you have another couple that would like to travel with you, two couples could take this five-day trip for less than $3000 per person (plus tax and gratuity).

OR… If you are planning a girls trip or a guys trip we could create a fun excursion to meet your needs.

Whoever you are and whatever your plans, just say TAKE ME THERE.

What is Included:

  • All meals, snacks, and desserts
  • All drinks of beer, wine, soft drinks, water, and tea
  • Water toys – snorkel gear, paddleboards, kayaks, floats, fishing bait/tackle/gear/and license
  • Captain, crew, and operating costs of the vessel
  • Entrance fees to Fort Jefferson and commercial use authorization in the Dry Tortugas
  • Linens, towels, toiletries
  • Planning time and services

This 5-night package is the minimum number of nights that we offer from Key West to the Dry Tortugas. You are welcome to add nights to this package. We always have options for you at Take Me There. We can add days to the front or back of the trip to explore the Keys or we can stay additional days in the Dry Tortugas. Let us know what meets your needs, and we will plan something amazing for you.

What’s Next?

Take a look at your calendar and see when you would like to take this vacation. Remember that the best months to be in the Dry Tortugas are April through June or October and November. After you have a few dates in mind, give us a call or contact us through our website so we can talk about your desired itinerary and offer you any suggestions. Then we will firm up your dates, book them on our calendar and email you an invoice for 50% of your charter. The remaining 50% is due upon the completion of your charter. It’s that easy!

See you in KeyWest or we are still running charters out of our home port in Burnt Store Marina in Punta Gorda, Fl. Just say TAKE ME THERE!

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