Yankee Freedom Dry Tortugas Ferry

Pros

Visit one of the world’s most unique eco-attractions
Snorkel in pristine, turquoise waters
See the historic Fort Jefferson made with 16 million bricks
Relax on secluded beaches. Camp under the stars in island paradise

Cons

Catamaran ride to the Dry Tortugas is comfortable, but long
Camping at Fort Jefferson and the Dry Tortugas is primitive camping

Description

For an unforgettable adventure, take your seat aboard the Yankee Freedom III and journey to the Dry Tortugas National Park and Fort Jefferson. Just 70 miles west of Key West, the Dry Tortugas is a peaceful, unspoiled cluster of 7 tiny islands offering stunning natural beauty and a myriad of activities. The Yankee Freedom III offers day and overnight trips and has been ferrying guests to Fort Jefferson for more than 30 years. Guests aboard the Yankee Freedom III can ride inside the air-conditioned cabin or outside on one of the spacious observation decks. The state-of-the-art vessel provides ultimate luxury, comfortable seating, plenty of restrooms, a snack bar, soft drinks, beer, wine, cocktails and a fresh-water shower. Upon arrival at the island, visitors have their choice of exploring Fort Jefferson or taking a guided tour, snorkeling, swimming, sunbathing, bird watching and more.