If you are a nature enthusiast, you do not want to miss your chance to witness the splendid beauty of this regions pristine islands, marvelous coastlines, wild back country flats, mangrove forests, and thriving coral reefs. You can see an amazing variety of indigenous plant and animal life that thrive in the areas in and around the Florida Keys.
Key West Eco Tours Information
The Florida Keys main attraction is the extensive coral reef system just off shore of the islands. This reef system is the lone living coral reef in the continental United States as well as the only living coral reef on the Atlantic side of North America. As a result of the influx of warm water pulled from Equatorial waters by the Gulf Stream, the waters surrounding the Keys maintains a consistently warm temperature. This balmy and stable water temperature creates an ideal environment for the growth of living coral. Do not miss your chance to witness the unique beauty of this rare natural wonder by participating in one of our snorkeling or scuba diving excursions led by one of our naturalist guides. Because you are seeing the natural beauty of key west is why this it a top things to do.
In addition to the flourishing coral reef environment teeming with an assortment of exotic marine species, the region is home to plenty of other natural attractions like the pristine wildlife sanctuary in the Marquesas Islands, the remote national preserve of the Dry Tortugas, or the saltwater marshes and mangrove mazes in the back country. This entire region is not only full of a remarkable array of marine species like sea turtles, dolphins, tropical fish, manta rays, pelagic fish species, crustaceans, and mollusks, it is also home to a remarkable amount of indigenous bird species as well as migratory birds that stopover in the Keys.