What To Do In Florida: See the coast by seaplane

Seaplane (credit: Key West Seaplanes Charters)

Seaplane (credit: Key West Seaplanes Charters)

Florida Vacation Guide: add seaplane rides to your to do in Florida list

When you think of a seaplane ride in Florida, they Keys come to mind first. If you’ve driven the Florida Keys Overseas Highway, try traveling by floatplane for your next unique experience. If you’re looking for interesting stuff to do in Florida, check out this amphibious attraction in Florida.

Key West Seaplanes

Key West Seaplanes is a private seaplane charter company and Florida attraction which allows guests to explore many destinations in the Keys, such as Hawks Cay, Little Palm Island, Cheeca Lodge Bar and The Lorelei Cabana Bar and Marina. You can also charter your own private seaplane and head to an uninhabited island for a day of snorkeling and relaxing on the beach. Or you can take the Island Hopping adventure and explore a chain of tropical islands that lies within the United States’ boundaries.

Cessna 206

A common issue flying with any small plane, is the noise from the engines. If you’re flying with Key West Seaplanes, book a flight on their custom-built Cessna 206. It was premiered at the 38th Annual Sun-n-Fun International Fly-in and Expo this summer, and the one-of-a-kind aircraft received the award of “Grand Champion” Seaplane. This seaplane is not only safe, comfortable and fuel efficient, but it’s quieter and more environmentally friendly as well – depending on what your criteria or concern for flying in a seaplane is, this meets many of the specifications!

Seaplane Flights

While Key West Seaplanes private service spans the entire state of Florida and beyond, some of the company’s more popular flights originate from the following land-based airports:

  • Miami International
  • Watson Island Seaplane Base
  • Fisher Island
  • Fort Lauderdale
  • Naples
  • Sarasota
  • Boca Raton
  • Orlando

Little Palm Island and Caribbean/The Bahamas seaplane charters are quite popular as well.

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