Can you kayak from Key West to Dry Tortugas?
Explore Dry Tortugas with a Kayak / Paddleboard
A trip around these two islands generally takes a few hours. Loggerhead Key is 3 miles to the west of Garden Key and can take several hours to paddle round trip. … This trip involves crossing deep, open water with very strong currents.
Where can I launch a kayak in Key West?
Great spots to launch are Smathers Beach, Higgs Beach, Fort Zachary Taylor, Simonton Street Beach and Sugar Loaf Key.
Where can I launch a kayak in Florida Keys?
In the heart of the Keys at Marathon, kayakers can launch from Curry Hammock State Park, Tom’s Harbor Cut and Sombrero Beach. The Old Wooden Bridge Marina, Bahia Honda State Park, Looe Key Reef Resort, Dolphin Marina and three sites on No Name Key are prime launching spots in the Lower Keys.