New Snorkeling Trip from Key West to Looe Key Hailed as Best Snorkeling Experience in Key West

The latest Key West snorkeling excursion takes guests out to Looe Key, hailed as the absolute best snorkeling site in all of the lower keys

Online PR News – 10-January-2010 – – This winter season, visitors to Key West Florida will have the chance to go on a brand new snorkeling excursion out to Looe Key, a protected portion of the Key West coral reef ecosystem that is known for its diversity and abundance of wildlife. Best On Key West, the leading center for Key West tours and activities, is offering Key West's only trip out to Looe Key, located about 23 miles off the coast of Key West ( ).

The full-day excursion includes snorkeling in two different spots in Looe Key, a delicious buffet lunch, access to premium snorkel gear, expert instruction on snorkeling techniques, and information on the wildlife and habitats of Looe Key. The boat that transports guests from Key West to Looe Key is a brand new 65-foot high speed powered catamaran featuring comfortable indoor seating and outside sundecks.

Looe Key is recognized by naturalists and Keys locals as one of the premier snorkeling sites in the Florida Keys. It has one of the largest diversities of coral and animal species, as well as housing all five reef zones that make up the entire Florida Keys coral reef ecosystem. These five are patch reef, reef flat, fore reef, deep reef, and deep ridge. During your snorkel trip, you will be exploring the fore reef portion, which happens to be the most developed of all five on Looe Key.

"When our customers try out this snorkeling excursion, they will know what the hype surrounding Looe Key is all about," says reservations agent Leslie Duffy. "Key West Florida has a lot of great snorkeling spots but there is nothing like the snorkeling in Looe Key."

Key West snorkeling trips out to Looe Key are departing daily at 10AM. Best On Key West is offering the trip for the special introductory rate of $85 for adults and $50 for children. Trips depart from the Key West Historic Bight Marina located in the heart of downtown Key West, just footsteps away from some of the best Key West hotels ( ) and restaurants.