Ft. Jefferson-Dry Tortugas ferry lands National Park Service contract.

Ft. Jefferson-Dry Tortugas Ferry Service awarded 10 year contract as sole water transportation provider to Fort Jefferson-Dry Tortugas National Park. Daily excursions from Key West, Fl.

Online PR News – 13-April-2010 – – Travel in AC comfort aboard a hi-speed catamaran 70 miles offshore. This full-day excursion takes you to one of the most unique coral reef locations in the world - the Fort Jefferson-Dry Tortugas National Park. Famous for it’s shipwrecks, marine life and stretches of sandy beach, the Dry Tortugas islands are home to Fort Jefferson, America’s most spectacular coastal fort. Built in the civil war era, Fort Jefferson is the largest brick structure in the western hemisphere.

You can tour the fort on your own or join a National Park naturalist on a narrated guided tour. The Dry Tortugas, home to over 300 species of birds through the year, is one of the premiere bird watching destinations in North America. The national park’s reef is protected and snorkeling is some of the most pristine in the country. You can swim the clear blue water, beach comb, bird watch or simply sit in the sun and do nothing.

Bring a camera, swimsuit, towel, hat, sunscreen and binoculars. Breakfast, lunch and refreshments served, snorkeling gear is provided or you can bring your own. Also while visiting Key West experience some of the best charter fishing in the country. You can also circumnavigate Key West While piloting a Jet Ski on the famous Key West Jet Ski Tour. Be sure not to miss the Key West Sunset Dinner Cruise. Info Line 305-619-3617

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