What in the world in the Key West glass bottom boat, you ask? The living coral reef off the shores of Key West are by far the largest draw for anyone interested in snorkeling or scuba diving. For those who don’t dive or snorkel, there’s no need to feel cut off from enjoying the coral reef. There’s the Key West glass bottom boat. Passengers cruise to the reef in a large comfortable boat that’s specially outfitted for viewing the ocean floor.
The hull of a glass bottom boat is partially make of thick glass, so when the Key West glass bottom boat drives in 20 foot water, it looks as if the coral reef is right at your feet! In any weather you can always see coral, fish, and anything else in the neighborhood that day. Passengers on the Key West glass bottom boat have reported seeing purple sea fans, brain coral, barracudas, snapper, sea turtles, and the favorite of many, the parrot fish. Parrot fish are very colorful and large, and make up an important part of the living coral reef ecological system.
The cabin of a Key West glass bottom boat is comfortable, with AC and places to sit. Everyone from vacationers with infants to even the most senior passenger, will ride the short distance to the coral reef near Key West. It’s about five miles to the first patches of reef, where passengers can see dozens of different types of coral heads, species of fish, and even a wreck or two. The ride is smooth and relaxing, and the captain is very experienced and careful. Your guide is knowledgeable and helpfuo, and he or she has a lot to tell you about what you will see. You are in good hands, so sit back, enjoy the ride, and see the wonders of the marine world.