Here at Island Time Charters, we focus on customer service first! Through our knowledge of local waters to our passion for people, we strive to give you the best charter experience possible!

At Island Time Charters, our philosophy is simple: to offer the very best private charter experience available, period. Our experienced captains have worked all over the world and will provide you and your family or friends a relaxing and unforgettable adventure in Key West.

Whether you are looking for an amazing fishing charter, snorkeling adventure, spearfishing charter, lobster charter or sunset cruise, Island Time Charter’s captains are ready to guide you to the best experience possible in Key West!


The Captains at Island Time Charters Key West are ready to take you on an adventure of a lifetime with one of our top rated charter tours.

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Inshore & Offshore Fishing

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Island Time Charters has fished these waters for more than a decade and has found the very best spots for Snapper, Grouper, Tarpon, Permit, Bonefish, Sharks, Mackerel, Dolphin, Sailfish, Tuna & more. Whether you’re looking to book a fishing charter for a delicious snapper dinner or just a day of bending rods, our professional captains will show you what Key West fishing is all about.

Spearfishing Charters

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With the Gulf Stream pushing so close to our reef line and a huge span of flats splitting the Atlantic and Gulf, Key West waters offer abundant feeding grounds and estuaries, making fishing for Grouper, Snapper, a Hogfish or blue water game, a truly memorable experience. Our captains can take you from the American Shoals to the Dry Tortugas in search of that once in a lifetime fish.

Lobstering Charters

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Lobstering is done in three to eight feet of water and this wonderful sport can be enjoyed by anyone, and the best part is… not only will you get to see some of the best reefs in Key West, but you’ll catch dinner at the same time! Our captains will take you to the “less traveled” reefs that are rarely seen by others and seldom fished. Not only will you leave with lobster caught with your own hands, you will have developed a love for a new sport.

Snorkel, Scuba & Dolphin Tours

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Island Time Charters offers snorkeling & scuba, sunset sails and dolphin tours. A few miles south of Key West lies the third largest barrier reef in the world; to the West, multiple, shallow, life-filled patch reefs can be found, as well as beautiful sponge beds. You will see soft coral reefs frequented by migrating rays, dolphin, as well as a shipwreck shallow enough to snorkel. No matter what your particular interest, you will see something great!

The Galliant Effort: Luxury Yacht Charter

Whether for business, family fun or a private get away for two, a day or sunset cruise aboard the “Galliant Effort” will allow you to experience everything the waters of Key West have to offer, and do it with unequaled style in unparalleled comfort. Soak up the sun’s rays or toast the fiery sunset; the experience will remain with you long after you return to the “real world”.
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      The captains at Island TIme Charters provided me and my family and amazing lobstering experience. They were friendly, knowledgeable and provided a great day for my kids! Thanks again, we can't wait to come back next Lobster Season!

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      I went on a fishing/exploration trip with Captain Mike and had THE BEST day. Easily the highlight of my vacation as Mike’s knowledge of the water is unmatched as he adjusted his plan numerous times to give us the best fishing possible (we caught 30+...More

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      We had an INCREDIBLE time with the crew! First time bug hunters and they spent the entire 4 hours in the water with us, teaching us how to successfully catch lobsters. By the time we left we had plenty! If your looking for a fun...More

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      We traveled 9 hours to go spearfishing in Key West. I spoke with Amy, the owner of the company several times and she gave us all of the information on the trip. We did as she said and checked in 15 minutes early, she was...More

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Island Time Charters is proud to be an active supporter of Reef Relief, a local non for profit organization that focuses on educating others on the importance of water quality, as well as protecting the reefs and surrounding wildlife.

Reef Relief® is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to improving and protecting our coral reef ecosystem.