Who is Key Largo Watersports?
Who are we? What do we do? Why should you spend your vacation with us?
Key Largo Watersports was born out of the desire to fill a need in Key Largo and the Upper Keys. Our vision: a first-class water sports company whose goal is to provide high quality Boat Rentals, Water Sports Rentals, Offshore Fishing Charters, Private Snorkel and Dive Charters and Private Guided Tours and Cruises around the Waters of Key Largo and throughout the Upper Keys. That’s what we do.
All our rental equipment and our Charter Boats are the finest in the area, clean, safe, and well maintained. We have the most experienced and friendly staff. And we offer rentals and tours at competitive prices. That’s Key Largo Watersports and Benmark Sportfishing.
We are the only Family Owned and Operated waters ports business in the Key Largo, Tavernier
and Islamorada area. We are customer-driven and knowledgeable. We strive to make sure the time you spend with us on the water is unforgettable. Plan some time with Key Largo Water Sports; we know you will enthusiastically recommend us to friends and family. Speaking of family…We will treat you like you are part of ours.
Browse our rental fleet and check out our charter fishing options. Visit us on Facebook, Trip Advisor, Google+, and Yelp. Read our reviews, call or email us, ask questions and for advice. Let us know what you dream days on the water look like and we will make it happen. Let us make your vacation to the Florida Keys and Key Largo the best vacation you have ever had.
Payment Types Accepted
We happily accept Cash and Debit/Credit Cards including Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover. We are not able to accept no personal checks. We offer a 3.5% discount in pricing for cash payments!
Do you Provide Instructions?
Yes, we will go over all the equipment on the boat with you as well as a chart of the area, that way you will know all the best places to go and can have a great day on the water! This briefing typically takes about 30 minutes.
What is your Cancellation Policy?
Full refunds are provided with advanced notice of 72 hours prior to the start of the rental time. Cancellations within the 72 hours cancellation period will be billed in full. Refunds will be issued for severe weather related activity specific to our area of navigation resulting in an official small craft advisory warning. Please note that heavy rain or the inability to access the reefs are not an applicable reasons for cancellations. Refunds will also be provided in the case of any equipment issues that render the vessel inoperable and a replacement vessel is not available.
Requirements for Rentals
We ask that anyone renting a boat have some prior boating experience, be at least 25 years of age and have completed the Florida Boating Safety course found at www.boatus.org/florida/ that is also acceptable. If you do not meet these requirements we will be happy plan a tour with one of our captains.
What Happens if I/We Damage the Boat?
You are 100% responsible for any damage that occurs to the boat for the duration of the rental.
Responsibility for Cleaning the Boat?
Your rental boat will provided to you freshly cleaned. Please plan to return it rinsed and free of debris. If you plan to fish please clean up throughout the day.
There is a $100 cleaning fee for boats returned requiring disproportionate cleaning time by our crew.
Where Can I Take the Boat?
North Boundary: Card Sound Bridge | South Boundary: Snake Creek Bridge
North Boundary: Carysfort Reef Lighthouse | South Boundary: Snake Creek Bridge
What We Provide
We provide all required USCG safety equipment including life jackets, fire extinguishers, flares, whistle, throw able flotation device, etc.,
What to Bring
Please bring whatever you choose to eat or drink during your day out on the water. Remember it can be very hot here at certain times of the year so be sure to bring plenty of drinking water. You should also plan to bring towels, swimwear, polarized sunglasses, water shoes, hats or visors, and sunscreen.
What NOT to Bring
It is essential that you do NOT bring anything illegal on the boats: this includes drugs/medications and firearms. Please consume alcohol responsibly. The operator of the boat cannot consume alcohol immediately prior to the rental or during the rental period. Please do not bring any towable water toys on the boats, such as skis, wakeboards, kneeboards, or tubes. Towing is NOT permitted from the Boat.
We are pet friendly! Do consider bringing an appropriate canine floatation device for your dog. They can easily tire swimming or accidentally fall/jump overboard.
We are happy to offer a 10% discount to all active duty and retired military, police, and firefighters. Just please provide appropriate ID for our documentation. Thank you.
Information & Privacy
Your privacy is important to us at Key Largo Water Sports. E-mail addresses will not be sold, rented or leased to 3rd parties. We will use email addresses collected for direct communication from us regarding your boat rental or charter trip. Email may be sent in occasion to inform you of special offers and internet-only sales and specials. You will be able to opt-out of such communications at any time.
Information that is Gathered from Visitors
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Visit our Boat Rentals page to read about our vessels.
Capt. Nick Neuberg
Since the age of 3 Captain Nick has had a passion for all things related to fishing, endless summer days were spent catching every fish out of the pond on the family farm. Once he got a taste for fishing the ocean after just one trip aboard one of New Jerseys popular party boats the stage was set. After a few years through college working the decks of a couple party boats and a well known local charter boat Capt. Nick received his 100 ton Masters license from the USCG. At age 22 Benchmark Sportfishing Charters was started with a 33′ Bertram, 2 years later we moved up to the 44′ Henriques that has been seen fishing the waters of Raritan Bay to Morehead City, NC for the last 16 years. Capt. Nick specializes in offshore Canyon fishing, Striped bass and bottom fishing