Get out on the water

water activities + rentals

Take to the water with excursions to the reef, sunset cruises, private excursions, paddleboard and kayak rentals available through Solé Watersports at Hawks Cay Resort. Find them at the far end of the Hawks Cay Marina where your excursion awaits! Snorkel with vibrant sea creatures at the bright coral reefs or kayak over seagrass beds and sand flats around the marina. Whether your favorite type of adventure is an underwater discovery or a leisurely sunset cruise sipping champagne as the sun dips below the Atlantic, you will find it at Solé Watersports located at our Florida Keys resort. Reservations are required for all Watersport Activities and Excursions. Guests with medical restrictions or special needs are required to email [email protected] or call (305) 209-9959 to make a reservation.

Stand up paddleboard rentals at Hawks Cay Resort in the Florida Keys

Group Reef Snorkel and Sandbar Combo

Twice the fun! Set off for Reef Snorkeling at Coffins Patch and then, relaxing and swimming at the Grassy Key Sandbar aboard Helios, our 45’ power catamaran. The shallow patch reefs of the Coffins Patch Sanctuary Preservation Area (SPA), located approximately four nautical miles off Key Colony Beach, offer some of the best snorkeling in the Middle Keys! Giant floating mat, noodles, balls included at the sandbar. Beer, sodas and water provided at the Sandbar. Bring any extra adult beverages, drinks or snacks. All snorkel gear included.

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Snuba diving vacations in the Florida Keys

Group Sunset Cruise

The finale to a day in paradise! Watch the tropical sunset as it sinks toward the horizon. Enjoy a leisurely excursion and see our beautiful island, Duck Key, from the water, aboard Helios, our 45’ power catamaran. 1.5 hours. Included: champagne toast, beer, wine, soft drinks and water. Advanced Reservations required. Family friendly.

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Sunset Cruise in the Florida Keys

Happy Hour Cruise

Looking for a quick escape on the water? Join us for a Happy Hour Cruise and take a leisurely cruise around the island. Available seasonally and occurs before Sunset Cruise, 1 hour. Included: Beer, wine, soft drinks and water. Reservations required. Family friendly.

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Kayak rentals in the Florida Keys

Private Half Day Excursion

This trip is yours to customize! Your private Captain will take up to 6 guests (maximum no exceptions) on a 3 or 6 hour excursion: cruising the island, sand bar swim, Reef snorkel and more. Snorkel gear, water and cooler with ice provided. Bring any food, snacks or drinks.

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Sunset Cruise in the Florida Keys

Private Sandbar Escape

It's Sun and Fun on the Sandbar Excursion! This two-hour excursion is for up to 6 passengers (maximum, no exceptions). Hop off the boat and enjoy the beautiful water and good tunes while hanging out and swimming at the Grassy Key Sandbar. The sandbar has a white sandy bottom and is usually 1 -3' deep. Includes snorkel gear, floats, and a cooler with bottled water. Bring any other snacks or drinks. Please call for more cruise times!

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Private boat excursions in the Florida Keys

Private Duck Key Cruise

Relaxing, one-hour private island cruise through protected waters. Meander by Hawks Cay Resort, private villas and the beautiful Duck Key neighborhood. Great on windy days! Pack a lunch, snacks, or drinks from Marketplace if desired. Cooler of bottled waters included.

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Private Group Boat Charters in the Florida Keys

Private Sunset Cruise

You haven't experienced a Keys sunset until you have experienced it from the water! Your private Captain will take up to 6 friends/family (max, no exceptions) on a Sunset Cruise around the beautiful waters of Duck Key. Trip includes bottled water and a bottle of Sparkling Wine. 1.5 hours.

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Stand up paddleboard rentals at Hawks Cay Resort in the Florida Keys

Paddleboarding

Solé Watersports is proud to offer Stand-Up Paddleboards that are versatile, sturdy, and comfortable enough for paddlers of all sizes to enjoy! Easy to navigate and ready for adventure. Cruise the Hawks Cay Marina, mangroves, and the Marina Flat with its grassy sea beds and white sandy bottom 1-4 ft deep.
Rates: 1 hour $40; 1/2 day (3 hours) $90

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Kayak rentals in the Florida Keys

Kayaking

Navigate the Hawks Cay Marina and beyond to discover the area's unique ecosystems. Solé Watersports offers single and double kayaks well-suited for a Florida Keys adventure. Add snorkel gear and an anchor to enjoy shallow water snorkeling from your kayak!
Rates: Singles: 1 hour $30; 1/2 day (3 hours) Doubles: 1 hour $35; 1/2 day (3 hours) $75. Includes "chair" seat and fishing setup.

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Private Group Boat Charters in the Florida Keys

private bookings + group charters

Special occasions in the Florida Keys are best celebrated on the water! Reserve Helios, our 45’ power catamaran for your next group event. We can accommodate up to 40 guests for snorkeling, sand bar excursions, cruising and sunsets. Let us help you create an amazing private event for your group! Call below for reservations.

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Fishing Rod Rentals in the Florida Keys

rental items

Fishing Rod:   $25
Full Snorkel Gear:   $25/day
Coolers:   $10-$15/day
Life Jackets:   $15/day

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Adrift in

paradise

Villa vacation rentals

Looking for a larger cottage or have unique needs?
Call our reservation specialists at 888-387-8999 for information on our limited number of cottages featuring 3 bedroom/3 bath, 4 bedrooms, handicap accessible units, and other specialty rentals.

Villa rentals

All crew

on board

Conference Meetings & Events

Plan a meeting or event that inspires, excites and rejuvenates your entire group. At Hawks Cay, we believe in getting down to business, providing state-of-the-art indoor and outdoor Florida Keys venues, and making your event a success with our expert sales and event staff.

Florida Keys Meetings

Events

on deck

Programs & Happenings

There’s always something exciting happening at Hawks Cay. Easily discover events for guests of all ages.

Event Calendar
Jan
13

KAYAK HAPPY HOUR - SOLE WATERSPORTS

Monday - Friday
9:00am - 10:00am
@ Sole Watersports

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Adults Family Kids Water Sports
Jan
20

ROUND ROBIN MATCHPLAY

Mondays & Fridays
11:00am - 12:30pm
Tennis Courts
$$ *Reservation Required*

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Adults Educational Family Fitness Kids
Jan
13

KAYAK HAPPY HOUR - SOLE WATERSPORTS

Monday - Friday
9:00am - 10:00am
@ Sole Watersports

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Adults Family Kids Water Sports
Jan
20

ROUND ROBIN MATCHPLAY

Mondays & Fridays
11:00am - 12:30pm
Hawks Cay Tennis Courts
$$ *Reservation Required*

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Adults Educational Family Fitness Kids
Jan
13

KAYAK HAPPY HOUR - SOLE WATERSPORTS

Monday - Friday
9:00am - 10:00am
@ Sole Watersports

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Adults Family Kids Water Sports
Jan
20

ROUND ROBIN MATCHPLAY

Mondays & Fridays
11:00am - 12:30pm
Hawks Cay Tennis Courts
$$ *Reservation Required*

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Adults Educational Family Fitness Kids
Jan
13

KAYAK HAPPY HOUR - SOLE WATERSPORTS

Monday - Friday
9:00am - 10:00am
@ Sole Watersports

+
Adults Family Kids Water Sports
Jan
20

ROUND ROBIN MATCHPLAY

Mondays & Fridays
11:00am - 12:30pm
Hawks Cay Tennis Courts
$$ *Reservation Required*

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Adults Educational Family Fitness Kids