Directions to Seabird Key’s mainland launch from the Miami Airport
GPS Location: 11010 1st Ave. Gulf… Marathon, FL 33050
Exit Airport (GREEN EXIT # 4) going SOUTH towards Le June Road.
Be alert: A few short blocks on the right exit onto:
Hwy 836 WEST and continue until you see signs for the Florida Turnpike.
Exit onto the Florida Turnpike heading SOUTH. Go to the end.
The Turnpike terminates in Florida City and you will be on US1 heading SOUTH, leading into the Florida Keys. Notice the mile markers on your way down. Marathon begins around mm54, and Seabird Key is closest to mm53.
After crossing the Vaca Cut Bridge you're in Marathon. Begin looking for the Beall’s Outlet Shopping Plaza on the right. At the traffic light in front of Beall’s Outlet, turn RIGHT onto 109th Street (Walgreen’s will be on your left). Go 1 block to 1st Avenue Gulf and turn RIGHT. Seabird's mainland base is just a few yards on the LEFT (11010 1st Avenue Gulf). Jeff will be waiting to greet you and assist with your luggage out to the Island.
Jeff can best be reached on his mobile phone, or weekdays after 6PM at his home #. On Saturdays, after 10AM, he can be reached on the Island phone, but his mobile is usually the best number.
Have a Safe Trip!
|Points of Interest|
|Seabird Key, Private Island, Sandy beach & boat|
Offshore Marathon, FL (Russell Key), Marathon, Florida
|Seabird's Mainland Launch|
11010 1st Avenue Gulf, Marathon, FL 33050
|5 minutes||Dolphin Research Center|
|10 minutes||Historic Seven-Mile Bridge|
|10 minutes||Turtle Hospital|
|45 minutes||Key West|
|10 minutes||Pigeon Key|
|7 minutes||Fisherman's Hospital|
|20 minutes||Sombrero Reef|
|20 minutes||Bahia Honda State Park|
|15 minutes||Keys Fisheries |
|7 minutes||Publix Supermarket |
|7 minutes||Marathon Airport|