Ibis Bay Beach Resort is opening a whole new world of ocean exploration in Key West with a new unique nighttime adventure, Nightboarding™. Using I-Lumenate’s new NOCQUA Adventure Gear 2,000 lumens waterproof LED light bars, Ibis Bay Paddle Sports is proud to be the exclusive tour operator in the Florida Keys! The unique oceanic experience launches every evening and interested parties can sign up now by calling Ibis Bay Paddle Sports.
Wildlife lovers, watersport enthusiasts and anyone who wants to try something absolutely brand new are going to love Nightboarding. The ocean floor comes alive at night with creatures you normally don’t see in the daytime, such as lobsters, crabs, colorful sponges and loads of tropical fish. IBIS BAY is the only place in the Keys and one of only a handful in the world offering this. And as we quickly found out, the 2,000 lumens of white light NOCQUA Adventure Gear bars produce makes for some amazing sights and photos.
Ibis Bay Paddle Sports offers Nightboarding experience on the protected waters of Ibis Bay. The 1.5 hour Nightrider Experience launches 15-30 minutes after the sunset, allowing the group to get out to the open ocean in the dark with the full spectacle of the powerful LED lights shining into the crystal clear water below. Exact times vary with the season. See the sunset times below.
Launching right from the dock at Ibis Bay’s popular restaurant, The Stoned Crab, the adventures cost $59.95 for The Nightrider Experience. Each trip accommodates groups of kayakers and stand up paddle boarders.Guests will pass through many areas of interest including mangrove island rookeries that are the home of ibis, herons, pelicans and their fledglings. Interested parties are encouraged to book during our regular operation hours (9am - 5pm) or book online in advance as tours are filling up quickly! Take adventage of $5 online booking discount.