The Pirate Life: Rum Runners

Price: $183.00
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Shore Excursion Size ? Small
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration 4 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level ? Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Your meeting location is dependent upon where your cruise ship will be docking
Food/Beverage Provided Rum tastings
Recommended Dress We recommend casual clothing, comfortable walking shoes, hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.
Restrictions The minimum age to participate is 21 years old. The tour is not able to accommodate wheelchairs, walkers or scooters. It is also not suitable for those with limited mobility.

Go on a 4.5-hour quest to taste some of the best rum in Key West when you book this rum tasting tour. Your tour includes an expert local guide, a one-hour target range shooting session at Advanced Armament and samples of some of the smoothest rum this side of the Gulf with a stop at the First Legal Rum Distillery in Key West. You'll just need to rent your own gun and ammunition at the gun range but will get round-trip transportation covered. It's the perfect tour for some 21-and-older adult fun for rum lovers and history enthusiasts!

Begin your tour by meeting up with your expert tour guide before hopping aboard comfortable transportation that takes you on a scenic ride to Big Pine Key. Here, you'll stop at Advanced Armament, where you'll get to spend an hour target shooting in this climate-controlled gun range. During the Prohibition Era, rum-runners often kept firearms on hand as they traveled the ocean delivering rum to the speakeasies in Key West. Get fitted with the best firearm for your target range session by the professional team at Advanced Armament, so you have a comfortable and fun time during your visit.

Next, you'll head back to Key West for a stop at the First Legal Rum Distillery, where you'll get to witness the intricate rum-making process that results in the smooth-tasting, chef-inspired rums by Chef Paul Menta and his team. This distillery was one of the city's first rum distilleries where both legal and illegal rum provided by rum runners flowed and was initially the location of a saloon built at the turn of the 20th century. Rum running has been synonymous with Key West thanks to the bootleggers and rum runners of the 1920s and Black Caesar--an ex-slave-turned-pirate that raided ships that came to the Florida Keys and served as Captain Blackbeard's lieutenant. Before heading back to the pier, conclude your excursion with a delicious sampling of some of Key West's smoothest rum, including Florida sugar cane-infused white rums and Key Lime Pie-infused specialty rums.

With rum samplings and gun range sessions, this rum tasting tour gives a modern-day experience of rum-running adventure and its tasty results. Book this exciting excursion today, and come sip some rum and have some fun in Key West!