Seahorse Key is an island located three miles from Cedar Key by boat and is managed by the Lower Suwanee National Wildlife Refuge. It is open to the public about four times per year. Open Houses are great opportunities for the public to experience the peacefulness, history, and natural environment that Cedar Key has to offer. Visitors can also tour the pre-civil war lighthouse. Access to Seahorse Key is available to the public through Tidewater Tours, Cedar Key Boat Rentals and Island Tours, or it can be accessed by private boats during the open house dates.
2022 Open House Dates:
Saturday, July 2 | 9:00AM – 3:00PM
(Sunday, July 3rd as the alternate weather date.)
Saturday, October 8 | 9:00AM – 3:00PM
(Sunday, October 9th as the alternate weather date.)
Call the CK Chamber of Commerce at 352-543-5600 for more information about current Tour Boat operations in Cedar Key.
“Seahorse Key Open House visitors must know that this island is a remote location with no amenities.
Should there be a medical or other emergency that requires emergency services assistance or evacuation, response times could be lengthy
Please plan accordingly with this in mind.”