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Address: 102601 Overseas Highway (MM 102.5), Key Largo, FL 33037
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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A beautiful state park that features land and undersea adventures.

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Great Snorkel Tour

We arrived at the park around lunch. There is a huge parking lot however it was almost full when we arrived. We purchased a snorkel tour for approx $32 per person. We took our own... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We arrived at the park around lunch. There is a huge parking lot however it was almost full when we arrived. We purchased a snorkel tour for approx $32 per person. We took our own snorkel and mask. Captain Caiti & Brittany took us out to the reef! They were both a lot of fun and very knowledgeable about the... More 

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South Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

So much fun! The ride out to the reef was 20 minutes and if you don't have your sea legs, definitely take some Dramamine. Once drifting over reef, it gets wavy and you may toss you your cookies! Glass bottom is a few panels of glass on bottom of boat, it's tight but kids had fun and saw turtles, rays,... More 

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Venice, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We loved our snorkeling trip in John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park while visiting the Florida Keys last year!! There are so many fish and coral everywhere and the pristine turquoise water is sure to impress anyone!!

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Thank Jodi G
Wayland, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Thank you Captain Katie and Brittney for a fun snorkel trip! We saw lots of colorful fish and "Jesus of the Abyss"-very cool! The water was crystal clear and the coral was amazing!

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Thank tuckermanfamily
Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely park with easy access to launch our kayak. With park admission, rental equipment and tour, we spent right around $100 for 2 people. Snorkeling tour to the reef was very nice and we saw some beautiful fish. Wish we could have seen the underwater Christ but that's only for divers. Snorkel trip is around 2.5 hours. Take a towel... More 

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Thank Yvonne V
CRPCconcession, Public Relations Manager at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, responded to this review

We suggest the "Extended" three stop tour for the best chance to see the Statue. Four and a half hr excursions for very little more. Christ Statue not "just for divers" nor was it ever intended to be. Very puzzling the origin of that notion. Also Club Snorkel Division offers private tours up to six including an in the water... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The scuba diving at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park was great. Kyra the mate on board the dive boat was awesome!

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Thank KELLY S
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spend the day. The water "adventures" are very reasonably priced compared to others and it's a great place for kids to learn about the environment, the sea and have fun. Snorkeling and kayaking are inexpensive for the value. Pick a quiet day for the glass bottom boat tour but I'd get in the water rather than that if you can... More 

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CRPCconcession, Owner at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, responded to this review

Very nice comment about our concession services prices. Incredibly, we have had no price increase on any of our tours for well over ten years, now. We are committed to family accessible costs at the Park and endeavor with creative steps to avoid increases. Hope to see you soon. More 

Chattanooga
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great time snorkeling at the coral reef. Our all female crew of Britney and Caiti were exceptional. Besides being very funny and personable they were highly competent and professional. We were really impressed that they watched over us while we were in the water. I would recommend snorkeling and especially this crew.

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Thank Nello V
El Segundo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The park has a low priced snorkeling excursion. There is a small entry fee to get into the park. The cost was around $30 for the snorkeling. They take you out to the coral reel in a comfortable boat that holds about 40 people. We only had about 20 on our trip. The crew was very knowledgeable of the area.... More 

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Thank berniek1949
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went out snorkeling with Lance and Darryl on Sunday, and it was amazing. They were so friendly and helpful! The water was crystal clear and the conditions permitted Darryl to take us over to the statue of Jesus. Absolutely amazing. I would recommend it to everyone! I'm eager to go back and do it again. It was so much... More 

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