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Great snorkel experience for all!

We snorkeled here from Pennekamp State Park with a group of 18 (high school marine biology class... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Erin C
Tampa, Florida
Great snorkeling in the reef around the statue

The statue was interesting, but the real highlight of snorkeling or diving in the area is the reef... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Saint Charles, Missouri
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A 4,000 pound bronze statue of Christ installed at the Key Largo National Marine Sanctuary.
Key Largo, FL
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We snorkeled here from Pennekamp State Park with a group of 18 (high school marine biology class), and it was perfect for beginners and old pros alike. The depths vary from 5 to 25 feet in most areas, and the statue and reef are wonderful....More

Thank Erin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The statue was interesting, but the real highlight of snorkeling or diving in the area is the reef around it. There were a wide variety of fish and corals to see, and several large schools of fish.

1  Thank Pandora402
Reviewed 13 September 2018

This was our second visit to the statue. Our camera was broken the first time and we needed to get some photos. Nice dive with a great prop.

Thank joynerk
Reviewed 13 September 2018

The tour is really nice, crew is friendly, but keep in mind, this is a dive tour, boat is very "basic" and packed, so limited shade places to seat... not really the most conformable ride. But again, if you're going exclusively for the dive, which...More

3  Thank femuharram
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Great soft coral and the statue as well as its history is interesting. Dont touch the statue covered in fire coral ouch. Great wild life as well

1  Thank 220kestasp
Reviewed 9 September 2018

While there's a lot of activity around this site - snorkelers and divers - there's marine life in the area, around the bends of reef and rock fingers. Fairly large schools of snappers, some damselfish, quite a few barracuda, some large gray angels and French...More

1  Thank kimbo1010
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is a very beautiful site.I had only the pleasure of seeing it snorkling not diving. On a very clear day when the waters are calm you can see it from above.This is a bronze statue which was donated by an italian sculpture. The statue...More

1  Thank midiala l
Reviewed 5 August 2018

If you can go see. It is a lovely site. I would be sure to bring an underwater camera. It does not have to be fancy. The disposable underwater cameras from Walgreeens will give you beautiful memories of you and your friends.

1  Thank Dana T
Reviewed 2 August 2018

I have seen this in a zillion pics. It was great to see in person. We were warned not to touch it due to fire coral growing on it!

Thank Lenis B
Reviewed 26 July 2018

We took my son diving here off the John Pennekamp dive boat. It was a great place for a photo and a nice easy dive for a beginning diver.

1  Thank kfreedman2018
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17 August 2018|
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Response from Christine H | Reviewed this property |
It is ~ 30 miles off shore. Frankly, I would not recommend this as a top snorkel site; as it was very crowded. Better spots are available in the Gulf.
23 June 2018|
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Response from hollistermom | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We went with the John Pennecamp 4 hour snorkel tour and signed up inside the gift shop where we got a snorkel, etc. We recommend buying the best snorkel. Mask is provided on the boat, but with cheaper snorkels. Have... More
27 March 2018|
Response from Christy B | Reviewed this property |
I used a cheap waterproof camera from Wal-Mart. It cost $7.00 and comes with a large thick rubber band that attaches to your wrist so you can swim and not worry about dropping it. It was just a point and click nothing... More