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Address: 102601 Overseas Highway (MM 102.5), Key Largo, FL 33037
Phone Number:
+1 305-451-6300
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08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description:

A beautiful state park that features land and undersea adventures.

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Snorkeling

Had a great trip snorkeling. Water was a bit cloudy and a bit of a wind. Sun came out and the view was gorgeous. Had never take our son snorkeling before. Brittany gave him a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Kristy M
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Bellaire, Texas, United States
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Bellaire, Texas, United States
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a great trip snorkeling. Water was a bit cloudy and a bit of a wind. Sun came out and the view was gorgeous. Had never take our son snorkeling before. Brittany gave him a great lesson on the way out. We had a fun time. Safe situation. Great adventure. Captain Brian provide a safe, comfortable boat experience.

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North Andover, Massachusetts, United States
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72 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We returned here, as our last visit was two years ago. Throughly enjoyed our glass bottom boat tour, nicer than a tour we took with another company two years ago. Informative, young tour guides and better viewing platforms than our previous tour. Lots to see without having to get in the water.Great explanations. The following day, we took kayaks out... More 

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Avon, Ohio
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32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This park is full of activities to do: swim, sunbathe, rent Kayaks, other water apparatus, walk, go to movie on reefs and fish, see the aquarium.

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Central Hainesville, Canada
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice park where you can beach & swim, boat from, etc. we will go back. Lots of parking, washrooms, vending machines, picnic areas, small rv section.

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Horsham, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We only had a couple days in the keys so we wanted to make the most of them. I had read that this park offered a good glass bottom boat trip to the reef as well as kayak rentals and nice walking trials. We arrived around 11 and were told the next boat was at 12:15.. great timing right? Wrong!... More 

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CRPCconcession, Guest Relations Manager at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, responded to this review

Reservations are suggested for all of our tours, no credit card necessary. Available online or by phone. This is emphasized in our brochures and website. Curiously, you made reservations for another tour by phone. Kayak rentals stop at 3:30 during EST months as it gets dark early and we need time to search for late parties. Give us another try. More 

Lebanon, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great trip out to Grecian Rocks for some snorkeling, fantastic viz and an even more fantastic crew. Capt Brian and Divemaster Morgan were super friendly and very knowledgeable about the area we went to. Took my daughter down for some diving but sinus infection kept us from going down, still couldn't miss the opportunity to get her out on the... More 

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chicago, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took the snorkel trip from Pennekamp with Captain Rob and Mike17. Had a great time, it was beautiful. For those who needed a lesson on snorkeling, Mike17 helped them out. The water was clear and calm and we could see so many fish and beautiful coral. Also got to see wild dolphin on the trip back to shore. It was... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family went on the 2,5 h snorkeling boat trip fr.o.m. the park and we really recommend it. The reef was great and we saw tonz of beautiful fish. Our kids, 7 and 10 years of age, really enjoyed both the snorkeling and the boat trip. The "land" part of the park is also worth a visit.

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Thank Linn G
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here with kids and overall the whole experience was great. The visitors center is super interesting and had a informational movie playing. The beach was great and the snorkeling was awesome by the ship wreak off cannon beach!

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Thank Don M
Kingston, Canada
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

John Pennekamp Coral Reef School of Diving was amazing. We registered for the four-day open water certification for beginner scuba divers (thanks to Betsy's amazing multitasking skills). The four day course is an incredible experience. Our instructor was Brian Marzorati (often goes by Mazz), he was patient, safe, confident and an absolute blast. Some of the learning videos are kind... More 

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