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Address: Key Largo, FL
Activities: Snorkeling, Scuba diving
Description: This reef is a small maze of large limestone ledges that come up to 5 feet...
This reef is a small maze of large limestone ledges that come up to 5 feet below the water surface, making it an excellent dive site for beginners.
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snorkel trip

I really liked this area for a snorkeling trip. It was not crowded and the sea life was beautiful. Would recommend it to any experience level.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
Tammyd29505
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South Carolina
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South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I really liked this area for a snorkeling trip. It was not crowded and the sea life was beautiful. Would recommend it to any experience level.

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Apopka, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Great dive spot as in all of Key Largo. There is an area where it is shallow enough to take SCUBA Rangers with the proper dive master.

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

Water conditions and clarity were not the best, but I did always want to see the Christ statue of the Abyss. This was our second stop of the day, with a nicer reef than the farther north rocks.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I was actually impressed by the reef, though the actual variety of fish that we saw there was a little disappointing.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

Husband and I did tour from john pennenkamp to reef. Waters very choppy but so worth it. Snorkel around reef and great pictures/video. A must do if like water sports. Take an underwater camera as you do not want to forget.

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Frederick
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

This was a cool place to go snorkeling, but it wasn't as good as the first place we went (and I wish I could remember what it was called). The best thing about this was the Christ statue. Not as many colorful or big fish here...at least not on our day of snorkeling.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

First of all, not sure where the photo came from, north dry rocks is a coral reef offshore of key largo. It is not the location of the Christ statue either, that is on dry rocks. This particular reef will have depths between 7' and 20' and is the location for minnow caves. Durning the summer months, the cave fills... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

If you are a snorkeler or diver you have to do this. The amount of sea life and the obvious conservation efforts of this reef is beyond amazing. We could have stayed all day!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Of course, this has to be the biggest tourist attraction in Pennekamp. Unless you get there early in the morning on a private boat, be prepared for a massive crowd of inexperience snorklers on the surface. They all crowd around the Christ Statue kicking their fins and talking. You WILL be smacked in the face by someone's fins. I don't... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Lots of color and life. Worth a dive, especially since its perfect after a deeper dive. Also check out the reefs around this dive spot. you may also venture into the Spiegle Grove dive wreck before hitting North Dry Rocks..

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Address: Key Largo, FL
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key Largo

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