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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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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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Night Dive

Really nice crew and guide! Awesome night dive!! Very nice boat and equipment was clean and in great condition. We would go back next time we are in the area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Really nice crew and guide! Awesome night dive!! Very nice boat and equipment was clean and in great condition. We would go back next time we are in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Here I sit in our RV at John Pennekamp State Park. We have found everyone to be very helpful and friendly. Beautiful Park great place to bring your kid's. Only drawback is no TV reception.

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Thank suzzijoe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Perfect morning snorkeling at Grecian Rock Reef, clear water, saw hundreds of reef fish, cuttlefish, beautiful coral and the biggest lobster we ever saw

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Mangrove trees, palm trees , iguanas, snails, a friendly ibis, great first day in Florida. So glad we came here with our group! Beach for sunning, we pic nicked under a shelter . Clean bathrooms, always a plus! Learned about mangroves. Pretty setting to learn about Florida's flora and fauna.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Many times I drove pass Pennekamp park on my way down to Key West hoping to one day check the state park off my bucket list. This year I made reservations a month ahead of time for the snorkeling tour. We arrived 45 minutes early only to be told our reservation was cancelled. There was lines of people in all... More 

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

Our staff is nice, read the reviews Any experience to the contrary should be reported. Signs to that effect. Unclaimed reservations are cancelled one hour prior to departure. This is emphasized. This is the fair way for those waiting without reservations. Water quality is routinely inspected. Not much we can do about sea lice, seasonal and unpredictable. The beach may... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Facilities are great, staff was terrific...captain was great. The reefs where beautiful! Fun and tranquil....great for family or even a date I will happily return

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Thank Areallyniceguy
Peachtree City, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is our second time camping here in our Motor home. Love the area near the water and had a wonderful two days in a row out diving with Captain Dan and his crew. The dive sites are just gorgeous with lots to see. Thank you for the fun time Nick was a great guide underwater. Thank you Lance also!!... More 

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Peachtree City, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in our motorhome in the Pennekamp campground. We decided to go diving with the Pennekamp Dive Center because it is right there. The service was excellent! Captain Dan, and the crew Nick and Lance were awesome. We went diving with them two days in a row and thoroughly enjoyed both days. We will be back as soon as... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We traveled 3 hrs to get here and was not what we're expecting. The snorkeling was horrible. Beach well no sand, gravel. No fun

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

Our snorkeling is considered some of the best in the country. You were not specific about what tour you took or the reef visited. Some days of course are better than others but if the conditions are marginal we inform our guests prior to ticketing. We invite you to peruse the reviews on this page, the vast majority of our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely amazing. Great reef spots. Amazing captain and master diver. Very enbiroment friendly which is a must when dealing with such delicate creatures in the sea. Very professional and family friendly!!

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