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Navarre Beach Marine Sanctuary

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Finding Nemo and his Friends

A wonderful Sea Turtle Habitat here and located on Navarre Beach in Florida. A real life Turtle... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
Navarre, Florida
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We had a blast!!!

What a great experience! Very worth-while for all ages. The weather was outstanding, the water... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
John G
Navarre, Florida
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“clear bottom”(2 reviews)
“kayak tour”(2 reviews)
“marine life”(3 reviews)
Located in the Navarre Beach Marine Park, Sea Oat pavilion & lifeguard Stn #1 follow the Kayak & SCUBA boardwalk to the beach. The site is marked on shore by four large PVC posts positioned on the sand dune. The Reef is 340ft south of the mean tide...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Navarre, FL
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Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful Sea Turtle Habitat here and located on Navarre Beach in Florida. A real life Turtle family to see and visit A wonderful opportunity to see a creature that has come to our shores over the centuries A wonderful place to visit, support the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank 998MichaelF
Reviewed July 28, 2018

What a great experience! Very worth-while for all ages. The weather was outstanding, the water was warm and the people were great. We saw several green turtles during the outing, lots and lots of beautiful reef fish and even a surprisingly large stingray. Got a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank John G
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Excellent from start to finish. A very organized email, including detailed instructions, expectations, the waiver to sign ahead of time, and a map was sent prior to the trip. Correspondence was excellent also. I had a couple of questions that were answered very quickly. When...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank ilive4summers
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Snorkeling or diving - best beach accessible site around. Plus there are more reefs coming for amazing kayak fishing and diving just 1 mile off beach. Free county park with free parking, fresh water wash down, wide boardwalk to the beach and a great mat...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Mark G
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

This is a large, man-made reef that has 78 structures and is easily accessible to the average swimmer as it is only 70-100 yards offshore. The depth ranges from around 10 feet to about 15 feet, so just a little deeper than the deep end...More

Date of experience: June 2018
7  Thank Jeff M
Reviewed July 4, 2018

If you are looking for a place to snorkel, dive, or experience a glass bottom kayak tour the Navarre Beach Marine Sanctuary is the place to go. There are turtles, dolphins, and lots of fish to see.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Susan G
Reviewed July 3, 2018

The clear bottom kayaking event is a great way to experience Navarre beach! The host group is well-organized so once you make your reservation you will receive an email with accurate information about where to meet and when. Also, you will receive emails closer to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank emcy333
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

If you're looking for a snorkeling or dive experience the reef ball system is a great opportunity to see & experience marine life up close. Very common to see Lots of fish, sea turtles, and dolphins visiting the reef. Only. 100 yds offshore and is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Ralph A
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February 24, 2019|
Response from SethCripe |
There is an RV Park, just down the road in Pensacola beach.
September 20, 2018|
Response from 998MichaelF | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. I would call ahead to check Just in case They might be closed for the season Have a safe trip Enjoy your vacation