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“Cool Coral” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
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$198.99*
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2-Day Miami South Beach Adventure from Orlando
Ranked #10 of 120 Tours in Key Largo
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: A beautiful state park that features land and undersea adventures.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
twillmill
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23 reviews
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“Cool Coral”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2012

We took the trip on the boat to see REAL coral reefs. The ocean water was beautiful shades of blue and the coral and fish you could see through a small window in the boat....while the guide narrated the tour...WORTH the $$$

Visited November 2011
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Blaine, Minnesota
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“Glass Bottom Boat Tours”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2012

Be sure to take your dramamine, but the boat is large, the viewing wells crystal clear, and the guides knowledgable and enthusiastic!

Visited February 2012
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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“Nice - but crowded”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2012

The statepark is very nice - however there are some drawbacks;

We was there on a Saturday in February and it was crowded. The tour boat was totally full - you can get the same experience with private operaters other places in Key Largo in much more relaxed and intime atmosphere.

The beaches are (as most other beaches in the Keys) not worth while (and still it was almost full).

We rented Kayaks - that was great - you can go as short or long as you whish and you are not stressed to be back at a pre-determined time as you pay afterwards.

Jan Steen Olsen
Denmark

Visited February 2012
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Denver
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“Snorkel Cruise”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2012

This is a great place to snorkel. Crew was welcoming, and informative. Good for beginners or avid snorkelers. Plenty of time on the reef and great coral. Plenty of fish, and interesting sites. Good value. Tip: Go early, the park gets pretty full later in the day.

Outside of the cruise, the park is average. It has a cool aquarium, and a so/so beach (water was pretty mucky when we were there).

Visited February 2012
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Holland, Michigan, United States
2 reviews
“great price for a fun day”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2012

lots of options with affordable rates to keep the whole family
busy the entire day.

Visited February 2012
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