All for Fun and Fun For All
There is no better place for family fun than the legendary island chain known as the Florida Keys. It’s lush, tropical and renowned for it’s world-class resort attractions that are great for family vacations.
During your stay at Dove Creek Lodge there are lots of fun things for the whole family to do: you can swim with dolphins, kayak, parasail, fish offshore or backcountry, explore shipwrecks, snorkel the colorful tropical reefs, take an airboat ride, bike, go boating or jetskiing, or just relax by our pool to your heart’s content. Here in the Keys you can visit delightful towns and villages filled with charming shops, unique galleries, superb restaurants, and enjoy exciting nightlife. It’s the ultimate destination for family fun!
SWIM WITH DOLPHINS
Make a splash with your entire family as you take an incredible swim with dolphins, one of the world’s most magnificent marine mammals. It’s truly an unforgettable experience for one and all.
Take a thrilling airboat ride tour through Everglades National Park – the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States. The Everglades is located only 30 – 40 minutes from our Lodge and is home to more than 350 species of birds and over 50 species of reptiles; including ibis, egrets, herons, alligators and crocodiles.
Dove Creek Lodge is situated right next to the waters of world famous John Pennekamp State Park – the first undersea park in America. The park features Molasses Reef and Christ of the Abyss Statue, and is among the most popular dive destinations in the U.S.
What better way to spend your day than boating with your family on the calm clear turquoise waters of Florida Bay or the Atlantic Ocean. Take a picnic lunch to explore a deserted tropical isle, snorkel on the warm colorful reefs, or drop your lines for the catch of the day, and tonight’s dinner.
Snorkeling is great fun for the entire family. Take a snorkeling tour to explore the shallow-water coral reefs at John Pennekamp State Park and the Florida Keys Marine Sanctuary, which abounds with over 1,000 varieties of colorful tropical fish. Bubbles up.
If rest and relaxation is your idea of fun, then our oceanfront pool is the place for you. Lay out under the swaying palms at our sandy beach, or next to our refreshing pool, as you listen to the soft sounds of Caribbean Island music.
Make this your first flight in Paradise. Catch a tropical island breeze as you sail high above the sparkling blue water while searching below for manatees, playful dolphins and stingrays gliding through the sea.
Enjoy a leisurely paddle on a sea kayak through beautiful waterways that meander through the mangroves in nearby Dove Creek. It’s a mini eco-tour that you can experience with the whole family.