Your Key Largo vacation wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the worlds first underwater park, John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park. This park covers over 70 nautical square miles and offer tons of fun activities for every level of adventure seeker.
Some of the most popular activities to participate in when on your Key Largo vacation at John Pennekamp is canoing and kayaking. The park offers canoe, paddle boat, and kayak rentals so that you can explore it’s naturally beautiful winding mangrove creeks. Touring through the calm mangrove paths is a great way to observe the habitats of a variety of birds and fish. It’s a great way to experience an awesome Florida Keys vacation for the whole family.
Another popular John Pennekamp vacation activity is scuba diving and snorkeling. The shallow coral reefs are full of color and activity, and the perfect place to snorkel. The park offers 2 ½ hour long snorkel tours so that you can enjoy everything the reef has to offer.
Key Largo scuba diving is also a popular activity at John Pennekamp. Divers from all over the world visit the park to explore and enjoy the living reef and amazing wildlife. Scuba tours are offered daily for your enjoyment, and equipment is available to rent.
A super family friendly Key Largo vacation activity is a glass bottom boat tour on the “Spirit of Pennekamp”. This tour offers a unique glimpse into the calm undersea world – in the comfort of a boat. The tour takes you on a 2 ½ hour long nautical journey, showcasing a number of shallow reefs full of wildlife.
Dove Creek Lodge, located just down the road from John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, provides oceanfront hotel accommodations and sits just seconds from the most pristine waters in Key Largo, Florida. Contact us today to reserve your room and we can provide you with rental and tour information from John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park so that your Key Largo vacation will be one to remember.