Snorkeling in Key Largo

Activities and Local Attractions


John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

Distance: 1 mile
John Pennekamp State ParkThe first undersea park in the U.S., John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park encompasses approximately 70 nautical square miles. While the mangrove swamps and tropical hammocks in the park's upland areas offer visitors a unique experience, it is the coral reefs and their associated marine life that bring most visitors to the park.

Our on-site dive shop, Pirate Island Divers offers daily scuba and snorkel tours of the Pennekamp reef system leaving right from the resort property. More Info »

The Spiegel Grove Wreck

Distance: 1 mile
The USS Spiegel Grove is a Landing Ship Dock, which has been sunk to create an artificial reef in Key Largo. The vessel is 510 feet in length, 84 feet wide. To give a better visual understanding of the immensity of this ship, she is roughly equivalent in length to two football fields.
www.fla-keys.com/spiegelgrove

Theater of the Sea

Theater of the SeaDistance: 19 miles
At Theater of the Sea you can swim with dolphins, sea lions, and stingrays in their natural salt water lagoons through our interactive swim programs. The lagoons, and lush, tropical gardens at are home to Atlantic bottlenose dolphins, California sea lions, sea turtles, tropical and game fish, sharks, stingrays, alligators, marine invertebrates, colorful parrots, and birds-of-prey.
www.theaterofthesea.com

Dolphins Plus

Distance: 5 miles
Dolphins Plus Key LargoThe sea lion and dolphin swims entail a once in a lifetime opportunity to get up close and personal with the dolphins and sea lions for an exhilarating and unforgettable experience. In addition, Dolphins Plus offers one of the most exceptional marine mammal educational experiences available to students of all ages, as well as a research program designed to promote a greater understanding of marine mammals worldwide.
www.dolphinsplus.com

Keys Gate Golf Club

Distance: 26 miles
Keys Gate Golf Club is a public course with private memberships available. They offer a beautiful and challenging track in a relaxed and friendly environment. Fully equipped clubhouse is the perfect place for any event.
www.keysgategolf.com

Everglades National Park

Blue Heron at EvergladesDistance: 24 miles
Everglades National Park is the largest designated sub-tropical wilderness reserve on the North American continent. Its juncture at the interface of temperate and sub-tropical America, fresh and brackish water, shallow bays and deeper coastal waters creates a complex of habitats supporting a high diversity of flora and fauna. It contains the largest mangrove ecosystem in the Western Hemisphere, the largest continuous stand of sawgrass prairie and the most significant breeding ground for wading birds in North America.
www.nps.gov/ever

Homestead Miami Speedway

Distance: 21 miles
Homestead-Miami Speedway is a race track in Homestead, Florida southwest of Miami. It hosts the final races of the season in the IRL IndyCar Series, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Nationwide Series, Camping World Truck Series, and the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series.
www.homesteadmiamispeedway.com

Key West

Key WestDistance: 100 miles
Discover a city where real estate titles date back to the Kings of Spain. Stroll the palm-lined streets and discover gingerbread mansions, tin-roofed conch houses, the John Audubon House and Ernest Hemingway's home. Walk in the footsteps of Thomas Edison, Lou Gehrig, Harry Truman, and Tennessee Williams.
www.keywest.com

 

 

 

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