The Florida Keys is the third largest barrier reef in the world, and the only living coral reef in the USA, and Key Largo is know to be the Scuba Diving Capital of the World. John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, and then with the designation of the Key Largo National Marine Sanctuary in 1975, Key Largo has been protected from spearfishing and coral collection for four decades. Now, as an integral portion of the 2,800-square-nautical-mile Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, Key Largo features six unique Sanctuary Preservation Areas.
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Everglades, FL 33037
The only ecosystem of its kind in the world, encompasses some 1.4 million acres. Visitors see bald eagles and many of the 300 other species of birds found in the park as well as alligators, deer and bobcats. Activities include guided tours, canoeing and fishing.
Phone: (305) 451-6300
102601 Overseas Highway, Mile Marker 102.5 Key Largo, FL 33037
As 1 of Florida's most fascinating natural parks, this preserve includes The Coral Reef Theater, reconstruction of a living reef in a 30,000 gallon aquarium, snorkeling, diving, glassbottom boat tours, kayak, canoe, & other rentals, camping, fishing, etc!
Statue of Christ of the Abyss - This famed bronze statue standes 9 feet tall and rises so close to the water's surface that it can be easily viewed by snorkelers as well as divers. The statue is nestled between the coral formations of Key Largo Dry Rocks reef in just 25 feet of water. The statue is one of three made by an Italian scultor and was donated to John Pennekamp Coral Reef Park in 1966.