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John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Campgrounds

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Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

My husband and I have snorkeled in the beautiful lagoon of Bora Bora. Ever since we have tried to find something comparable. These beautiful reefs did just that!!! We took the extended tour and visited three locations along the reef. Please take the time to visit!!!

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Pompano Beach, Florida
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Wow! So glad we visited this park! After a small entrance fee we had access to a great park with nice camp ground and walking trails! Surprised to find an aquarium and a movie for no extra cost and absolutely loved learning about marine life in the great movie! The snorkel trips available are suppose to be the best in...

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1Thank MaryAnn S
Collierville, Tennessee
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

The snorkeling trip was very nice but the water was very choppy. We saw a lot of fish and coral, as well as jellyfish, so watch out. After we got back from snorkeling, we tried walking one of the nature trails, bur the mosquitoes were just too bad. They were swarming us, even after putting on Deep Woods Off.

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Lantana, Florida
Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

This has to have been the worst campsite I have ever been to! Very small, barely enough room fot our tt, could not put our outside screenroom up, backed up to mangroves n marsh, mosquitoes galore! When it rains, you may get flooded out of your site! We were across from the main bathhouse, but if you weren't up before...

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1Thank Trudy K
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 30 August 2015

We had a nice spot with plently of shade. The staff thru-out the park was friendly including the campground host and hostess. The bath houses are clean and well stock (done a daily basis). We will stay here again but not in August - the humidity and bugs were un-bearable. There is pleanty to do with a swim area, boat...

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3Thank Christopher A
Reviewed 26 August 2015

This is a great park, we were really impressed with the location and facilities. It can get crowded so go early. We rented a boat two days (~$800). Was not impressed at all with the equipment and staff at the rental counter. They are renting boats in one of the most treacherous areas of the Keys and they can't provide...

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4Thank Robert D
Gennep, The Netherlands
Reviewed 25 August 2015

We stayed for one night at this campground. We arrived quite late, but the next day we did a tour with the glassbottom boat. Excellent!!! The campsites are good, you are not very close to your neighbours. There is a lot of wildlife, so dont't let the iguanas scare you... When we were there the little creek was quite dry...

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4Thank HSM6591
Forsyth, Missouri
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay very much. Very spacious camping area. Very clean and well maintained campground. We have stayed at many state parks in several states, few were this nice. We err will be coming back.

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1Thank mike g
Coral Springs, Florida
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Katy was the best part of my trip her beauty made the sea sickness and jelly fish worth it I had a great time watching her do everything her perfect body and hot face made me want come back everyday I would stay on the boat all day everyday just to watch her <3

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

If you are into snorkelling or scuba diving it's great. If you just want to relax and watch everyone else do the work it's also great. Plenty of things to do, great gift shop and healthy sandwiches for lunch... This makes a fantastic change from burgers and hot dogs ( although you can get those too if you want them)...

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Additional Information about John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Campgrounds

Address: 102601 Rte 1, Key Largo, FL
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key Largo
Price Range: €42 - €112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 47
Also Known As:
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Campgrounds Hotel Key Largo
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“This is a state park, not a hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 813travelgirl, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Compare the state park campground map to Google Earth to select your favorite spot”
  • The guest is all the way over from Germany to enjoy the view
  • plenty of room for personal kayaks to be launched
 of 5 bubbles CanoeU70, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“You can reserve your space online for a small fee. Easy to get a site near the bathhouse that way.”
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 of 5 bubbles gburden, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“wi-fi at concessions with oustside seating.”
 of 5 bubbles christophera681, 30 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Get a spot between the windows and the viewing area. That way no one walks behind you and there is no one sitting in front of you.”
 of 5 bubbles StarM_13, 7 Feb 2013 | Read review
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