Here is a brief listing of things to do around Key Largo. Please check back as we will be updating this list.
Christ of the Abyss - Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
This famous bronze statue of Christ, the gift to the Underwater Society of America by an Italian diving group in 1961, has been in Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park since 1965.
Coral Castle, called the American Stonehenge, was built of coral rock pieces, some weighing up to 30 tons, by a 5-foot tall, 100-pound man. Dedicated to "Sweet Sixteen", the lover who jilted him at the altar, this castle took twenty-three years to finish.
Dolphin Cove offers a wide range of marine learning programs designed for the education and enjoyment of those interested in marine environmental systems. Programs include: dolphin encounters, guided kayak and bayside snorkel tours, backcountry Everglade ecological tours.
Everglades National Park
Spanning the southern tip of the Florida peninsula and most of Florida Bay, Everglades National Park is the only subtropical preserve in North America. It contains both temperate and tropical plant communities, including sawgrass prairies, mangrove and cypress swamps, pinelands, and hardwood hammocks, as well as marine and estuarine environments. The park is known for its rich bird life, particularly large wading birds, such as the roseate spoonbill, wood stork, great blue heron and a variety of egrets. It is also the only place in the world where alligators and crocodiles exist side by side.
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
This underwater sanctuary has over 178 nautical square miles of protected waters filled with live coral reefs, grass beds, and mangrove swamps.
Florida Keys State Botanical Site
Take a guided tour through Key Largo State Botanical Site to discover more about the Florida Keys' natural environment. Here you will find a variety of rare birds, endangered plants and animals, and other exotic wildlife.
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
Toll free: US (888) 826-3811
Devoted to the study and preservation of the island's natural wildlife, the Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center is home to a variety of sick or injured birds. Some of these rescued birds are permanent guests, while others are returned to the wild after a period of rehabilitation.
Founder's Park at Islandmorada
Theater of the Sea
THEATER OF THE SEA is an educational and entertaining marine animal park where performances are up close and personal and marine animals live in natural saltwater lagoons.
Glass Bottom Boat Tours
Toll free: (877) 648-8129
Sail aboard the M.V. "Key Largo Princess" and view the exciting, beautiful, underwater world of John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, the only undersea park in the United States. The boat is a luxurious 70-foot, glass bottom, 129 passenger, twin-diesel, aluminum motor yacht.
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
The Visitor Center features a 30, 000 gallon saltwater aquarium and other natural history exhibits interpreting the park's unique marine environment. There is also a theater where visitors may watch nature videos. Hours are from 8am to 5pm daily. Located just over a mile from the condo.