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Grecian Rocks

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Address: Key Largo, FL
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This half-mile-long, crescent-shaped patch reef is an interesting dive site...

This half-mile-long, crescent-shaped patch reef is an interesting dive site since it is highly developed and similar to those of most outer bank reefs in the Key Largo area.

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Wonderful shallow snorkel

There are many live conch crawling around and farther out is a shallow reef with cannon to discover! Plenty of colorful reef fish. Great for kids on their first snorkel and adults... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Susan A
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Key Largo, Florida
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Key Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are many live conch crawling around and farther out is a shallow reef with cannon to discover! Plenty of colorful reef fish. Great for kids on their first snorkel and adults too!

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Thank Susan A
Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with John Pennekamp State Park tour boat, Dolphin and Katie(mate) and Brian (captain) were so patient, knowledgable and helpful. The 30 minute boat ride was beautiful and scenic. Grecian Reef was shallow, clear blue, fish we saw: Rainbow Parrotfish, Stoplight Parrotfish, Spotted Trunkfish, Fairy Basslet, Blue Chromis, Great Barracuda and Juvenile fish. A school of fish went quickly... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

It was more than what I expected!! Great boat ride out to the reef!! It was amazing! Saw a lot of fish and coral!! The guides and capt were very friendly and knowledgeable!!!! Definitely will do it again!

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Leesburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We went snorkeling here with the snorkel tour from Pennekemp state park, the water was beautiful and all the fish!!

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Carol Stream, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We did two snorkels here. I thought the reef seemed healthy. I saw a large number of fan coral and a big collection of different reef fish. This is a good destination for a first time snorkeler since it is not super rough usually.

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Key Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great place when it is too windy for the deeper reefs. You can anchor in the sand shallow to the reef and it is a very short swim to the reef. Great place to see conch, there are always many of the there. I even saw a cannon there and a reef shark swimming along with many colorful reef fish.

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We took the snorkel tour from John Pennekamp Park. It was a crowded Labor day weekend so they took us to the Grecian Rocks. This worked out wonderfully, because we had our 8 and 4 year old on their first snorkel trip out in the ocean. The reef is not very deep so my daughter was able to see all... More 

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Eudora, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We went over Labor Day weekend to Grecian Rocks with a tour out of John Pennekamp State Park. It was perfect for our first time snorkeling! Beautiful coral formations and lots of amazing ocean life to view! We can't wait to visit again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

We viewed the Grecian rocks during a tour with Pennecamp park! The rocks looked a bit worn from people stepping on them, so please try not to step on them because it damages the reef. The corals were bleached but I recommend this because each reef is unique in color and marine life!

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Fort Lauderdale, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Kids (11 &15) and I hopped on a boat at Pennekamp to go snorkeling. We ended up at Grecian Rocks and boy were we glad. It was pretty shallow so my 11 year old felt very comfortable. We got to see LOTS of fish! Barracudas, snappers, parrot fish and angel fish. The colors were AMAZING! Make sure you bring a... More 

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